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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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  • Obama defeats Clinton in Wyoming caucuses

    Sen. Barack Obama captured the Wyoming Democratic caucuses today, seizing a bit of momentum in the close, hard-fought race with rival Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party's presidential nomination. Obama generally has outperformed Clinton in...
  • Clyde Charles dies at 55; first inmate to sue under Civil Rights Act for DNA testing

    Clyde Charles, the first inmate to use a federal civil rights law to sue for DNA testing that not only cleared him of a Louisiana rape conviction but also sent his brother to prison for the same crime, has died. He was 55. Charles died Jan. 7 of...
  • Counter Coulter

    But about the same time, you know, Bill Maher was not joking and saying he wished Dick Cheney had been killed in a terrorist attack. So I've learned my lesson. If I'm gonna say anything about John Edwards in the future, I'll just wish he had been killed...
  • James Purdy dies at 94; writer best known for underground classics

    James Purdy, a shocking realist and surprising romantic writer who in underground classics including "Cabot Wright Begins" and "Eustace Chisholm and the Works" inspired censorious outrage and lasting admiration, has died. Harold Associates, his literary...
  • Conchita Cintron dies at 86; one of the world's first famous female matadors

    Conchita Cintron, who broke into the male-dominated sport of bullfighting at 13 and became one of the world's first famous female matadors, has died. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Conchita Cintron obituary: A headline on the...
  • Guru dies at 43; influential rapper

    Guru, the influential rapper known for his conscious and intellectual themes, his monotone delivery, and his combination of jazz sounds with hip-hop beats, has died after battling cancer, collaborators said. He was 43. The world has lost "one of the best...
  • Schwarzenegger replaces Eastwood, Shriver on parks commission

    Here are two guys who didn't see it coming when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger terminated them: his own brother-in-law, Bobby Shriver, and actor-director Clint Eastwood. The governor dropped Shriver and Eastwood from a state parks commission where both had...
  • Toyota passes Ford as 2nd-biggest auto seller in US in 2007

    Toyota passes Ford as 2nd-biggest auto seller in US in 2007
    Toyota Motor Corp. overtook Ford Motor Co. to become the No. 2 automaker by U.S. sales in 2007, using new products and relentless strategy to break Ford's 75-year lock on the position. Toyota sold 2.62 million cars and trucks in 2007, which amounted to...
  • Sharpshooters employed to thin out the deer population around Maryland's Camp David retreat

     
    Government sharpshooters are taking aim at hundreds of white-tailed deer in the national park surrounding the Camp David presidential retreat in western Maryland. The move to reduce the deer population comes after nearly three decades of research and...
  • Nancy Kerrigan's family insists no one to blame for father's death

     
    An autopsy report on the death of Nancy Kerrigan's father was criticized by the Olympic figure skater's family Tuesday, who insisted no one is to blame for his death. A Massachusetts medical examiner ruled Daniel Kerrigan's death a homicide, finding......
  • Georgian luge competitor seriously injured during training run [updated with video]

     
    [UPDATED, 12:16 p.m.: The Associated Press is reporting that Nodar Kumaritashvili has died from his injuries. You can see video of the crash here.] A men's luge competitor from the former Soviet republic of Georgia was seriously injured during a......