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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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  • Gaming chief disputes state police on DeNaples probe

    A noisy debate over how a businessman now charged with perjury won a casino license went up a notch Tuesday, as Pennsylvania's top gambling regulator said police had no legal reason to stay silent about an investigation before licenses were awarded....
  • Kansas woman sat on toilet for two years

    Authorities are considering charges in the bizarre case of a woman who sat on her boyfriend's toilet for two years -- so long that her body was stuck to the seat by the time the man finally called police. It appeared the 35-year-old Ness City woman's...
  • Photos show woman identified as Ashley Dupre at 'Girls Gone Wild' party

    Photos show woman identified as Ashley Dupre at 'Girls Gone Wild' party
    Photos of a woman that "Girls Gone Wild" founder identified as call girl Ashley Alexandra Dupre dancing and baring her breasts at a party surfaced today in the Orlando Sentinel archives. The photos were taken in 2003 for a newspaper article, long...
  • Blacklisted Director Jules Dassin Dies at 96

    Jules Dassin, the blacklisted American filmmaker who was a master of film noir, directing such classics as "Brute Force," "The Naked City" and "Rififi," died Monday in an Athens hospital. He was 96. The cause of death was not made public. The...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Geithner: Plan will work but not overnight

     
    by Frank James Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on the Charlie Rose Show Tuesday night that we'll be hearing about the Obama Administration's plan to deal with toxic assets soon. I haven't had a chance to watch the entire......
  • 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...