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A helicopter drops water on the Cave Fire burning along Highway 154 in Los Padres National Forest, Calif., above Santa Barbara on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Nov. 30, 2019 2:33 AM EST

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes a helicopter dropping water on a fire from above Santa Barbara, California;...

Taylor Swift, winner of the artist of the decade award, performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Swift moonwalks past Michael Jackson’s record at AMA Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 11:44 PM EST

Taylor Swift has moonwalked past Michael Jackson’s record at the 2019 American Music Awards, taking home six honors including artist of the year and artist of the decade. The pop star, who walked into Sunday night’s show with 23 AMAs, surpassed the King of Pop’s 24 wins at the fan-voted show....

Regina King, left, presents the award for artist of the year to Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

List of winners at the 2019 American Music Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 11:44 PM EST

A list of the winners at the 2019 American Music Awards, held Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. — Artist of the year: Taylor Swift — New artist of the year: Billie Eilish — Collaboration of the year: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Senorita” — Favorite...

Taylor Swift accepts the award for artist of the decade at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

The Latest: Swift wins top honor at AMAs, breaks MJ record

Nov. 24, 2019 11:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the American Music Awards, being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Taylor Swift has won artist of the year at the American Music Awards and surpassed Michael Jackson as the ceremony's most-honored performer. Swift tied...

Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Eilish set for American Music Awards

Nov. 24, 2019 8:54 AM EST

All eyes will be on Taylor Swift at the 2019 American Music Awards. The pop star, who has continued to publicly battle with the men who own her master recordings, is set to take the stage at Sunday’s show — a performance she recently said was put in jeopardy by Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun....