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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 14, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.; Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press”...

An Oscar winner, more 'Law & Order' for NBC next season

May. 14, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger is coming to network TV next season in a dramatization of a murder case recounted by “Dateline NBC." The two-time Oscar winner's role in NBC's “The Thing About Pam" is a sign of how broadcast networks are banking on eye-catching...

Vancouver principal resigns amid racist language accusations

May. 14, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A high school principal in Vancouver accused of favoritism and allowing racist language has resigned but will become a principal on special assignment within the same district. Matt Johnson said this week in a statement that his resignation comes...

Morning shows extend the day to cope with viewer erosion

May. 13, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A recent job promotion came with what seems to be a counterintuitive mandate for NBC News senior vice president Libby Leist: Drum up interest in the “Today” show anytime other than the mornings. It's a survival strategy for “Today,” which...

Camas mayor unexpectedly steps down from role

May. 12, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

CAMAS, Wash. (AP) — The mayor of Camas, Washington, is stepping down after winning the position as a write-in candidate in October 2019. Former Mayor Barry McDonnell released a statement Tuesday announcing his resignation from the position, effective immediately,...

Michigan Republican wants to register fact-checkers

May. 12, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Republican known for challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election has turned his attention to those who fact-check the claims of public officials. State Rep. Matt Maddock this week introduced the “Fact Checker Registration...

Cincinnati FC set to debut new stadium Sunday

May. 12, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

The first of three new stadiums in Major League Soccer throws open its doors on Sunday. FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami at TQL Stadium, the team's new $250 million home. The exterior of the 26,000-seat stadium is covered with LED lights that make for something of a...

Elon Musk moves ratings as host of 'Saturday Night Live'

May. 11, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk moved a cryptocurrency's value and TV ratings with his “Saturday Night Live” appearance. Last weekend's show averaged 7.3 million viewers, making it the third most-watched episode for the season behind the ones hosted by Dave Chappelle...

Ukraine charges Putin ally Medvedchuk with treason

May. 11, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has indicted a top opposition figure who is a close ally of Russia's president with treason and attempts to steal natural resources from Russia-annexed Crimea. Along with the Tuesday indictment of Viktor Medvedchuk, security service agents...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

May. 11, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 7, 2021. Editorial: OMG and get the smelling salts: Missouri agrees to hire more lawyers for the poor In a rare Jefferson City win for fairness, the Missouri legislature is inching closer to fully funding the state’s public...