Pulitzer Prize Awards

February 21, 2019 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dominick Argento, the 1975 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, had died. He was 91. Argento died Wednesday in Minneapolis, according to Carol Ann Cheung, a spokeswoman for his music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes. Known for composing in styles ranging from melody to dissonance,...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, Ryan Petty, left, waits to testify as he sits next to his son Patrick Petty, at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Parkland, Fla., school shootings and school safety on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petty and Andrew Pollack, two parents who lost daughters in last year's school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize. They say the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the national media left. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 02, 2019 - 7:43 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two parents who lost daughters in last year's Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize, saying the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the national media left. The...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, Ryan Petty, left, waits to testify as he sits next to his son Patrick Petty, at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Parkland, Fla., school shootings and school safety on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petty and Andrew Pollack, two parents who lost daughters in last year's school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize. They say the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the national media left. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 02, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two parents who lost daughters in last year's Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize, saying the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the national media left. The...
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February 02, 2019 - 11:54 am
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two parents who lost daughters in last year's Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize. Ryan Petty and Andrew Pollack say the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the...
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November 16, 2018 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prize Board has decided not to remove fiction writer Junot Diaz over sexual harassment allegations. The board announced Friday that an independent review "did not find evidence warranting" Diaz's departure and that the author would be "welcome" to complete his term,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017 file photo, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Colson Whitehead speaks during the presentation of the Italian edition of his novel "The Underground Railroad" at the Argentina Theatre in Rome. Whitehead’s next novel "The Nickel" is another look at America's tragic past. The book, set in a brutal reform school in early 1960s Florida with students being beaten and sexually abused, is scheduled for release in July 2019. (Maurizio Brambatti/ANSA via AP, File)
October 10, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead's next novel after "The Underground Railroad" is another look at the country's tragic past. Doubleday announced Wednesday that Whitehead's "The Nickel Boys" is set in a brutal reform school in early 1960s Florida. The book is based on real events during the Jim Crow...
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In this June 7, 2010 photo, Jonathan Gold, a food critic for L.A. Weekly, poses for a portrait at El Parian Restaurant in Los Angeles. Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times, where Gold most recently worked, reported that he died Saturday, July 21, 2018, after being diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer. (Anne Cusack /Los Angeles Times via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 1:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times , where Gold most recently worked, reported that he died Saturday after being diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer. "I can't...
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In this July 13, 2017 photo, Stephanie Gaffney bounces her daughter, Elliana, when she was 8 months old and visiting the neonatal-abstinence syndrome clinic at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The Cincinnati Enquirer is donating $5,000 of its 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting to benefit Elliana featured in the newspaper's winning report on heroin. Gaffney died of an overdose of a fentanyl combination 10 days after speaking with the newspaper for the story. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 10:33 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Enquirer is donating $5,000 of its 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting to benefit a little girl featured in the newspaper's winning report on heroin. The Enquirer reports the money will be the first deposit in a fund to assist Elliana Russ. The then-8-month-old...
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FILE - This Oct. 17, 2008, file photo shows novelist Junot Diaz during a book presentation in New York. Diaz is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a fellow author. Zinzi Clemmons, author of "What We Lose," tweeted Friday, May 4, 2018, that the Pulitzer Prize winner forcibly kissed her while she was a graduate student. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)
May 10, 2018 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prize Board said Thursday it will launch an independent review of the misconduct allegations against Junot Diaz, and that the author will relinquish the role of chairman of the board. In a statement, the board said that Diaz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative...
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Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Ryan Kelly, poses in the brewery at his new job at Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Kelly left journalism shortly after shooting his prize winning photo to work in the social medial division of the brewery. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 21, 2018 - 2:30 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery. The photographer has joined a...
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