Behind the News

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Live from Qatar: AP covers the World Cup

, by Nicole Meir

As the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar, AP journalists are covering the action in text, video, live video and photos for customers around the world.

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‘Unprecedented’ transparency into race calls

, by Nicole Meir

At 6:32 p.m. ET on Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day, The Associated Press called the U.S. House for the Republican Party after Republicans secured the 218th seat needed to gain control.

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AP’s role in the US midterm elections

, by Nicole Meir

On Nov. 8 The Associated Press will count the vote, declare winners and cover the results of House, Senate and statewide races across the U.S. in a critical midterm election cycle.

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Using ‘liberated’ in Ukraine

, by John Daniszewski

The recent recapturing of territory from the Russians in the Kharkiv region by the Ukrainian armed forces has raised a question: Should AP use the term “liberated” for these towns and villages?

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Honoring the legacy of fallen AP photographer

, by Nicole Meir

The 2022 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed reporting in Afghanistan in 2014, has been awarded to Paula Bronstein, a freelance photojournalist currently working in Kyiv.

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