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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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  • 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......
  • Iowa: Same-sex marriage permissible

     
    by Mark Silva The fight for the rights of gays and lesbians to tie the knot has gone to the heartland, and gay rights have won the day. Iowa today became the first Midwestern state to approve same-sex marriages, with......
  • North Korea said to launch rocket

  • Fawcett "Fine:" Producer

     
    This wire story crossed a few hours ago, but just in case you haven't yet seen...The producer who's working on Farrah Fawcett's documentary says she is "not on death's door," per indications earlier today, while she was hospitalized for......
  • U.S. vessel seized: Piracy comes home

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2:30 pm EDT The crew of a U.S.-flagged freighter seized by pirates off the coast of Somalia has retaken control of the vessel, American officials said today, apparently averting the need for a response......
  • Returning war dead: New view of wars

     
    by Mark Silva When the Pentagon announced that it would permit media coverage of the nation's homecoming war dead, reversing an 18-year-old policy against public picture-taking of flag-draped coffins, it said it would leave decisions to the discretion...
  • George W. Obama?: More funds for Iraq, Afghanistan

     
    Will the cries of outrage and withdrawal schedules soon emanate from Congressional Democrats? Will the boosters of ex-president George W. Bush's much-criticized foreign wars hail the Obama administration for giving the holy cause of pre-emptive war a...
  • Gameday Live 3: Yankees at Orioles

     
    It's been a rough start to the season for the Yankees, and today they'll turn to newcomer A.J. Burnett (pictured right) to avoid a three-game sweep in Baltimore. Good afternoon everyone, I'm Chris Mascaro and I'll be bringing you......
  • Obama's war-funding votes: Senator

     
    by Mark Silva Now that President Barack Obama has served up his first war-focused budget -- $83.4 billion to get the military, diplomatic and intelligence communities through the rest of the 2009 budget year -- it's worth noting how the......
  • Obamas on Easter: St. John's Episcopal

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with service President Barack Obama, his wife and two daughters attended Easter service this morning at St. John's Church, a favorite chapel of presidents past situated just across a sun-splashed, flowering park from the White......
  • 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...