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Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2019. There are 327 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 19...

Comedian who plays Ukraine's president on TV leads real race

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy has spent more than 20 years as a comedian in Ukraine peppering his stand-up routines with imitations of politicians. So when his production company needed an ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2019. There are 327 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 19...

Spotify takes a big jump into the podcasting game

NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify is making a bigger bet on podcasts as it looks to bring a Netflix-like model of original programs to the audio world. The music-streaming pioneer gobbled up two podcasting comp...

AP Explains: Racist history of blackface began in the 1830s

WASHINGTON (AP) — A racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page and a subsequent admission from his attorney general that he wore blackface in 1980 has roiled Virginia politics. The ph...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2019. There are 328 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 6, 1...

Audio-only book features writer's memories of Philip Roth

NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming audio-only book will feature an author's memories of his complicated friendship with the late Philip Roth. James Atlas' "Remembering Roth" comes out March...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2019. There are 329 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 5, 193...

South Korean women begin to resist intense beauty pressure

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As she pursued her dream of becoming a fashion model, veering for years between extreme dieting and overeating, Park I Seul realized she had a problem: She was not tall and s...

Awkwafina, Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez to present at Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg and Brie Larson will be presenters at the 91st Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday announced its firs...

AP Interview: Ukraine ex-PM accuses president of corruption

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is running for president in next month's election, has accused the incumbent of corruption. Tymoshenko told...

Celeb moments were plentiful at the Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — Not everyone is watching Super Bowl 53 for the love of football — celebrities are a big part of the day, too. Here's a breakdown of what is happening with entertainers o...

Gladys Knight, Chloe x Halle give thanks after performance

ATLANTA (AP) — Not everyone is watching Super Bowl 53 for the love of football — celebrities are a big part of the day, too. Here's a breakdown of what is happening with entertainers on Sunday in Atla...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2019. There are 332 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 2, 19...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2019. There are 333 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 1, 1960...