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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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  • Madoff sentenced to 150 years in prison

    Madoff sentenced to 150 years in prison
    Disgraced fund manager Bernard Madoff, 71, was sentenced to 150 years in prison Monday for masterminding one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. financial history. "I think Judge [Denny] Chin had it absolutely correct," said Stanley Lehrer, a retired...
  • Wallet stolen in 1982 found in NYC tree; $20 gone

    Money doesn't grow on trees, but a tree-care supervisor in New York City's Central Park found an old wallet inside a dead one. The blue leather wallet had been stolen by a pickpocket 27 years ago. It was found in the hollow of a dying cherry tree. It was...
  • Michael Vick's federal sentence ends

    Michael Vick's federal sentence ends
    Suspended NFL star Michael Vick ended his federal dogfighting sentence Monday, freeing him to lobby for a return to the field. Vick's attorney Lawrence Woodward told The Associated Press outside Vick's Hampton home that the former Atlanta Falcons...
  • It's official: Iverson signs with Memphis

    It's official: Iverson signs with Memphis
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) --The Memphis Grizzlies have signed former NBA MVP and 10-time All-Star Allen Iverson. The Grizzlies announced the signing Thursday morning minutes before a news conference introducing the veteran free agent in the lobby of the...
  • Mel Martinez's Senate swan song: Pride, regrets

    Mel Martinez's Senate swan song: Pride, regrets
    WASHINGTON — In a sedate farewell address, Mel Martinez ended his truncated Senate career Wednesday with a pitch for immigration reform and a tribute to Cuban-Americans across the country. Martinez in effect handed over his seat to fellow...
  • TCU streamlines 'O'

    Instead of getting overly defensive, Texas Christian coach Gary Patterson took a significantly different approach. The 16th-ranked Horned Frogs spent most of the past decade building a well-deserved reputation as one of top teams outside the big six Bowl...
  • Obama launches $75 billion foreclosure rescue to save homes, stem national economic crisis

    MESA, Ariz. — President Barack Obama threw a $75billion lifeline to millions of Americans on the brink of foreclosure Wednesday, declaring an urgent need for drastic action — not only to save their homes but to keep the housing crisis "from...
  • Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade sues wife over STD claim

    Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade sues wife over STD claim
    Dwyane Wade sued his estranged wife and two of her lawyers Wednesday over accusations the Miami Heat star contracted a sexually transmitted disease through an extramarital affair. In the lawsuit, a copy of which was obtained by The Associated Press, Wade...
  • Tribune Co. consultant on Wrigley Field deal is linked to Rod Blagojevich

    A sports business consultant hired by Tribune Co. to help with the possible sale of Wrigley Field to the state commiserated over declining newspaper quality with a top aide to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and also sought a potential spot on Chicago's...
  • Can't separate ACC, Big East? Why care?

    Can't separate ACC, Big East? Why care?
    Perennial and pointless. Intriguing and infuriating. Comical and confusing. So goes this college basketball season's jousting over conference supremacy. ACC or Big East? Carolina or Connecticut? Hansbrough or Harangody? We stage this debate each...
  • Olympic-size gift to Calif. food bank

    Kellogg Co. donated thousands of boxes of cereal with Michael Phelps' picture on them to the San Francisco Food Bank. Kellogg declined last month to renew its endorsement deal with the Olympic swimming star and Baltimore resident after a photo surfaced...