BC-What We’re Talking About 8:30,ADVISORY

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 EST.


MONGOLIA-DALAI LAMA — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities. SENT: 670 words, photos, video.

WHITE HOUSE-DEGENERES — Lack of ID delays Ellen's entry into White House for award. SENT: 130 words, photo.

THANKSGIVING PARADE-SECURITY — Move over, inflatable cartoon characters — the enduring image of this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade may well be the sand-filled dump truck. SENT: 450 words, photos.

TV-DANCING WITH THE STARS — Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez can add a "Dancing with the Stars" crown to her 2016 haul after winning the 23rd season of the ABC reality competition. SENT: 130 words, photo.

KANYE WEST-TUMULTUOUS YEAR —A relentless schedule and a churning life in the social media glare apparently takes their toll on the Grammy Award winner Kanye West, who is hospitalized in Los Angeles because of what has been called stress and exhaustion. SENT: 960 words, photo, video.

NETHERLANDS-ANNE FRANK —Poem signed by Anne Frank sells for nearly $150,000. SENT: 350 words, photos.

BOOKS-HG WELLS —From the dead: HG Wells ghost story published for first time. SENT: 500 words.

GERBER BABY TURNS 90 — The original Gerber baby has turned 90. The baby food maker says Ann Taylor Cook celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday.

KKK PAINTING-EXHIBIT SUSPENDED — Massachusetts college suspends exhibit after KKK painting upset students. SENT: 130 words.

AMERICAN REVOLUTION MUSEUM-ARTIFACTS — Mug that still smells of rum, "most excellent likeness" of George Washington among exhibits at Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution opening in April. SENT: 500 words, photos, video.




POST-ELECTION NEW YORK-PHOTO ESSAY —"Everything linked to the news": Images of post-election NYC. SENT: 14 photos, 270 words.




US MEDALS FREEDOM MANNEQUIN — Tracee Ellis Ross posted a video on Instagram showing the recipients of the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom posing as mannequins ahead of the White House ceremony.

US NC WILDFIRE — U.S. Officials said on Tuesday that 44 uncontained large fires were burning across several states; raw video of fires in North Carolina.




CHANGING HOLIDAY — A look at how the holiday season of gift giving might play out in a year when Americans are so divided, and whether the mood will change the kind of gifts people are giving or how they spend the holidays. UPCOMING: 800 words, photo.




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