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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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  • Proposition 36 on three strikes law passes, AP says

     
    Proposition 36, placed on the ballot in hopes of reducing prison overcrowding and preventing what proponents view as unfair sentences for minor crimes, has passed, according to the Associated Press. Backers pointed to thousands of California prison...
  • Proposition 35, on human trafficking, passes, per AP

     
    Proposition 35, an effort to increase prison sentences and fines for human traffickers, has passed, according to the Associated Press. A long list of prosecutors, law enforcement officials and politicians endorsed the measure. More than $2 million from...
  • Munger’s Proposition 38 fails, according to AP

     
    Voters have rejected Proposition 38, a tax hike to raise money for schools, according to the Associated Press. The measure was created by Pasadena civil-rights attorney Molly Munger, daughter of Berkshire Hathaway executive Charles Munger. Her ideas on...
  • Voters approve Brown's tax measure, Proposition 30, AP says

     
    California voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s measure to temporarily increase the state sales tax by a quarter-cent and income taxes on the wealthy by 1% to 3%, according to the Associated Press....
  • California Democrats emerge more powerful after election

     
    Democrats, already the dominant political force in California, are only getting more powerful in the Golden State. From ballot measures to state legislative races, voting results available Wednesday morning showed the balance of power in the Capitol...
  • Prop. 40, on state Senate districts, passes, per AP

     
    Proposition 40, a referendum to uphold newly drawn state Senate districts, has passed, according to the Associated Press. Passage means the boundaries drawn last year stand. The measure was the least controversial one on the ballot. Even the Republican...
  • The most trusted voice in Hollywood

    The most trusted voice in Hollywood
    Army Archerd, a prolific reporter who chronicled the personal and professional lives of Hollywood stars and moguls for more than half a century from his columnist's perch at Daily Variety, and rocked the entertainment world when he announced in 1985...
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Blames Recession For Low Port Traffic

    Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Blames Recession For Low Port Traffic
    NEW YORK (AP) - The agency in charge of New York City's airports, bridges and harbor is blaming the recession for a downturn in traffic including a sharp drop in cargo. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says passenger traffic at its...
  • NY Times: Obama Selects Frieden As CDC Director

    NY Times: Obama Selects Frieden As CDC Director
    President Barack Obama on Friday will name Dr. Thomas Frieden as director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, administration officials told The New York Times. Frieden has served as New York City's health commissioner for the past...
  • Assistant Principal's Death In Queens Is First NYC Swine Flu-Related Death

    Assistant Principal's Death In Queens Is First NYC Swine Flu-Related Death
    A school assistant principal became the city's first death linked to swine flu, and the number of cases in Japan surged to more than 120 on a wave of new confirmations, prompting government-ordered school closures and cancellations of public events....
  • Woody Allen, American Apparel Settle Suit For $5M

    Woody Allen, American Apparel Settle Suit For $5M
    NEW YORK (AP) - Woody Allen agreed Monday to a $5 million settlement in his lawsuit accusing American Apparel of using an image parodying him as a rabbi without his permission. Both sides announced the settlement - to be paid by American Apparel's...