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Today in History: May 30, Joan of Arc burned at the stake

May. 30, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 30, the 150th day of 2022. There are 215 days left in the year. This is Memorial Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 30, 1989, student protesters in Beijing erected a “Goddess of Democracy” statue in...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4

May. 23, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4: May 29: Actor Anthony Geary (“General Hospital”) is 75. Singer Rebbie Jackson is 72. Composer Danny Elfman (Oingo Boingo) is 69. Singer LaToya Jackson is 66. Actor Ted Levine (“Monk,” ″The Silence of the Lambs”) is 65....

Female country stars to join Wynonna Judd on tour this fall

May. 19, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country stars Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, Brandi Carlile, Little Big Town, Martina McBride and Ashley McBryde will join Wynonna Judd on tour this fall after the sudden death of her mother and musical partner, Naomi Judd. The mother-daughter duo's final tour...

Naomi Judd celebrated at 'River of Time' memorial service

May. 15, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd was celebrated with words and soaring music at a public memorial service Sunday that ended with her daughter Wynonna announcing that a tour planned for later this year would go on. “Tonight is a celebration, and at the same time I can't put...

Ashley Judd talks about mental health after mother's death

May. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Ashley Judd encouraged people to seek help for their mental health and talked about her grieving process after the loss of her mother, country star Naomi Judd. In an interview aired on “Good Morning America” on Thursday, the movie star said she...

The Judds, Ray Charles join the Country Music Hall of Fame

May. 02, 2022 00:59 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ray Charles and The Judds joined the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in a ceremony filled with tears, music and laughter, just a day after Naomi Judd died unexpectedly. The loss of Naomi Judd altered the normally celebratory ceremony, but the music...

ESSAY: For a gay country boy, Naomi Judd did build a bridge

May. 01, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

Somewhere in Michigan in the early 1990s, a teenage farm boy clings to a chain-link fence at the edge of the county fairgrounds. He is angling for a distant, and free, glimpse of Naomi and Wynonna Judd. They step into view briefly, gliding on high heels to the edge of the grandstand...

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

Apr. 30, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd, whose family harmonies with daughter Wynonna turned them into the Grammy-winning country stars The Judds, has died. She was 76. Her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley, announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press. ...

The Judds reunite for CMT Music Awards performance

Apr. 01, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Judds, one of the most successful duos in country music in the 1980s, are reuniting to perform on the CMT Music Awards, their first major awards show performance together in more than two decades. The mother-and-daughter duo of Naomi and Wynonna will...