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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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  • Florida State begins season at No. 7 in AP Top 25 Poll

     
    Florida State will begin the 2012 season as the seventh-ranked team in the country in both of the major college football polls. Earlier this summer, the USA Today Coaches' Poll placed the Seminoles at that spot in their preseason rankings. Saturday...
  • Alabama grabs top spot in both AP, coaches polls

     
    Alabama grabs top spot in both AP, coaches' polls...
  • Photos: Military display kicks off Independence Day celebration in Mexico

     
    President Felipe Calderon presided over a spectacular patriotic cermony at Mexico's central military college to kick off the Independence Day festivities of September 16. The "Thoughts on the Homeland" ceremony at the Heroic Military College in southern...
  • USC loss helps Florida State move up to No. 4 in AP Top 25 Poll

     
    Southern Cal's 21-14 loss to Stanford late Saturday night had an effect on Florida State after all. One week after dropping the Trojans from No. 1 to No. 2, Associated Press Top 25 Poll voters decided Sunday morning to drop them out of the top 10...
  • Proposition 36 on three strikes law passes, AP says

     
    Proposition 36, placed on the ballot in hopes of reducing prison overcrowding and preventing what proponents view as unfair sentences for minor crimes, has passed, according to the Associated Press. Backers pointed to thousands of California prison...
  • Proposition 35, on human trafficking, passes, per AP

     
    Proposition 35, an effort to increase prison sentences and fines for human traffickers, has passed, according to the Associated Press. A long list of prosecutors, law enforcement officials and politicians endorsed the measure. More than $2 million from...
  • Munger’s Proposition 38 fails, according to AP

     
    Voters have rejected Proposition 38, a tax hike to raise money for schools, according to the Associated Press. The measure was created by Pasadena civil-rights attorney Molly Munger, daughter of Berkshire Hathaway executive Charles Munger. Her ideas on...
  • Voters approve Brown's tax measure, Proposition 30, AP says

     
    California voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s measure to temporarily increase the state sales tax by a quarter-cent and income taxes on the wealthy by 1% to 3%, according to the Associated Press....
  • Judge Agrees to Reopen Case Against O.J. Simpson

    Judge Agrees to Reopen Case Against O.J. Simpson
    LAS VEGAS (KTLA) -- A Nevada judge agreed Friday to reopen the armed robbery and kidnapping case against O.J. Simpson to determine if the former football star should get a new trial. Clark County District Court Judge Linda Marie Bell agreed to hear...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • A Word, Please: Solving the case of the missing apostrophe

    Somewhere out there, in the teachers' lounge at a teachers college, people are chatting and laughing and sipping coffee — blissfully unaware that they're living exhibits in the Weird Punctuation Hall of Fame. The weirdness comes courtesy of a...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...