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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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  • News media confidential sources are often what expose government wrongdoing

    News media confidential sources are often what expose government wrongdoing
    It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
  • Asleep at the wheel

    WASHINGTON — President Passerby needs urgently to become a participant in his presidency. Late Monday came the breathtaking news of a full-frontal assault on the First Amendment by his administration: word that the Justice Department had gone on a...
  • Plugging leaks the right way

    Plugging leaks the right way
    When it comes to prosecutors' investigations of leaks, you can count on journalists to dispense with impartiality and scream bloody murder. Upon learning that the Justice Department had seized the phone records of its reporters, The Associated Press...
  • Already, some whistle-blowers have lost their nerve

    Two weeks after the press partied hearty with President Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the administration admitted that federal authorities had secretly combed through phone records for dozens of Associated Press...
  • Sheriff: Body found, believed to be missing girl

    Sheriff: Body found, believed to be missing girl
    Sheriff deputies in Franklin county have find a body---and they believe it is the baby they've been looking for. 18-month Lana Leigh Bailey has been missing for more than a week. This weekend deputies located a body who they believe is that 18-month...
  • Among California schools, USC football is in a very sorry state

    The USC Trojans, ranked No. 1 in this year's preseason Associated Press poll, have dropped all the way to No. 6 . . . in the state. Of the seven major-college football programs operating in California, only the University of California is lower than...
  • PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees

    Edwin Q. White Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
  • Malcolm Browne dies at 81; journalist took burning monk photo

    Of the foreign journalists who had been alerted to a shocking political protest against South Vietnam's U.S.-supported government, only one — Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press — arrived in June 1963 to document it. His photos of Buddhist...
  • Tough road lies ahead for playoff debate

     
    Proposed playoff picture continues to cloud future of football...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...