Topic: “Behind the news”

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AP Hong Kong photos garner global front pages

, by Lauren Easton

Newspapers across the globe, from Barcelona to Taiwan to Toledo, Ohio, featured on the front pages of their Monday editions gripping AP images of Hong Kong police clashing with protesters at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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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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Why we published a border deaths photo

, by John Daniszewski

AP decided on Tuesday to publish a photo of the bodies of a man and his 23-month-old daughter discovered Monday on the bank of the Rio Grande near Matamoros, Mexico, across the river from Brownsville, Texas.

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Data illuminates marijuana legalization impact

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano recounts how members of AP’s marijuana beat team created a first-of-its-kind national database of medical marijuana trends and revealed how the legalization of pot has often hurt medical marijuana users:

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