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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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  • Hazing death: FAMU postpones review of anti-hazing rules

    Hazing death: FAMU postpones review of anti-hazing rules
    The president of Florida A&M University announced late Thursday that he was postponing the work of a task force he appointed to review anti-hazing rules at FAMU, which is reeling after the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last...
  • Police identify Virginia Tech shooter

    Police identify Virginia Tech shooter
    Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday. Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
  • West Virginia outlasts K-State 85-80 at INTRUST Bank Arena

    West Virginia outlasts K-State 85-80 at INTRUST Bank Arena
    For the first time, the teacher meets the student. Former K-State head coach and current West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins and his Mountaineers battled K-State and Frank Martin, Thursday night at INTRUST Bank Arena. Martin was an assistant to Huggins...
  • 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...
  • Schools react to Governor's funding plan

    Schools react to Governor's funding plan
    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he wants to give local school boards in Kansas greater flexibility in how they spend their dollars as well as unfettered power to raise property taxes.      The school finance plan outlined Wednesday would take effect in...
  • In reversal, Grayson County OKs spiritual center

    In reversal, Grayson County OKs spiritual center
    Civil liberties lawyers representing a planned interfaith retreat in Grayson County say officials in the southwest Virginia community have reversed their opposition and granted a permit for the center. The Rutherford Institute said Wednesday the...
  • Brownback aide hints plan to touch on sales tax

    Brownback aide hints plan to touch on sales tax
    A top aide to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has hinted that the governor's forthcoming plan to cut income taxes will also affect the state sales tax. Brownback declined to discuss the details Thursday during an interview with The Associated Press. He says...
  • Architect: Kansas Capitol dome needs to be replaced

    Architect: Kansas Capitol dome needs to be replaced
    Statehouse Architect Barry Greis says the state Capitol's copper dome and roof need to be replaced. Greis told the Capitol Preservation Committee Friday that leaks that have plagued the Capitol in recent years are too severe to be repaired....
  • Mich. woman sues after Facebook romance fails

    LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman is suing a Washington state man for more than $8,000 in damages after a failed Facebook romance. Fifty-year-old Cheryl Gray of Livonia filed the civil lawsuit in May against 35-year-old Wylie Iwan of...
  • Aretha Franklin is engaged to longtime friend

    NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is engaged to longtime friend William "Willie" Wilkerson. The Grammy-winning singer told The Associated Press in a statement Monday that she and Wilkerson are considering a summer wedding, perhaps in Miami Beach,...
  • Gov. Brownback outlines major changes in State of the State Address

    Gov. Brownback outlines major changes in State of the State Address
    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback outlined his agenda for 2012 during his second State of the State Address Wednesday night. Brownback began his address by saying he is “bullish” on the future. The Republican described Kansas as a state in...
  • Police: Handcuffed Knox man steals police car

    Police: Handcuffed Knox man steals police car
    Police in Indiana are on the lookout for a stolen police car. They say 22-year-old William Blankenship III of Knox was in custody after a traffic stop in Kouts. He was being held on drug charges. Police say somehow he stole the car while still...