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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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  • Elizabeth Edwards Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

    Elizabeth Edwards Dies After Long Battle With Cancer
    Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday after a six-year fight with cancer, her family said. She was 61. "Today we have lost the comfort of Elizabeth's presence but she remains the...
  • Car Crashes Into Terrytown School

    Car Crashes Into Terrytown School
    Emergency medical services are treating children at a suburban New Orleans school after a car crashed into a private elementary school grounds. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman John Fortunato said the extent of the injuries from Wednesday...
  • Maryland to lose two Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores

    Maryland to lose two Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores
    The Associated Press is reporting that Macy’s Inc. will close nine underperforming stores nationwide:  five Macy’s and four Bloomingdale’s. Among the closures are Macy’s store in Laurel and the Bloomingdale’s in North...
  • Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos

    Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos
    Tres parejas del sur de Florida dicen que tuvieron la suerte de salir vivos después de nadar montados en botes salva vidas luego de que el crucero italiano terminara completamente ladeado tras chocar contra rocas cerca a la isla de Gliglio. Vinimos a...
  • Soldier in Prison for "Shameful" Prison Pictures Released from Leavenworth Pen

    Soldier in Prison for "Shameful" Prison Pictures Released from Leavenworth Pen
    The convicted ringleader of detainee abuses at Abu Ghraib was released Saturday from a military prison, an Army spokeswoman said. Charles Graner Jr., 42, was released from the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., around 10 a.m....
  • Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson. = = = =...
  • Virginia must close four of its five 'training centers' for the disabled; Southeastern Virginia will stay open

    Virginia must close four of its five 'training centers' for the disabled; Southeastern Virginia will stay open
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia will close four of its five institutions for housing the developmentally and intellectually disabled and transition those services to the community under a 10-year, $2 billion settlement the state entered into...
  • Whitney Houston Dead

    Whitney Houston Dead
    The Associated Press is reporting that Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said that the causes of the singer's death are unknown. The legendary singer, actress and producer won six Grammy awards, two Emmy awards, 30...
  • Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest

    Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest
    Some police departments in Connecticut that use license plate scanning technology to identify unregistered and stolen cars are holding on to the data and sharing it, raising privacy concerns about how that information could be used. "By allowing the...
  • Branson officials vow quick cleanup so businesses can reopen after tornado

    Branson officials vow quick cleanup so businesses can reopen after tornado
    BRANSON, Mo. -- Mayor Raeanne Presley promised Wednesday morning that the city will be back in business in days, possibly by Thursday, after a tornado ripped through the heart of the city on Tuesday night.  At a news conference on Wednesday morning,...
  • Oklahoma tops preseason AP football poll; Tech 13th

    NEW YORK—Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different. The Sooners will start out top-ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the 10th time, more than any program in the country. The...