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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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  • 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...
  • 14-Year-Old Cartel Assassin May Be U.S. Citizen

    14-Year-Old Cartel Assassin May Be U.S. Citizen
    In cargo pants and a T-shirt, the skinny, American-born 14-year-old looked like he should be in middle school. Instead he was surrounded by three armed Mexican soldiers in ski masks and camouflage as he told reporters that he helped a Mexican drug gang...
  • 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...
  • 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,...