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Making climate ‘a human story’

, by Lauren Easton

Today AP launched a 12-part series about efforts underway around the world to save or revive ecosystems and restore landscapes and species in a world affected by human activity and climate change.

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Song sparks opera singer harassment scoop

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano explained how a bombshell investigation of sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo started with a song:

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A bird’s eye view of Greenland’s melting glaciers

, by Lauren Easton

An all-formats team of AP journalists spent three days traveling across Greenland to document the impact of its shrinking glaciers in photos, text and video

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Following the paper trail to group aiding abusive priests

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano outlined how shoe leather reporting and Freedom of Information requests revealed a small nonprofit in Michigan that was serving as a rapid-response team for hundreds of priests accused of sex abuse:

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Spotlight on migrant perils at the border

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano outlined the backdrop behind a searing photo of a father and daughter from El Salvador who drowned in the Rio Grande attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border and subsequent all-formats reporting that provided important, relevant context to member news organizations and customers:

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