Behind the News

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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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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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A race back in time

, by Lauren Easton

When tens of thousands hit the streets of the five boroughs for the New York City Marathon on Sunday, runners and spectators alike will be greeted with inspirational AP photos from past marathons along the course.

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Providing unmatched perspectives of consulate search

, by Lauren Easton

When crime scene investigators arrived unannounced at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, AP was ready in all formats.

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