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BC-What We're Talking About,ADVISORY

BC-What We're Talking About,ADVISORY

A selection of AP offerings that are especially shareable, consumer-friendly, or likely to generate talk or buzz. All times GMT.

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BOOKS-SELF-PUBLISHED SENSATION - A Swedish psychologist's self-published picture book about a sleep-deprived rabbit has been acquired by Penguin Random House after becoming a word-of-mouth sensation. SENT: 300 words.

FILM-CONCUSSION - 'Concussion' director defends film, says no compromises were made for NFL. SENT: 490 words, photos.

ZIMBABWE-RHINO ATTACK - Rhino crushes experienced tour guide to death at a game park in Zimbabwe. SENT: 130 words.

FOREFATHERS' WILLS - Ancestry.Com is making more than 100 million wills dating to 1668 accessible online. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

NKOREA-WORLD'S WORST AIRLINE? - On Air Koryo, the meals are not the best, the in-flight entertainment is patriotic North Korean and the flight attendants might delete your photos if you try to take any. But is it the world's worst airline? SENT: 830 words, photos.

OBIT-1906 QUAKE SURVIVOR - Oldest survivor of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 dies at 113. UPCOMING: 470 words.

2024 OLYMPICS-LOS ANGELES - Back from the dead in race to host Olympics, key moves give Los Angeles new hopes for 2024. SENT: 710 words, photos.

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VIDEO

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US TX HAND SURGERY (CR) - A bold move to save a man's hand: Doctors sewed it into his tummy, removed it after 3 weeks. SENT, with 680 words as SAVING A HAND and photos.

US WA WHALE PATROL - To protect Puget Sound killer whales, Washington law enforcement patrols keep boaters in check. SENT, with 580 words as KILLER WHALE PATROL and 11 photos.

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COMING UP LATER TODAY

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PETS WEARABLES - Two companies have the latest in wearable pet technology -- collars that can check for fever, pulse and respiration, and even indicate if your dog is in pain. UPCOMING: 450 words by 1600 GMT, photos.

TV-STEPHEN COLBERT -- Stephen Colbert, unmasked, to play himself hosting "The Late Show," and he feels liberated. UPCOMING: 900 words by 1400 GMT, photos.

FILM-FALL PREVIEW-SPIELBERG -- Steven Spielberg's career has run the gamut between adventure and drama, comedy and science fiction. But there was a gap: "I wanted to make a spy movie," he says in an interview. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1 p.m., photos. This is the second of a four-part fall movie preview package running through Friday.

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Updated : 2021-09-19 11:33 GMT+08:00