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Today in History

Jan. 08, 2022 00:19 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2022. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in his State of the Union address, declared an “unconditional war...

'Substitute camera' captures Ghislaine Maxwell trial drama

Jan. 05, 2022 09:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As Ghislaine Maxwell strode into the courtroom for the first day of her sex-trafficking trial, no photographer was allowed to catch it. Courtroom artist Elizabeth Williams, however, was at the ready and before the hour was up, the curtain-raising scene was transmitted to news...

Britney, Bennifer, Beatles and Broadway: Pop culture in 2021

Dec. 09, 2021 09:52 AM EST

Britney was freed. Bennifer came back. So did Broadway, yay! And actually, the Beatles! As for Bond — James Bond — he said goodbye, at least the Daniel Craig version. Harry and Meghan spoke to Oprah, and boy, we listened. We listened, too, to Taylor Swift, who sang about a failed...

Man sentenced for R. Kelly witness intimidation attempt

Nov. 17, 2021 17:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for setting fire to a car last year in what authorities said was an attempt to intimidate a potential witness in R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial. Michael Williams, 38, of Valdosta, Georgia, was...