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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...