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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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  • 7 people are accused of falsely taking federal disaster benefits after Joplin tornado

    7 people are accused of falsely taking federal disaster benefits after Joplin tornado
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A federal grand jury indicted seven people from Joplin and a man from Lebanon, in separate and unrelated cases, for fraudulently receiving federal disaster benefits following the tornado on May 22, 2011. Karen Parks, 37; Ronald Irby,...
  • NATO invites Pakistani president to summit in Chicago

    NATO invites Pakistani president to summit in Chicago
    NATO says it's inviting the Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari the upcoming summit in Chicago. The invitation comes after Pakistan’s foreign minister proposed reopening its Afghan border to NATO military supplies. Supply routes through...
  • Magic grant Bobcats permission to interview Patrick Ewing | Video

     
    The Orlando Magic have granted the Charlotte Bobcats permission to interview Patrick Ewing for the Bobcats' vacant head-coaching position, a Magic spokesman said Friday....
  • Tough road lies ahead for playoff debate

     
    Proposed playoff picture continues to cloud future of football...
  • CIA Prevents Sophisticated Al Qaeda Attack On U.S.-Bound Plane

    CIA Prevents Sophisticated Al Qaeda Attack On U.S.-Bound Plane
    It's another victory for American intelligence, but also another chilling reminder of how badly Al Qaeda still wants to kill Americans. The CIA has thwarted a daring plot by an Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen before it could be carried out. It called for a...
  • U.S. hikers who were held in Iran are married in California

     
    Two American hikers once imprisoned for spying in Iran were married Saturday in Northern California, The Associated Press is reporting. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were married about 4 p.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location, the wire service reported....
  • Oregon man says FBI was behind his torture in Abu Dhabi [Video]

     
    An Oregon man is seeking asylum in Sweden, saying that he was tortured while in the United Arab Emirates by interrogators who were in league with the FBI as it tried to investigate a Portland mosque....
  • Paul Adler

    Paul Adler
    Paul began his journalism career in the early 1980s at a small radio station.“It had a signal that went maybe five miles – tops,” he said. Since then, Paul worked in stations with much stronger signals throughout the Midwest. Paul...
  • North Korea threatens retaliation for scrapping of food aid

     
    North Korea on Tuesday answered world condemnation of its recent rocket test with defiance, threatening "retaliatory measures" if the United States fails to deliver food aid it canceled after the failed launch. The U.N. Security Council on Monday...
  • Clashes continue as Formula 1 CEO calls Bahrain 'peaceful'

     
    Clashes between protesters and police continued in Bahrain on Friday just after the country was deemed safe for a flashy automobile race by the event's chief executive, who insisted that the Persian Gulf nation was quiet and peaceful. Bahrain has grappled...
  • Romney wins Maryland primary for GOP nomination

    Romney wins Maryland primary for GOP nomination
    Maryland Republicans pushed Mitt Romney closer to the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday, giving the former Massachusetts governor a double-digit margin of victory on a day when he also won in Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. With the sweep,...
  • Al Sharpton's ties to Trayvon Martin case beset MSNBC

     
    Al Sharpton is both a hands-on social advocate and a plain-speaking MSNBC talk-show host. But now some critics are wondering where one job ends and the other begins. Sharpton, a longtime civil rights activist, is taking a leading role in the controversy...