- Mexico national team coach allegedly hits TV journalist Updated: Jul-27-15 4:53 pm
MEXICO CITY - The coach of Mexico's national soccer team is known for his histrionic displays of emotion during games.
- Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan Updated: Jul-27-15 3:29 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's newest nation from collapsing amid civil war.
- Kyrgyz president fumes over award to jailed journalist Updated: Jul-27-15 7:32 am
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - The president of Kyrgyzstan on Monday lambasted the United States for honoring a jailed Kyrgyz journalist.
- 9 to be inducted into Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame Updated: Jul-27-15 5:05 am
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Former Associated Press executive Kent Flanagan is among nine people being inducted posthumously into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame Aug. 11 in Murfreesboro.
- Ohio governor says he's not using "hot rhetoric' for support Updated: Jul-26-15 12:28 pm
CINCINNATI - Ohio's governor says he isn't going to use "hot rhetoric" or campaign promises that won't be kept as he tries to move up in the crowded GOP field.
- Azeri journalist trial to start in August Updated: Jul-25-15 6:52 am
BAKU, Azerbaijan - A court in Azerbaijan says the trial of an investigative journalist will begin next month in a case widely criticized by human rights organizations.
- Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event Updated: Jul-24-15 11:04 pm
WASHINGTON - The Des Moines Register says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has denied press credentials to its reporters after the newspaper published an editorial calling on the billionaire businessman to end his campaign.
- Turkish journalist settles lawsuit over protest arrest Updated: Jul-24-15 7:29 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - A Turkish journalist has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department over his arrest at the Ferguson police shooting protests.
- 16 media groups fight gag order in Waco biker shooting Updated: Jul-24-15 7:06 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - A gag order in a criminal case arising from a shootout at a biker gathering in Waco is unconstitutional, overly broad and should be lifted, attorneys for 16 media organizations argued in a brief filed Friday with a Texas appeals court.
- Moroccan journalists back hunger-striking colleague Updated: Jul-24-15 3:38 pm
RABAT, Morocco - Some 100 Moroccan journalists and activists demonstrated Friday in front of the parliament in solidarity with an editor on a monthlong hunger strike over his treatment by the government.
- New editor named for The Cincinnati Enquirer Updated: Jul-23-15 6:52 pm
CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati Enquirer has named a journalism center director and Pulitzer Prize-winning editor to lead the Ohio newspaper.
- Japan's Nikkei lands Financial Times in $1.3 billion deal Updated: Jul-23-15 1:28 pm
LONDON - Japanese media company Nikkei Inc. is buying the Financial Times as part of an 844 million-pound ($1.3 billion) deal with Britain's Pearson PLC.
- Turkish journalist fired over anti-Erdogan tweet Updated: Jul-23-15 6:55 am
ANKARA, Turkey - A prominent Turkish journalist has been fired by his newspaper over a tweet which suggested that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was responsible for a suicide bombing this week that killed 32 people.
- San Diego's Daily Transcript to close after nearly 130 years Updated: Jul-23-15 12:26 am
SAN DIEGO - The Daily Transcript of San Diego said Wednesday it will publish its last edition Sept. 1, ending a nearly 130-year run in the newspaper business.
- Washington Post seeks UN agency help in freeing reporter Updated: Jul-22-15 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The Washington Post has filed an urgent petition with the United Nations in the hopes that the institution will pressure Iran to release journalist Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's top editor and lawyers told U.S. reporters on Wednesday.
- Ex-tabloid editor Coulson faces $234,000 phone hacking bill Updated: Jul-22-15 12:40 pm
LONDON - A former tabloid editor who also served as British Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief has been ordered to pay 150,000 pounds ($234,000) toward the costs of his trial for phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World.
- South Florida bank signs agreement with Cuban bank Updated: Jul-22-15 10:04 am
POMPANO BEACH, Florida - A South Florida bank announced it is setting up a correspondent banking relationship with a Cuban financial institution.
- Worries grow about freelance Japanese journalist in Syria Updated: Jul-22-15 2:07 am
TOKYO - Worries are growing about the whereabouts of a freelance Japanese journalist, last heard from one month ago in war-torn Syria, where reporting assignments have become among the most precarious in the world.
- Newspaper seeks locations of chickenpox outbreaks Updated: Jul-21-15 5:55 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The Portland Press Herald on Tuesday sued the Maine Department of Health and Human Services over its refusal to identify schools where chickenpox outbreaks occurred.
- ESPY ratings soar with Jenner tribute, network platform Updated: Jul-21-15 4:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - The ESPY Awards, highlighted by Caitlyn Jenner's acceptance of a trophy for bravery, proved a ratings champion.
- 2 Myanmar newspaper editors fined for insulting president Updated: Jul-21-15 8:58 am
YANGON, Myanmar - A Myanmar court on Tuesday fined two editors of a weekly newspaper 1 million kyat ($809) each after finding them guilty of violating the country's media law by insulting the president.
- Charleston's 2 newspapers combine newsroom operations Updated: Jul-20-15 5:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The Charleston Daily Mail and The Charleston Gazette have combined their newsroom operations into one newspaper.
- Lawyer: Post reporter's next hearing in Iran likely the last Updated: Jul-20-15 12:55 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - The lawyer of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran said Monday that the next hearing in his espionage trial likely will be the last, though she's still uncertain when that will be.
- Former AP correspondent Duncan Mansfield dies at age 62 Updated: Jul-20-15 11:21 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Duncan Mansfield, a veteran reporter whose 20-year career as Knoxville, Tennessee, correspondent for The Associated Press included coverage of a massive coal ash spill from a Tennessee Valley Authority power plant, has died. He was 62.
- Beaver County Times names Lisa Micco new executive editor Updated: Jul-20-15 10:23 am
BRIDGEWATER, Pennsylvania - The Beaver County Times has named Lisa Micco executive editor.