Masha Gessen attends the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
November 15, 2017 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," a surreal and poetic novel about a struggling family in Mississippi, on Wednesday night won the National Book Award for fiction. It was the second time Ward received the fiction prize: She won in 2011 for "Salvage the Bones." Masha Gessen's "The...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore leaves after he speaks at a church revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 15, 2017 - 9:38 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Republican Roy Moore and the special U.S. Senate election in Alabama (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Roy Moore signed an order in a divorce case involving Beverly Young Nelson in 1999, documents show, but they do not reflect whether Moore ever saw her in court...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2015 file photo, "NewsHour" co-anchor Gwen Ifill attends The Women's Media Center 2015 Women's Media Awards in New York. Simmons College of Boston announced Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, that it will name it's College of Media, Arts and Humanities after the late journalist. Ifill graduated from the private college with a communications degree in 1977, and died on Nov. 14, 2016, of cancer. She was 61. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 1:12 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A college in Boston will name one of its schools after the late Gwen Ifill (EYE'-ful), a co-host of PBS' "NewsHour" and veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates. Simmons College announced Tuesday the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts and Humanities in honor of...
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November 10, 2017 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company's CEO said. Alexander Nix, CEO of Cambridge Analytica, said the approach was in "early June 2016"...
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This 1980s photo provided by the family shows Gordon Sakamoto, former Associated Press bureau chief in Honolulu, at work in the UPI bureau in Honolulu . Sakamoto died at his Honolulu home Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, after heart failure and a long battle with chronic kidney disease, his son Kyle Sakamoto said. He was 82 years old. Honolulu-born Sakamoto was named chief of bureau in 1994, overseeing AP operations in Hawaii and the Central Pacific. He joined the AP after working for five years as a marketing specialist for the state of Hawaii and had worked for UPI for 27 years in San Francisco and Hawaii. (Courtesy Sakamoto Family via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 5:43 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Gordon Sakamoto, one of the first Asian-Americans hired to work in a U.S. bureau of an international news service, died Wednesday at 82. Sakamoto, a former Hawaii bureau chief for The Associated Press, started his journalism career with United Press International in Honolulu in 1960...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping hold their joint press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 09, 2017 - 8:43 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump was a cooperative partner for Beijing's sweeping efforts to control the message of his heavily choreographed visit to China. Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, took no questions at an event Thursday billed as a news briefing, a reduction of...
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San Anton school children light candles as a sign of respect during a rally to honor anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia, killed by a car bomb on Oct. 16, in the capital city of Malta, Valletta, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
October 29, 2017 - 3:54 pm
BIDNIJA, Malta (AP) — A few hundred meters from the home of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, in the field where the flaming wreckage of her car landed after being blown off the road by an assassin's bomb, a plastic pen is stuck into the ground near a Maltese flag. A hand-...
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October 26, 2017 - 8:51 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A University of North Dakota journalism professor said Thursday he's quitting because the school would not let him conduct seminars on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest. Mark Trahant said he was put in charge of a journalism lecture series and proposed two pipeline protest...
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FILE - This Oct. 1, 2015 file photo shows Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor" in New York. On Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, the former Fox News host filed a lawsuit against ex-New Jersey politician Michael J. Panter for writing on his Facebook page that O’Reilly sexually harassed his ex-girlfriend and wanted her to dig up dirt on another accuser. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly and Harvey Weinstein are the celebrity faces of sexual harassment in 2017. But on Fox News Channel, O'Reilly's former home, the Hollywood mogul's fall has gotten far more coverage. Fox has devoted more than 12½ hours of airtime to Weinstein since Oct. 5, when The New...
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In this undated handout photo released by Ekho Moskvy radio station shows journalist Tatyana Felgenhauer in the Ekho Moskvy (Echo of Moscow) radio station office in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, Oct. 23 2017. Russia's Ekho Moskvy news radio station said on its website Monday the assailant burst into its studios and stabbed Tatyana Felgenhauer who is best known for co-hosting a popular morning show. (Vitaly Ruvinsky, Ekho Moskvy photo via AP)
October 23, 2017 - 9:21 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A well-known journalist for Russia's leading news radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unknown attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists or opposition activists in Moscow. The assailant broke into Ekho Moskvy, which has often...
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