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A selection of AP offerings that are especially good reads, shareable, consumer-friendly, or likely to generate talk or buzz. Please see the News Digest and News Coverage Advisory 10:15 for top stories and other highlights. All times EDT.


TV CRITICS-STEPHEN COLBERT - What Stephen Colbert thinks about Trump, and other things as his 'Late Show' debut nears. SENT: 580 words, photos.

TRACY MORGAN ACCIDENT - The National Transportation Safety Board to wrap up investigation into crash that injured comedian Tracy Morgan SENT: 380 words, photo. UPCOMING: 500 words after 9:30 a.m. hearing.

PEOPLE-DEADLIEST CATCH CAPTAIN - Crab boat Captain Tony Lara from Discovery's 'Deadliest Catch' dies during rally in Sturgis. SENT: 120 words.

BURGER KING-CHICKEN FRIES - Burger King says you can thank Buzzfeed and One Direction for return of chicken fries. SENT: 400 words.

SPAIN-FRANCE-SMUGGLED PICASSO - Spanish police fly to Corsica to retrieve Picasso masterpiece smuggled out of country. SENT: 260 words, photo.

US HOUSE-MICHIGAN-GILBERT - Actress Melissa Gilbert from 'Little House on the Prairie' launches Michigan congressional run. SENT: 360 words.

AFRICA-LION BONES - Study raises concern about rising lion bone trade for traditional medicine in parts of Asia. SENT: 280 words.

SPAIN-BUNGEE JUMPING DEATH - Young Dutch woman dies in bungee-jumping accident in Spain, 2nd such accident in month. SENT: 120 words.

IRAN-US-CARPETS - Iran carpet weavers already targeting US buyers as exports set to resume in coming months. SENT: 530 words, photos.

CUBA-TOURISM BLUES - As foreign visitors flood Havana and beach resorts, Cuba's second-largest city Santiago is suffering a tourist drought. SENT: 780 words, 18 photos.

INDIA-BOLLYWOOD'S BIG ROLLERS - Bollywood hunks and heroes among the world's top paid actors, even when films flop financially. SENT: 790 words, photos.

STERLING-STIVIANO SUIT - Former Clippers owner Sterling sues TMZ, ex-friend over recording that cost him team. SENT: 400 words, photo.

SANDRA LEE HOSPITALIZED - TV food star Sandra Lee to have additional surgery as she fights breast cancer, complications. SENT: 130 words, photo.

WAX MUSEUM-SAM SMITH - Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith wax figure joins museum collection in San Francisco. SENT: 120 words, photos.




WESTERN WILDFIRES - Residents evacuate again after new wildfire erupts near massive Northern California Blaze. SENT, with 400 words and video.




CHILDREN'S CANCER-FERTILITY - Researchers are experimenting with freezing tissue to battle infertility sometimes caused by cancer treatment. By Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner. SENT: 940 words, photos. With video US CANCER FERTILITY (CR).

US CA GLIDER - Paraglider spurs suspicions and strange sky chase after flying over Los Angeles County jail. SENT, with 130 words as PARAGLIDER PULLOVER.




JAPAN'S NUCLEAR DILEMMA - With the pull of a lever, workers lifted control rods from the reactor core at a plant in southern Japan, ending the country's two-year ban on nuclear power following meltdowns in Fukushima. Crowded, energy-scarce Japan remains committed to nuclear power despite the March 2011 accident for economic, environmental and political reasons. UPCOMING: 850 words by 1400GMT, photos.

DISNEY STARTUPS - The Walt Disney Co. is one of many large corporations adopting "accelerator" programs that invest a small amount in a handful of startups, set them up in cheap office space, mentor them, and launch them on a trajectory for more funding, product development, and possibly business deals. By Ryan Nakashima. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos, video by 10:30 a.m.


Updated : 2021-09-20 01:29 GMT+08:00