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It was “a strange time for the news, nationally,” says Jim Russell, KTCA news director at the time of 'Almanac's debut. “‘Just the facts, ma’am,’ wasn’t cuttin [...] Read full article: 35 years of ‘Almanac’: An oral history o...→

35 years of ‘Almanac’: An oral history of how TPT’s iconic show got started, and survived | MinnPost

35 years of ‘Almanac’: An oral history of how TPT’s iconic show got started, and survived | MinnPost

It was “a strange time for the news, nationally,” says Jim Russell, KTCA news director at the time of 'Almanac's debut. “‘Just the facts, ma’am,’ wasn’t cuttin [...] Read full article: 35 years of ‘Almanac’: An oral history o...→

75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Black United Fund Of Michigan celebrates 50 years

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DETROIT (WXYZ) — Black History Month means so much to so many people. During the coming weeks, you will see plenty examples of that.... Though now you are abou [...] Read full article: Celebrating Black History Month: The Bla...→

Iconic bell tower opens for tours after 20 years

Iconic bell tower opens for tours after 20 years

The iconic bell tower at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights is open for tours for the first time in 20 years. Read full article: Iconic bell tower opens for tours after ...→

Second City Black History Month Show has come a long way, has much to say

Second City Black History Month Show has come a long way, has much to say

"As a teacher and a director, self-expression and helping my cast and students tell their stories and share their points of view has been a big inspiration for [...] Read full article: Second City Black History Month Show has...→

Brad Pitt's dating history: The many famous women he's been romantically linked with over the years

Brad Pitt's dating history: The many famous women he's been romantically linked with over the years

Now that Brad Pitt’s divorce from Angelina Jolie is finalized, he’s single for the first time in years and even sparking reconciliation rumors with his ex-wife [...] Read full article: Brad Pitt's dating history: The many fam...→

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

Elgin Community College's celebration of Black History Month kicks off on Friday, Feb. 7, with a performance by Gigi Coleman, the great-niece of Bessie Coleman [...] Read full article: One-woman show on the life of Bessie Col...→

Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old. But are we watching emergence of best defenseman in Avalanche history?

Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old. But are we watching emergence of best defenseman in Avalanche history?

Panic flashed in his eyes. And panic is the last thing you ever expect to see in the eyes of unflappable Avalanche rookie Cale Makar, who blinks less than that [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old....→

'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that Justin Chambers is leaving the show after 15 years

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The story behind Al Michaels’ iconic ‘Miracle on Ice’ call 40 years later

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Trump's alleged abuses of power make 2019 one of the most corrupt years in history, former federal prosecutor says

Trump's alleged abuses of power make 2019 one of the most corrupt years in history, former federal prosecutor says

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‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Singer Looks Back on Iconic Christmas Song 40 Years Later

‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Singer Looks Back on Iconic Christmas Song 40 Years Later

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A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years ago, but she and her beloved plane faded from memory. Until now

A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years ago, but she and her beloved plane faded from memory. Until now

A team of Orange County aviation aficionados recently found the remains of the “City of Long Beach,” the plane Joan Merriam Smith flew on a pioneering journey, [...] Read full article: A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years...→

Twins return to Florida hospital where they made history 80 years ago

Twins return to Florida hospital where they made history 80 years ago

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Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for years on possible corruption in the west suburbs, records show

Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for years on possible corruption in the west suburbs, records show

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Sinéad O’Connor stuns in her first Southern California show in 8 years

Sinéad O’Connor stuns in her first Southern California show in 8 years

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'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kids' Show Slamming British History

'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kids' Show Slamming British History

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One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

• Voter Rights Panel Discussion from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Spartan Corner, Building B. The 1965 Voting Rights Act created a significant cha [...] Read full article: One-woman show on the life of Bessie Col...→

San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 years of royal history

San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 years of royal history

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Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Show and Rodeo

Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Show and Rodeo

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Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Born Eugene Yulish in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1931, London initially aspired to be an artist for Disney. He worked as a counselor at Summerdale Day Camp outside of [...] Read full article: Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene ...→

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through the Years

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through the Years

As the Rodeo portion of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo moves into a new home at Dickies Arena NBC 5 wanted to take a look back at the legendary event. For [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through th...→

SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates 30 Years

SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates 30 Years

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Drought, what drought? Largest snowpack in four years, most stored water in SoCal history paint rosy water picture

Drought, what drought? Largest snowpack in four years, most stored water in SoCal history paint rosy water picture

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An oral history of the Empty Bottle

An oral history of the Empty Bottle

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One of the most important Civil War leaders was erased from history for 100 years

One of the most important Civil War leaders was erased from history for 100 years

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Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through the years: Where are they now?

Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through the years: Where are they now?

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Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History With Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History With Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

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Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland Empire over the years

Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland Empire over the years

The late Lakers star’s appearances included practices near Temecula and exhibition games in Ontario Read full article: Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland...→

40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Archive Photos Show Dramatic Scenes From One of the Most Notorious Killing Sprees in American History

40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Archive Photos Show Dramatic Scenes From One of the Most Notorious Killing Sprees in American History

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Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Gene London, the iconic host of the popular Philadelphia children’s program “Cartoon Corners,” passed away on Monday, his family announced. He was 88-years-old [...] Read full article: Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene ...→

Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years of Florida history in Bradenton

Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years of Florida history in Bradenton

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100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

“What the Boston fans want, I take it, and what I want because they want it, is a winning team, rather than a one-man team which finishes in sixth place." Read full article: 100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans r...→

Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Pennsylvania Farm Show

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Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

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Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Decade Tech 'Lost Its Way'

Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Decade Tech 'Lost Its Way'

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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their iconic 'Grease' characters 40 years later

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their iconic 'Grease' characters 40 years later

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75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

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One of the most important Civil War leaders was erased from history for 100 years

One of the most important Civil War leaders was erased from history for 100 years

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Sinéad O’Connor stuns in her first Southern California show in 8 years

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Black United Fund Of Michigan celebrates 50 years

Celebrating Black History Month: The Black United Fund Of Michigan celebrates 50 years

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Black History Month means so much to so many people. During the coming weeks, you will see plenty examples of that.... Though now you are abou [...] Read full article: Celebrating Black History Month: The Bla...→

'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kids' Show Slamming British History

'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kids' Show Slamming British History

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Second City Black History Month Show has come a long way, has much to say

Second City Black History Month Show has come a long way, has much to say

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Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland Empire over the years

Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland Empire over the years

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San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 years of royal history

San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 years of royal history

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Brad Pitt's dating history: The many famous women he's been romantically linked with over the years

Brad Pitt's dating history: The many famous women he's been romantically linked with over the years

Now that Brad Pitt’s divorce from Angelina Jolie is finalized, he’s single for the first time in years and even sparking reconciliation rumors with his ex-wife [...] Read full article: Brad Pitt's dating history: The many fam...→

40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Archive Photos Show Dramatic Scenes From One of the Most Notorious Killing Sprees in American History

40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Archive Photos Show Dramatic Scenes From One of the Most Notorious Killing Sprees in American History

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Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Born Eugene Yulish in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1931, London initially aspired to be an artist for Disney. He worked as a counselor at Summerdale Day Camp outside of [...] Read full article: Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene ...→

Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old. But are we watching emergence of best defenseman in Avalanche history?

Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old. But are we watching emergence of best defenseman in Avalanche history?

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SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates 30 Years

SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates 30 Years

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The story behind Al Michaels’ iconic ‘Miracle on Ice’ call 40 years later

The story behind Al Michaels’ iconic ‘Miracle on Ice’ call 40 years later

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100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

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Drought, what drought? Largest snowpack in four years, most stored water in SoCal history paint rosy water picture

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Trump's alleged abuses of power make 2019 one of the most corrupt years in history, former federal prosecutor says

Trump's alleged abuses of power make 2019 one of the most corrupt years in history, former federal prosecutor says

"The president has conducted himself as if he were above the law since he was sworn in," Noah Bookbinder wrote in an editorial for USA Today. Read full article: Trump's alleged abuses of power make 201...→

Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

On Jan. 20, 1985, temperatures dropped to 27 below zero with a wind chill temperature of 80 below zero, which was calculated with the old formula. Using today’ [...] Read full article: Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded ...→

A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years ago, but she and her beloved plane faded from memory. Until now

A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years ago, but she and her beloved plane faded from memory. Until now

A team of Orange County aviation aficionados recently found the remains of the “City of Long Beach,” the plane Joan Merriam Smith flew on a pioneering journey, [...] Read full article: A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years...→

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their iconic 'Grease' characters 40 years later

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their iconic 'Grease' characters 40 years later

We got chills from seeing Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their characters from "Grease" for the first time in 40 years. Read full article: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dre...→

Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for years on possible corruption in the west suburbs, records show

Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for years on possible corruption in the west suburbs, records show

Her conversations with federal agents started when she was a newspaper reporter and continued when the longtime Republican state office-holder moved into polit [...] Read full article: Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for y...→

Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through the years: Where are they now?

Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through the years: Where are they now?

What happens to an Oscar gown once the party’s over? Some end up back in a designer’s archive. Some get sold off or donated to a museum. And a few are worn aga [...] Read full article: Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through...→

Iconic bell tower opens for tours after 20 years

Iconic bell tower opens for tours after 20 years

The iconic bell tower at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights is open for tours for the first time in 20 years. Read full article: Iconic bell tower opens for tours after ...→

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History With Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History With Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

In January of 1968, the marching band from Grambling State University got to do double duty inside the historic Orange Bowl stadium for the second ever Super B [...] Read full article: Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History W...→

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

• Voter Rights Panel Discussion from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Spartan Corner, Building B. The 1965 Voting Rights Act created a significant cha [...] Read full article: One-woman show on the life of Bessie Col...→

Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Show and Rodeo

Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Show and Rodeo

Some of the most famous horses in the world, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales arrived in Fort Worth for the Stock Show and Rodeo. The team rolled up in three g [...] Read full article: Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Sh...→

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

Elgin Community College's celebration of Black History Month kicks off on Friday, Feb. 7, with a performance by Gigi Coleman, the great-niece of Bessie Coleman [...] Read full article: One-woman show on the life of Bessie Col...→

Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Gene London, the iconic host of the popular Philadelphia children’s program “Cartoon Corners,” passed away on Monday, his family announced. He was 88-years-old [...] Read full article: Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene ...→

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through the Years

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through the Years

As the Rodeo portion of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo moves into a new home at Dickies Arena NBC 5 wanted to take a look back at the legendary event. For [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through th...→

'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that Justin Chambers is leaving the show after 15 years

'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that Justin Chambers is leaving the show after 15 years

"As I turn 50 and am blessed with my remarkable, supportive wife and five wonderful children, now is that time,” the actor who plays Dr. Alex Karev said. Read full article: 'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that ...→

Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years of Florida history in Bradenton

Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years of Florida history in Bradenton

Archaeologists only have a few weeks to uncover some important Florida history before the land is made into a city park. Read full article: Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years...→

Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Pennsylvania Farm Show

The butter sculpture for this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show was unveiled Thursday, featuring three of the state’s professional sports team mascots. This year’s [...] Read full article: Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Penns...→

Peter Navarro: '20 to Be

Peter Navarro: '20 to Be "One of Greatest Years in US History'

Painting a rosy picture for 2020, White House economist Peter Navarro predicts close to 3% GDP growth, Dow 32,000, and historic job and wage growth in one of t [...] Read full article: Peter Navarro: '20 to Be "One of Greates...→

‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Singer Looks Back on Iconic Christmas Song 40 Years Later

‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Singer Looks Back on Iconic Christmas Song 40 Years Later

“Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” may be slightly morbid for a Christmas song but it’s a song that has staying power for the last four decades. The iconic c [...] Read full article: ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Sin...→

Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Decade Tech 'Lost Its Way'

Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Decade Tech 'Lost Its Way'

Because Cool Moms get it, check out today's end-of-day links: the decade in tech, pizza toast, 'Focus Group' oral history, buff Kumail Nanjiani, Russian state [...] Read full article: Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Deca...→

An oral history of the Empty Bottle

An oral history of the Empty Bottle

Staff members and musicians share stories of the venerable nightclub in this excerpt from The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years of Music / Friendly / Dancing. Read full article: An oral history of the Empty Bottle...→

Twins return to Florida hospital where they made history 80 years ago

Twins return to Florida hospital where they made history 80 years ago

They were born prematurely and expected not to live, but on Friday, nearly 80 years later, twin sisters from Pinellas County returned to the hospital where the [...] Read full article: Twins return to Florida hospital where t...→

Celebrating “The Cosby Show,” 30 Years Later

Three decades after their debut, the Huxtables stand as a sitcom modern family for their time, and for all time. Read full article: Celebrating “The Cosby Show,” 30 Years L...→

75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

After nearly a decade of phone calls, letters, emails and navigating other red tape, Len Johnson was finally able to reclaim pieces of a historic warplane that [...] Read full article: 75 years after warplane's dedication, hi...→

Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for years on possible corruption in the west suburbs, records show

Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for years on possible corruption in the west suburbs, records show

Her conversations with federal agents started when she was a newspaper reporter and continued when the longtime Republican state office-holder moved into polit [...] Read full article: Judy Baar Topinka fed the FBI tips for y...→

One of the most important Civil War leaders was erased from history for 100 years

One of the most important Civil War leaders was erased from history for 100 years

One of the most important African American leaders of the late 1800s was born in North Carolina, but his accomplishments and influence vanished from history fo [...] Read full article: One of the most important Civil War lead...→

Sinéad O’Connor stuns in her first Southern California show in 8 years

Sinéad O’Connor stuns in her first Southern California show in 8 years

She’s been through hard times in recent years but on Saturday in San Juan Capistrano she delivered songs from the heart. Read full article: Sinéad O’Connor stuns in her first South...→

Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through the years: Where are they now?

Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through the years: Where are they now?

What happens to an Oscar gown once the party’s over? Some end up back in a designer’s archive. Some get sold off or donated to a museum. And a few are worn aga [...] Read full article: Iconic Oscars red-carpet dresses through...→

Celebrating Black History Month: The Black United Fund Of Michigan celebrates 50 years

Celebrating Black History Month: The Black United Fund Of Michigan celebrates 50 years

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Black History Month means so much to so many people. During the coming weeks, you will see plenty examples of that.... Though now you are abou [...] Read full article: Celebrating Black History Month: The Bla...→

Iconic bell tower opens for tours after 20 years

Iconic bell tower opens for tours after 20 years

The iconic bell tower at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights is open for tours for the first time in 20 years. Read full article: Iconic bell tower opens for tours after ...→

'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kids' Show Slamming British History

'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kids' Show Slamming British History

The BBC marked Brexit Day with a "special" programme for children pouring scorn on British history and claiming "British things" don't exist. Read full article: 'Drivel' – BBC Marks Brexit Day with Kid...→

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History With Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History With Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

In January of 1968, the marching band from Grambling State University got to do double duty inside the historic Orange Bowl stadium for the second ever Super B [...] Read full article: Jennifer Lopez, Shakira Making History W...→

Second City Black History Month Show has come a long way, has much to say

Second City Black History Month Show has come a long way, has much to say

"As a teacher and a director, self-expression and helping my cast and students tell their stories and share their points of view has been a big inspiration for [...] Read full article: Second City Black History Month Show has...→

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

• Voter Rights Panel Discussion from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Spartan Corner, Building B. The 1965 Voting Rights Act created a significant cha [...] Read full article: One-woman show on the life of Bessie Col...→

Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland Empire over the years

Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland Empire over the years

The late Lakers star’s appearances included practices near Temecula and exhibition games in Ontario Read full article: Kobe Bryant photos show visits to Inland...→

San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 years of royal history

San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 years of royal history

At the Mechanics Institute, this royal game dates back to the Gold Rush. Here’s how you can play, too. Read full article: San Francisco’s Chess Club carries 165 y...→

Brad Pitt's dating history: The many famous women he's been romantically linked with over the years

Brad Pitt's dating history: The many famous women he's been romantically linked with over the years

Now that Brad Pitt’s divorce from Angelina Jolie is finalized, he’s single for the first time in years and even sparking reconciliation rumors with his ex-wife [...] Read full article: Brad Pitt's dating history: The many fam...→

Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Show and Rodeo

Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Show and Rodeo

Some of the most famous horses in the world, the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales arrived in Fort Worth for the Stock Show and Rodeo. The team rolled up in three g [...] Read full article: Iconic Clydesdales Arrive at FW Stock Sh...→

40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Archive Photos Show Dramatic Scenes From One of the Most Notorious Killing Sprees in American History

40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Archive Photos Show Dramatic Scenes From One of the Most Notorious Killing Sprees in American History

Dramatic archive photos capture one of the most terrifying years in New York City history, and the legacy of one of America’s most notorious serial killers. Read full article: 40 Years After Son of Sam’s Arrest, Arch...→

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

One-woman show on the life of Bessie Coleman to kick off ECC's Black History Month Feb. 7

Elgin Community College's celebration of Black History Month kicks off on Friday, Feb. 7, with a performance by Gigi Coleman, the great-niece of Bessie Coleman [...] Read full article: One-woman show on the life of Bessie Col...→

Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Born Eugene Yulish in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1931, London initially aspired to be an artist for Disney. He worked as a counselor at Summerdale Day Camp outside of [...] Read full article: Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene ...→

Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene London Dies at 88

Gene London, the iconic host of the popular Philadelphia children’s program “Cartoon Corners,” passed away on Monday, his family announced. He was 88-years-old [...] Read full article: Iconic Philly Children’s Show Host Gene ...→

Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old. But are we watching emergence of best defenseman in Avalanche history?

Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old. But are we watching emergence of best defenseman in Avalanche history?

Panic flashed in his eyes. And panic is the last thing you ever expect to see in the eyes of unflappable Avalanche rookie Cale Makar, who blinks less than that [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Cale Makar is only 21 years old....→

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through the Years

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through the Years

As the Rodeo portion of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo moves into a new home at Dickies Arena NBC 5 wanted to take a look back at the legendary event. For [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Through th...→

'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that Justin Chambers is leaving the show after 15 years

'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that Justin Chambers is leaving the show after 15 years

"As I turn 50 and am blessed with my remarkable, supportive wife and five wonderful children, now is that time,” the actor who plays Dr. Alex Karev said. Read full article: 'Grey's Anatomy' fans 'distraught' that ...→

SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates 30 Years

SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates 30 Years

Children and adults with disabilities will hit the runway and model the latest fashions at the 30th annual Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF) Gold Meda [...] Read full article: SLSF Gold Medal Fashion Show Celebrates ...→

Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years of Florida history in Bradenton

Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years of Florida history in Bradenton

Archaeologists only have a few weeks to uncover some important Florida history before the land is made into a city park. Read full article: Archaeologists uncover hundreds of years...→

The story behind Al Michaels’ iconic ‘Miracle on Ice’ call 40 years later

The story behind Al Michaels’ iconic ‘Miracle on Ice’ call 40 years later

The greatest call in the history of sportscasting doesn’t just happen. It takes extraordinary events to line everything up just right. There is growing up in B [...] Read full article: The story behind Al Michaels’ iconic ‘Mi...→

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans received the most infamous trade in team history

“What the Boston fans want, I take it, and what I want because they want it, is a winning team, rather than a one-man team which finishes in sixth place." Read full article: 100 years ago, here’s how Red Sox fans r...→

Drought, what drought? Largest snowpack in four years, most stored water in SoCal history paint rosy water picture

Drought, what drought? Largest snowpack in four years, most stored water in SoCal history paint rosy water picture

Southern California water managers are trying to restrain their joy, not because of a picture-postcard mountain top, but for the bounty that will come in sprin [...] Read full article: Drought, what drought? Largest snowpack ...→

Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Pennsylvania Farm Show

The butter sculpture for this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show was unveiled Thursday, featuring three of the state’s professional sports team mascots. This year’s [...] Read full article: Iconic Mascots Take Butter Form at Penns...→

Trump's alleged abuses of power make 2019 one of the most corrupt years in history, former federal prosecutor says

Trump's alleged abuses of power make 2019 one of the most corrupt years in history, former federal prosecutor says

"The president has conducted himself as if he were above the law since he was sworn in," Noah Bookbinder wrote in an editorial for USA Today. Read full article: Trump's alleged abuses of power make 201...→

Peter Navarro: '20 to Be

Peter Navarro: '20 to Be "One of Greatest Years in US History'

Painting a rosy picture for 2020, White House economist Peter Navarro predicts close to 3% GDP growth, Dow 32,000, and historic job and wage growth in one of t [...] Read full article: Peter Navarro: '20 to Be "One of Greates...→

Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

On Jan. 20, 1985, temperatures dropped to 27 below zero with a wind chill temperature of 80 below zero, which was calculated with the old formula. Using today’ [...] Read full article: Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded ...→

‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Singer Looks Back on Iconic Christmas Song 40 Years Later

‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Singer Looks Back on Iconic Christmas Song 40 Years Later

“Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” may be slightly morbid for a Christmas song but it’s a song that has staying power for the last four decades. The iconic c [...] Read full article: ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ Sin...→

Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Decade Tech 'Lost Its Way'

Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Decade Tech 'Lost Its Way'

Because Cool Moms get it, check out today's end-of-day links: the decade in tech, pizza toast, 'Focus Group' oral history, buff Kumail Nanjiani, Russian state [...] Read full article: Extra Extra: An Oral History Of The Deca...→

A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years ago, but she and her beloved plane faded from memory. Until now

A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years ago, but she and her beloved plane faded from memory. Until now

A team of Orange County aviation aficionados recently found the remains of the “City of Long Beach,” the plane Joan Merriam Smith flew on a pioneering journey, [...] Read full article: A Long Beach pilot made history 55 years...→

An oral history of the Empty Bottle

An oral history of the Empty Bottle

Staff members and musicians share stories of the venerable nightclub in this excerpt from The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years of Music / Friendly / Dancing. Read full article: An oral history of the Empty Bottle...→

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their iconic 'Grease' characters 40 years later

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their iconic 'Grease' characters 40 years later

We got chills from seeing Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dress up as their characters from "Grease" for the first time in 40 years. Read full article: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta dre...→

Twins return to Florida hospital where they made history 80 years ago

Twins return to Florida hospital where they made history 80 years ago

They were born prematurely and expected not to live, but on Friday, nearly 80 years later, twin sisters from Pinellas County returned to the hospital where the [...] Read full article: Twins return to Florida hospital where t...→

Celebrating “The Cosby Show,” 30 Years Later

Three decades after their debut, the Huxtables stand as a sitcom modern family for their time, and for all time. Read full article: Celebrating “The Cosby Show,” 30 Years L...→