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Industry takes aim at AP ethanol investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Associated Press investigation, which found that ethanol hasn’t lived up to some of the government’s clean-energy promises, is drawing a fierce response from the ethanol …


Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks …


Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

WASHINGTON — Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents — often to their discomfort and was …


Newsman’s disappearance largely kept secret

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late Monday because it …


Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


Homeless man charged in NY subway rider’s death

NEW YORK (AP) — While New York City straphangers pondered what they would do in a similar nightmare situation, authorities charged a homeless man in the death of a Queens …


Controversy grows over photo of NY subway push

NEW YORK (AP) — Police questioned a suspect Tuesday in the death of a subway rider pushed onto the tracks and photographed while he was still alive — an image …


Petraeus news hit Feinstein like ‘lightning bolt’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The career of David Petraeus, the CIA director and renowned general, was derailed by allegedly vicious emails his paramour sent to another woman. Now the CIA, FBI …


Official: Emails from paramour led to FBI probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus started with harassing emails sent by his biographer and paramour, Paula Broadwell, to another woman, and eventually led …


Admitting to affair, Petraeus resigns as CIA chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public career of a four-star general who led U.S. troops in …


Newspaper: 3 shot at Fresno, Calif., workplace

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Three people were shot Tuesday at a workplace in Fresno, Calif., a newspaper reported. The shooting occurred at the Apple Valley Farms plant in the central …


With offices out, NY Daily News keeps publishing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News got its Plan A and its Plan B eviscerated by Hurricane Sandy. The storm knocked out of commission the newspaper’s Manhattan main office …


Brothers accused of killing NJ girl remain held

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old New Jersey girl were ordered Friday to remain in a juvenile detention center, while the girl’s parents backed …


NYT defends incoming chief amid BBC scandal

LONDON (AP) — The New York Times stood by its incoming chief Wednesday, even as questions about a BBC child sex abuse scandal followed him from one of Britain’s most …


MacArthur Foundation reveals 2012 ‘genius grants’

CHICAGO (AP) — Mandolin player and composer Chris Thile learned the hard way that when you get a call from the 312 area code this time of year, you should …


Newspaper: Malvo felt like ‘worst piece of scum’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a newspaper interview published Sunday that the devastated reaction of a victim’s husband made him feel like “the worst …


Ex-NY Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Few moments in American journalism loom larger than the one that came in 1971, when New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger had to decide whether …


In the digital age, a rare fight for print readers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When The Times-Picayune decided to print three days a week, a nearby publication saw a chance to expand in the newspaper’s backyard and fill a void …


N.Y. Times to charge for online content

NEW YORK – The New York Times says it will charge readers for full access to its Web site starting in 2011, a risky move aimed at increasing online revenue …


Amish newspaper unfazed by times

SUGARCREEK, Ohio – The writers’ grievances came in the form of angry letters, carried over bumpy rural roads to the newspaper office serving the Amish community. In a world where …


Art imitates real-life journalism – sort of

I saw two movies this week, both featuring superheroes. No, they did not sprout knife blades out of their knuckles. These people had the kind of superpowers I could relate …


Still plenty to read despite shrinking space

Bring back the old baseball boxes, please! I’ve heard that a few times this past week.


Leonard Pitts Jr.: No newspaper, no watchdog

On the day the last newspaper is published, I expect no sympathy card from Kwame Kilpatrick. Were it not for a newspaper – the Detroit Free Press – his use …


Failing papers embracing small screen

SEATTLE – If the Seattle Post-Intelligencer stops publishing in print but stays alive in some form online – as now seems likely – it won’t be the first daily newspaper …


Our View: If newspapers disappeared, who would fill role?

Next week is Sunshine Week, an event that heralds open government and open records. But it will be much darker in Seattle, because it looks as if the Seattle Post-Intelligencer …


Publishers seek state tax break

Newspaper publishers implored lawmakers on Wednesday to give them a temporary break on the state’s main business tax, saying that some of the state’s papers are “holding on by our …


New York Times debuts front-page ads

NEW YORK – The New York Times, facing falling ad revenue like other newspapers, on Monday became the latest paper to run graphical advertising on its front page. The Times …


Windy City papers face troubled futures

CHICAGO — A little more than a century ago, Chicago boasted 11 daily English-language newspapers. The fierce competition among them, immortalized in the 1928 play “The Front Page,” even turned …