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Bob Dole, a man of war, power, zingers and denied ambition

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Dole willed himself to walk again after paralyzing war wounds, ran for Congress with a right arm too damaged to shake hands, and rose through the Senate ranks to become a long-se...

Memorable moments from Bob Dole's life and political career

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Dole’s political career began in 1950 with election to the Kansas Legislature and officially ended nearly five decades later, one step short of the White House. In retirement, D...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2021. There are 26 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 5, 1...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2021. There are 27 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Dec. 4...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2021. There are 28 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 3, 1...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2021. There are 30 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 1...

Review: In memoir, it's good to be comedy king Mel Brooks

“All About Me! My Remarkable Life in Show Business” by Mel Brooks (Ballantine) Bagels and Nova Scotia lox for the writing team’s breakfast while punching up the script for “Blazing S...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2021. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30...

Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out over a questionab...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11: Dec. 5: Actor Jeroen Krabbe (“The Fugitive”) is 77. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 75. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2021. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29,...

Trial set to start on charges Smollett faked racist attack

CHICAGO (AP) — A popular actor steps out onto the street and is brutally reminded that, despite his fame and wealth, places still exist where the color of his skin and sexual orientation put him in da...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2021. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28,...

WWII Museum show to feature stories of bravery, sacrifice

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans museum plans to launch an elaborate nighttime sound-and-light show next year to showcase individual stories of bravery and sacrifice during World War II. ...