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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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  • Jenkins pours in points, assists as Hampton U women beat UMBC

    HAMPTON Other than assist totals that make one wonder if the official scorer has been drinking, the ways Jericka Jenkins wills Hampton University to wins don't always show up in box scores. On Saturday night, though, her value couldn't have been...
  • Jamal Lewis one of four players suing NFL over concussions

    Jamal Lewis one of four players suing NFL over concussions
    Former Ravens running back Jamal Lewis is one of four ex-NFL players who are suing the league over brain injuries that they say have impaired their post-football lives, according to an Associated Press report. Lewis and Dorsey  Levens, Fulton...
  • Virginia must close four of its five 'training centers' for the disabled; Southeastern Virginia will stay open

    Virginia must close four of its five 'training centers' for the disabled; Southeastern Virginia will stay open
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia will close four of its five institutions for housing the developmentally and intellectually disabled and transition those services to the community under a 10-year, $2 billion settlement the state entered into...
  • Whitney Houston Dead

    Whitney Houston Dead
    The Associated Press is reporting that Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said that the causes of the singer's death are unknown. The legendary singer, actress and producer won six Grammy awards, two Emmy awards, 30...
  • Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest

    Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest
    Some police departments in Connecticut that use license plate scanning technology to identify unregistered and stolen cars are holding on to the data and sharing it, raising privacy concerns about how that information could be used. "By allowing the...
  • Branson officials vow quick cleanup so businesses can reopen after tornado

    Branson officials vow quick cleanup so businesses can reopen after tornado
    BRANSON, Mo. -- Mayor Raeanne Presley promised Wednesday morning that the city will be back in business in days, possibly by Thursday, after a tornado ripped through the heart of the city on Tuesday night.  At a news conference on Wednesday morning,...
  • Suh bullish on Lions' future

    Suh bullish on Lions' future
    When Ndamukong Suh is able to get back to work, he expects to encounter a positive, winning attitude — in Detroit. "No question there's optimism there," said Suh, the Lions' second-year tackle who was named The Associated Press defensive rookie...
  • Chesapeake Bay cleanup 'on track'

    Gov. Martin O'Malley declared Monday that Maryland is 98 percent of the way to reaching its short-term "milestone" for accelerating the state's efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay, while federal officials said all the bay watershed states generally...
  • Archive story: Jim Kincaid takes 1997 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters distinguished service award

    [This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] ++++++++++++++++++++ || Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
  • Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson. = = = =...
  • Oklahoma tops preseason AP football poll; Tech 13th

    NEW YORK—Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different. The Sooners will start out top-ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the 10th time, more than any program in the country. The...