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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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  • Tennessee 15-to-1 to return to Super Bowl

    Oddsmakers think the Tennessee Titans have a better chance of making it to Super Bowl XXXV than the Dolphins. In odds released over the weekend by Las Vegas Sports Consultants, the Titans are listed at 15-to-1 to return to the Super Bowl next season. The...
  • Obama dog

    The Obamas' dog, a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog; whom the girls have named Bo, was a gift from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass.,to Sasha and Malia girls. This Obama dog selection was one of the White House's most tightly kept secrets. President...
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Blames Recession For Low Port Traffic

    Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Blames Recession For Low Port Traffic
    NEW YORK (AP) - The agency in charge of New York City's airports, bridges and harbor is blaming the recession for a downturn in traffic including a sharp drop in cargo. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says passenger traffic at its...
  • NY Times: Obama Selects Frieden As CDC Director

    NY Times: Obama Selects Frieden As CDC Director
    President Barack Obama on Friday will name Dr. Thomas Frieden as director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, administration officials told The New York Times. Frieden has served as New York City's health commissioner for the past...
  • Assistant Principal's Death In Queens Is First NYC Swine Flu-Related Death

    Assistant Principal's Death In Queens Is First NYC Swine Flu-Related Death
    A school assistant principal became the city's first death linked to swine flu, and the number of cases in Japan surged to more than 120 on a wave of new confirmations, prompting government-ordered school closures and cancellations of public events....
  • Woody Allen, American Apparel Settle Suit For $5M

    Woody Allen, American Apparel Settle Suit For $5M
    NEW YORK (AP) - Woody Allen agreed Monday to a $5 million settlement in his lawsuit accusing American Apparel of using an image parodying him as a rabbi without his permission. Both sides announced the settlement - to be paid by American Apparel's...
  • NYC Hospital Buildings Evacuated After Tunnel Fire

    NYC Hospital Buildings Evacuated After Tunnel Fire
    A smoky electrical fire at a Manhattan hospital forced the evacuation of several patients and staff in two buildings. It happened at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Officials say several people are being examined in the...
  • Lawmakers Call For Statewide Ban On Texting While Driving

    Lawmakers Call For Statewide Ban On Texting While Driving
    Lawmakers in Albany are calling for a statewide ban on text messaging while driving. Assemblymen Felix Ortiz and Mark Schroeder, and Sen. Carl Marcellino, are holding a news conference at noon. They'll be joined by a Buffalo-area mother, Kelly Cline, who...
  • NYC Eyes Death Of Toddler With Flu-like Symptoms

    NYC Eyes Death Of Toddler With Flu-like Symptoms
    The New York City Health Department is investigating the death of a toddler who was taken to a hospital with flu-like symptoms. Department spokeswoman Jessica Scaperotti said Tuesday the child was 16 months old. She said the agency does not discuss...
  • NYC Taxi Drivers To Get Free Lunch At Steakhouse

    NYC Taxi Drivers To Get Free Lunch At Steakhouse
    If you need a cab around lunchtime Wednesday, you may be out of luck. That's because more than 500 New York City taxis will be lined up outside a Fifth Avenue steakhouse for free lunches. Ben & Jack's Steakhouse has teamed up with the New York City Taxi...
  • Funeral Services Set For NYC's First Swine Flu Death

    Funeral Services Set For NYC's First Swine Flu Death
    Mourners are expected to gather for the funeral of a schools assistant principal who became New York City's first confirmed swine flu-related death. Services for Mitchell Wiener are scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sinai Chapels in Queens....