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A man walks past a house destroyed by shelling during fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Agdam, Azerbaijan, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Clashes broke out Sunday in Nagorno-Karabakh, a region within Azerbaijan that has been controlled by ethnic Armenian forces backed by the Armenian government since the end of a separatist war a quarter-century ago. Fighting has continued unchecked since then, killing dozens and leaving scores wounded. Armenian and Azerbaijani forces blame each other for continuing attacks. (AP Photo/Aziz Karimov)

Fighting by Armenia and Azerbaijan injures 4 journalists

Oct. 1, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Two French and two Armenian journalists were injured Thursday in the South Caucasus separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where heavy fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces this week marked the biggest escalation in years of the decades-old conflict. The two Le Monde...

Former diplomat honored for bravery in Republic of Congo

Oct. 1, 2020 11:13 AM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The State Department is honoring a former diplomat for bravery when fighting broke out in the capital of the Republic of Congo during a civil war. William Rowland, who retired in July after 25 years as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service, is being recognized with a Hero of U.S....

Newspapers in Education program supporting local teachers

Sep. 27, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Adam Winkler makes at least one quick stop each morning before beginning his teaching day at Glynn Academy. Winkler, an English and Language Arts teacher, picks up a stack of copies of The Brunswick News at the newspaper’s Brunswick office every morning. He later distributes...

This photo by Yasmina Chavez of the Las Vegas Sun, of vehicles lined up to enter the snow-covered Red Rock Canyon following some cold and rainy weather on Dec. 27, 2019, won Photo of the Year honors from the Nevada Press Association Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Yasmina Chavez/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Las Vegas Review-Journal wins NPA’s general excellence award

Sep. 25, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association released its complete list of 2020 award winners on Thursday and the Las Vegas Review-Journal won the General Excellence Award in the urban category. Review-Journal reporter Arthur Kane won outstanding journalist and photographer L.E. Baskow won visual...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference to announce the Trump administration's restoration of sanctions on Iran, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at the U.S. State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Watchdog: State Dept lied about rescinding woman's award

Sep. 25, 2020 11:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department’s internal watchdog has determined that the agency lied about the reasons it rescinded a prestigious award to a Finnish journalist, finding she was denied the honor because of her criticism of President Donald Trump. The department said it made a mistake in...

Protesters react to gunfire, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. A police officer was shot in the evening. A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired officer Brett Hankison Wednesday to a judge in Louisville, where the shooting took place. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Publisher: 2 reporters arrested during Kentucky protests

Sep. 24, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The publisher of an online news site said two of the site's reporters were arrested during protests in Kentucky's largest city after a grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Daily Caller publisher Neil Patel said in a news release...

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 1998 file photo,  journalist Harold Evans talks about his new book,

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

Sep. 24, 2020 11:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who brought investigative moxie to the British press, newsmaking dash to the American book business through best-sellers like “Primary Colors” and synergetic buzz to all as author-publisher Tina Brown’s...

In this Monday, July 6, 2020, file photo, a police van is surrounded by press photographers at a court in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's professional journalism association on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, protested new rules restricting who can provide press coverage during demonstrations, saying the government has no right to determine who is or isn't a reporter. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu/ File)

Hong Kong journalists protest new accreditation rules

Sep. 24, 2020 2:42 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s professional journalism association on Thursday protested new rules restricting who can provide press coverage during demonstrations, saying the government has no right to determine who is or isn't a reporter. The rules outlined in a Tuesday letter from police have been...

Wyoming cuts to impede access to corrections information

Sep. 22, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — News reporters on urgent deadlines will need to file a time-consuming public records request in order for the Wyoming Department of Corrections to answer any of their questions after the agency lays off its public information officer, a state corrections official said Tuesday. The...

In this combination photo, honoree Bob Woodward, left, attends the PEN America Literary Gala on May 21, 2019, in New York and Jamie Gangel attends the New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards on April 25, 2016, in New York. Woodward, the author of

Woodward says CNN reporter urged him to release Trump tapes

Sep. 22, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward says he hadn't planned on releasing audio tapes of his interviews with President Donald Trump for his book “Rage” until CNN reporter Jamie Gangel and the author's wife convinced him. That turned out to make a huge difference in the book's reception and impact, the...