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Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Nesmith, the singer-songwriter, author, actor-director and entrepreneur who will likely be best remembered as the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the made-for-televi...

European Tour rebranded, doubling total prize fund to $200M+

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After 50 years, the European Tour by name is no more. Starting in 2022, it will be rebranded as the DP World Tour in a deal that is set to double t...

Presidents and popes over the years: Gifts, gaffes, grief

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden meets with Pope Francis on Friday, he won’t kiss the ring. Biden, who has met with Francis three times and with two previous popes, has sai...

Presidents and popes over the years: Gifts, gaffes, grief

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden meets with Pope Francis on Friday, he won’t kiss the ring. Biden, who has met with Francis three times and with two previous popes, has sai...

Banisadr, Iran's first president after 1979 revolution, dies

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution who fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the na...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2021. There are 86 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 6...

Taiwan’s fretboard warrior takes on world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — She represents Taiwan’s soft power, a young and talented player of traditional Chinese instruments who has made a big splash on social media since the pandemic force...

Eilish concert film coming; Rockettes return for holiday

A look at what's happening the world of music as artists announce their touring plans and concert venues plan their reopenings after being shuttered by the pandemic. BILLIE'S POST-AL...

'We're back on the road!' Rolling Stones relaunch U.S. tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Time is finally on their side. The Rolling Stones announced on Thursday the relaunch of their U.S. “No Filter” tour, which had been derailed by the pandemic, beginnin...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 20, the 171st day of 2021. There are 194 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Summer begins at 11:32 p.m. EDT. Toda...

English rockers Genesis announce 1st U.S. tour in 14 years

NEW YORK (AP) — English rock band Genesis is returning to the U.S. for their first tour in 14 years. Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford announced The Last Domino? Tour on T...

British guitarist Thompson's memoir revisits golden rock era

In 1968, the year “Hey Jude” hit the charts, Richard Thompson turned down an invitation to Paul McCartney’s birthday party. On other occasions over the years, Thompson shared the st...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 6, the 280th day of 2020. There are 86 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2020. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 19, the 232nd day of 2020. There are 134 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Augu...