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Perfectionist. Genius. Icon. That was Stephen Sondheim

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2010, the year he turned 80, Stephen Sondheim had to endure a public fuss when a Broadway theater was being renamed in his honor. At a ceremony outside the 1,055-s...

Judge denies Seminole Tribe's stay on gambling expansion

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A federal district judge rejected a stay requested by the Seminole Tribe of Florida late Wednesday after an earlier ruling blocked the tribe's deal with the state to expand gamb...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2021. There are 36 days left in the year. Today is Thanksgiving. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

1966 death of Doris Duke employee an accident, review finds

The city manager in Newport, Rhode Island, is standing by the city police department's review of the 1966 death of an employee of wealthy heiress Doris Duke that found that there is no new information...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2021. There are 37 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. ...

Review: The sunny, shaggy 'Licorice Pizza' soaks up the '70s

It’s school picture day at a high school in Southern California's San Fernando Valley in the opening scene of Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s-set “Licorice Pizza.” The photographer’s a...

Former Netanyahu aide testifies in ex-PM's corruption trial

JERUSALEM (AP) — A ex-aide to Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday took the stand in the former Israeli prime minister's corruption trial, describing his boss as a “control freak” who was obsessed with the wa...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2021. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, ...

Embattled Time’s Up, post-Cuomo, announces a ‘major reset’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Confusion over purpose and mission. Lack of focus on long-term goals. Ineffective communication internally and externally. Lack of accountability for top officials, especially the C...

Zahedi, playboy Iran ambassador to US under shah, dies at 93

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ardeshir Zahedi, Iran's flamboyant ambassador to the United States during the rule of the shah who charmed both Hollywood stars and politicians with his lavish parti...

Hang Lung Properties looks forward to Christmas with Launch of "hello Christmas!" Cross-Mall Winter Rewards, a Series of e-Shopping Offers and Surprises

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 November 2021 - As the Christmas season is approaching, everyone begins looking for exquisite gifts for friends and family. This winter Hang Lung Properties is ...

Netanyahu appears in court as ex-aide prepares to take stand

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court for the first time in over half a year on Tuesday as a one-time confidant prepared to take the stand against him in ...

Bannon indictment defies history of Congress' contempt power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon's indictment on contempt of Congress charges is the nation's first since 1983, and his appearance in federal court provides a rare glimpse into one of U.S. lawmakers' p...

Film crew union narrowly approves contract with producers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film industry crew members have narrowly voted to approve a pair of contracts with Hollywood producers after a standoff that came within days of a strike that would have halted prod...

Business Highlights: Supply shortage, infrastructure bill

___ Key reason for supply shortages: Americans keep spending DETROIT (AP) — Take a step back from the picked-over store shelves, the stalled container ships and the...