Decipher the U.N. climate talks

CBDR, ADP and REDD-PLUS are just a few of the many acronyms being used at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, France this week. To help you understand the issues being discussed, AP has devised a glossary with some of the most commonly used terms.
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AP was there: Rosa Parks' boycott

Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on Dec. 1, 1955 — the start of the Montgomery bus boycott — got relatively little attention, initially. The story went national Dec. 5, when AP wrote of the plan to make Parks the test case for laws segregating public transportation. On the 60th anniversary of Parks' arrest, the AP is making available its initial story on the boycott.
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AP Books make the perfect holiday gift

Buy your beloved news junkie an AP Book for the holidays! AP Books feature reports and analysis about the events, people and ideas that have shaped our world. Some titles include Mulligan's Christmas Stew: A Tasty Serving of Holiday Stories, Marijuana Nation: The Legalization of Cannabis Across the USA and Deadly Force: Fatal Confrontations with the Police. AP Books are available in paperback and e-book.
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