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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2021. There are 343 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. 22...

Bruins rally past Flyers for 5-4 shootout win in home opener

BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Boston Bruins won their home opener with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. In a wild...

Late entry Brandon Hagy opens with 64 at American Express

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Hagy didn't find out he was in the field at The American Express until three days before it started. The Californian then left no doubt he belonged. ...

Singer Randy Parton, Dolly Parton's brother, dies at 67

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Dolly Parton said her brother Randy Parton, who sang and performed with her, as well as at her Dollywood theme park, has died. He was 67. Parton...

Uganda faces pressure to end Bobi Wine's house arrest

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Calls grew Thursday for Ugandan authorities to free opposition presidential challenger Bobi Wine from house arrest a week after the country's longtime president won a sixth term...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2021. There are 344 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 21...

Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — For years, legions of QAnon conspiracy theory adherents encouraged one another to “trust the plan" as they waited for the day when President Donald Trump would orchestrate mas...

Review: In 'The White Tiger,' an epic for modern-day India

Ramin Bahrani, the Iranian-American filmmaker, started out small, with the simple story of a pushcart vendor, a Pakistani immigrant selling coffee and doughnuts in New York, in 2005’s “Man Push Cart.”...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2021. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. ...

Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Bow Wow apologized after Houston’s mayor called him out for attending a crowded gathering at a city nightclub during a weekend packed with concerts as Texas continues to grapple ...

Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perfor...

Despite election loss, Uganda's Bobi Wine wins growing power

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from last week's disputed election as the country's most powerful opposition leader after his party won the most seats of a...

Biden, Harris take break from inaugural prep to mark MLK day

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris pitched in on Martin Luther King Jr. Day service projects as a militarized and jittery Washington prepared for a sw...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2021. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 19,...

Biden aims for unifying speech at daunting moment for US

President-elect Joe Biden will take the stage for his inaugural address at perhaps the most difficult starting point for a president since Franklin Roosevelt began his first term by assuring a nation ...