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Today in History: June 6, D-Day in Normandy during World War II

Jun. 06, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 6, the 158th day of 2024. There are 208 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on “D-Day” as they...

Today in History: June 3, Muhammad Ali dies

Jun. 03, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, June 3, the 155th day of 2024. There are 211 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 3, 2016, heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, whose athletic feats and activism put him among the most...

Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran's president and others killed in helicopter crash

May. 21, 2024 22:25 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mourners in black began gathering Tuesday for days of funerals and processions for Iran's late president, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash, a government-led series of ceremonies aimed at both honoring the dead and projecting strength in...

Who is Mohammad Mokhber, appointed Iran's acting president after a helicopter crash?

May. 20, 2024 11:54 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's first Vice President Mohammad Mokhber was appointed acting president of the Islamic Republic on Monday after the death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash. Mokhber, 68, has largely been in the shadows compared to other...

Has Salman Rushdie changed after his stabbing? Well, he feels about 25, the author tells AP

Apr. 19, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two years after the knife attack that nearly killed him, Salman Rushdie appears both changed and very much the same. Interviewed this week at the Manhattan offices of his longtime publisher, Random House, he is thinner, paler, scarred and blind in his right...

Transgender inclusion? World's major religions take varying stances on policies toward trans people

Apr. 10, 2024 05:07 AM EDT

The Vatican has issued a new document rejecting the concept of changing one’s biological sex – a setback for transgender people who had hoped Pope Francis might be setting the stage for a more welcoming approach from the Catholic Church. Around the world, major religions have...