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Moderator Savannah Guthrie speaks during an NBC News Town Hall with President Donald Trump at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

For grateful NBC, Savannah Guthrie changes the subject

Oct. 16, 2020 8:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Savannah Guthrie did more than just display her journalistic chops at NBC News' town hall with President Donald Trump. She changed the subject for her bosses. NBC was reeling heading into Thursday's event, under widespread criticism for scheduling it at the same time as ABC's town hall with...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 16, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar; Gov....

Anchorage, Alaska Mayor Ethan Berkowitz addresses the Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Berkowitz on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a female reporter, three days after she made online allegations against the married official. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Nude photos and death threats: Scandal topples Alaska mayor

Oct. 14, 2020 9:50 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A stunning tale of inappropriate behavior between a politician and a television anchor, death threats and nude photos culminated in a joint police and FBI investigation, the arrest of the journalist and the resignation of the mayor of Anchorage. Ethan Berkowitz, the top elected...

Cable news ratings up 72 percent over 2019

Oct. 13, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not difficult to figure out which television networks are benefiting from the presidential election, and which ones should worry about next year. Collectively, the news networks CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC averaged just under 10 million viewers in prime time last week, or 72...

FILE- In this April 7, 2009, file photo, Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, left, and Aamir Khan speak during a press conference in Mumbai, India. Top Bollywood filmmakers, including superstar actors Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, have on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, filed a lawsuit against television news channels Republic TV and Times Now following the suspected suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput that set off a media frenzy and gripped the nation. Claiming that Rajput had been murdered, many television channels held filmmakers who had allegedly rejected him for roles responsible for his suicide and accused many Bollywood celebrities of being part of a “drug cartel,

Bollywood's powerful file suit against Indian news channels

Oct. 13, 2020 5:32 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Bollywood filmmakers and industry unions have filed a lawsuit against two popular TV news channels, asking them to refrain from "irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks against Bollywood and its members." The lawsuit, filed Monday, comes months after India’s...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 9, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's son; Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Microsoft co-founder...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable discussion with veterans at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. On Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, The Associated Press reported on a video circulating online edited to make it appear that Biden said the reason he has been able to stay sequestered in his home is because “some Black woman was able to stack the grocery shelf.” A review of the full video taken during this event shows the candidate was making a point about various groups stepping up as essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Oct. 9, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Video edited to remove context from Biden’s comment about Black worker...

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House in Washington, after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Trump wants to hold rally in Florida on Saturday

Oct. 8, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 10:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he wants to try and hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday “if we have enough time to put it together.” He also says he might also hold a campaign rally the following...

Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty walks out of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office to be taken for a medical check, in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The Bollywood actress who was arrested by India's narcotics agency, setting off a media frenzy that has gripped the nation, walked out of jail on Wednesday, Oct. 7, after being granted bail. Chakraborty was released from Bycula District Prison in Mumbai a month after being arrested for allegedly buying drugs for her boyfriend, popular movie actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found dead in a suspected suicide in June. (AP Photo/Bhushan Koyande)

Bollywood actress at the center of media frenzy granted bail

Oct. 7, 2020 10:42 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Bollywood actress who was arrested by India's narcotics agency, setting off a media frenzy that has gripped the nation, walked out of jail on Wednesday after being granted bail. Rhea Chakraborty was released from Bycula District Prison in Mumbai a month after being arrested for allegedly...

Members of the production crew work on the stage near plexiglass barriers which will serve as a way to protect the spread of COVID-19 as preparations take place for the vice presidential debate at the University of Utah, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Viewer's Guide: Virus response on stage with Pence, Harris

Oct. 7, 2020 5:53 AM EDT

Mike Pence and Kamala Harris do not have a tough act to follow. The vice presidential debate set for Wednesday night follows the disorderly prime-time spectacle last week that had viewers of President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden’s matchup bemoaning the moderator’s inability to shut...