National AP investigation on airport security spurs local reports

An AP investigation into security breaches at U.S. airports has been echoed and localized by dozens of member newspapers and broadcast customers.

Gear up for the RIO games with AP's coverage

This year we’ll bring multimedia coverage from the first South American city to host the games — Rio de Janeiro. We'll provide round-the-clock breaking news and shareable content for all platforms and devices from our team of writers, photographers and videographers, including many who live in Rio and know firsthand the culture, politics and safety issues surrounding the games.

Kenyan police are under investigation because of an AP photo

AP's chief photographer and acting bureau chief for East Africa was in Nairobi covering demonstrations against Kenya's electoral commission when he witnessed police kicking and beating fleeing protestors with wooden clubs. One image captured the brutality so vividly that Kenya's police chief has called for an internal investigation.

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New capabilities meet customer demand

AP broadened and enhanced coverage for customers in 2015 by launching more live video channels, offering greater breadth of video content, delivering big data journalism to more newsrooms and identifying breaking news in a new running format. At the same time we paved the way for future newsgathering potential by investing in new technologies and partnering with media venture startups.


It took more than a year of unrelenting investigation, often undercover, for AP journalists to expose the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. It took a year to highlight crumbling infrastructure across America. It takes talent, hard work — and time — to produce great journalism that has impact. Take a look at some of the fine work AP journalists delivered to front pages, websites and broadcasts across the globe in 2015.

AP by the numbers: A look at 2015 through stats and figures

Whether it’s video, images or text in newspapers, on television or online, the AP brings the news to people around the world.

US Supply Chain Tainted by Slave-Caught Fish

A year-long investigation by the Associated Press has found that seafood caught by slaves in Indonesia is sent to Thailand, where the fish can wind up in the supply chains of Wal-mart, Kroger, Albertsons, and Safeway.

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