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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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  • Emile Hirsch charged with assault on Paramount executive

    Emile Hirsch charged with assault on Paramount executive
    Actor Emile Hirsch has been charged with assault in Utah after he allegedly put a woman in a chokehold until she nearly passed out during the Sundance Film Festival, according to the Associated Press. Hirsch, 29, best known for his roles in "Into the...
  • On records request, Illinois attorney general plays 2 roles

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Upon taking office last month, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs sought Attorney General Lisa Madigan's advice on his campaign promise to publicize a taxpayer-funded investigation into sexual harassment allegations against...
  • Bruce Jenner's mom opens up about ex-Olympian's gender journey

    NEW YORK (AP) — With speculation flying, Bruce Jenner's mother opened up Wednesday about his gender journey. Esther Jenner, 88, has been besieged by calls from the media in recent days, but the widow in Lewiston, Idaho, isn't interested in fueling...
  • Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre

    Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre
    A prosecutor says the shooting of a jogger in a Paris suburb on the same day as the Charlie Hebdo massacre has been linked to the gunman who killed a female police officer and four hostages at a kosher grocery. In a brief statement Sunday, the prosecutor...
  • Slavery 'a living hell' and an open secret on remote South Korean salt farms

    Slavery 'a living hell' and an open secret on remote South Korean salt farms
    He ran the first chance he got. The summer sun beat down on the shallow, sea-fed fields where Kim Seong-baek was forced to work without pay, day after 18-hour day mining the big salt crystals that blossomed in the mud around him. Half-blind and in rags,...
  • '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'...
  • Gainesville high school student gets perfect score on AP exam

    Gainesville high school student gets perfect score on AP exam
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A student from Gainesville's Buchholz High School earned a perfect score on an Advanced Placement microeconomics exam. The Gainesville Sun reports 19-year-old Kevin Huang graduated from Buchholz last spring and is now a...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...