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Tucson man gets 10-year prison term for girlfriend's murder

Jan. 16, 2022 12:02 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to a decade in prison for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in 2020. Pima County prosecutors said Jahkwez Desean Wilson was given a 10-year prison term on a murder charge and eight months for reckless child abuse. ...

DirecTV drops Trump-friendly One America News

Jan. 16, 2022 00:08 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — DirecTV plans to drop One America News Network, significantly shrinking the reach of the right-wing TV channel friendly to Donald Trump and widely criticized for spreading misinformation including the former president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election. The...

Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

Jan. 15, 2022 19:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, his family said. He was 88. Emery passed away peacefully of natural causes, surrounded by family, at Tristar...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 15, 2022 10:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Clyburn; Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — National security...

Indigenous group to turn ex-booze hotbed into healing center

Jan. 15, 2022 01:02 AM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation wants to change the narrative of the small unincorporated border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. The small town’s four liquor stores left a decades-long scar on the people of the nearby Pine Ridge Indian...

DeFazio endorses Hoyle in 4th District race

Jan. 15, 2022 00:28 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Retiring Oregon Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio has endorsed Val Hoyle in the race to replace him in the 4th District Congressional seat. DeFazio is stepping down from the position he’s held since 1987. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that DeFazio pointed...

ABC News draws fire for editing of CDC director's interview

Jan. 13, 2022 13:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is under fire for its editing of a “Good Morning America” interview with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky that created uncertainty that’s being exploited by vaccine critics. In the interview, Walensky discussed a study that showed how most vaccinated...

Lionel Richie to receive Gershwin Prize for pop music

Jan. 13, 2022 08:14 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionel Richie will be honored all night long for his musical achievements. The Library of Congress said Thursday that Richie will receive the national library's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. He will be bestowed the prize at an all-star tribute in Washington,...

NFL regular-season ratings increase 10% over last season

Jan. 12, 2022 18:54 PM EST

An extra week of games, close finishes and a non-election year helped propel the NFL to its highest regular-season ratings in six years. The 272 regular-season games averaged 17.1 million viewers across television and digital platforms, that is a 10% increase over 2020 and is the...

Officials identify man shot, killed by Vancouver police

Jan. 12, 2022 17:00 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials in southwest Washington have identified the man that Vancouver police shot and killed Sunday at a mobile home park after police say he confronted officers with a knife. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports 45-year-old Luis Ku Huitzil died from...