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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...

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...

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...

Data breach prompts review at Missouri teacher pension fund

Oct. 18, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials with the pension fund serving teachers and other public school employees in Missouri say they're reviewing safety protocols after a data breach last month. A notification on Friday from the Public School and Education Employee...

St. Louis museum receives donation of 22 ‘masterpieces’

Oct. 18, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Art Museum is receiving a donation of 22 pieces of art, including two by Pablo Picasso. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the museum announced the multimillion-dollar gift from Emily Rauh Pulitzer on Monday, calling the works...

Former job is key in case against US journalist in Myanmar

Oct. 15, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — An American journalist detained almost five months in military-ruled Myanmar is being prosecuted for an offense allegedly carried out by a news service for which he had stopped working more than half-a-year previously, his lawyer said Friday. Danny...

Longtime Las Vegas TV reporter Tom Hawley dies at age 60

Oct. 15, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tom Hawley, a longtime traffic and news reporter in Las Vegas for KSNV-TV, has died after taking a leave due to pancreatic cancer, the station reported Friday. He was 60. Hawley was widely known in Las Vegas as “Chopper Tom" due his reports from the...

Missouri governor urged to appoint cybersecurity panel

Oct. 15, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

Three months after creation of a commission to identify cybersecurity risks in state government, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has yet to appoint any members. A state lawmaker said Friday that vulnerabilities exposed on a state website prove the need for just such a panel of experts. ...

Efforts to track diversity in journalism are lagging

Oct. 14, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a year after George Floyd's killing focused attention on efforts to diversify newsrooms, the ability to measure real progress is proving elusive. The News Leaders Association, a journalism trade group, extended the deadline for responses to its...

Steven DuBois, beloved and eclectic AP raconteur, dead at 53

Oct. 14, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Steven DuBois, an Associated Press reporter who spent two decades sharing Oregon's biggest news and quirkiest neuroticisms with readers worldwide, died Tuesday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 53. Quiet and self-effacing, DuBois...