- 2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports Updated: Nov-26-15 4:11 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged arms smuggling to Syria.
- Peyton Manning to speak at Middle Tenn. sports awards event Updated: Nov-26-15 11:47 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Peyton Manning will be the guest speaker at an inaugural event honoring high school athletes and coaches from Middle Tennessee.
- China releases long-time journalist after she pleads guilty Updated: Nov-26-15 6:42 am
BEIJING - A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a state secrets conviction was released for medical reasons Thursday after pleading guilty during a closed-door appeal hearing, her lawyers and state media said.
- Source: Alibaba in talks to buy Hong Kong's SCMP newspaper Updated: Nov-26-15 1:09 am
HONG KONG - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks to buy Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, a person with knowledge of the potential deal said Thursday.
- Grand jury indicts 2 in death of off-duty police officer Updated: Nov-25-15 6:23 pm
BAIRD, Texas - A West Texas grand jury has returned a murder indictment against two suspects in the strangulation death of an off-duty Abilene police officer.
- AP Sports adds a supervisor and new writers in DC and Boston Updated: Nov-25-15 1:36 pm
NEW YORK - The Associated Press has filled three positons crucial to sports coverage in the U.S.
- Brian Williams settles into new job at MSNBC Updated: Nov-25-15 11:19 am
NEW YORK - Coming out of a commercial break shortly before 11:20 a.m., Brian Williams had slipped into the anchor chair on MSNBC Tuesday as President Barack Obama met with French President Francois Hollande.
- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: Nov-25-15 10:47 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Daily News, Wahpeton, Nov. 23, 2015
- Burundi implicates respected journalist in failed coup Updated: Nov-25-15 8:19 am
KIGALI, Rwanda - Buurndi's government is seeking to extradite a prominent journalist from Belgium over charges he played a role in a failed coup attempt against the government, the journalist said Wednesday.
- Indian media say paramilitary force is curtailing freedom Updated: Nov-25-15 7:56 am
GAUHATI, India - Indian media and a rights group accused a paramilitary force on Wednesday of attempting to curtail press freedom by asking newspapers in an insurgency-hit northeastern state to stop publishing statements from a banned rebel group.
- AP staffers win prestigious Indian journalism awards Updated: Nov-25-15 6:06 am
NEW DELHI - Two Associated Press journalists are among the winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, India's most prestigious, for work exposing the public health and environmental damage done by the country's asbestos industry and capturing the devastation of last year's floods in the Kashmir region.
- Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Updated: Nov-24-15 8:31 pm
The Dallas Morning News. Nov. 23, 2015.
- Metro Phoenix transit CEO resigns amid expense report probe Updated: Nov-24-15 7:53 pm
PHOENIX - The CEO of the Phoenix metropolitan area's bus and light-rail systems announced his resignation Tuesday amid a newspaper's investigation into his expense reports, which included first-class flights and expensive dinner and hotel tabs.
- When it's comedy time, 'The Big Bang Theory' rules Updated: Nov-24-15 3:42 pm
NEW YORK - No one is coming close to challenging "The Big Bang Theory" when Americans turn on prime-time television in search of a few laughs.
- Vatican court rejects journalist's bid to drop leaks charges Updated: Nov-24-15 11:02 am
VATICAN CITY - A Vatican tribunal on Tuesday rejected a journalist's request to dismiss charges against him for publishing confidential documents as a trial opened in the Holy See's latest leaks scandal.
- Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois Updated: Nov-24-15 10:33 am
November 23, 2015
- 3 Russian journalists injured in Syria Updated: Nov-24-15 7:56 am
MOSCOW - The Russian Defense Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria.
- Fox's Elisabeth Hasselbeck quitting morning show Updated: Nov-23-15 4:23 pm
NEW YORK - Elisabeth Hasselbeck said Monday that she's leaving as one of the three co-hosts on the "Fox & Friends" morning show to spend more time with her three children.
- Correction: Free Speech-College Presidents Updated: Nov-23-15 11:06 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - In a story Nov. 22 about debates over free speech on college campuses, The Associated Press erroneously reported how Williams College President Adam Falk described students' background. He said Williams students come from a media environment that doesn't foster "conversation" across disagreements, not "conservation."
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 20, 2015
- Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
The Des Moines Register. Nov. 20, 2015
- Yale senior Isaac Stanley-Becker wins Rhodes scholarship Updated: Nov-22-15 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Yale University senior Isaac Stanley-Becker has been awarded a 2016 Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University, where he'll study economics and social history.
- Iran sentences US journalist to prison Updated: Nov-22-15 1:43 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges that include espionage, Iranian state TV reported Sunday.
- Lawyers for Winston, Kinsman unhappy on eve of documentary Updated: Nov-21-15 5:49 pm
The back and forth between the representatives of Jameis Winston and Erica Kinsman has ramped up on the eve of CNN's airing of the film "The Hunting Ground."
- James Lagier, former AP bureau chief, has died Updated: Nov-21-15 5:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy's death and overseeing AP's reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people, has died.