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On front pages the morning after: 'The great debate?'

Headline writers at newspapers across the country looked to sports and war metaphors to describe Monday night's presidential debate between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The two candidates sparred, they swung, they sparked, they battled, they clashed, they fired shots, the gloves came off, no punches were pulled, and on and on. Many fronts also offered … Read More
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Front pages look back and ahead on 9/11's 15th anniversary

Over the last 15 years, Poynter has collected newspaper front pages following the terrorist attacks that hit the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. On 9/11's 15th anniversary, newspapers around the country again led with tributes, updates, retrospectives and looks ahead. For instance, the Reno Gazette-Journal's front page tells the story of how many … Read More
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After Italy's earthquake, rubble fills front pages around the world

The death toll from Wednesday's destructive earthquake continued rising today in Italy. At last count, more than 240 people died in the powerful quake that hit Central Italy, according to USA Today. Striking images of the rubble now filling many towns made front pages around the world. Here's a collection, via Kiosko, Il Post … Read More
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On front pages around the world, let the games begin

Newspapers around the world led the opening day of the 2016 Olympics with athletes, venues and sweeping views of Rio. Here's a small collection, via Newseum and Kiosko. Brazil: Canada: Chile: Colombia: Egypt: France: Italy: Slovakia: Spain: Ukraine: United States: Venezuela: … Read More
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Front pages and home pages mark 'Hill-story'

Front pages and home pages around the U.S. led Wednesday with Hillary Clinton's official nomination as the Democratic candidate for president. Some of the clever headlines: "Her story," "Hill-story!" "Wife in the fast lane," and "The first lady." Here's a collection of fronts. Let's start with home pages: And here are the front pages, via … Read More
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The Dallas Morning News runs front-page editorial: 'Where to begin?'

The Dallas Morning News offered a preview Saturday night of the Sunday front page following the deaths of five Dallas police officers at a protest on Thursday. This is the first time The Dallas Morning News has run a front-page editorial since September 12, 2001, said Robyn Tomlin, the managing editor of the Morning News. Via … Read More
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How more than 60 newspapers and 1 bearded reporter are pushing for action in Illinois

The final days of reporter Chris Kaergard's life as a heavily bearded man might be near, "and I cannot tell you how excited I am about that," said Kaergard, a political reporter for the (Peoria, Illinois) Journal Star. "In the summer, this is like wearing a sweater on my face." Kaergard started growing his beard more than a year ago … Read More
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Newspapers in Europe on Brexit: 'Keep Calm,' 'Remain,' 'Vote Leave Today'

Voters in Great Britain decide Thursday if the country will remain in the European Union or leave it. On the day of that vote, newspapers around Europe encouraged voters to weigh in, regardless of whether they're in favor of or against leaving. Here's a collection of fronts from around Europe, via Newseum and Kiosko. Let's start … Read More
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The names and faces of the Orlando shooting victims

Front pages around the country Tuesday showed the names and faces of victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. The Orlando Sentinel, which is working on a story about each victim, has this compilation so far. BuzzFeed also has a growing list of stories, as does Fusion, in both Spanish and … Read More
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Front pages around the country show solidarity with Orlando

The day after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the Orlando Sentinel offered readers a statement of unity and solidarity on its front page. Newspapers around the country did the same on Monday. Most showed images of vigils in their own cities. The New York Daily News challenged American gun laws and the NRA on the front, … Read More
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Monday's Orlando Sentinel leads with a front-page editorial

Editors at the Orlando Sentinel had a couple of options for Monday's front page: Offer a traditional treatment with news of the death of 50 in a nightclub shooting early Sunday morning or go with full-page editorial? When Todd Stewart, senior editor for multimedia and visuals, left a late afternoon meeting, he thought the answer was a compromise that included … Read More
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Sunday front pages offer a 'requiem for the Greatest'

Many of us woke Saturday morning to news of the death of Muhammad Ali. On Sunday, newspapers around the world said goodbye with front-page tributes. Here's a collection, via Newseum and Kiosko. United States:           … Read More
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'Purple Reign': Front pages mourn the death of Prince

Newspapers offered front-page tributes to Prince on Friday. Here's the front from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the artist's hometown newspaper:   As with the recent death of David Bowie, front pages devoted to Prince can be found particularly in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Also like Bowie's tributes, a few images repeat themselves. Here's a collection … Read More
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Front page of the day: The Panama Papers

The massive and collaborative effort by journalists at more than 100 news organizations around the world resulted Sunday in the Panama Papers. The investigation from The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists revealed dealings at international tax havens and the public figures who use them. That news made front pages in many parts of the world on Monday. Today's … Read More