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Today in History: Aug. 4, Anne Frank and family arrested

Aug. 04, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 4, the 216th day of 2022. There are 149 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History On Aug. 4, 1944, 15-year-old diarist Anne Frank was arrested with her sister, parents and four others by the Gestapo...

Jan. 6 witness Rusty Bowers has no regrets in GOP race loss

Aug. 03, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters relegated House Speaker Rusty Bowers to the history books after the conservative Republican crossed former President Donald Trump and refused to back his unsupported claims that he lost in 2020 because of fraud. Bowers was thoroughly trounced in...

US begins court battle against publishing giants' merger

Aug. 01, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government and publishing titan Penguin Random House exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial Monday as the U.S. seeks to block the biggest U.S. book publisher from absorbing rival Simon & Schuster. The case comes as a key test of the Biden...

Restaurant faces online harassment following author incident

Aug. 01, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — It’s hard to miss Epilogue Kitchen and Cocktails when walking through Salem’s downtown district. Taped to its windows are tons of signs, some of them handmade. They read: “Black Lives Matter,” and, “No Place For Hate.” There are large portraits of...

EXPLAINER: Bid to block book merger sets competition fight

Jul. 30, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At a time of mega-mergers and flashy high-tech corporate hookups, the biggest U.S. book publisher’s plan to buy the fourth-largest for a mere $2.2 billion may seem somewhat quaint. But the deal represents such a key test for the Biden administration's antitrust policy that the...

Tributes paid to Northern Ireland peacemaker David Trimble

Jul. 26, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — David Trimble helped end decades of violence in Northern Ireland by shunning his hardline unionist past and negotiating with a former foe in pursuit of a goal they both shared: Peace. That willingness to compromise was remembered Tuesday on both sides of the Atlantic...

AP exposes the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: The 50th Anniversary

Jul. 25, 2022 07:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — On July 25, 1972, Jean Heller, a reporter on The Associated Press investigative team, then called the Special Assignment Team, broke news that rocked the nation. Based on documents leaked by Peter Buxtun, a whistleblower at the U.S. Public Health Service, the...

Yellen downplays US recession risk as economic reports loom

Jul. 24, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday said the U.S. economy is slowing but pointed to healthy hiring as proof that it is not yet in recession. Yellen spoke on NBC's “Meet the Press” just before a slew of economic reports will be released this week that...

One thing voters agree on: Fresh voices needed in politics

Jul. 24, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As he campaigns for a Manhattan congressional seat against fellow Democrats twice his age, 38-year-old Suraj Patel harnesses the frustration of his generation toward those who have held office for decades. In his telling, Reps. Jerry Nadler, 75, and Carolyn Maloney,...

Today in History: July 19, Republicans nominate Trump

Jul. 19, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2022. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 2005, President George W. Bush announced his choice of federal appeals court judge John G. Roberts Jr....