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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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  • North Korea said to launch rocket

  • Gainesville pastor plans to burn Islamic holy book despite general's plea

    Gainesville pastor plans to burn Islamic holy book despite general's plea
    The pastor of a tiny Gainesville church refused to heed pleas Tuesday from Gen. David Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, and religious leaders to abandon plans to mark Saturday's anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a bonfire fueled by 200...
  • After The Championships

    The UConn women have won seven national titles. Here's a look at how the program did the year after each of the first six championship seasons: No. 1 1994-95 Next season (34-4): The Huskies lose their opener to Louisiana Tech and drop two other regular...
  • A Look At The Syracuse Orange

    Next meeting: The Orange and UConn will play in Connecticut this season. Syracuse has not defeated the Huskies since Jan. 2, 1996 at the Manley Field House in Syracuse, N.Y. UConn has won the last 19, two last season, including a 77-41 win in the...
  • Sounding Off: Protecting sources and the public

    During its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press was given information from the then-office of Mineral Management Services that was not making a lot of sense. As millions of gallons of crude spewed into the gulf...
  • Abdul-Jabbar Treated for Leukemia

    Abdul-Jabbar Treated for Leukemia
    NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, is being treated for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a rare form of the disease. While admitting he was fearful when he received the diagnosis last December, the basketball great said his prognosis is...
  • April 4, 1993: Iverson named state basketball player of the year

    What does he do for an encore? Allen Iverson, a Bethel High School junior who was The Associated Press' football player of the year in Group AAA, has been named basketball player of the year as well. Iverson joined all-time leading Hampton High scorer...
  • Poll: Most Americans want health care law expanded or kept same

    PUBLIC OPINION National poll results indicate that most Americans want to expand the new health care law or keep it the same. An Associated Press-GfK poll released this week found that only one in four of those surveyed favored complete repeal....
  • Obama watermelon joke unseats mayor

     
    (Chicago Tribune photos By Bob Fila) by Frank James The soon-to-be-ex-mayor of Los Alamitos, Calif. sounds like he's maybe not the sharpest knife in the drawer. Not only did he e-mail a doctored photo of the White House South......
  • Sharpshooters employed to thin out the deer population around Maryland's Camp David retreat

     
    Government sharpshooters are taking aim at hundreds of white-tailed deer in the national park surrounding the Camp David presidential retreat in western Maryland. The move to reduce the deer population comes after nearly three decades of research and...
  • Nancy Kerrigan's family insists no one to blame for father's death

     
    An autopsy report on the death of Nancy Kerrigan's father was criticized by the Olympic figure skater's family Tuesday, who insisted no one is to blame for his death. A Massachusetts medical examiner ruled Daniel Kerrigan's death a homicide, finding......