Associated Press and Yahoo! Introduce AP Archives on Yahoo! News

Dec 20, 2002

The Associated Press and Yahoo! Inc. have announced the release of AP Archives, a fee-based news archive on Yahoo! News. This service is intended to reinforce both companies' commitment to providing comprehensive news and information to consumers worldwide and increase the time that each AP story is accessible on Yahoo! News. The agreement integrates the AP archive into Yahoo! News' news search. Users can access AP archives via Yahoo! News by conducting keyword searches for news articles dating back to January 1, 1998. Users will be able to see available AP archive articles, based on relevance defined by Yahoo!'s search technology, on any search they do at Yahoo! News. Listed AP archived news articles are available for purchase at a cost of $1.50 per article. Nearly one million archived AP stories are now available at Yahoo! News. Top AP news as headlines, stories, photos, interactive round-ups, slideshows, audio cuts and video clips will continue to be available for free for 15 days from publication on Yahoo! News.

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