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The Associated Press

The Associated Press is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP is owned by its contributing newspapers, radio, and television stations in the United States, all of which contribute stories to the AP and use material written by its staff journalists.
The Associated Press
Oregon shooting leads Democratic '16 candidate Hillary Clinton to pitch new gun controls
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton offered an emotional plea for tougher gun control laws on Monday, vowing after last week's deadly Oregon school shooting to tighten regulations on firear...
1:43PM ( 1 year ago )
FDA orders 3 companies to study real-world cleaning problems with scopes linked to infections
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities are ordering manufacturers of specialized medical scopes to study how the reusable devices are cleaned following a series of life-threatening bacterial out...
1:43PM ( 1 year ago )
Steve Simon, Indian Wells tournament director, to take over as WTA's new CEO
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Steve Simon will take over as the new CEO of the Women's Tennis Association.Simon has run the tournament at Indian Wells since 2004. He replaces Stacey Allaster, who said o...
1:33PM ( 1 year ago )
Dead & Company, made up of Grateful Dead members and Mayer, giving away 10K tickets to NY show
NEW YORK (AP) — Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to a concert next month.The veteran band and Mayer, who joined forces for the supergroup Dead & Comp...
1:33PM ( 1 year ago )
Union activists protesting Air France layoffs storm headquarters, forcing managers to flee
PARIS (AP) — Union activists protesting nearly 3,000 proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting Monday, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bo...
1:28PM ( 1 year ago )
Earthquakes, elections, race and literature dissected at annual New Yorker fest
NEW YORK (AP) — One New Yorker writer summed it up best: The New Yorker festival, said Kathryn Schulz, is the "nerd holiday of New York City."Schulz was referring to the annual weekend of events that...
1:23PM ( 1 year ago )
Freeman leads Falcons to another win, 48-21 over Texans
No need for another fourth-quarter comeback...
1:23PM ( 1 year ago )
Fire official: Runaway oil tanker tips, spills 100 gallons in suburban NY; no injuries
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A fire official says a runaway oil tanker truck has crashed into the side of an apartment building, tipped on its side and spilled 100 gallons of oil in suburban New York.Yonkers...
1:17PM ( 1 year ago )
Prosecutor: NY woman was slain in murder-for-hire plot by her husband, an ex-pro hockey player
CATON, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor says an upstate New York woman was slain in a murder-for-hire plot orchestrated by her husband, a former professional hockey player.Steuben County District Attorney Bro...
1:08PM ( 1 year ago )
Summary of orders issued Monday by the Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court opened its new term on Monday by turning away appeals in roughly 1,600 cases the justices reviewed over the summer. As is typical, the justices did not comment in r...
1:04PM ( 1 year ago )