Stories tagged: Associated Press
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Judge dismisses Russian billionaire’s suit against AP
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against the Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Richard Pyle, AP reporter of Vietnam War and much more, dies
NEW YORK – Reporter Richard Pyle, whose Associated Press career spanned a half-century of war, catastrophe and other indelible stories, died Thursday at age 83. He died at a hospital …
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 7 p.m.
AP Exclusive: CEOs got biggest raise since 2013
The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Associated Press reviews its coverage of Nazi Germany
The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as “forthrightly and independently as possible.” But the review also …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Pay for news? More than half of Americans say they do
A battered news industry can find some flickers of hope in a survey that gauges public willingness to pay for journalism, as long as its leaders plan judiciously.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Newspaper decline continues to weigh on AP earnings
Earnings at the Associated Press shrank substantially last year compared with 2015, when the news organization enjoyed a large tax benefit that skewed its results. Revenue also edged downward, reflecting …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Sally Buzbee named Associated Press executive editor
Sally Buzbee, a veteran journalist with deep experience in both U.S. and overseas news, has been named the new executive editor of the Associated Press.
UPDATED: Mon., April 18, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize: News organizations take top prizes
“Hamilton,” the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
Thu., Dec. 26, 2013
Serena Williams wins 3rd AP Athlete of Year award
Serena Williams likes to make one thing clear: She is never satisfied, no matter how many matches and tournaments she wins. Driven as ever, Williams won plenty this year. She …
Tue., April 23, 2013, 10:33 a.m.
Hackers compromise AP Twitter account
LONDON — Hackers have compromised the main Twitter account of The Associated Press, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House.
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012
National votes tallied locally
With white walls and desks full of computers, the nondescript room on the fifth floor of the Lincoln Building in downtown Spokane doesn’t particularly reflect its importance. It’s only used …
Thu., April 19, 2012, 2:31 p.m.
Citing ‘radical feminist themes,’ Vatican takes on nuns
The Vatican orthodoxy watchdog announced Wednesday a full-scale overhaul of the largest umbrella group for nuns in the United States, accusing the group of taking positions that undermine Roman Catholic …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2011, 8:28 p.m.
Rangers beat M’s, win West title
Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre hit long home runs and Craig Gentry had an inside-the-park homer for A.L. West-leading Texas in a 5-3 victory over Seattle on Friday night at …
Tue., June 7, 2011, 3:20 p.m.
U.S. women’s goalkeeper Solo moves past 2007
MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Hope Solo thought the memory and misery of the 2007 World Cup would be left far behind as she got closer to this year’s championships. Three weeks …
Sat., May 31, 1997
Four Teens Arrested In Drive-By Killing College Football Player Among Those Arrested In Tacoma Death
Four teenagers, including a Walla Walla Community College football player, have been arrested in a Tacoma drive-by shooting that left one man dead and wounded two others, police said Friday. …
Tue., Jan. 3, 1995
Congress To Keep Chaplains
Republicans are striking at the sins of Congress but will spare those responsible for the souls of its members. The Republican leadership has decided, after some debate, not to do …