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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
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Front pages of the day: Nancy Reagan, 1921-2016

Newspapers around the country led Monday with fronts commemorating former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died on Sunday. Many of the newspapers in this collection devoted much of their pages to the news. They include images from throughout her life. They're of her by herself and with her husband. And they remember her as "a quiet force," "a vital partner," … Read More
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When should newspapers run front-page editorials? 'It should be very, very rare.'

New Jersey's Star-Ledger joined the chorus of newspapers in the state calling for Gov. Chris Christie to resign on Thursday. And with a large, above-the-fold promo, it used the front page to make the case. "We figured that it’s a very dramatic moment," said Tom Moran, the Star-Ledger's editorial page editor, "and we wanted as many people … Read More
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Elephants, Trump and Trump riding an elephant on today's front pages

We're getting closer to that time when images of donkeys and elephants show up more and more in our lives. Today, a few front pages, via Newseum, offered early previews. The most joyful front page you might imagine with both Trump and an elephant is today's Tennessean. Look at that elephant. Pure joy.   The Washington … Read More
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Today's front page headlines: 'Supersized!' 'Super decision,' 'Super important?' 'Sign of the apocalypse'

Voters in 13 states will cast their votes for their Republican and Democratic presidential choices on Tuesday. (NPR has a good explainer on states voting for a Democratic candidate, states voting for a Republican candidate and states voting for both.) As you might guess, this is front page news in a lot of places, including Washington, … Read More
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How The Birmingham News broke and told the story of Harper Lee's death

Since coming to AL.com and The Birmingham News about a year ago, statewide investigative reporter Connor Sheets hadn't written any obituaries. Until Friday. At close to 8:30 a.m., Sheets got texts from two sources who'd heard a rumor — Harper Lee had died. The paper had two obituaries waiting, one short and one long. He started … Read More
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Front pages tip a hat to Einstein today

Headlines that accompany news of the detection of gravitational waves read like this: "Einstein Was Right: Gravity Ripples Across the Universe as Waves," "Einstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity," and "Einstein was right: Gravity and government are powerful." Here's a collection of front pages that led with the guy who predicted this … Read More