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Ex-NYT columnist Kristof announces run for Oregon governor

Oct. 27, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof announced his candidacy Wednesday for Oregon governor, saying the state needs a political newbie to solve problems like homelessness and rural despair. “I've never run for political office in my...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Oct. 27, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

(Columbia) The State. Oct. 23, 2021. Editorial: How will SC carry out the death penalty? Execution details must remain in public view South Carolina currently has 35 souls listed on its “Death Row Roster,” a single-page document that lists inmates...

Virus cut access to courts but opened door to virtual future

Oct. 26, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

Just two reporters were allowed inside a Georgia courtroom to serve as the eyes and ears of the public when jury selection began for the men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery. Pandemic restrictions also kept reporters and the public out of the courtroom during the sex-trafficking trial of...

Newspaper carrier files suit over confrontation with sheriff

Oct. 25, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A newspaper carrier involved in a January confrontation with Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer has filed a federal lawsuit against the county. The lawsuit alleges Troyer violated the constitutional rights of the carrier, Sedrick Altheimer, by prompting a...

Caro exhibit 'Turn the Page' is a window into his world

Oct. 22, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Days shy of his 86th birthday, Robert A. Caro has reached the point where his own life is a piece of history. The New-York Historical Society has established a permanent exhibit dedicated to Caro, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and many other honors for...

Montana media groups appeal ruling over closed GOP meeting

Oct. 20, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Members of the Montana media are appealing a state judge's ruling in a lawsuit over whether Republican members of a legislative committee legally held a secret meeting before voting on bills involving abortion and transgender health care. The media...

Belarusian authorities raid top independent newspaper

Oct. 20, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus on Wednesday raided the offices of the country's top independent newspaper and took two of its journalists for questioning. Belarusian authorities searched the offices of the Novy Chas (New Time) newspaper in the Belarusian...

State agency inadvertently releases employees vaccine status

Oct. 19, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s central administrative agency inadvertently released the COVID-19 vaccination status of more than 40,000 state employees to two media outlets. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a spreadsheet sent to them and the Statesman Journal was...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Oct. 19, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. October 15, 2021. Editorial: Parson blames journalism for his own sorry failures. He should apologize Missouri Gov. Mike Parson opened a morning press appearance Thursday with this: “Good afternoon, and thanks everybody for coming...

Top German tabloid editor ousted over misconduct claims

Oct. 18, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The powerful chief editor of Germany's best-selling newspaper has been removed from his post following revelations of misconduct, publishing company Axel Springer SE said Monday. Julian Reichelt was axed from the helm of the Bild tabloid “with immediate...