Most talked about Associated Press stories

Maine asks court to isolate quarantined nurse

bigstory.ap.org — FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. Officials filed documents Thursday, following through with a threat to try to isolate her.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Judge rejects Maine's attempt to isolate nurse after temporarily restricting her movement as Ebola precaution: apne.ws/1pbDBj9

Oct 31, 2014

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse Kaci Hickox. apne.ws/1toptmG

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Democrats in tight New England governor races

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MikeMeliaAP: No blue state advantage this year for Democrats in tight governor races across New England. @sppeoples @kronayne bigstory.ap.org/article/92fc39…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @eniedowski: A broader look at Dems trying to fend off strong challenges in New England governor races: bigstory.ap.org/article/92fc39…

Oct 31, 2014

A broader look at Dems trying to fend off strong challenges in New England governor races: bigstory.ap.org/article/92fc39…

Oct 31, 2014

.@The_RGA Chair Phil Cox: "There's a lot happening in New England. We're on offense in five out of six states." bigstory.ap.org/article/92fc39…

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AP decries FBI fabrication of news story

blog.ap.org — Responding to the news this week that the FBI had fabricated an Associated Press story during a 2007 investigation, the AP expressed serious concern to Attorney General Eric Holder. "In carrying out this scheme, the FBI both misappropriated the trusted name of The Associated Press and created a situation where our credibility could have been...
Oct 31, 2014

RT @Storyful: RT @AP_CorpComm .@AP decries FBI fabrication of news story. More on our blog: apne.ws/108azFe

Oct 31, 2014

AP complains to Eric Holder about FBI impersonating it bit.ly/13p2Vbv

Oct 31, 2014

RT @PDColford_AP: See @AP letter to AG Holder. RT @AP_CorpComm: .@AP decries FBI fabrication of news story. More on our blog: apne.ws/108azFe

Oct 31, 2014

RT @PDColford_AP: See @AP letter to AG Holder. RT @AP_CorpComm: .@AP decries FBI fabrication of news story. More on our blog: apne.ws/108azFe

Oct 31, 2014

RT @PDColford_AP: See @AP letter to AG Holder. RT @AP_CorpComm: .@AP decries FBI fabrication of news story. More on our blog: apne.ws/108azFe

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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

bigstory.ap.org — FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola. In a case that has come to define the clash between personal freedom and fear of disease, Judge Charles C.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @David_Sharp_AP: A Maine judge gives nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases apne.ws/1toptmG

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Judge rejects Maine's attempt to isolate nurse after temporarily restricting her movement as Ebola precaution: apne.ws/1pbDBj9

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Judge rejects Maine's attempt to isolate nurse after temporarily restricting her movement as Ebola precaution: apne.ws/1pbDBj9

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Judge rejects Maine's attempt to isolate nurse after temporarily restricting her movement as Ebola precaution: apne.ws/1pbDBj9

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Judge rejects Maine's attempt to isolate nurse after temporarily restricting her movement as Ebola precaution: apne.ws/1pbDBj9

AP distributes style guide for U.S. midterm elections

ap.org — Oct. 31, 2014 The AP Standards Center today issued the following advisory to editors at member news organizations: The Associated Press has compiled a list of U.S. political terms, phrases and definitions to assist in coverage of the 2014 midterm elections. Election terminology, writing with context and cliches to avoid are included.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @APStylebook: Take a look: AP Style guide for #Election2014 includes terminology, cliches to avoid and proper usage: apne.ws/1tp9aEH

Oct 31, 2014

RT @APStylebook: Take a look: AP Style guide for #Election2014 includes terminology, cliches to avoid and proper usage: apne.ws/1tp9aEH

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Michigan athletic director Brandon resigns

Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

bigstory.ap.org — DALLAS (AP) - The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus. Louise Troh has been cleared of the deadly virus for more than a week.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @emilyschmall: Ebola victim's fiancee Louise Troh says she cannot find housing, blames disease's lingering stigma: bigstory.ap.org/article/cdccd2…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @emilyschmall: Ebola victim's fiancee Louise Troh says she cannot find housing, blames disease's lingering stigma: bigstory.ap.org/article/cdccd2…

Oct 31, 2014

Ebola victim's fiancee Louise Troh says she cannot find housing, blames disease's lingering stigma: bigstory.ap.org/article/cdccd2…

Leahy expresses concern over FBI's fake AP story

bigstory.ap.org — SEATTLE (AP) - Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder expressing concerns that the FBI faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007. The Vermont Democrat wrote Thursday that when law enforcement poses as a news organization, it undermines the credibility of an independent press.
Oct 30, 2014

Dangerous MT @jcstearns: AP asks DOJ how many times federal law enforcement has posed as media in an investigation. bigstory.ap.org/article/6ee074…

Oct 30, 2014

The @AP is asking the #government how many other times the @FBI has published fake news stories to help solve cases bit.ly/1G0ybN4

Oct 30, 2014

The AP wants to know how many times the DOJ posed as a media organization during an investigation: bigstory.ap.org/article/6ee074…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @tbridis: AP to @TheJusticeDept: How many times have you pretended to be us? AP says 'never appropriate' to do this. bigstory.ap.org/article/6ee074…

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Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

bigstory.ap.org — The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: MORE: Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Duke, Kansas top Top 25 men's preseason poll: apne.ws/1wNUFwj pic.twitter.com/8J6iGGyWWH

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: MORE: Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Duke, Kansas top Top 25 men's preseason poll: apne.ws/1wNUFwj pic.twitter.com/8J6iGGyWWH

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: MORE: Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Duke, Kansas top Top 25 men's preseason poll: apne.ws/1wNUFwj pic.twitter.com/8J6iGGyWWH

Oct 31, 2014

Duke 4, UNC 6, 4 ACC in T10 @AP_Top25: Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Duke, Kansas top Top 25 men's preseason poll: apne.ws/1wNUFwj

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP_Top25: MORE: Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Duke, Kansas top Top 25 men's preseason poll: apne.ws/1wNUFwj pic.twitter.com/8J6iGGyWWH

Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

collegebasketball.ap.org — Kentucky is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the second straight season.
Oct 31, 2014

Kentucky is No. 1 in AP men's basketball preseason poll goo.gl/cnVgBs

Oct 31, 2014

#Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll | College basketball rankings news, scores, highlights and photos collegebasketball.ap.org/article/kentuc…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MichaelG1: No surprise, Calipari and Kentucky's lineup filled with high school All-Americans is No. 1 in preseason AP top 25. ow.ly/DCYro

Oct 31, 2014

No surprise, Calipari and Kentucky's lineup filled with high school All-Americans is No. 1 in preseason AP top 25. ow.ly/DCYro

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Oct 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein in custody. The ambush was Sept. 12: apne.ws/1wOIJfn

Oct 30, 2014

Wow! RT @hollyzachariah: RT @AP Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein in custody. The ambush was Sept. 12: apne.ws/1wOIJfn"

Oct 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein in custody. The ambush was Sept. 12: apne.ws/1wOIJfn

Oct 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein in custody. The ambush was Sept. 12: apne.ws/1wOIJfn

Oct 30, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein in custody. The ambush was Sept. 12: apne.ws/1wOIJfn

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AP News | The Times-Tribune | thetimes-tribune.com

hosted2.ap.org — A A A Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse By ROBERT F. BUKATY , Associated Press (AP) - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola.

Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

bigstory.ap.org — MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - A witness says Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert. Photographer Ken Brown says the space tourism craft was released from the plane that carries it to high altitude, ignited its rocket motor and then exploded.
Oct 31, 2014

Our story on the Virgin Galactic explosion. Developing. apne.ws/1zmAdoW

Oct 31, 2014

Eyewitness: @VirginGalactic SpaceShipTwo explodes during test flight, crashes in Mojave Desert. bigstory.ap.org/article/c8d8a2…

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

bigstory.ap.org — DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) - The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous, forming impromptu murals of death that illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his rule.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @BazziNYU: Excellent piece from outskirts of Tartous by @diaahadid on the heavy price Alawites are paying to defend Assad's rule bigstory.ap.org/article/ce94e4…

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Remains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster site

bigstory.ap.org — AMSTERDAM (AP) - The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. Speaking at his weekly press conference in The Hague, Mark Rutte said a team of Dutch, Ukrainian and OSCE rescue workers gained a rare chance Friday to safely reach the spot where the plane's wreckage is scattered.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Dutch prime minister says unspecified number of remains just recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 site: apne.ws/1sR3CyT

Oct 31, 2014

Dutch PM Rutte says searchers got rare access to #MH17 crash site in #Ukraine today, recovered remains: bit.ly/1wQsKxn

Oct 31, 2014

RT @patlyonsnyt: Ghastly: More than 3 mos. after Malaysia Flt.17 shot down over Ukraine, still unrecovered human remains at crash site bit.ly/1xIlRep

Oct 31, 2014

From @AP | Remains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster site apne.ws/1G2q8iT

In the Nevada desert, a team elevates a town

bigstory.ap.org — ALAMO, Nev. (AP) - Life follows a familiar pattern in this impossibly green valley straddling a two-lane highway in the middle of the Nevada desert. Locals get in their pickup trucks on weekday mornings and make the hour and a half drive down U.S. 93 to jobs in Las Vegas.

Colombians jailed in Venezuela for $15 grocery run

bigstory.ap.org — BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail - and the threat of a 14 year prison sentence - as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in Venezuela that's ratcheting up tensions and highlighting growing economic distortions between the neighbors.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @APjoshgoodman: Two moms from Colombia border town went grocery shopping in Venezuela. Now they face 14 yrs in jail for smuggling @AP bigstory.ap.org/article/1a40f8…

Oct 31, 2014

Two moms from Colombia border town went grocery shopping in Venezuela. Now they face 14 yrs in jail for smuggling @AP bigstory.ap.org/article/1a40f8…

Agent: Chicago Marathon champion fails doping test

bigstory.ap.org — STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) - The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test. Federico Rosa tells The Associated Press that Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test in Kenya in September, before she won a second straight title at the Chicago Marathon on Oct.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP_Sports: MORE: Agent says Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo fails #doping test apne.ws/1sRra6M

Oct 31, 2014

RT @stevewilsonap: Agent for Rita Jeptoo confirms the Kenyan runner failed #doping test weeks before winning Chicago Marathon. tinyurl.com/lwfo64k

Oct 31, 2014

Agent for Rita Jeptoo confirms the Kenyan runner failed #doping test weeks before winning Chicago Marathon. tinyurl.com/lwfo64k

APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look.
Oct 31, 2014

Yay government incompetence @AP_Politics: APNewsBreak: Medicare paid for prescriptions for dead people. apne.ws/1toop0y

Oct 31, 2014

RT @thpmurphy: #Medicare buying meds for dead. Here's AP's exclusive from Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar: bit.ly/1voF2r6

Oct 31, 2014

#Medicare buying meds for dead. Here's AP's exclusive from Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar: bit.ly/1voF2r6

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Watchdog agency says Medicare kept paying for prescription drugs even after patients were dead: apne.ws/1E7K8P8

Oct 31, 2014

RT @AP: Watchdog agency says Medicare kept paying for prescription drugs even after patients were dead: apne.ws/1E7K8P8

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