AP expands Minor League Baseball coverage

AP has expanded its coverage of Minor League Baseball, through automated stories, for games not previously covered by the news organization. AP is working with technology from Automated Insights and data from MLBAM, the official statistician of Minor League Baseball, to make the expanded coverage possible.

AP, other media sue Orlando over shooting phone recordings

About two dozen media organizations including AP, CNN and The New York Times filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking disclosure of city of Orlando phone recordings stemming from the Pulse nightclub shooting. The media lawsuit contends city officials are wrongly withholding recordings of dozens of 911 calls as well as communications between gunman Omar Mateen and the Orlando Police Department.

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The Associated Press reports D-Day and the liberation of Paris

This video follows the Battle for France from the first landings on the Normandy coast (June 6, 1944), through the Liberation of Paris (August 25, 1944), seen through the eyes of AP war correspondent and two-time Pulitzer winner "Beachhead" Don Whitehead.

The Associated Press Covers the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Nov. 9, 1989

It begins in Communist Hungary in May of 1989, when border guards began snipping at the barbed wire barrier, allowing a flood of East Germans to pass through into Austria. From then on, it was just a matter of time before the political pressure brought down on East Germany resulted in the elimination of all travel restrictions between East and West Berlin and then—inevitably—the physical collapse of the wall, beginning on Friday, Nov. 10, 1989.

Bob Thomas Covers Hollywood’s Golden Age

This documentary offers an overview of the 66-year career of Hollywood’s longest-serving reporter. Using photography from AP Images, and structured around Thomas’ 2009 oral history interview, the narrative follows Thomas around Hollywood as he finds ingenious ways of spending time with the stars. It closes with his story of the opening of Disneyland in July 1955, written from the perspective of his two small daughters.

Counting the Vote, Calling the Race: Election Night at The Associated Press

Drawing on video, photographs and documents from the Corporate Archives, we trace the history of elections coverage from 1848, just two years after AP's founding, to the contested year of 2000, with stops in 1948 (Dewey v. Truman) and 2000 (the only race AP has never called). Washington bureau chief Sally Buzbee and news editor David Pace analyze the challenges ahead in 2016.

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