- Moore, AP West editor, named Milwaukee correspondent Updated: Jul-01-15 6:28 pm
MILWAUKEE - Greg Moore, an editor on The Associated Press' West regional desk, has been named supervisory correspondent in the cooperative's Milwaukee bureau.
- Alanna Durkin joins AP's Richmond, Virginia, bureau Updated: Jul-01-15 1:22 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Alanna Durkin, who has covered state government and politics for The Associated Press in Maine, has been named a reporter for the news cooperative in Richmond, Virginia.
- American dean fired from Russian university after TV show Updated: Jul-01-15 12:32 pm
MOSCOW - A Russian university has fired an American businessman after his presence on the faculty was questioned during a pro-Kremlin weekly television news program.
- Newspaper: Timberlake buys property in Williamson County Updated: Jul-01-15 12:23 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A newspaper reports that pop music star and actor Justin Timberlake has purchased about 126 acres of land in Williamson County.
- Media rights group sues German spy agency Updated: Jul-01-15 9:51 am
BERLIN - Media rights group Reporters without Borders says it is suing Germany's foreign intelligence agency, claiming that it spies on the organization's emails sent to foreign contacts in countries such as China or Uzbekistan.
- Ex-senior News of the World editor cleared of phone hacking Updated: Jul-01-15 8:11 am
LONDON - The former deputy editor of the News of the World has been acquitted of conspiring to hack phones when he worked at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.
- Kim Kardashian says use of selfies can be empowering Updated: Jul-01-15 2:13 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.
- Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers Updated: Jun-30-15 6:56 pm
June 30, 2015
- Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest Updated: Jun-30-15 6:08 pm
ST. LOUIS - Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a Justice Department draft report that found across-the-board flaws in law enforcement's response.
- Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film Updated: Jun-30-15 3:40 pm
NEW YORK - CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network.
- Fox News launching real estate program Updated: Jun-30-15 2:16 pm
NEW YORK - Watch out, HGTV. Fox News Channel is getting into the real estate television business.
- Montana journalist, Red Elk, dies at 62 Updated: Jun-30-15 11:53 am
GREAT FALLS, Montana - Award-winning journalist and editor, Bonnie Red Elk, has passed away. She was 62.
- Collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers Updated: Jun-30-15 11:20 am
A collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers:
- Early, weighty choices in 'Frontline' doc 'Growing Up Trans' Updated: Jun-29-15 9:18 pm
NEW YORK - "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the changes adolescence brings.
- Former Polish senator charged in 1992 death of journalist Updated: Jun-29-15 1:19 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Prosecutors in Poland say they have charged a businessman and former senator from the city of Poznan with instigating the presumed murder of an investigative journalist in 1992.
- Philadelphia newspapers, union reach tentative 2-year deal Updated: Jun-27-15 11:05 am
PHILADELPHIA - The owner of Philadelphia's two largest newspapers and their companion website has reached an agreement with the news outlets' largest employee union on a new two-year contract.
- UK beefs up security following bomb attack report Updated: Jun-27-15 9:16 am
LONDON - Security was stepped up at events marking Armed Forces Day across Britain, officials said Saturday amid a news report that officials foiled a bomb attack by the Islamic State group on a military parade in London.
- Bhamara forces basketball to front page of Indian newspapers Updated: Jun-27-15 2:59 am
NEW DELHI - It is a rare day in India when basketball makes the front page of newspapers, yet Satnam Singh Bhamara achieved that feat when he became the first Indian to be drafted to the NBA this week.
- 7 selected for Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame Updated: Jun-26-15 3:25 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Longtime Jasper Herald editor John Rumbach and Indianapolis Star editorial cartoonist Gary Varvel are among seven people who will be inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame as its 50th anniversary class.
- US urges China to free family members of US-based journalist Updated: Jun-26-15 10:10 am
WASHINGTON - The State Department is urging Chinese authorities to release family members of a Washington-based Radio Free Asia journalist who have faced harassment in apparent retribution for his reporting.
- Journalist jailed in Zimbabwe for starting newspaper Updated: Jun-26-15 8:07 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe - The attorney for a Zimbabwe journalist says his client was convicted of publishing a newspaper in a southern town without government permission and sentenced to eight months in prison.
- Retired police officer files defamation suit Updated: Jun-26-15 7:52 am
BIDDEFORD, Maine - A retired Biddeford police officer and his wife have sued the parent company of a Biddeford-based newspaper, its editor and a reporter, after a series of articles about sexual abuse allegations made against the officer 25 years ago.
- High court rules New Mexico investment suits constitutional Updated: Jun-25-15 8:28 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's highest court on Thursday cleared the way for two lawsuits that allege political support for former Gov. Bill Richardson influenced state investment deals.
- Politician sentenced in killing of Colombian journalist Updated: Jun-25-15 5:59 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A Colombian court has sentenced a state legislator to 36 years and three months in prison as the mastermind behind the killing of a well-known journalist.
- Philly newspaper workers protest ahead of contract deadline Updated: Jun-25-15 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Workers from The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News hoisted protest signs and passed around a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis while rallying for a new contract ahead of a Saturday deadline.