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A kiss for the ages

, by Patrick Maks

Nearly a year after taking the Pulitzer-winning picture, AP photographer Emilio Morenatti reconnected with the elderly couple whom he photographed kissing through a plastic sheet during the global pandemic, recounting what he felt at the time.

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Why we’re no longer naming suspects in minor crime stories

, by John Daniszewski

AP will no longer name suspects in minor crime stories, which we sometimes cover and pick up from member news organizations as one-off briefs because they are “odd” and of interest to our customers.

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AP’s 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos

, by Patrick Maks

AP today swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.

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AP statement on meeting with Israeli ambassador

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press issued this statement on Tuesday following a meeting on Monday with Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. and U.N. Gilad Erdan to discuss the destruction of the building that housed AP’s Gaza bureau:

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‘Our safe place’: News director recounts former Gaza bureau in interview

, by Lauren Easton

AP’s news director for Israel, Palestine and Jordan, Joe Federman, joined Israel’s Channel 12 foreign affairs program “World Order” on Saturday to discuss the destruction of AP’s bureau in Gaza.

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