AP News Archive

An extensive database of original Associated Press articles that contains a wide variety of national  and international stories. AP News Archive is for personal, non-commercial use only.

Article View

A rendering of an article page from the News Archive Portal.

Content Access / Access Plan

A plan for purchase to obtain unlimited access to News Archive content. Currently, there are three unlimited access plans available (Daily, Weekly and Monthly).

Google Checkout

An online payment processing service provided by Google aimed at simplifying the process of paying for online purchases. Store your credit/debit card and shipping information in your Google account, so that you can purchase unlimited content access at the click of a button. Google Checkout provides fraud protection and a unified page for tracking purchases and their status.

Google One Pass

A Google payment system that is utilized by the News Archive Portal. Powered by Google Checkout, One Pass provides a system for user authentication, payment processing, and administration. One Pass also offers purchase-once, view-anywhere functionality, so you can view content using your unlimited access across all of your devices.

Google Site Search

Google's search engine, used to power the search capabilities of the News Archive Portal. All queries are entered into a Google search box and must conform to Google's query rules.

Pay Wall

A method of blocking access to content with a screen requiring payment.

Popular Searches

Predefined search topics containing widely discussed news articles. Clicking a Popular Search topic will display its associated search results. You can access Popular Searches from any News Archive Portal page.