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Today in History

Jan. 12, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2022. There are 353 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded Motown Records (originally Tamla Records) in Detroit. On...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 9-15

Jan. 03, 2022 09:49 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 9-15: Jan. 9: Actor K Callan (“Lois and Clark”) is 86. Singer Joan Baez is 81. Guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin is 78. Actor John Doman (“Gotham”) is 77. Singer-actor Buster Poindexter (David Johansen) is 72. Singer Crystal Gayle...

Hong Kong editors charged with sedition, US criticizes raid

Dec. 30, 2021 07:33 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Two former editors from a Hong Kong online pro-democracy news outlet were charged with sedition and denied bail Thursday, a day after one of the last openly critical voices in the city said it would cease operations following a police raid on its office and seven arrests. ...

Today in History

Dec. 15, 2021 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2021. There are 16 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 15, 1978, President Jimmy Carter announced he would grant diplomatic recognition to Communist China on New...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 12-18

Dec. 06, 2021 09:31 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 12-18: Dec. 12: Game show host Bob Barker is 98. Singer Connie Francis is 84. Singer Dionne Warwick is 81. Singer-guitarist Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers) is 78. Actor Wings Hauser is 74. Actor Bill Nighy (“Pirates of the...

Today in History

Oct. 20, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2021. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged...