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The Global Press Style Guide

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United Nations/U.N.

This is a deviation from AP Style.

Rule:

Use this abbreviation for United Nations, with periods, in headlines and on second reference.

Rationale:

Consistent references to global entities ensure reader clarity.

United States/U.S.

This is a deviation from AP Style.

Rule:

Use this abbreviation for United States, with periods, in headlines and on second reference.

Rationale:

Consistent references to global entities ensure reader clarity.