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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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  • WDBJ7 Wins Five Virginia Associated Press Awards of Excellence

    WDBJ7 Wins Five Virginia Associated Press Awards of Excellence
    WDBJ7, Your Hometown News Leader, captured four top spots in the Virginia Associated Press awards of excellence for work produced in 2011.  Presented at a luncheon ceremony in Richmond today, both the WDBJ7 First Alert Weather team (Robin Reed, Brent...
  • Big 12 to introduce Bowlsby on Friday

    Big 12 to introduce Bowlsby on Friday
    Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby will be the next Big 12 Conference commissioner. Bowlsby will be formally introduced at a news conference Friday morning at ten o'clock at Big 12 headquarters in Irving, Texas. "The institutions of the Big 12...
  • Big 12 introduces Bowlsby as new commissioner

    Big 12 introduces Bowlsby as new commissioner
    Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby was formally introduced as the Big 12's new commissioner Friday morning. Bowlsby says he was initially apprehensive when he first met with a group of Big 12 school presidents about becoming commissioner. Like...
  • WDBJ7 to air episode of "The Andy Griffith Show" featuring the late George Lindsey on Monday

    WDBJ7 to air episode of "The Andy Griffith Show" featuring the late George Lindsey on Monday
    WDBJ7 will air an episode of "The Andy Griffith Show" featuring the late George Lindsey on Monday. Lindsey passed away early Sunday morning after a brief illness. Lindsey played Goober on "The Andy Griffith Show" from 1964 to 1968, and its successor,...
  • CIA Prevents Sophisticated Al Qaeda Attack On U.S.-Bound Plane

    CIA Prevents Sophisticated Al Qaeda Attack On U.S.-Bound Plane
    It's another victory for American intelligence, but also another chilling reminder of how badly Al Qaeda still wants to kill Americans. The CIA has thwarted a daring plot by an Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen before it could be carried out. It called for a...
  • Former FBI agent faces federal child porn charge

    Former FBI agent faces federal child porn charge
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Indianapolis say a former FBI agent has been arrested on child pornography charges. The U.S. attorney's office says 54-year-old Donald Sachtleben is being held pending a detention hearing Thursday. A...
  • NATO invites Pakistani president to summit in Chicago

    NATO invites Pakistani president to summit in Chicago
    NATO says it's inviting the Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari the upcoming summit in Chicago. The invitation comes after Pakistan’s foreign minister proposed reopening its Afghan border to NATO military supplies. Supply routes through...
  • 7 people are accused of falsely taking federal disaster benefits after Joplin tornado

    7 people are accused of falsely taking federal disaster benefits after Joplin tornado
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A federal grand jury indicted seven people from Joplin and a man from Lebanon, in separate and unrelated cases, for fraudulently receiving federal disaster benefits following the tornado on May 22, 2011. Karen Parks, 37; Ronald Irby,...
  • Gun industry thrives during Obama's term in office

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has presided over a heyday for the gun industry despite predictions by the National Rifle Association four years ago that he would be the "most anti-gun president in American history." Gun buyers fear that...
  • Damn you, Sam Walton

    We're trying to plug a few gaps in our electronic dictionary, and one editor has suggested that we make sure that Walmart is on the list of objectionable words to be flagged, because the Associated Press Stylebook specifies Wal-Mart.  I pointed out that ...
  • Democrat Gregg set to announce running mate

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg is ready to announce his running mate. The former Indiana house speaker is scheduled to unveil his pick at the Statehouse Tuesday afternoon. A senior level Gregg adviser told The...