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Today in History

Sep. 19, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 19, the 263rd day of 2020. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2½ months after being shot by Charles Guiteau; Chester Alan Arthur became...

Recent Kansas editorials

Sep. 15, 2020 1:18 PM EDT

The Kansas City Star, Sept. 12 Kansans who listened to any part of Friday’s meeting of the State Finance Council first would be amazed, then embarrassed, and finally outraged about the way their government is run. The council convened by telephone to discuss Gov. Laura Kelly’s request to extend the...

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Sept. 13-19, Lili Reinhart, from left, attends the 35th Annual Paleyfest for

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 13-19

Sep. 8, 2020 8:16 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 13-19 Sept. 13: Actor Barbara Bain (TV’s “Mission: Impossible”) is 89. Actor Eileen Fulton (“As The World Turns”) is 87. Actor Joe E. Tata (“Beverly Hills, 90210,” ″The Rockford Files”) is 84. Singer David...

Kimberly Guilfoyle speaks as she tapes her speech for the first day of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Guilfoyle's loud RNC speech makes her the comics' favorite

Aug. 26, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Look at it this way, Kimberly Guilfoyle. It could have been a lot worse. The former Fox News personality was fortunate that her high-decibel speech at the Republican National Convention came on a week when two of television's top three late-night comics — Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy...

This combination of photos shows, from left, Tiffany Haddish, Weird Al Yankovic and Margaret Cho, who will be participating in the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, presented online by the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, starting Friday. (AP Photo)

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival goes virtual in its 29th year

Aug. 12, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival is going virtual with help from Tiffany Haddish, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Margaret Cho, “Weird Al” Yankovic and more than two-dozen others working in the realm of humor. The festival, presented by the National Comedy Center in Jamestown,...

Commanders Palace sommelier Dan Davis laughs with participants and guests during the virtual circus themed wine and cheese party at Commanders Palace in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 22, 2020.  For the past four months running, each Wednesday evening has brought a new edition of the Commander’s Palace virtual wine and cheese party or, as it’s known, “the show.”  (Sophia Germer/The Advocate via AP)

Virtual wine party builds something vital for restaurants

Aug. 2, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At our house in Mid-City, we opened the wines to breathe, put the cheeses out to temper and hauled the computer monitor from our makeshift home office to the back deck, for a needed change of scenery. Across town in the Garden District, Commander’s Palace sommelier Dan Davis sat...

This image provided by @mpozitolbertphotography shows Malik B in studio.  The rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47. The group announced the death of the Philadelphia-based emcee in a social media post Wednesday. The cause of death has not been released. Malik B, whose real name is Malik Abdul Basit, was a major contributor to the group, which includes Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter. He appeared on four albums before departing the group in 1999. In the following year, the Roots won their first Grammy. 
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Malik B, founding member of The Roots, has died at 47

Jul. 29, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Malik B, a rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47. The group announced the death of the Philadelphia-born emcee in a social media post Wednesday. The cause of death was not released. Malik B, whose real name is Malik Abdul Basit, was a major contributor to the...