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George H.W. Bush’s nod to White House ‘photodogs’

, by Lauren Easton

“The men and women who have covered the White House for the AP dating back to the middle of the 19th century have truly had a ‘front row seat to history,’” former President George H.W. Bush wrote.

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‘Aggressive but delicate’ reporting produces gene-editing exclusive

, by Lauren Easton

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano recounted how AP gained a global exclusive on one of the most important and controversial claims in medical and science history:

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Anna Johnson named news director for Europe, Africa

, by Lauren Easton

AP Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced a key appointment Thursday: Anna Johnson, currently news director for the U.S. West, will direct coverage of Europe and Africa.

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Elana Schor named AP politics reporter

, by Lauren Easton

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace announced today a key appointment, sending this memo to staff:

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A commitment to deep global journalism

, by Lauren Easton

In a busy news week saturated with coverage of the U.S. midterm elections, AP’s effort to count the uncountable — tens of thousands of migrants dead and missing since 2014 — broke through.

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