Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2019. There are 163 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 21, 1...

ESPN reasserts policy on political talk after attack

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air. ...

Power station fires knock out service on hot day in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin's capital on Friday knocked out power to thousands of customers on the hottest day of the year to-date, sending dual plumes of t...

Black lawmaker: White man said 'Go back where you came from'

MABLETON, Ga. (AP) — An African-American lawmaker in Georgia says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her, "Go back where you came from." Rep. Erica Th...

Ruling keeps alive Abu-Jamal's lawsuit over hepatitis drugs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday kept alive a lawsuit brought by Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted in the killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981, that alleges his right...

Thieves stage armed robbery at Mexico's ex-first lady's home

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gang of at least seven gunmen burst into the Mexico City home of former first lady Angelica Rivera and forced employees to hand over valuables. The city prosecut...

Bedbugs, bad food at Mexico migrant detention center

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a migrant detention center in the capital suffers from bedbugs, bad food and overcrowding. The governmental commissi...

Reports say suspect in deadly Kyoto arson attack had grudge

TOKYO (AP) — Police were investigating Friday the gutted animation studio building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people, crushing the hearts of comic fans in ...

Pacquiao has plenty to say while he prepares for Thurman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician. The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away ...

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland (AP) — It's the Swiss finishing school that has prepared hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports. Graduates have later hea...

Google 'terminates' Dragonfly after Trump suggests investigation into treason, China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Google confirmed this week that the “Dragonfly” censored search engine project designed in partnership with the Chinese Communist Party for use in China has be...

Mexican social security official attacked in Acapulco

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico's Pacific state of Guerrero say they are investigating the attempted killing of an official at the state office of the Mexican Social Security Institute. ...

Iowa governor's aide now says Tupac email not tied to ouster

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A spokesman for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds now says a mass email praising rapper Tupac Shakur wasn't the reason Reynolds ousted an agency director. Reynolds spokes...

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

TOKYO (AP) — It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for other...

2020 hopeful Warren pitches new private equity constraints

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry, pitching constraints designed to end what she decries as "legalized looting" by inve...