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Journalists' rights group counts 94 media workers killed this year, most of them in Gaza

Dec. 08, 2023 04:04 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — A leading organization representing journalists worldwide expressed deep concern Friday at the number of media professionals killed around the globe doing their jobs in 2023, with Israel’s war with Hamas claiming more journalists than any conflict in over 30 years. ...

As COP28 talks try to curb warming, study says Earth at risk of hitting irreversible tipping points

Dec. 06, 2023 09:32 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world is in danger of hitting the point of no return for five of Earth's natural systems because of human-caused climate change, a team of 200 scientists said on Wednesday on the sidelines of the United Nations' climate summit. The report on...

Fossil fuels influence and other takeaways from Monday's climate conference events

Dec. 04, 2023 17:46 PM EST

The influence of the fossil fuel industry at the United Nations annual climate conference, commonly called COP28, was a focal point on Monday with the president of the talks pushing back against criticism that his role heading a fossil fuel company conflicted with the need to reduce fossil fuel...

Global journalist group says Israel-Hamas conflict is a war beyond compare for media deaths

Dec. 04, 2023 15:22 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — With a journalist or media worker killed every day on average in the Israel-Hamas war, the head of the global organization representing the profession said Monday that it has become a conflict beyond compare. About 60 have been killed since the Oct. 7 start of the...

4 migrants who were pushed out of a boat die just yards from Spain's southern coast

Nov. 30, 2023 11:59 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Four migrants have died close to shore in southern Spain after being forced out of the boat they were traveling in, officials said Thursday. The Spanish government press office in the southern province of Cadiz said that 31 other people from the boat, including six...

The Press Trust of India says rescuers have reached workers trapped in a collapsed mountain tunnel, have pulled one out

Nov. 28, 2023 09:42 AM EST
UTTARKASHI, India (AP) — The Press Trust of India says rescuers have reached workers trapped in a collapsed mountain tunnel, have pulled one out.

Less than 2 years after nearly being killed by Russian bomb, Fox's Benjamin Hall returns to Ukraine

Nov. 22, 2023 12:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall, nearly killed by Russian bombs while reporting in Ukraine less than two years ago, returned to the country this week to interview Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Hall has endured dozens of surgeries since the March 14,...

Variety revises article on former CNN chief Jeff Zucker that was sharply criticized

Nov. 20, 2023 16:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The entertainment publication Variety, under fire this week for an article it published about former CNN chief Jeff Zucker's interest in his old employer, revised the piece on Friday to reflect some of the complaints about it. None of its changes affected what was...

Terry Taylor Appreciation: Former AP Sports Writer remembers 'she was the most everything'

Nov. 16, 2023 06:03 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Terry R. Taylor, the first female sports editor at The Associated Press who ran the department from 1992-2013, died Tuesday. She was 71. Retired AP Sports Writer Ben Walker worked with Taylor throughout her tenure. Here's what he remembers. ___ ...

For news organizations, the flood of Gaza war video is proving both illuminating and troubling

Nov. 13, 2023 00:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A camera livestreaming the skyline of Gaza City captures streaks of light. Dash-cam video from a car in Israel spots a killer coming into view. A satellite identifies tank tracks in the dirt, and a mall security camera catches the moment a bomb in Gaza detonates. ...