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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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  • Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?

    Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month. But in...
  • Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. The withdrawals are in...
  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

    In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him. Yet two decades later, after proving that...
  • Lawmaker reimbursed costs for lavish office decor

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press. Schock paid $35,000...
  • Scale of racism in Cup host Russia a threat, report says

    Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press. Researchers from the Moscow-based SOVA Center and the Fare...
  • Weissert named head of AP's Austin bureau

    Will Weissert, an Associated Press political reporter and former longtime Latin America correspondent, has been named administrative correspondent in Austin. The appointment was announced by Maud Beelman, the AP's editor for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas....
  • Police call death of Missouri auditor an 'apparent suicide'

    Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an "apparent suicide," minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview....
  • Diane Lane sees ghosts in her return to NYC stage

    Diane Lane has returned to a New York stage. It took her long enough. The "Unfaithful" and "Man of Steel" star was still basically a girl the last time she appeared live here — a whopping 37 years ago. What lured her back was "The Mystery of...
  • AP source: Manning, Broncos talking about reworking contract

    It looks as if it's going to come down to money. A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirms the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning's representatives are discussing ways to revise his contract and give the team more flexibility in free agency....
  • Watchdog files complaint over lawmaker's travel spending

    A government watchdog group on Wednesday asked congressional investigators to examine whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private air travel. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics...
  • Longtime Tennessee journalist Kent Flanagan dies at 69

    Kent Flanagan, a longtime journalist and open government advocate who spent 21 years as Tennessee's bureau chief for The Associated Press, died Wednesday. He was 69. Flanagan's wife, Janet, said he died at home Wednesday after a long illness. Flanagan...