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Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

Jul. 12, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and career: — Jan. 8, 1967: Robert Sylvester Kelly is born in Chicago to Joann Kelly, a school teacher. R....

Correction: Today in History for Sunday, July 7

Jul. 10, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

In a Today in History for Sunday, July 7 that was sent in advance on July 1, The Associated Press erroneously attributed the Thought for Today to Margaret Fuller, American critic and social reformer (1810-1850), rather than to Thomas Fuller, English clergyman, historian and author (1608-1661). A corrected version...

Today in History

Jul. 7, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 7, the 188th day of 2019. There are 177 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 7, 1981, President Ronald Reagan announced he was nominating Arizona Judge Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. On this date: In...

French Michael Jackson fans sue 'Leaving Neverland' accusers

Jul. 4, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Three Michael Jackson fan clubs in France are suing two men who accused the singer of sexual abuse in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland." The lawsuit accuses Wade Robson and James Safechuck of unfairly harming the reputation of the King of Pop, who died 10 years ago. A lawyer for the fan...

Today in History

Jun. 28, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 28, the 179th day of 2019. There are 186 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 28, 1978, the Supreme Court ordered the University of California-Davis Medical School to admit Allan Bakke (BAHK'-ee), a white man who argued he'd been a victim of reverse...

Today in History

Jun. 27, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 27, the 178th day of 2019. There are 187 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 27, 1991, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black jurist to sit on the nation's highest court, announced his retirement. (His departure led to the...

2 reopened Atlantic City casinos reshape market in 1st year

Jun. 26, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — June 27, 2018, was a day this seaside gambling resort had long waited for. Two of the five casinos that had shut down over the past four years were reopening. The former Trump Taj Mahal was reborn as the Hard Rock, and the former Revel became the Ocean Resort Casino. Together...

Tributes to Michael Jackson flow on 10th death anniversary

Jun. 26, 2019 6:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans gathered at his grave for a daylong celebration of his life and music Tuesday, with some traveling thousands of miles to join in the singalongs, selfies and moment of silence that marked the 10th anniversary of the death of the King of Pop. "If you have a...

Today in History

Jun. 26, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2019. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city's residents, declaring: "Ich bin ein...

Police: Alabama man fatally shoots brother over girlfriend

Jun. 25, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been accused of shooting and killing his older brother in a dispute over a woman. The Selma Times-Journal reports 50-year-old Edward Sanders was charged over the weekend and arraigned Monday in the death of his brother. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson...