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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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  • Fond, and not-so-fond, remembrances of college football's poll system

    A few days from now, eyes will be fixed on the first top-25 list released by the College Football Playoff selection committee. Those rankings, due for release Tuesday, will be the only ones that matter. So we thought this might be a good time to pay...
  • Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee

     Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee
    Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics. In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
  • SEC's West division has nation's (and pollsters') undivided attention

    SEC's West division has nation's (and pollsters') undivided attention
    The SEC West is truly remarkable. It is 90% dominance, which is to be admired, and 10% snake charmer. No man behind a curtain has worked levers more deftly. The Southeastern Conference's glamour division not only has five or six (or seven?) of the...
  • Notre Dame No. 5 in polls; Florida State No. 2

    Notre Dame sits at No. 5 in both the coaches' and Associated Press polls Sunday after its 50-43 win over North Carolina while Florida State, the Irish's opponent Saturday, dropped from No. 1 to No. 2.  Notre Dame held steady in the coaches poll while...
  • After a wild college football weekend, let's all calm down

    The only thing more stunning than an incredible weekend of games, perhaps, was the stunning overreaction to them. We warned you that wild times were coming and that the polls were about to get poached and scrambled. It happened, just as predicted, yet...
  • FSU reclaims consensus No. 1 spot after wild college football weekend

    FSU reclaims consensus No. 1 spot after wild college football weekend
    FSU is the consensus No. 1 team in the country, according to the latest top 25 polls released Sunday after a wild college football weekend that saw a slew of ranked teams lose. The Seminoles returned to the top spot in the USA Today coaches' poll one...
  • 2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help

    Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release. Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...
  • Defending national champs Florida State No. 1 in AP pre-season poll

    Florida State, for what it's worth these days, was an overwhelming pick for No. 1 in Sunday's release of the Associated Press pre-season college football poll. The Seminoles garnered 57 of the available 60 first place votes. Florida State is followed by...
  • Teel Time: History says surprises likely among College Football Playoff qualifiers

    Reigning national champion Florida State, dynastic Alabama, sartorially splendid Oregon and old-school Oklahoma are Nos. 1-4 in the Associated Press’ preseason poll. The chances of that foursome qualifying for the inaugural College Football...
  • NFL reportedly was given copy of Ray Rice elevator video in April

    In a development that could have a devastating effect on NFL management, the Associated Press is reporting the league was provided a copy of the Ray Rice elevator tape in April -- even though NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted no one at the NFL...
  • There, there, it's not that bad

    I think that civilians must wonder sometimes about the mental stability of copy editors.  Only a few weeks ago, there were alarums and excursions after the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook announced that it is kosher to use over in the sense of...