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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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  • Reader feedback Jan. 29: Underway, voting

    A question of style • Alan: Unless the Associated Press Stylebook has changed, "under way" is still two words. The only time it would be one word is it is an adjective before a noun in a nautical sense, like an underway flotilla. The Daily Press...
  • Mother of Japanese hostage pleads for son's life as deadline nears

    Mother of Japanese hostage pleads for son's life as deadline nears
    The mother of a Japanese hostage believed to be in the hands of Islamic extremists made an emotional appeal for her son’s life Wednesday, hours before a deadline set by his captors was to expire. In a statement read to reporters, Junko Ishido, the...
  • Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

      Jeff Gordon knew midway through last season that he had just one more year in him. NASCAR's most charismatic driver, the man behind the wheel of the famed and sometimes feared No. 24, had decided the timing was right to call it quits on one of the...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • New privacy concerns over government's health care website

    The government's health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites, just as President Barack Obama is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections. It works like this: When you apply for coverage on...
  • Justice Department settles case over fake Facebook page

    Justice Department settles case over fake Facebook page
    The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her name, a tactic that raised privacy concerns and led to a federal...
  • AP Source: Jets Close To Agreement To Hire Bowles As Coach

    AP Source: Jets Close To Agreement To Hire Bowles As Coach
    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are close to an agreement with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to make him their head coach, according to two people with knowledge of the negotiations. Bowles told ESPN in a text that he was...
  • Marcus Mariota selected as AP player of the year

    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota picked up one more award on Tuesday when the Associated Press named him the college player of the year. The Heisman Trophy winner received 49 of 54 votes from the AP's Top 25 media representatives. Alabama wide receiver...
  • 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...
  • Terps rise to 17th in AP poll; Melo Trimble earns another Big Ten honor

    The resurgence of the Maryland men’s basketball team and the emergence of freshman point guard Melo Trimble continued to gain recognition Monday. The 10-1 Terps, who came from seven points down in the second half to beat USC-Upstate on Saturday,...
  • Jacoby Glenn first UCF player named to AP All-America team since Kevin Smith

    Jacoby Glenn first UCF player named to AP All-America team since Kevin Smith
    Post season accolades continue to stack up for the sophomore UCF defensive back Jacoby Glenn. The Associated Press named Glenn to the 2014 All-America team. He was a second-team selection along with Florida sophomore cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III....