The Best of The Associated Press
10+ most popular The Associated Press articles, as voted by our community.
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Why are teen girls in crisis? It's not just social media
Many studies say American youth are in crisis, facing unprecedented mental health challenges that are burdening teen girls in particular. Adults have theories about what is going on but what do girls…
Space station marking 20 years of people living in orbit
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station was a cramped, humid, puny three rooms when the first crew moved in...
The Associated Press on Climate Crisis
Moving species emerges as last resort as climate warms
In a desperate effort to save a seabird species in Hawaii from rising ocean waters, scientists are moving chicks to a new island hundreds of miles away. Moving species to save them — once considered…
As climate clock ticks, aviator races to photograph glaciers
VOSS, Norway (AP) — Chunks of ice float in milky blue waters. Clouds drift and hide imposing mountaintops. The closer you descend to the surface, the more the water roars — and the louder the “CRACK”…
The Associated Press on Education
Jaded with education, more Americans are skipping college
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — When he looked to the future, Grayson Hart always saw a college degree. He was a good student at a good high school. He wanted to be an actor, or maybe a teacher. Growing up, he…
Community colleges are reeling. 'The reckoning is here.’
Community colleges are in trouble. Enrollment has fallen 37% since 2010, and their completion rates are dismal — nearly half of students drop out within a year. Scant advising, labyrinthian financial…
The Associated Press on Elon Musk
Elon Musk depicted as liar, visionary in Tesla tweet trial
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk was depicted Wednesday as either a liar who callously jeopardized the savings of “regular people" or a well-intentioned visionary as attorneys delivered opening…
The Associated Press on Food
Pay-Per-Chew: More restaurants trying subscription programs
Consumers are willing to pay monthly subscription fees for streaming services, pet food and even toilet paper. And now some restaurants are betting they'll do the same for their favorite meals. Large…
'Best Before' labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow
As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food waste , one culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels.
The Associated Press on Medicine
Making pig livers humanlike in quest to ease organ shortage
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The ghostly form floating in a large jar had been the robust reddish-brown of a healthy organ just hours before. Now it’s semitranslucent, white tubes like branches on a…
The Associated Press on Politics
At 75, India’s democracy is under pressure like never before
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Aug. 5 demonstrations by India’s main opposition Congress party against soaring food prices and unemployment began like any other recent protest — an electorally weak opposition…
The Associated Press on Racism
Racism seen as root of water crisis in Mississippi capital
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Carey Wooten spent nearly seven weeks hunting for safe drinking water for herself, her two children and three dogs after clocking out each day as a Taco Bell manager, so Gov.
The Associated Press on Religion
Share of Americans with no religious affiliation growing
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew...
The Associated Press on Russia
We witnessed Mariupol's agony and fled a Russian hit list
MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The Russians were hunting us down. They had a list of names, including ours, and they were closing in. We had been documenting the siege of the Ukrainian city by Russian…
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More kids are repeating a grade. Is it good for them?
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Braylon Price remembers it, he struggled with pretty much everything the first full school year of the pandemic. With minimal guidance and frequent disruptions, he had…
'Why? Why? Why?' Ukraine's Mariupol descends into despair
MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The bodies of the children all lie here, dumped into this narrow trench hastily dug into the frozen earth of Mariupol to the constant drumbeat of shelling.
Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints
New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems. Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep a healthy brain fit. But the…
As AI language skills grow, so do scientists' concerns
The tech industry’s latest artificial intelligence constructs can be pretty convincing if you ask them what it feels like to be a sentient computer, or maybe just a dinosaur or squirrel. But they’re…
No, you're not going crazy
It’s the inflation you’re not supposed to see. From toilet paper to yogurt and coffee to corn chips, manufacturers are quietly shrinking package sizes without lowering prices. It’s dubbed…
«“I’m not saying they’re profiteering, but it smells like it,” Chaturvedi said. “Are we using supply constraints as a weapon to make more money?»
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