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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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  • "American Idol:" Kris Allen(gate)?

     
    Yup, we wanted a recount. We demanded a recount. And now I'm wondering: Will we ever get a recount? On the jump, check out this piece by the Arkansas Post-Democrat, which wrote up some sort of party whereby AT&T......
  • Sanford considered quitting, carries on

     
    by Mark Silva South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford allows that he considered quitting as he acknowledged the affair with an Argentinian that carried him away over the Father's Day weekend, but says he is determined to see his term out.......
  • Was "Jon & Kate Plus 8" Faked? (AP Retracts)

     
    Living in different bedrooms? Or was Jon in the dog house? Yes, sports fans - that's the immediate and visceral question to a one-line bulletin from the Associated Press, sent out a half hour ago or so. [And if......
  • Ed McMahon: Straight-man for the ages

     
    by Mark Silva Hey-oh! Everyone should have a straight-man. Like Ed McMahon, who played as the affable sounding board for Johnny Carson's late-night humor for years of good, clean fun. MSNBC reports this morning that McMahon, best remembered as Carson's......
  • Catching up with the news

     
    So so so much to catch up with before the long holiday weekend. Let's get to it! * "Law & Order: SVU" co-stars Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni have finally ended their months-long contract dispute with TV bosses, after......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kennedy's succession wish: Appointment

     
    by Mark Silva Here's a poignant note from an ailing senator who has served for nearly five decades: Asking that lawmakers back home reconsider, and expedite, their means of replacing him. Sen. Edward Kennedy, the Massachusetts senator first elected in.......
  • Mary (Peter and Paul) Travers, Bitter End

     
    by Mark Silva Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called honah lee, Little jackie paper loved that rascal puff, And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy......
  • L.A. police arrest 2 parolees in Craigslist robberies

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that two parolees have been arrested on suspicion of robbing massage therapists they contacted through Craigslist.com. Here's the story: Los Angeles police have arrested two parolees on charges of robbing massage...
  • Race to the Top: Teachers left behind?

     
    by Mark Silva In "the race to the top,'' no child will be left behind, we're assured, but a lot of low-performing teachers - as measured by the poor performance of their students - may be The government has set......
  • One of six arrested suspects in Richmond gang rape will not face charges

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that a 21-year-old suspect in the Richmond gang rape case will not be charged because of insufficient evidence. Here's the report: RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say one of six suspects arrested in connection with....