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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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  • Story by Deion McNair

    The Associated Press Sports Editors have been kind enough to send many of their top columnists to Hampton University for the fourth annual APSE Day of Diversity. It is an interactive multimedia workshop for Hampton students not only to talk with actual...
  • 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...
  • Hey, AP, wanna talk dictionaries?

    On my desk at The Sun and on my shelves at Loyola and home are copies of Webster's New World College Dictionary. As old as I am, the dictionary is in common use in newsrooms and is the reference dictionary for the Associated Press Stylebook. But back...
  • Tiger Woods update: 911 call made by neighbor to be released today

    Tiger Woods update: 911 call made by neighbor to be released today
    -------------------- Click here for Tiger Woods accident update: "Tiger Woods on accident: 'Situation is my fault' ; lawyer Mark NeJame tells FHP today's interview is canceled" Transcript of 911 call placed by neighbor about Tiger Woods ---------------...
  • Teen shot to death ID'd

    Police on Sunday identified an 18-year-old shot to death outside a tourist-district nightclub and party hall as Zeric Harrison of Orlando. Harrison was found lying in a parking lot near Karma Korner about 12:20 a.m. Saturday, Orlando police said. He...
  • Maya Angelou sees poetry in Obama

    Upon his election in 1992, Bill Clinton—affectionately referred to as the nation's first black president—asked Maya Angelou to compose a poem and read it at his inauguration. Angelou feels a new poem welling up inside her following Barack...
  • NBC offers wide online access for Beijing

    NBC is making more than 2,200 hours of live competition from Beijing available online, giving Olympic junkies more action than they could ever devour in a day. After barely tipping its toe in the digital world during past Olympics, the network will...
  • Cuban bassist Cachao dies; mambo pioneer

    Cuban bassist and composer Israel "Cachao" Lopez, who is credited with pioneering the mambo style of music, died Saturday. He was 89. Known simply as Cachao, the Grammy-winning musician had fallen ill in the past week and died surrounded by family...
  • Shakira's $3,000 bra

    Shakira's $3,000 bra
    Ever paid $3,000 for a bra? That's what one fan forked over for one of Shakira's bras. Another admirer shelled out $14,000 for the privilege of meeting the pop sensation and receiving front-row seats at a future show in Toronto. The two bids were among...
  • Matchbox twenty's guitarist steps in front of the mic

    Matchbox twenty's guitarist steps in front of the mic
    Paul Doucette's experience as one part of the hugely successful matchbox twenty taught him a little something about the break and repair method of music-making. Not too long ago, Doucette along with other band mates wondered if matchbox twenty would have...
  • Clyde Charles dies at 55; first inmate to sue under Civil Rights Act for DNA testing

    Clyde Charles, the first inmate to use a federal civil rights law to sue for DNA testing that not only cleared him of a Louisiana rape conviction but also sent his brother to prison for the same crime, has died. He was 55. Charles died Jan. 7 of...