- UN committee denies credentials to press freedom group Updated: May-26-16 2:06 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations committee has voted to deny consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists, effectively keeping the press freedom group from accessing U.N. bodies and processes.
- Man vows to keep stalking TV reporter - when probation is up Updated: May-26-16 2:00 pm
MEDIA, Pennsylvania - A man has vowed in court to resume stalking a Philadelphia TV news reporter as soon as his probation for doing so expires in 15 years.
- Bill Moyers turns down $35,000 speaking fee from Rutgers Updated: May-26-16 1:02 pm
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey - PBS journalist Bill Moyers is turning down a $35,000 fee that Rutgers University offered for speaking at part of its graduation ceremony.
- Seattle Times editor to head Missoulian newsroom Updated: May-26-16 9:12 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Kathy Best has been named editor of the Missoulian and the Ravalli Republic.
- North Korea criticizes Obama's Hiroshima visit Updated: May-26-16 8:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's official news agency is criticizing U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima on Friday.
- Colombia: Missing journalist may not be hostage of rebels Updated: May-25-16 6:18 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's president said Wednesday that a Spanish journalist missing in a lawless region might not be a hostage of leftist rebels as has been widely thought in this war-weary country, but instead is reporting from inside a rebel camp.
- Freed Ukrainian pilot gets hero's welcome on return to Kiev Updated: May-25-16 3:40 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - During the nearly two years that she was imprisoned in Russia, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko became a national hero in absentia, lauded for her flinty defiance. On Wednesday she made a celebrated return to the country still embroiled in a fight against Moscow-backed separatists.
- The Latest: US diplomat overjoyed at Ukraine pilot's release Updated: May-25-16 2:00 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko (all times local):
- Wichita Eagle editor leaving for Charlotte Observer post Updated: May-25-16 1:22 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita Eagle editor Sherry Chisenhall is taking a job as managing editor of the Charlotte Observer.
- Azerbaijan frees investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova Updated: May-25-16 1:06 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan - A prominent, award-winning Azerbaijani journalist was released on probation Wednesday following a storm of international protests about her imprisonment, which has been widely seen as an attempt to silence a critical voice.
- Egypt deports French journalist amid crackdown on the media Updated: May-25-16 9:09 am
CAIRO - Egypt deported a French journalist without explanation on Wednesday, the reporter and his newspaper said, the latest move in an ongoing crackdown by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government on freedom of expression and the media.
- Police investigate video of sex between girl and boys Updated: May-24-16 9:41 pm
Florida sheriff's detectives are investigating a cellphone video purportedly showing a 15-year-old girl having sex with multiple boys in a public high school bathroom after school.
- 2 more journalists go missing in lawless area of Colombia Updated: May-24-16 9:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Two more journalists were reported missing Tuesday in a lawless region where Colombian security forces were already carrying out an extensive search for a prominent Spanish journalist who disappeared over the weekend.
- Prosecutors want to keep evidence confidential in Bundy case Updated: May-24-16 4:26 pm
LAS VEGAS - Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas fear that backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy would use names and information disclosed in evidence to target court officials and intimidate witnesses in the criminal case stemming from a 2014 armed standoff near Bundy's ranch, according to court filings.
- CBS is most popular network for eighth season in a row Updated: May-24-16 4:15 pm
NEW YORK - CBS will finish the television season as the nation's most popular television network for the eighth consecutive year, and win among the youthful demographic sought by advertisers for only the third time since modern record-keeping began in the 1980s.
- The Baltimore Sun names Davis managing editor Updated: May-24-16 10:54 am
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Sun has named its first African-American managing editor.
- Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers Updated: May-24-16 9:16 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:
- Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers Updated: May-24-16 9:01 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
- Unnamed 'Oxygen Thief' becomes self-published success Updated: May-24-16 8:29 am
NEW YORK - The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store that it's often out of stock.
- SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China 'happy' US-Vietnam ties warming Updated: May-23-16 11:58 pm
A look at some recent key developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves:
- Mexican journalist Lopez-Doriga to step down from newscast Updated: May-23-16 11:52 pm
MEXICO CITY - One of Mexico's best-known journalists says he will step down from his nightly newscast on the Televisa network in August.
- Government favors open hearing in bridge co-conspirator case Updated: May-23-16 5:48 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Unsealed filings in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case released Monday show federal prosecutors sided with media organizations in seeking a public hearing for an unidentified person trying to block the publication of a list of unindicted co-conspirators.
- Any Cabrera, veteran AP LatAm editor, reporter, dies at 60 Updated: May-23-16 5:42 pm
MEXICO CITY - Any Cabrera, a veteran AP journalist who covered many of Latin America's biggest stories during 33 years as a reporter and editor, died suddenly Monday morning at her home in Mexico City.
- Provo newspaper moves offices downtown Updated: May-23-16 2:46 pm
PROVO, Utah - Provo's newspaper, The Daily Herald, is moving downtown.
- In 'big cement momma,' inmates find path to sobriety Updated: May-23-16 1:06 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - She calls her spot in the Lehigh County Jail the "big cement momma."