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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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  • Legendary Singer Lena Horne Dies

    Legendary Singer Lena Horne Dies
    Singer Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers as a Hollywood and Broadway star famed for her velvety rendition of "Stormy Weather," has died at age 92. Hospital spokeswoman Gloria Chin says Horne died Sunday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. In the...
  • Halliburton Inc: Work On Oil Rig Finished Before Blast

    Halliburton Inc: Work On Oil Rig Finished Before Blast
    Oil services contractor Halliburton Inc. says it safely finished a cementing operation 20 hours before a Gulf of Mexico rig went up in flames. In testimony prepared for a congressional hearing Tuesday, Halliburton says it completed work on the well...
  • Oil Spill Is Not Obama's Katrina, Poll Shows High Marks For President

    Oil Spill Is Not Obama's Katrina, Poll Shows High Marks For President
    The Gulf of Mexico oil spill hasn't stained President Barack Obama nor dimmed the public's desire for offshore energy drilling, according to a new Associated Press-GfK Poll. While some conservative pundits, such as Rush Limbaugh, have called this...
  • Jersey City Water Main Break Leaves Bayonne Dry, Schools Delayed

    Jersey City Water Main Break Leaves Bayonne Dry, Schools Delayed
    A water main break in Jersey City has left Bayonne residents with no water Monday morning. The break is also snarling traffic around Route 440, which is closed from Communipaw to Culver Avenues because gushing water from the 42-inch pipe has begun to...
  • A third person got through White House security without being on guest list for state dinner

    A third person got through White House security without being on guest list for state dinner
    A third uninvited guest made his way into the White House state dinner for India's prime minister in November, the Secret Service said Monday. As the Secret Service was reviewing how an attention-hungry couple — Tareq and Michaele Salahi —...
  • Paterson Gets Tough With NY Lawmakers Over Ethics

    Paterson Gets Tough With NY Lawmakers Over Ethics
    So much for a happy New Year. Gov. David Paterson is opening the 2010 legislative session not by extending the traditional handshake to the Legislature, but by scolding lawmakers about Albany's notorious ethical lapses and calling for reform. Much of...
  • NJ Senate Defeats Gay Marriage Bill

    NJ Senate Defeats Gay Marriage Bill
    New Jersey's state Senate has defeated a bill to legalize gay marriage, the latest in a string of setbacks for advocates. The defeat, by a vote of 20-14likely ends any chance that the state Legislature approves gay marriage soon. Five senators did not...
  • Gays Seek To Involve NJ's Top Court After Senate Defeats Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    Gays Seek To Involve NJ's Top Court After Senate Defeats Same-Sex Marriage Bill
    Gays are vowing to fight back through the courts after the state Senate voted down a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. Minutes after the bill was defeated 20-14 on Thursday, gay rights advocates announced they would file a lawsuit seeking to get the...
  • Health Dept. Asks Manufacturers To Cut Salt Content In Food

    Health Dept. Asks Manufacturers To Cut Salt Content In Food
    City health officials have battled trans fat and high-calorie fast food. Now, they're taking on salt. The health department planned to release on Monday draft guidelines suggesting the maximum amount of salt that should be in a wide variety of...
  • Corzine To Deliver Final State Of The State Address

    Corzine To Deliver Final State Of The State Address
    New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine will highlight gains in children's programs during his term when he delivers his final State of the State address Tuesday. Corzine's speech is expected to highlight accomplishments in education, child welfare and health care....
  • US Takes Charge In Haiti - With Troops, Rescue Aid

    US Takes Charge In Haiti - With Troops, Rescue Aid
    President Barack Obama and the U.S. moved to take charge in earthquake-ravaged Haiti on Thursday, dispatching thousands of troops along with tons of aid to try to keep order as well as rescue the suffering in a country dysfunctional in the best of times....