Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 1, the 91st day of 2019. There are 274 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1, 20...

Maddow, other MSNBC hosts see ratings drop, Fox up

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow isn't backing away from her coverage of President Donald Trump and any connection to Russia's involvement in trying to influence the 2016 presidential campaign. The quest...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 31-April 6

March 31: Actor William Daniels ("St. Elsewhere," ''Boy Meets World") is 92. Actor Richard Chamberlain is 85. Actress Shirley Jones is 85. Musician Herb Alpert is 84. Actor Christopher Walken is 76. C...

Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" is finally over. Rachel Maddow considers it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts vie for the distinction...

A new collection of essays by Janet Malcolm

"Nobody's Looking at You: Essays" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Janet Malcolm It would be frightening to be interviewed by Janet Malcolm. But the same qualities that make her such ...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar to make 2020 announcement on Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota signaled on Tuesday she could become the next Democrat to enter the presidential contest, teasing a major announcement on Sunday in Minneapolis. ...

Chris Cuomo's CNN show has its best month against tough foes

NEW YORK (AP) — When CNN gave Chris Cuomo its 9 p.m. ET time slot last June, there was reason to fear it could be a television suicide mission. After all, that hour is where the big ...

Bloomberg says he'd self-fund possible 2020 White House bid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that, if he runs for president in 2020, he'll pay for it himself. He's also offering a broader defense of candidates...

Bad headlines for Trump also means rough stretch for Hannity

NEW YORK (AP) — The drumbeat of bad news for President Donald Trump hasn't been good for his most prominent backer in the media. While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity will end 2018 a...

Midterm coverage was a roller-coaster ride of dips and dives

NEW YORK (AP) — After hours of television commentating, swinging needles on election meters and reams of statistics from obscure counties called up on computer screens, CNN's Jake Tapper had a revelat...

Fox's MacCallum takes on new election-night role

NEW YORK (AP) — Martha MacCallum is no stranger to Fox News Channel viewers. But she will have a prominent new role for the network during its midterm election coverage. MacCallum wi...

Record low viewership for Emmy Awards despite sweet proposal

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. Mic...

A bad week for Trump means a good week for Rachel Maddow

NEW YORK (AP) — If it's a lousy week for President Donald Trump, it's usually a good week for Rachel Maddow. MSNBC's marquee personality took advantage of a busy week of bad news for...

As our media environment blurs, confusion reigns

NEW YORK (AP) — A generation ago, the likes of Walter Cronkite, Peter Jennings and Diane Sawyer were the heroes of television news. Now the biggest stars are arguably Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow ...

The Latest: Maddow doesn't relent on White House transcript

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on questions about the White House transcript of President Donald Trump's news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:15 p.m. ...