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Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. She was awarded the 2020 J. Raymond

Ex-US envoy to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch has book deal

Feb. 22, 2020 3:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling account of alleged threats from Trump and his allies, has a book deal. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt confirmed Friday to The Associated...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch names Caso president and publisher

Feb. 20, 2020 3:47 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lee Enterprises Inc. announced Thursday that it has named Ian Caso president and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The newspaper reports that Caso succeeds Ray Farris, who has been promoted to operating vice president and vice president of advertising at Lee, the Post-Dispatch's...

German far-right party apologizes for racist coloring book

Feb. 19, 2020 5:24 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A regional chapter of the far-right Alternative for Germany party apologized Wednesday for publishing a coloring book containing racist images. The party's caucus in the North Rhine-Westphalia legislature had initially defended the book Tuesday as a collection of “satirical sketches"...

FILE - This Dec. 17, 2015 file photo shows a sign outside the building housing the Las Vegas Review-Journal in Las Vegas. A Nevada judge says the Las Vegas Review-Journal owes $1.9 million and counting to its crosstown rival Las Vegas Sun in an ongoing legal battle over profit sharing under their joint-operating agreement. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Judge: Vegas newspaper owes $1.9M to rival under joint pact

Feb. 19, 2020 5:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's largest newspaper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, owes $1.9 million and counting in a profits-and-costs dispute with its crosstown rival Las Vegas Sun under one of the few remaining newspaper joint-operating agreements in the U.S., a state court judge said. Benjamin Lipman,...

Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman, left, and teammate Jose Altuve sit in chairs as the wait to deliver statements during a news conference before the start of the first official spring training baseball practice for the team Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) ;

Ouch: Offshore sports book sets odds for Astros' HBPs

Feb. 18, 2020 10:01 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Commissioner Rob Manfred’s stern warning covering the intentional beaning of Houston players in the wake of the Astros' sign-stealing scandal hasn’t stopped an offshore sports book from publishing odds on a variety of bets related to possible plunkings. The player...

FILE - This April 25, 2016, file photo shows the top of the Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Two top executives at newspaper publisher Tribune are stepping down as the company deals with its largest shareholder, a hedge fund known for cutting newsroom jobs, and navigates the ongoing shift to online media, the Chicago-based company said in a statement Monday, Feb. 3. 2020. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

2 top execs stepping down at publisher Tribune amid turmoil

Feb. 18, 2020 8:32 PM EST

Two top executives at newspaper publisher Tribune are stepping down as the company deals with its largest shareholder, a hedge fund known for cutting newsroom jobs, andgrapples with a decline in revenue as the print-ad business shrinks. The Chicago-based company, which owns the Chicago Tribune, New York Daily...

Samira Imin is photographed during an interview in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. It was nearly three years ago that Imin, a young Uighur Muslim woman working in Boston, last heard from her father, Iminjan Seydin, back home in China. In September she discovered that he had been kept in a government detention center, like over a million members of the beleaguered ethnic minority in China, before being sentenced to 15 years in prison in a closed trial. (Aysha Khan/RNS via AP)

Boston Uighur woman champions her father’s release in China

Feb. 14, 2020 2:23 PM EST

BOSTON (RNS) — Samira Imin can’t stop thinking about the times her father took her horseback riding. She remembers how her father, a prominent Uighur publisher and historian named Iminjan Seydin, would always spoil her and shelter her from her mother’s scoldings. She thinks of the time she...

Finalists announced in Ohio APME newspaper contest

Feb. 14, 2020 1:25 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Finalists have been announced in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors' 2019 newspaper contest. The awards in actual order of finish — first, second and third places — will be announced at the Ohio APME annual awards banquet May 9 in Columbus. The General Excellence,...

FILE - This Oct. 14, 2009 file photo, shows copies of the McClatchy Co. owned Miami Herald newspaper in Miami. McClatchy Co., the publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers across the country is filing for bankruptcy protection. McClatchy Co. said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, that it will continue to run normally as it pursues approval of its restructuring plan under Chapter 11.   (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Newspaper chain McClatchy files for bankruptcy protection

Feb. 13, 2020 3:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — McClatchy, the publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection as it struggles to pay off debt while revenue shrinks because more readers and advertisers are going online. McClatchy said Thursday that its 30 newspapers...

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick smiles on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume.  The former NFL quarterback who knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality announced Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, he's writing a memoir through his own publishing company.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Kaepernick to release memoir through his publishing company

Feb. 13, 2020 2:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume. The former NFL quarterback who knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality announced Thursday he's writing a memoir through his own publishing company. It's called Kaepernick Publishing, and...