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 EDT.

SOLAR PLANE - Solar plane attempting around-world flight suspends trip in Hawaii because of battery damage. SENT: 400 words, photos.

GERMANY-AUSCHWITZ TRIAL — Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder. SENT: 510 words, photos.

PLUTO — Pluto up close: Spacecraft accomplishes flyby, then calls home to confirm success. SENT: 1,100 words, photos, video.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD-FETAL PARTS — Anti-abortion activists released an undercover video showing a senior Planned Parenthood official discussing the disposition of parts from aborted fetuses. SENT: 550 words.

GREAT WHITE RESCUE — A great white shark that got stranded on a Cape Cod beach is swimming free thanks to beachgoers who kept it wet until rescuers arrived. SENT: 130 words, photo.

MARIJUANA-PTSD — Colorado considers adding PTSD as ailment eligible for treatment with medical marijuana. SENT: 350 words. UPCOMING: Will be led after noon hearing.

BLURRED LINES-SONG DISPUTE — A judge trimmed more than $2 million from a verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over their hit "Blurred Lines." SENT: 470 words, photos.

MISSING CALIFORNIA WOMAN — Law school grad charged in California kidnapping had bright resume until problems mounted. SENT: 670 words, photos.

POLICE-HORSE DRIVER'S DEATH — The FBI is investigating the death of a black man while he was exercising a horse on a buggy after an encounter with a white police officer in a Mississippi town. SENT: 670 words, photos.

SMITHSONIAN-BILL COSBY — The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art will post a sign telling visitors that an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby's art collection is not a tribute to the comedian. SENT: 130 words, photo.

MOBILE FINGERPRINT SCANS-AIRPORTS — Federal authorities are testing a mobile device to scan fingerprints from a sample of foreign air leaving the U.S. from Atlanta. SENT: 270 words.

PEOPLE-ADAM SANDLER-CANCER WISH — Actor Adam Sandler made a dream come true for a 19-year-old Florida teen after inviting him to hang on his movie set. SENT: 140 words.

ICE CAVES-TRAGEDY — Four children lost their mother when she was killed by an ice cave collapsed in Washington state, and their father to a shooting death the same week. SENT: 250 words.

GERMANY-DIRECTOR'S SKULL — Authorities say the skull of the director of 1920s silent vampire classic "Nosferatu" has been stolen from his grave in Germany.

VINYL RECORDS-RECYCLING — Spinning old vinyl into new art: Artist recycles record albums into jewelry and novelties. SENT: 510 words, photos, video.

PEOPLE-JUDD APATOW-COSBY — Judd Apatow continues crusade against Bill Cosby; says it's important to listen to victims. SENT: 410 words, photos.

BRITAIN-BBC — Daniel Craig, Judi Dench and JK Rowling urge British government not to cut beleaguered BBC. SENT: 320 words, photo.

WORLD SERIES OF POKER-MAIN EVENT - World Series of Poker thins to 9 players, each winning $1M and spot in Nov. faceoff. SENT: 660 words, photos.




EGYPT-RAMADAN DAWN CALLER-PHOTO GALLERY - Cairo residents celebrate Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 14 photos. With text.

WORLD SERIES OF POKER-MAIN EVENT — World Series thins to 9 in final table, each winning $1M and spot in Nov. faceoff. 20 photos, 980 words.

KENTUCKY FLOODING —AP Photo KYDS115 — A woman talks on the phone after looking for cats and other belongings under her destroyed trailer in Kentucky after floods swept through the area. With 25 photos, text.




Mex Guzman — Mexican authorities released surveillance video that showed the moment drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped from a maximum-security prison. With text, photos.

US CA Police Shooting — A California judge released video sought by the AP and other news organizations of a 2013 shooting by Gardena, Calif., police that killed one man and wounded another. With text.

US Apatow - Judd Apatow explains why he thinks it is important for people to talk about the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby.

US CA POLICE SHOOTING - Video of a June 2013 police shooting in Gardena, Calif. This video has graphic images which might be disturbing to some viewers.




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