Fireworks on New Year's Day 2020 at Electric Tower. (WKBW Photo/Michelle McLeod)
Fireworks on New Year's Day 2020 at Electric Tower. (WKBW Photo/Michelle McLeod)
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January 01, 2020 - 4:10 am
Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020: ___ NEW YORK Fireworks burst and confetti fell as throngs of...
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Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to the media after Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's lawyer insists the real story is a debunked conspiracy theory. A senior White House adviser blames the "deep state." And a Republican congressman is pointing at Joe Biden's son. As the Democrats drive an impeachment inquiry toward a potential vote by the end of the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2010 file photo, Eddie Money sings the national anthem before an NCAA college basketball game between Kansas and Missouri in Lawrence, Kan. Family members have said Eddie Money has died on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Tom Puckett
September 13, 2019 - 11:31 am
A publicist for Eddie Money said the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70. Cindy Ronzoni provided a statement from the family saying Money died peacefully Friday morning in Los Angeles. The husky-voiced, blue collar performer was known for such...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1987 file photo, author Toni Morrison poses with a copy of her book "Beloved" in New York. Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced that Morrison died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Montefiore Medical Center in New York.(AP Photo/David Bookstaver, File)
August 07, 2019 - 3:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison's death this week at age 88 leaves behind countless writers for whom her characters were like close acquaintances and her stories like parables to guide them through their own lives. Edwidge Danticat, the prize-winning Haitian-American author, called her "a literary...
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Rangers from the U.S. 75th Ranger Regiment, in period dress, hold the American flag after scaling the cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Normandy, France, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. During the American assault of Omaha and Utah beaches on June 6, 1944, U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-foot cliffs to seize German artillery pieces that could have fired on the American landing troops. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
June 05, 2019 - 5:11 am
PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — World leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump are gathering Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. But the stars of the show are the elderly veterans of that campaign who say they are surprised by all the...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, "Jeopardy!" sensation James Holzhauer speaks after being presented with a key to the Las Vegas Strip in front of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign in Las Vegas. A one-minute video circulating online appears to show the 32-time champion of the game show losing for the first time. “Jeopardy!” officials did not immediately respond Monday, June 3, 2019 to questions about its authenticity, and there was no indication in the clip about when Holzhauer’s apparent defeat would air. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 7:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — James Holzhauer, the trivia whiz who dominated "Jeopardy!" this spring, isn't invincible after all. The game show's 32-time champion lost for the first time in an episode that aired on Monday, falling short of records for total winnings and longest reign, but still making an...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump inspect the Guard of Honour, at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England. Like a bull who keeps going back to the china shop, Trump is returning to Europe. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 4:11 am
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday in a trip that the White House is billing as a chance to honor shared sacrifice and service between the United States and its longtime ally across the Atlantic. The agenda for Trump's weeklong journey is largely ceremonial: a state...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2015 file photo, Nik Wallenda answers questions at a news conference in front of the Orlando Eye, in Orlando, Fla. For his next trick, daredevil Wallenda plans to cross New York's Times Square - without his feet touching the ground. ABC announced Thursday, May 23, 2019, that Wallenda and his sister Lijana will cross the tourist hotspot during a 1,300 foot simultaneous highwire walk 25 stories above the ground. ABC will air the attempt during a two-hour prime-time special on June 23. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
May 23, 2019 - 7:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — For his next trick, daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to cross New York's Times Square — without his feet touching the ground. ABC announced Thursday that Wallenda and his sister Lijana will cross the tourist hotspot during a 1,300-foot (396-meter) simultaneous highwire walk 25 stories...
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May 15, 2019 - 7:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor's effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some $18 million, at least for now. Manhattan judge Barry Ostrager ruled Wednesday that the festival's former chief...
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May 14, 2019 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died, according to his publicist. He was 85. Conway died Tuesday morning after a long illness in Los Angeles, according to Howard Bragman, who heads LaBrea Media. "The Carol...
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