BC-What We're Talking About 1230 GMT,ADVISORY
Apr. 06, 2015
A selection of AP offerings that are especially good reads, shareable, consumer-friendly, or likely to generate talk or buzz:
FRATERNITY-ROLLING STONE - Rolling Stone is pledging to review its editorial practices but won't fire anyone over discredited story. SENT: 570 words, photo. UPCOMING: developing from Columbia University news conference at 1600 GMT.
ASIA-AVIATION TURMOIL - Asia's aviation industry confronts safety challenges after decade of turbocharged growth. SENT: 1,150 words, photos.
BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING - Terror, carnage and older brother expected focus of closing arguments in Boston Marathon trial. SENT: 250 words, photos. UPCOMING: updates from trial beginning at 1300 GMT.
US-MUSLIMS KILLED - A man who some say killed three North Carolina college students because they were Muslim is due in court for a hearing to determine whether he'll face the death penalty. SENT: 340 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated after 1830 GMT court hearing.
TURKEY-SOCIAL MEDIA - Turkish prosecutor seeks to block social media over posting of photos by terrorist group. SENT: 130 words.
AUSTRALIA-PRINCE HARRY - Prince Harry chats and shakes hands with public as he starts a month in Australian army. SENT: 660 words, photos.
FACEBOOK DIVORCE - Court: NYC woman can serve husband with divorce papers via Facebook message. SENT: 130 words.
BRITAIN-DANIEL CRAIG - Daniel Craig has knee surgery during break in filming of latest James Bond film. SENT: 130 words.
EGYPT-QUARRY WORKERS-PHOTO ESSAY - On workers in the limestone quarries of southern Egypt, who brave hazards and tough conditions to earn a living. SENT: 24 photos, 340 words.
COMING UP LATER TODAY
GAY MARRIAGE-NATIVE AMERICANS - The looming Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage won't resolve the matter on the reservations of sovereign Native American tribes, some of which are toughening their laws. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 1800 GMT.
FILM-DIVERSITY-NOW WHAT? — When the #OscarSoWhite hashtag went viral and Neil Patrick Harris joked about honoring the "best and whitest — sorry — brightest" diversity was on top of Hollywood's mind, but change won't be seen onscreen anytime soon. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1800 GMT, photos.
PEOPLE-Q&A-MICHELLE PHAN — YouTube star Michelle Phan launches a digital lifestyle network called ICON and shares the secrets to her success of going viral. UPCOMING: 550 words by 1500 GMT, photos, video.