The Associated Press Names a New Top Editor

Julie Pace, The A.P.’s Washington bureau chief, started out wanting to be an international correspondent. Now she has the top newsroom job.

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25-Year Sentence for Iowa Woman Who Drove Into Children Because of Their Race

Nicole Poole Franklin, 43 of Des Moines, was sentenced on two federal hate crime charges in connection with the 2019 attacks.

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Emily Wilder’s Firing at The A.P. Reminds Us of What We Didn’t Expect

A recent firing at The Associated Press is the latest example of the way in which our digital pasts are never far from the present, despite what early internet evangelists thought.

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Associated Press Begins Review of Social Media Policy After Emily Wilder Firing

The news agency known for unbiased journalism faces criticism from its own staff after a young news associate was dismissed.

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What Ronald Greene’s Death Reveals About Police Killings

The officers involved in Ronald Greene’s death aren’t just a few bad apples. It is the whole tree that is shading the truth.

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What We Know About Ronald Greene’s Death

The Louisiana State Police said Mr. Greene died in 2019 from crashing his S.U.V. during a police chase, but video footage shows troopers shocking, choking and beating him.

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Texas’ First Execution in Nearly a Year Had No Reporters Present

Quintin Jones, 41, had been convicted of killing a great-aunt and drew national attention when his relatives sought clemency.

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Texas Executes Quintin Jones Without Reporters Present

Quintin Jones, 41, had been convicted of killing a great-aunt and drew national attention when his relatives sought clemency.

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Footage Shows Louisiana Troopers Punching and Dragging Man Who Died

Body-camera footage obtained by The Associated Press showed Ronald Greene apologizing and screaming, “I’m scared,” as he was jolted with a stun gun after a high-speed chase in 2019.

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Washington Post Picks Sally Buzbee as Top Editor

After more than three decades at respected news service, Ms. Buzbee becomes the successor to the star editor Martin Baron.

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Recall of Kia Vehicles Comes With a Special Caution: Don’t Park in the Garage

A concern over fire risk for nearly 380,000 Kia Sportage and Cadenza vehicles is underscored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Recalls Being Shot and Cradling ‘Guardian Angel’ Dog

Ryan Fischer wrote on Instagram about his “recovery from a very close call with death.”

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Manslaughter Charge for Officer Accused of Shooting Man in the Back

An Oklahoma City police sergeant fired three shots “unnecessarily” at a man “as he was running away,” officials said.

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Washington Post, Reuters and Los Angeles Times Search for New Top Editors

In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired.

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‘Murder the Media:” How The News Media Became a Target on Capitol Hill

“Murder the media” was scratched into a door of the Capitol. Violent protesters smashed equipment and punched a photographer.

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Myon Burrell Has Life Sentence Commuted by Minnesota

Mr. Burrell, who has maintained his innocence, was 16 when an 11-year-old was killed by a stray bullet. The case posed challenges for Senator Amy Klobuchar during her presidential campaign.

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SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station

“Docking confirmed,” the company founded by Elon Musk announced Monday night.

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CNN Was First With the Call for Joe Biden. Fox News Went Last.

The news networks pledged restraint going into Election Day. They waited until a batch of Philadelphia votes came in on Saturday morning to make the projection.

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Why Has The Times Not Called Arizona?

Other outlets feel they’re sure, but we’re not certain enough about the votes that remain to be counted.

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In a Hot Election, the Cool-Headed Associated Press Takes Center Stage

At the end of a turbulent campaign, the global news organization has a big role to play, with 4,000 reporters collecting vote counts from county clerks in 50 states.

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An Arrest in Canada Casts a Shadow on a New York Times Star, and The Times

A top editor is now reviewing Rukmini Callimachi’s reporting on terrorism, which turned distant conflicts into accessible stories but drew criticism from colleagues.

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How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong

We may not know the results for days, and maybe weeks. So it’s time to rethink “election night.”

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Why We’re Capitalizing Black

The Times has changed its style on the term’s usage to better reflect a shared cultural identity. Here’s what led to that decision.

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President Trump Has Tools to Pressure China. Will He Use Them?

History will not be kind to those who did nothing to try to stop Beijing’s human rights abuses.

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The A.P. Apologizes for ‘Thought for Today’ From Jefferson Davis

The wire service, which serves more than 2,000 newspapers, published a quotation from the leader of the Confederacy on his birth date. It ran in dozens of papers.

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