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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 25, 2021 07:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO of Pfizer. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas; Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. ...

Minnesota solar projects stalled due to Xcel Energy's delays

Sep. 25, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of Minnesota solar projects stalled due to delays by Xcel Energy has ballooned to more than 300, with a backlog of applications that solar industry leaders say will take decades to clear at the utility’s current pace. In one case in...

Q&A: Nick Cannon on talk show, overcoming backlash last year

Sep. 23, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Nick Cannon faced heavy criticism for his anti-Semitic remarks last year, he initially thought about stepping away from his lucrative TV host and producer career for good. Cannon fell into a deep depression that felt like he was “stuck in...

Oregon school board won't fire teacher refusing to wear mask

Sep. 23, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — A school board in Redmond, Oregon, has rejected a district recommendation to fire a teacher for refusing to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Redmond board members were told this was the first time an...

For one night, TV comics focus their shows on climate change

Sep. 23, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sewage treatment, sea turtles and a depressing condom ad all came up when late-night television hosts united for one night to turn their comic lenses to climate change. Eight late-night hosts devoted a portion of their programs Wednesday and early...

Man fatally shot outside Bend nightclub, man arrested

Sep. 22, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Black man was shot and killed outside a bar by a white man in central Oregon, and prosecutors are working to determine whether race played a role in the incident, authorities said. Barry Washington Jr., 22, was shot early Sunday in downtown Bend,...

Polish regulators renew license for Discovery-owned channel

Sep. 22, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s broadcasting regulators extended the license of Discovery Inc.-owned TVN24 at the last moment Wednesday but also adopted a resolution to pressure the American company to sell its majority stake in the TV news channel, which airs coverage that is critical of...

Commissioner who shared antisemitic meme again condemned

Sep. 22, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A Clackamas County commissioner who has previously been called on to resign over racist comments has drawn condemnation for an incendiary post on social media. Commissioner Mark Shull shared a meme on Facebook appearing to compare vaccine...

Mannings' "MNF" broadcast jumps 138%, averages 1.9 million

Sep. 21, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Monday Night Football” presentation with Peyton and Eli Manning increased its viewership by 138% over last week's debut, becoming the most-watched alternate telecast in ESPN history. ESPN and Nielsen reported that the Mannings' freewheeling...

Troubled Nielsen to update measurements for local television

Sep. 21, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company, increasingly under fire from the television industry, on Tuesday said it would soon incorporate homes that have cut off cable in favor of broadband in its viewing measurements for local TV markets. Nielsen estimates some 20% of...