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Analysis | Brady’s latest milestone another untouchable one

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady’s latest milestone is another untouchable one. Brady became the first player to throw 600 career touchdown passes and then...

Explainer | How months of tensions led to Sudan’s coup

CAIRO (AP) — Monday’s military coup in Sudan threatens to wreck the country’s fragile transition to democracy, more than two years after a...

Explainer | Just what are ‘The Facebook Papers,’ anyway?

The Facebook Papers project represents a unique collaboration among 17 American news organizations, including The Associated Press. Journalists from a variety of newsrooms, large...

Analysis | Judges can’t order attorney general to take cases

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi attorney general can take over a case when a local prosecutor steps away, but the takeover must be...

Explainer | Will lawmakers dig into Kristi Noem, appraisers?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers will be taking a look at a state agency that has been at the center of...

Explainer | What the metaverse is and how it will work

LONDON (AP) — The term “metaverse" seems to be everywhere. Facebook is hiring thousands of engineers in Europe to work on it, while video...

Explainer | How wildfires impact wildlife, their habitat

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The porcupines were walking slow and funny, more so than they usually do. Their stride concerned some residents in a South...

Explainer | Texas abortion law gets Supreme Court arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday allowed a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in effect for now. But in...

Explainer | California proposes limits on community drilling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An ambitious plan by California regulators to block new oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet (975 meters) of schools...

Analysis | Choosing a perfect NBA Top 75 team was impossible

The results are in and what happens now was inevitable. The top 76 players in NBA history have been announced , with the full 75th...