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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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  • Motley Crue singer gets 2 week jail sentence

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Motley Crue singer Vince Neil is taking a plea deal that will get him two weeks of jail time plus two weeks of house arrest for driving drunk in his Lamborghini near the Las Vegas Strip. Tess Driver, an aide to Clark County...
  • April 4, 1993: Iverson named state basketball player of the year

    What does he do for an encore? Allen Iverson, a Bethel High School junior who was The Associated Press' football player of the year in Group AAA, has been named basketball player of the year as well. Iverson joined all-time leading Hampton High scorer...
  • Poll: Most Americans want health care law expanded or kept same

    PUBLIC OPINION National poll results indicate that most Americans want to expand the new health care law or keep it the same. An Associated Press-GfK poll released this week found that only one in four of those surveyed favored complete repeal....
  • More Than 20 Years Later, Kidnapped NYC Baby Reunited With Family

    More Than 20 Years Later, Kidnapped NYC Baby Reunited With Family
    A woman stolen as an infant from a hospital crib two decades ago spent Thursday at a Manhattan hotel with her long-lost mother as investigators sought the evidence they need to identify and arrest her kidnapper. No suspects were ever identified in the...
  • 'Tax Lady' Roni Deutch Accused of Fraud, Facing Lawsuit

    'Tax Lady' Roni Deutch Accused of Fraud, Facing Lawsuit
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's attorney general sued "tax lady" Roni Deutch for more than $34 million on Monday, alleging that her law firm regularly violates state law by making false promises that it will help people resolve disputes with the...
  • Latest on BP Oil Spill Federal Probe

    Latest on BP Oil Spill Federal Probe
    Federal investigators probing the blowout that led to the Gulf oil spill grilled a Halliburton official Tuesday about concerns the petroleum services firm raised over the potential for a severe gas flow problem if a BP plan was used. Halliburton and BP...
  • 200 New Cases of Whooping Cough Reported in California

    200 New Cases of Whooping Cough Reported in California
    LOS ANGELES - Children are heading back to school as California's whooping cough epidemic keeps spreading, a worrisome combination that has prompted health officials in at least one county to warn that unvaccinated students could be sent home if an...
  • Police shoot and kill Discovery Channel gunman

    Police shoot and kill Discovery Channel gunman
    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- Police say the gunman who took three people hostage at the Discovery Channel network's programming has died after they shot him. All three hostages escaped safely.  Police spent several hours negotiating with him after he...
  • AUDIO: 911 Callers Describe Discovery Channel Gunman

    AUDIO: 911 Callers Describe Discovery Channel Gunman
    BALTIMORE -- A security guard who called 911 after a gunman entered Discovery Channel's headquarters calmly told the operator: "You're probably going to need a sniper." The call, released Friday, was one of several placed minutes after a gunman entered...
  • Gainesville pastor plans to burn Islamic holy book despite general's plea

    Gainesville pastor plans to burn Islamic holy book despite general's plea
    The pastor of a tiny Gainesville church refused to heed pleas Tuesday from Gen. David Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, and religious leaders to abandon plans to mark Saturday's anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a bonfire fueled by 200...
  • Disgruntled Employee Kills 2 in Kraft Food Plant Shooting

    Disgruntled Employee Kills 2 in Kraft Food Plant Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA -- Minutes after a woman was suspended from her job at a Kraft Foods Inc. plant and was escorted out, she returned with a handgun and opened fire, killing two people and critically injuring a third before being taken into custody, police...
  • Bethany Storro Pleads Not Guilty in Acid Attack Hoax

    Bethany Storro Pleads Not Guilty in Acid Attack Hoax
    VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A 28-year-old Vancouver woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from her false claim that a stranger splashed acid in her face. Bethany Storro has confessed that she made up the story about the facial burns she suffered...