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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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  • Bishop boycotting Obama at Notre Dame

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with statement and response. Count one guest out at the commencement address which President Barack Obama plans to deliver at Notre Dame this spring: The Roman Catholic bishop whose diocese includes the University of Notre......
  • Obama would rein in masters of universe

     
    by Frank James The Obama Administration wants to give Wall Street's masters of the universe a new master, the federal government. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will propose greater regulation of the financial markets when he testifies before the House...
  • Obama's list: Calling the questioners

     
    by Mark Silva "All right,'' President Barack Obama said after his six-minute opening statement at last night's prime-time White House news conference, "With that, let me take some questions. And I've got a list here.'' The president proceeded to work........
  • Palin 2012 Watch: AG from NRA post-'Troopergate'

     
    Here's a news report from the north on the super-ambitious superstar: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ??? Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has picked an Anchorage lawyer and National Rifle Association director as the state's new attorney general. Palin named Wayne Anthony....
  • Obama, race, reality and reconciliation

     
    by Mark Silva Two months into the administration of the first African-American president, Liz Sidoti of the Associated Press takes a look today at some of the "old racial stereotypes and Internet-fueled falsehoods'' about President Barack Obama that...
  • Why no GM treatment for Wall Street?

     
    by Frank James Some observers are noticing what they believe is disparate treatment between the way Rick Wagoner, GM's CEO, is being shown the door by the White House and the Obama Administration's seemingly more tolerant stance towards the financial-...
  • Census: Minorities count, but how?

     
    by Mark Silva The man set to take charge of the 2010 Census, a University of Michigan professor who has worked at the great national headcount before, has supported the idea of statistical sampling to offset actual undercounts of minorities.......
  • Obama, unlike Bush, seeks UN rights seat

     
    by Frank James In yet another rebuke of the Bush era, the Obama Administration is seeking a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council. The decision is controversial because the HRC is seen by the Israel lobby in the......
  • Sarah Palin: Move over for Newt at table

     
    by Mark Silva No April Fool's here. No fools at all, it appears. "The on again, off again, we don't know what we're doing again, dinner is now officially off, again'' for Sarah Palin (pictured in an AP photo at......
  • Taliban threat reminder of risk to U.S.

     
    by Frank James Here's hoping U.S. intelligence officials are correct when they discount the latest threat made by Pakistan's Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud who is threatening to attack Washington in retaliation for U.S. missile strikes against his...
  • Car Sales Improve: Is the Worst Over?

     
    Reading sales reports from automakers has been a bit of a horror show for the past eight months. Even though the numbers were still negative in a big way last month, there were signs of life. On the surface of......