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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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  • Longtime Tennessee journalist Kent Flanagan dies at 69

    Kent Flanagan, a longtime journalist and open government advocate who spent 21 years as Tennessee's bureau chief for The Associated Press, died Wednesday. He was 69. Flanagan's wife, Janet, said he died at home Wednesday after a long illness. Flanagan...
  • A criminal justice advocate wages his own battle with crime

    Sean Hosman is a leading voice in the national push to transform the justice system by predicting which criminals will commit crimes again. He also is a repeat offender himself, whose trips in and out of jail provide a striking case study of the...
  • Lawmaker facing expenses questions hires lawyers, PR experts

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has hired top lawyers and public relations experts in the wake of recent questions surrounding his travel and entertainment expenses. Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, had spent taxpayer and...
  • States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

    On a hot Friday last July, a parolee was mowing a lawn in a small cul-de-sac on the west side of the city when he stopped to ask for a glass of water. The 70-year-old widow whose yard he was mowing told him to wait on her porch. Instead, she said, he...
  • Lawmaker with lavish decor billed private planes, concerts

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found. There also have been other...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Neil Patrick Harris kicks off 'whitest' Oscars; J.K. Simmons, 'Ida' win early awards Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris wasted no time kicking off a stormy 87th Academy Awards and conceding the ceremony's much-discussed lack of diversity. "Tonight we...
  • Correction: Islamic State-Libya story

    In a Feb. 19 story about the Islamic State group in Libya, The Associated Press erroneously stated the parts of the country covered by the two emirs reportedly appointed by the group. The emir of Tripoli covers western Libya, and the emir based in Darna...
  • 'Fashion Police' host Griffin gets Oscars red carpet ready

    Kathy Griffin likes to joke (or is she serious?) that, one year on her tax return, she put her profession as "Anonymous." Such is her multi-hyphenate stature: a standup comic, sitcom star, reality-show queen, periodic D-Lister and, now, host of "Fashion...
  • AP-FL--Closing Advisory, FL

    EDITORS: The Miami bureau of The Associated Press is closing until 5 a.m. The AP's South Regional desk in Atlanta is open overnight and can be reached at 404-653-8460. For broadcast reruns, call the AP Broadcast News Center in Washington, D.C. at 800-...
  • Danish intelligence: No sign gunman was planning attacks

    Despite a warning from prison authorities that the gunman behind a weekend shooting spree in Copenhagen was at risk of being radicalized in jail, Danish intelligence officials insisted Tuesday they had no reason to believe he was plotting attacks after...
  • NY Fashion Week: Football on a frigid day at Hilfiger

    The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from its runway fashions to celebrity-packed events. Here's what some AP writers are seeing: ___ COLORFUL KICKOFF AT TOMMY HILFIGER Luckily, it was an indoor football game. On a frigid day in...