BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15,ADVISORY

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EDT.




Among today’s coverage highlights as we see them at 10:15 a.m. EDT:

— 2016-ELECTION RDP (sent; developing)

— DEM 2016-SANDERS (sent; developing)

— CONGRESS-RYAN AGENDA (sent; developing)

— SENATE 2016-CALIFORNIA (sent; developing

— TROPICAL WEATHER-COLIN (sent; developing)

— SYRIA (sent; developing)

— TURKEY ATTACK (sent; developing)

— ZOO GORILLA-CHILD HURT (sent; developing)




— CHARLESTON SHOOTING (sent; developing)


— DOOMSDAY DRILL (sent; developing)

— MINIMUM WAGE-DC (sent; developing)

— OBESE WOMEN (upcoming)


— LOST RECIPIES (upcoming)



Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today (all times EDT):




2016-ELECTION RDP – History already in hand, Hillary Clinton will celebrate becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party Tuesday following votes in California, New Jersey and four other states. SENT: 850 words, photos, videos. UPCOMING: Developing. With 2016-ELECTION-DELEGATE GLANCE — How AP counts delegates. SENT: 700 words. UPCOMING: May develop.

2016-ELECTION-WATCHING TUESDAY – A guide what to watch on Tuesday night. SENT: 900 words, photo.

2016-ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE — Guide to the six state primaries. SENT: 1100 words, photos.

2016-ELECTION-VOTER VOICES – Voter interviews. SENT: 500 words. UPCOMING: 800 words by 11 a.m., photos. EAR/WER filing


GOP 2016-TRUMP-KUSHNER – Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has emerged as power player in Trump’s presidential campaign. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon, photo.

SENATE 2016-CALIFORNIA – California’s unusual election rules allow only two U.S. Senate candidates to advance to a November runoff. In a show of political force, both spots could be taken by Democrats, reaffirming the party’s dominance in the nation’s most populous state. UPCOMING: 400 words midnight, photos. Developing throughout the day. Polls close at 11 p.m. ET.




CONGRESS-RYAN AGENDA — House Speaker Paul Ryan is proposing the first of several policy plans aimed at uniting Republicans fractured by a contentious election and Donald Trump’s personality-driven politics. SENT: 710 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 9 a.m. announcement, 800 words by 3 p.m., photos.

US-INDIA — Obama meets with Prime Minister Modi of India. UPCOMING: Developing from photo op after 10:40 a.m. meeting, 300 words by 2 p.m., photo.




SYRIA – The Syrian president vowed on Tuesday to “liberate” every inch of the country in the same way his troops earlier this year recaptured the historic town of Palmyra from the Islamic State group. SENT: 650 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

TURKEY ATTACK – A rush-hour car bomb targeted a bus carrying riot police in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 others, Istanbul’s governor said. SENT: 580 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.




ZOO GORILLA-CHILD HURT – The Cincinnati Zoo plans to reopen its Gorilla World with a higher, reinforced barrier where a young boy got into the exhibit and was dragged by a 400-pound gorilla, which was then shot and killed. SENT: 350 words, photos. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1 p.m., photos.

CHARLESTON SHOOTING – Hearing set in case of Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 10 a.m. hearing.

TROPICAL WEATHER-COLIN – Tropical Storm Colin is expected to continue dropping heavy rains over the Southeast after moving across northern Florida, knocking out power and flooding roads. SENT: 620 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developing.

MINIMUM WAGE-DC – The nation’s capital is poised to join the state of California and numerous other cities that have approved a $15-an-hour minimum wage. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

GRADUATION-MILITARY UNIFORMS – New Hampshire law illuminates debate about whether high school seniors should be allowed to wear their military uniforms at graduation instead of a cap and gown. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m., photos.

CONVICTED TERRORIST-LEGAL LIMBO — A federal judge hears arguments Tuesday in the case of a Jordanian-born Palestinian who put a bomb on a Hawaii-bound plane in 1982, killing a Japanese teenager and wounding more than a dozen other passengers. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing from 2 p.m., hearing; 450 words by 4 p.m.

DOOMSDAY DRILL – Rehearsal for mega-quake, tsunami starts in Northwest. SENT: 400 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated after noon news conference.

OBIT-9/11 SEARCH DOG – Last known living 9/11 search dog dies in Texas at age 16. SENT: 290 words, photos.

MISSING KAYAKER – Investigator: Woman said she pulled plug on fiancé’s kayak on Hudson River. SENT: 240 words, photo.

FORMER ASTRONAUT-MURDER CHARGES – A former astronaut is charged with murder after a wreck that killed two girls in Alabama. SENT: 130 words.




OBESE WOMEN (HOLD FOR RELEASE, 11 a.m.) – Four in 10 U.S. women are obese, according to the latest government health statistics. UPCOMING: HOLD FOR RELEASE, 11 a.m., 600 words.




SUMNER REDSTONE-VIACOM CEO – A hearing will be held in a lawsuit filed by Viacom’s embattled chief executive, Sumner Redstone, seeking to be restored as a director and trustee to entities that control Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. SENT: 320 words, photo. UPCOMING: Developing from 9 a.m. hearing, then 500 words by 4 p.m.




FOOD-MENU JARGON – A survey finds that Okonomiyaki, a style of savory Japanese pancake, is the No. 1 most befuddling menu term among 2,035 regular diners, with 1 in 5 of those surveyed saying they won’t order a menu item with a description they don’t understand. SENT: 850 words, photos.

LOST RECIPES – A new cookbook offers a trip down memory lane for travelers, with a nostalgic look at recipes from long-gone famous hotels, roadhouses and classic restaurants. UPCOMING: 400 words by noon, photo.




FILM-FEMALE COMEDIES – Five years after “Bridesmaids” was supposed to change the game for female-driven comedies, the landscape doesn’t seem all that different for some in the industry. UPCOMING Tuesday: 850 words, photos.

TONY WATCH-DIVERSITY — This season, the theater community is celebrating how Broadway has finally become the Great un-White Way but data suggests this season’s diversity may be more a coincidence and that Broadway still has a lot of work to do before its stages reliably reflect America’s melting pot. UPCOMING: 970 words by 11 a.m., photos.

ITALY-CHRISTO FLOATING PIERS — It’s taken nearly 2,000 years, but regular folks will get to feel what it is like to walk on water thanks to a project by the artist Christo — who may or may not have had his namesake in mind when envisioning his upcoming project: “The Floating Piers.” UPCOMING: 800 words.




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