Journalists

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., greets Montana Republican Greg Gianforte, before a ceremonial swearing-in, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Gianforte, 56, won a May 25 special election to serve the remaining 18 months in the House term vacated by now-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 21, 2017 - 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte was sworn in on Wednesday as the newest member of Congress, a month after he body-slammed a reporter who had questioned him about the GOP health care bill. Gianforte, a wealthy former software executive, has called for civility in politics...
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June 21, 2017 - 4:58 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two Dutch journalists believed to have been kidnapped by leftist rebels in a volatile region of northeastern Colombia remained in captivity Wednesday as authorities vowed to secure their safe return. In a Facebook post, the show the journalists work for identified them as...
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In this June 20, 2017, photo, Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte responds to questions at his home in Bozeman, Mont., about an election-eve confrontation with a reporter. Gianforte is set to be sworn into office on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, after winning a special congressional election nearly a month ago. He pleaded guilty to assaulting the reporter but says he is ready to put the episode behind him. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
June 21, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte is set to be sworn in as the newest member of Congress, a month after he body slammed a reporter who asked him a question about the GOP health care bill. Gianforte, a wealthy former software executive, has called for civility in politics following...
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June 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
PARIS (AP) — A French video journalist and an Iraqi colleague have been killed in a mine blast while covering the operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul. State-owned France Televisions said in a statement Tuesday that it "regrets to announce the death of Stephan Villeneuve,...
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June 17, 2017 - 2:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Chilean journalist was taken for a very expensive taxi ride during the Confederations Cup soccer tournament in Moscow. Diego Saez, a 38-year old journalist from Radio ADN in Chile, was scammed by the driver, who charged him 50,000 rubles —around $900— for a one-hour ride from the...
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A couple with their child walk in front of a docked ferry at the port of Piraeus near Athens, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Greek seamen are on a 48-hour to protest new austerity measures as Greece struggles to emerge from a seven-year financial crisis.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 16, 2017 - 7:28 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek seamen and journalists walked off the job Tuesday, a day before a nationwide general strike to protest new austerity measures the government is legislating for in return for more bailout funds. The 48-hour seamen's strike will leave ferries servicing the country's...
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In this photo released by Riodoce, journalist Javier Valdez poses for a photo an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday, May 15 2017, in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Valdez is the fifth journalist to be murdered in Mexico in just over two months, and the second high-profile reporter to be slain in the country this decade after Regina Martinez Perez, who was killed in 2012. (Riodoce via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 12:07 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez was driving in broad daylight down a street he must have known well, just a block from his office, when he became the latest victim of a wave of journalist killings that has hit Mexico. Masked gunmen forced Valdez from his red Toyota Camry, shot him dead and left...
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In this photo released by Riodoce, journalist Javier Valdez poses for a photo an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday, May 15 2017, in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. A Sinaloa state government official said Valdez was shot dead in the early afternoon in the state capital, Culiacan, near the offices of the publication he co-founded, Riodoce. (Riodoce via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 11:29 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico. Valdez is at least the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico...
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In this photo released by Riodoce, journalist Javier Valdez poses for a photo an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday, May 15 2017, in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. A Sinaloa state government official said Valdez was shot dead in the early afternoon in the state capital, Culiacan, near the offices of the publication he co-founded, Riodoce. (Riodoce via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 10:16 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico. Valdez is at least the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico...
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May 15, 2017 - 4:25 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Valdez is...
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