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Now president, Biden to mark 9/11 rite amid new terror fear

Sep. 10, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He will again make the ritual journey to sacred American landmarks of loss. He will once more bow his head in silent prayer. He will repeat words of comfort for those whose lives changed forever on that brilliant September day two decades ago. But this...

Today in History

Aug. 22, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2021. There are 131 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed welfare legislation ending guaranteed cash...

Company buys southern Nevada desert highway town, airstrip

Aug. 20, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

CAL-NEV-ARI, Nev. (AP) — A mining company that serves the agricultural industry has acquired most of a tiny desert highway town with an aircraft landing strip near the state lines of California, Nevada and Arizona, a newspaper reported. Universal Green Technology paid...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 22-28

Aug. 16, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 22-28 Aug. 22: Newsman Morton Dean is 86. TV writer/producer David Chase (“The Sopranos”) is 76. Correspondent Steve Kroft (“60 Minutes”) is 76. Actor Cindy Williams (“Laverne and Shirley”) is 74. Guitarist David Marks...

Experts: False claims on voting machines obscure real flaws

Aug. 13, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The aftermath of the 2020 election put an intense spotlight on voting machines as supporters of former President Donald Trump claimed victory was stolen from him. While the theories were unproven — and many outlandish and blatantly false — election security experts say...

Ammunition shelves bare as U.S. gun sales continue to soar

Jul. 31, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with record sales of firearms, has fueled a shortage of ammunition in the United States that’s impacting law enforcement agencies, people seeking personal protection, recreational shooters and hunters -- and could deny new gun owners the...

'About time': LGBTQ Olympic athletes unleash a rainbow wave

Jul. 27, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — When Olympic diver Tom Daley announced in 2013 that he was dating a man and “couldn't be happier,” his coming out was an act of courage that, with its rarity, also exposed how the top echelons of sport weren't seen as a safe space by the vast majority of LGBTQ athletes. ...

Review: A road trip gone wrong in Twitter adaptation 'Zola'

Jun. 30, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

There are some admirable things in “ Zola,” the movie based on a viral Twitter thread about an unwitting dancer who gets caught in an ever-escalating nightmare in Florida. Taylour Paige is phenomenal, for one. The movie, though, is a bold and admirable experiment...

Poland, Israel in diplomatic spat over Poland's property law

Jun. 28, 2021 08:49 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland and Israel have summoned each other's diplomats in a growing dispute over Poland’s planned changes to property restitution rules that Israel and Jewish organizations say would prevent Jewish claims for compensation or property seized during the Holocaust and...

Cardi B, Queen Latifah, Lil Nas X shine at BET Awards

Jun. 28, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B's “WAP” had new meaning at the BET Awards: winning and pregnant. The Grammy-winning star debuted her baby bump during a live performance Sunday alongside husband Offset as well as Quavo and Takeoff of Migos. She also won video of the year for...