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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 5-11

Jan. 30, 2023 11:45 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 5-11: Feb. 5: Actor David Selby (“Dark Shadows,” ″Falcon Crest”) is 82. Singer Al Kooper (Blood, Sweat and Tears) is 79. Actor Charlotte Rampling is 77. Actor Barbara Hershey is 75. Actor-director-comedian Christopher Guest is 75....

Barbara Walters, news pioneer and 'The View' creator, dies

Dec. 31, 2022 00:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters, the intrepid interviewer, anchor and program host who blazed the way as the first woman to become a TV news superstar during a career remarkable for its duration and variety, has died. She was 93. ABC broke into its broadcast to announce Walters'...

Barbara Walters, dead at 93, was cultural fixture, TV icon

Dec. 31, 2022 00:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters was that rarest of TV personalities: a cultural fixture. For more than a half-century, she was on the air, placing in front of her audience world figures, big shots and celebrities whose names and faces might have changed from year to year. But hers...

Christmas ornament honors gingerbread White House tradition

Dec. 07, 2022 15:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's Christmas ornament from the White House Historical Association honors the tradition of displaying a gingerbread model of the executive mansion as part of the holiday decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The 2022 ornament — a gingerbread house shaped...

Today in History: November 26, the NHL is founded

Nov. 26, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2022. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 1950, China entered the Korean War, launching a counteroffensive against soldiers from the United...

Today in History: November 21, deadly Las Vegas hotel fire

Nov. 21, 2022 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2022. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. On this date:...

Biden's granddaughter Naomi, Peter Neal wed at White House

Nov. 19, 2022 17:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trailed by a lengthy, flowing veil, President Joe Biden's granddaughter Naomi Biden walked across the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday toward an altar of shrubs and flowers to marry her longtime boyfriend Peter Neal in a rare wedding on the grounds. ...

Today in History: November 17, Suez Canal opens

Nov. 17, 2022 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2022. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1869, the Suez Canal opened in Egypt. On this date: In 1800, Congress...

'Here comes the bride': White House to host its 19th wedding

Nov. 14, 2022 10:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Here Comes the Bride” will be heard at the White House very soon. Again. Naomi Biden, the granddaughter of President Joe Biden, and Peter Neal are getting married on the South Lawn on Saturday in what will be the 19th wedding in White House history. ...

Welch moves from House to Senate to succeed Leahy in Vermont

Nov. 08, 2022 20:56 PM EST

Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch easily defeated a little-known Republican challenger to win the Senate seat being vacated by Patrick Leahy, the longest-serving member of the upper chamber. Welch, who was elected to the House in 2006 and won reelection with lopsided votes every two...