Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 3, the 216th day of 2020. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3...

Tamar Braxton pays tribute to boyfriend for 'saving my life'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tamar Braxton is thanking her boyfriend for “saving my life” after her hospitalization last month. Braxton posted a lengthy message on social media late Saturday t...

Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians in the capital are celebrating progress in the construction of the country’s dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy ove...

El Paso marks Walmart shooting anniversary amid pandemic

When Stephanie Melendez, her husband and two young daughters tested positive for the coronavirus, the person she most wanted to call was her father. “I’m married. I have my family. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 2, the 215th day of 2020. There are 151 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 2,...

Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

TORONTO (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored a goal and set up another in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday in the NHL’s opening playoff game following a 4 1/2-month pause....

Austerity Games of 1948 revive Olympic spirit after WWII

After the controversial 1936 Berlin Games, it was important to believers in the Olympics that the first games after World War II be held without political and racial propaganda. Who ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 1, the 214th day of 2020. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August ...

Review: Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is supreme Black art

King Beyoncé’s new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to tell the story of a young man in search of his crown, matched to ep...

Gaga, Grande top MTV VMA noms; quarantine categories added

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s raining nominations for Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me” at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, which will present new categories focused on live performances and music vid...

Placido Domingo to receive lifetime award in Austria

SOAVE, Italy (AP) — Placido Domingo will make his first public appearance since recovering from coronavirus to accept a lifetime achievement award in Austria next week. The famed te...

Bent Fabric, Danish Grammy-winning composer, dies at 95

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Grammy award-winning composer and pianist Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, known internationally as Bent Fabric, who had an international hit in 1962 with the tune “Alley Cat,”...

Nationals beat Blue Jays 4-0 in 10 in road game at home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Eaton’s bases-loaded chopper broke a scoreless tie in the 10th inning on a close play and Asdrúbal Cabrera followed with a three-run triple, helping the Nationals snap a three-g...

4-run 10th for Nats spoils Blue Jays' 'home opener' in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Eaton’s bases-loaded chopper broke a scoreless tie in the 10th inning on a close play and Asdrúbal Cabrera followed with a three-run triple, helping the Nationals snap a three-g...

Malcolm Jenkins doesn't stop working to create change

Malcolm Jenkins is determined to walk his talk. The three-time Pro Bowl safety and two-time Super Bowl champion has been on the front lines fighting for social justice and racial equ...