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Reporting one year after Ferguson

Aug. 9 marks the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. In "Deadly Force: Confrontations with the Police," newly published by AP, learn how events in Ferguson and recent confrontations between the police and public have shaped reporting. The new book includes a first-person account of the unrest in Ferguson by AP St. Louis correspondent Jim Salter, who covered the story.

AP wins grant to study elections

Changes in voter behavior are challenging the methods used to conduct exit polls on Election Day. AP will use a $250,000 Knight Foundation grant to help find ways to more accurately project election winners and explain the vote.

AP serves bounty of food columns

Food blogger and cookbook author Katie Workman takes over "Cooking on Deadline" this week, an AP column that offers creative ideas for fast, easy and flavorful weeknight cooking. Workman has joined AP's lineup of weekly cooking columnists, which includes former Gourmet magazine executive chef Sara Moulton and Food Network stars Melissa d'Arabian and Aarti Sequeira.

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