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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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  • Japanese Police: 200-300 Bodies Found in North Eastern Coastal Area

    Japanese Police: 200-300 Bodies Found in North Eastern Coastal Area
       TOKYO (AP) -- A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.    Hours...
  • Funeral Services Set For Lancaster County Soldier

    Funeral Services Set For Lancaster County Soldier
    Funeral arrangements and services are set for Cpl. Eric Torbert Jr., who will be laid to rest Tuesday in Lancaster. The U.S. Marine is a 2003 graduate of Penn Manor High School. Torbert died Sunday while serving in Afghanistan. He was a combat engineer...
  • Bethany Storro Pleads Not Guilty in Acid Attack Hoax

    Bethany Storro Pleads Not Guilty in Acid Attack Hoax
    VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A 28-year-old Vancouver woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from her false claim that a stranger splashed acid in her face. Bethany Storro has confessed that she made up the story about the facial burns she suffered...
  • Police Chief Shot And Killed In Oregon

    Police Chief Shot And Killed In Oregon
    The popular police chief of a small Oregon town was shot to death Wednesday while investigating an attempted car theft at a strip mall. The suspect was wounded by gunfire shortly after several officers rushed to the scene. The killing of Rainier...
  • Shooting Suspect Obsessed With Mind Control

    Shooting Suspect Obsessed With Mind Control
    A view into the mindset of Jared Loughner, the man who caused a deadly massacre at a Tucson supermarket, is beginning to emerge. Videos posted on YouTube show that he was obsessed with mind control and suggest he may have had a loose grip on reality. On...
  • Amanda Knox Team Encouraged by Witness Conviction

    Amanda Knox Team Encouraged by Witness Conviction
    A defense lawyer for Amanda Knox, the U.S. college student serving a 26-year prison sentence for the murder of her British roommate, expressed optimism Saturday that a drug charge conviction of a prosecution witness might help the American in her appeal...
  • April 4, 1993: Iverson named state basketball player of the year

    What does he do for an encore? Allen Iverson, a Bethel High School junior who was The Associated Press' football player of the year in Group AAA, has been named basketball player of the year as well. Iverson joined all-time leading Hampton High scorer...
  • Poll: Most Americans want health care law expanded or kept same

    PUBLIC OPINION National poll results indicate that most Americans want to expand the new health care law or keep it the same. An Associated Press-GfK poll released this week found that only one in four of those surveyed favored complete repeal....
  • More Than 20 Years Later, Kidnapped NYC Baby Reunited With Family

    More Than 20 Years Later, Kidnapped NYC Baby Reunited With Family
    A woman stolen as an infant from a hospital crib two decades ago spent Thursday at a Manhattan hotel with her long-lost mother as investigators sought the evidence they need to identify and arrest her kidnapper. No suspects were ever identified in the...
  • CIA Prevents Sophisticated Al Qaeda Attack On U.S.-Bound Plane

    CIA Prevents Sophisticated Al Qaeda Attack On U.S.-Bound Plane
    It's another victory for American intelligence, but also another chilling reminder of how badly Al Qaeda still wants to kill Americans. The CIA has thwarted a daring plot by an Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen before it could be carried out. It called for a...
  • NATO invites Pakistani president to summit in Chicago

    NATO invites Pakistani president to summit in Chicago
    NATO says it's inviting the Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari the upcoming summit in Chicago. The invitation comes after Pakistan’s foreign minister proposed reopening its Afghan border to NATO military supplies. Supply routes through...