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Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

Dec. 7, 2018 6:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America first" approach to foreign policy. If...

Uranus Examiner ends publication, blaming judgmental people

Dec. 7, 2018 4:06 PM EST

URANUS, Mo. (AP) — The Uranus Examiner, a small Missouri newspaper whose name inspired chuckles and groans when it launched a few months ago, is closing. The paper's editors announced the end of publication Friday, after publishing just five editions since September. In statements posted on Facebook,...

The Latest: Plane carrying Bush's remains arrives in Houston

Dec. 5, 2018 5:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 6 p.m. The plane carrying former President George H.W. Bush's remains has landed at Houston's Ellington Field. Bush's body returned to Texas on Wednesday evening on a plane from Washington. The same...

Arkansas school district allows paper to post banned article

Dec. 4, 2018 6:44 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas school district that ordered a student newspaper to take down an investigative report now says the article can be re-published on its website. A spokesman for the Springdale School District said Tuesday the Har-ber Herald could republish its months-long investigation...

AP Was There: Bush's bum rap on 'amazing' barcode scanner

Dec. 4, 2018 12:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — One last time, for the record: It was not an ordinary supermarket scanner. A February 1992 newspaper story reporting that President George H.W. Bush was baffled by a supermarket barcode scanner when he visited a grocers' convention in Florida fed into impressions that the president was...

Trump praises witness who refuses to testify against him

Dec. 4, 2018 12:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a key witness in the Russia investigation Monday for having the "guts" not to testify against him, and said his former lawyer — who cut a deal with prosecutors — should head straight to prison. In a pair of politically charged tweets, Trump...

Arkansas high school suspends student-run newspaper

Dec. 3, 2018 7:13 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The school district of a northwest Arkansas high school that suspended its student newspaper after it published an article alleging improper transfers by football players said Monday that district administrators are "reviewing the issue." Springdale District spokesman Rick...

Paxton Media Group buys Kentucky New Era, 4 other papers

Dec. 3, 2018 8:24 AM EST

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah-based Paxton Media Group has bought the Kentucky New Era and four other newspapers. Taylor Hayes is the publisher-editor of the Kentucky New Era. He said in a news release it was important to his family to keep the Hopkinsville paper in the commonwealth and pass it on to another...

Reports: Nexstar snags $4.1B deal to buy Tribune Media

Dec. 2, 2018 6:58 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that Nexstar Media Group, whose stations reach nearly 39 percent of all U.S. television households, has reached an agreement to buy Tribune Media for around $4.1 billion. The deal would make Texas-based Nexstar the biggest operator of local TV stations in...

Courier Journal reporter who couldn't type was actually spy

Dec. 1, 2018 8:31 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When 28-year-old Robert H. Campbell was hired as a Courier Journal reporter in December 1964, he couldn't type and seemed to know little about writing a newspaper story. He lived at the YMCA and was paid $125 a week, but he could afford to fly home to St. Louis every other weekend to...