The 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame class

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the 13 people to be inducted June 14, 2020 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum: MODERN (last bout no earlier than 1989) ...

AP Interview: Boxing champ Klitschko proud to be Ukrainian

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — As world heavyweight boxing champions for more than a decade, Wladimir Klitschko and his brother Vitali helped establish Ukraine on the sports map. Now that ...

Holly Hunter to play liberal councilwoman in new NBC sitcom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holly Hunter will star opposite Ted Danson in an upcoming NBC comedy set in the world of local politics. The network said Wednesday that Hunter will play a liberal...

Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts

NEW YORK (AP) — Art, architecture, music or travel: Coffee table books can fill just the right gift niche, especially when the cost would be budget-busting if you bought one for yourself. ...

In 'The Report,' setting the record on torture straight

NEW YORK (AP) — The unredacted Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and enhanced interrogation program runs approximately 6,700 pages and includes some 38,000 footnotes. It does...

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly ...

Major US stock indexes open slightly higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, led by gains in technology and health care companies. Micron Technology rose 1.8% in early trading Tuesday,...

Uber CEO walks back comment on Saudi writer's slaying

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi caused a backlash by calling the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi "a mistake" in an interview with Axios on HBO Khosrows...

Big names like Marvel, Star Wars as Disney streaming debuts

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday. Its Disney Plus service debuts with an arsenal of marquee franchises including Marvel and Star War...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2019. There are 53 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 8, 2000...

Winfrey picks 'Olive, Again' for her next book club read

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Elizabeth Strout, whose "Olive, Again" is Oprah Winfrey's latest book club pick, has a pretty good idea about how the plainspoken Olive Kitteridge would have responded. ...

'Goodness and humor' celebrated as 'Sesame Street' turns 50

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, beloved entertainer Carol Burnett appeared on the very first broadcast of a quirky TV program that featured a bunch of furry puppets. "Wow, Wanda the...

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars with Oprah but no library

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the streaming wars near a fever pitch and viewers are targeted from every vantage point — Disney Plus has the Marvel and Star Wars brands! HBO Max counters with "Game of Thrones"...

Beyond Netflix: A look at what you get with new streamers

Attention binge watchers: There's life beyond Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Streaming choices are about to proliferate with the debut of Apple TV Plus on Friday and Disney Plus in two we...

Freebies are the key hook in new 'streaming wars'

Apple, Disney and AT&T want to jump-start their new streaming services with a big audience base as they face off with Netflix. One way to do that is to bring on the freebies. ...