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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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  • A Glance At The Airbus A330-200

    Some details about the Airbus A330-200 jets, after one disappeared Monday en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. - According to the Aviation Safety Network, there has not been a fatal accident for this type of plane since a 1994 test flight blamed on...
  • A Glance At Lightning Strikes In Civil Aviation

    Some details about lightning strikes in civil aviation: - On average, large jets are struck by lightning about once every three years, according to aviation incident statistics. - Regional aircraft are hit about once a year because they cruise at much...
  • 11-Month-Old Baby With Swine Flu Dies In NYC

    11-Month-Old Baby With Swine Flu Dies In NYC
    A child has become the fifth person in New York City to die with swine flu. The medical examiner is doing tests to determine what role the virus played in the baby's death. The Health Department has refused to release the victim's name or say what...
  • Judge Delays NY Water Bottle Deposits Until April

    Judge Delays NY Water Bottle Deposits Until April
    A federal judge has blocked New York officials from collecting five-cent deposits on bottles of water until next April. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa's order prevents state officials from enforcing any amendments to the so-called "Bottle Bill" for...
  • NY Jails Commissioner Resigns

    NY Jails Commissioner Resigns
    The commissioner in charge of New York City's jails and probation department says he is resigning. The New York Times says Commissioner Martin F. Horn declined to discuss specifics prior to an announcement on Wednesday. Horn's departure comes in the...
  • Adam Lambert: 'I'm Gay'

    Adam Lambert: 'I'm Gay'
    "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert has landed the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, where he talks about sex, drugs and his "Idol" experiences. The 27-year-old singer from San Diego acknowledges in an interview that he's gay, and says it shouldn't...
  • Governor Paterson Calls On Senators To Resolve Power Struggle

    Governor Paterson Calls On Senators To Resolve Power Struggle
    A Republican coup in the state Senate, helped along by one Democrat with legal troubles and another who violated election laws, paralyzed the chamber on Tuesday. Democrats vowed to fight back, possibly with a lawsuit, but the new leaders said the...
  • News Corp. Forms Diversity Council After Cartoon

    News Corp. Forms Diversity Council After Cartoon
    News Corp. has agreed to form an external diversity council after meeting with civil rights groups about a New York Post cartoon that critics said likened President Barack Obama to a dead chimpanzee. The company will form a "diversity community council"...
  • 'Tonight Show' Sidekick Ed McMahon Dies at Age 86

    'Tonight Show' Sidekick Ed McMahon Dies at Age 86
    WESTWOOD -- Ed McMahon died early Tuesday morning at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, according his publicist Howard Bragman. McMahon died shortly after midnight at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his wife, Pam, and other...
  • WHO: Swine Flu Pandemic Has Begun, First In 41 years

    WHO: Swine Flu Pandemic Has Begun, First  In 41 years
    The World Health Organization has told its member nations it is declaring a swine flu pandemic - the first global flu epidemic in 41 years. The move came Thursday as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere....
  • Democrats Ask Court To Block NY Senate Coup

    Democrats Ask Court To Block NY Senate Coup
    The New York Senate's Democratic conference has gone to court to challenge the coalition that claims it seized control of the chamber in a parliamentary power grab on Monday. A state Supreme Court judge in Rensselaer County heard initial arguments, but...