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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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  • Judd Gregg's dealings: Not why he quit

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Judd Gregg could have been in the Obama Cabinet. If he were, the New Hampshire Republican whom President Barack Obama nominated for Commerce secretary only to see Gregg withdraw over irreconcilable political differences, would face a......
  • 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......
  • Kathleen Sebelius: HHS secretary

     
    by Mark Silva Kathleen Sebelius, governor of Kansas, has accepted President Barack Obama's nomination as secretary of Health and Human Services, White House sources are reporting this evening. Obama plans to announce the selection on Monday, according...
  • Blagojevich's book deal: 'Six figures'

     
    by Mark Silva Write your own lede here:.... The second sentence goes like this: The publicist for impeached former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of Illinois says the ousted governor is writing a book. The book will be "exposing the dark side......
  • Obama hires: Back-taxes, mixed results

     
    by Mark Silva There's probably a threshhold for owing back taxes that disqualifies a candidate for appointment to a high position. Ron Kirk, President Barack Obama's nominee for trade representative, apparently hasn't met it. The Senate Finance Comittee...
  • AIG gets $30 billion more in bailout funds

     
    by Frank James Another day, another massive taxpayer-funded cash infusion into a financial giant. American International Group or AIG, the large insurance company deemed too big to fail because of its extensive linkages throughout the global financial...
  • GM auditors doubt it can avoid bankruptcy

     
    by Frank James More bad though unsurprising economic-related news this morning. General Motors is verging on bankruptcy, according to its auditors. The information is in the car makers latest annual report filing with the Securities and Exchange...
  • Clinton's 'reset' button: 'Overcharge'

     
    by Mark Silva What's a little humor between Doomsday players? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went for a little joke today about resetting relations with the Russians, but it turned out the joke was on her. Clinton, presenting Russian Foreign......
  • Obama rescinding stem-cell research ban

     
    by Mark Silva One of former President George W. Bush's first big acts before the terrorism of 9/11 and the wars that followed - announced in a nationally televised address from his ranch in Texas - was his ban against......
  • Letting Citigroup fail could be disastrous

     
    by Frank James If lawmakers liked what happened after Lehman Brothers collapsed, they'll really like what would happen if Citigroup failed. Sen. Richard Shelby, an Alabama Republican, said over the weekend federal officials should let Citigroup fail...
  • Tribune Co. consultant on Wrigley Field deal is linked to Rod Blagojevich

    A sports business consultant hired by Tribune Co. to help with the possible sale of Wrigley Field to the state commiserated over declining newspaper quality with a top aide to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and also sought a potential spot on Chicago's...