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The Associated Press

The Associated Press
The Associated Press is the largest news-gathering organization in the world, disseminating news stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video.

Operating as a not-for-profit cooperative and based in New York City, the AP is owned by 1,500 daily newspaper members in the United States. Its mission is to be a global news network. The AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus throughout the world. Founded in 1846, the AP considers itself to be the world's most trusted independent news source.

The cooperative, running in a 24-hour news cycle, helps members distribute their stories and other content to other members and also picks up member stories for i...
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The Associated Press is the largest news-gathering organization in the world, disseminating news stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video.

Operating as a not-for-profit cooperative and based in New York City, the AP is owned by 1,500 daily newspaper members in the United States. Its mission is to be a global news network. The AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus throughout the world. Founded in 1846, the AP considers itself to be the world's most trusted independent news source.

The cooperative, running in a 24-hour news cycle, helps members distribute their stories and other content to other members and also picks up member stories for its use. It distributes content to 121 countries and in four languages. The AP has won 49 Pulitzer Prizes in reporting and story-telling and 30 for photography.
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  • Rodgers wins MVP; Watt unanimous top defensive player; Cards sweep AP coaching awards

    Just living the dream. And looking for more. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award Saturday night, and J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors. Rodgers, also the 2011...
  • AP Analysis: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack bite

    PHOENIX (AP) — Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five years, every state had a law on...
  • Reader feedback Jan. 29: Underway, voting

    A question of style • Alan: Unless the Associated Press Stylebook has changed, "under way" is still two words. The only time it would be one word is it is an adjective before a noun in a nautical sense, like an underway flotilla. The Daily Press...
  • Mother of Japanese hostage pleads for son's life as deadline nears

    The mother of a Japanese hostage believed to be in the hands of Islamic extremists made an emotional appeal for her son’s life Wednesday, hours before a deadline set by his captors was to expire. In a statement read to reporters, Junko Ishido, the...
  • Person familiar with situation: Browns WR Josh Gordon has failed another drug test, faces ban

    Josh Gordon's troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time. The wide receiver for the Browns has failed yet another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. Gordon, who has twice been...
  • Analyst: Government seems to be making changes to protect consumer information on health site

    The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week that details such...
  • 'It's all I ever wanted' - 4-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon making 2015 his final season

    Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him. NASCAR's most charismatic driver, the...
  • Tensions emerge between Iraq, US-led coalition in battle against Islamic State group

    Iraqi commanders heavily dependent on outside support to defeat the Islamic State group are increasingly voicing frustration over the U.S.-led coalition's efforts, complaining of miscommunication, failed deliveries of weapons, inadequate training and...
  • Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

      Jeff Gordon knew midway through last season that he had just one more year in him. NASCAR's most charismatic driver, the man behind the wheel of the famed and sometimes feared No. 24, had decided the timing was right to call it quits on one of the...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • 'Deflate-gate': NFL Investigating Patriots

     'Deflate-gate': NFL Investigating Patriots
    The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. Troy Vincent, the NFL'...