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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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  • 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...
  • Bill keeping gun permits secret on Quinn's desk

    Bill keeping gun permits secret on Quinn's desk
    SPRINGFIELD--Following a battle between the attorney general and the state police, the Senate sent a measure to Gov. Pat Quinn today that would keep the names of people with gun permits private. The names and addresses of Illinois Firearm Owner's...
  • NASCAR Investigates Altercation Between Kyle Busch, Richard Childress

    NASCAR Investigates Altercation Between Kyle Busch, Richard Childress
    NASCAR officials are investigating a physical altercation involving team owner Richard Childress and driver Kyle Busch in the garage area following Saturday's Truck series race at Kansas Speedway. According to a member of a Truck team who asked not to be...
  • Suh bullish on Lions' future

    Suh bullish on Lions' future
    When Ndamukong Suh is able to get back to work, he expects to encounter a positive, winning attitude — in Detroit. "No question there's optimism there," said Suh, the Lions' second-year tackle who was named The Associated Press defensive rookie...
  • Chesapeake Bay cleanup 'on track'

    Gov. Martin O'Malley declared Monday that Maryland is 98 percent of the way to reaching its short-term "milestone" for accelerating the state's efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay, while federal officials said all the bay watershed states generally...
  • Archive story: Jim Kincaid takes 1997 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters distinguished service award

    [This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] ++++++++++++++++++++ || Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
  • Yemen Official: Arrested Woman Didn't Mail Bombs

    Yemen Official: Arrested Woman Didn't Mail Bombs
    A Yemeni official says authorities in Yemen no longer believe a woman arrested Saturday was the person who mailed two powerful bombs to the U.S. The official in Washington tells The Associated Press that the young engineering student wasn't the same...
  • After The Championships

    The UConn women have won seven national titles. Here's a look at how the program did the year after each of the first six championship seasons: No. 1 1994-95 Next season (34-4): The Huskies lose their opener to Louisiana Tech and drop two other regular...
  • Concert Promoter Dropped From Essence Fest After Rape Allegations

    Concert Promoter Dropped From Essence Fest After Rape Allegations
    Stephen Rehage has stepped aside as producer of the 2011 Essence Music Festival to focus on allegations against him, says Essence Communications. Rehage, who is also founder and producer of the Voodoo Fest, is free on $10,000 bond after being booked Nov....
  • Audit Raises Questions About Jefferson Parish Nonprofit

    Audit Raises Questions About Jefferson Parish Nonprofit
    A publicly funded nonprofit program for underprivileged youth in Jefferson Parish could provide little or no documentation for many expenditures, including more than $100,000 paid to a firm owned by state Rep. Girod Jackson, according to a state...
  • 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...