Topic: “Behind the news”

Posted in Behind the News

‘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 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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Fact-checking to ‘reach deeper' into communities

, by Lauren Easton

As the Nov. 6 U.S. midterm elections approach, AP has stepped up efforts to fact-check political misinformation circulating at the local, state and national levels. 

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AP’s decade-long push for court transparency key to current Cosby trial

, by Bryan Baldwin

On Sept. 25, 2018, Bill Cosby was led away from a Pennsylvania courthouse in handcuffs, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his gated estate. 

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