Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize winner and "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee smiles before receiving the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 5, 2007 in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom is given to those who have made remarkable contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, culture, or other private or public endeavors. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

“To Kill a Mockingbird” Author Harper Lee Will Publish Second Novel

“To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all.

02/03/2015

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Snowden Says Pulitzer Prize Is A ‘Vindication’

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says giving the Pulitzer Prize in public service to those who reported on the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance efforts is “vindication.”

04/14/2014

Anja Niedringhaus took this 2009 photo of a Palestinian boy standing near a destroyed house in the Gaza Strip.  (ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Photographer Killed, Journalist Wounded In Afghanistan

An Afghan police commander opened fire on their vehicle, killing Anja Niedringhaus and wounding Kathy Gannon.

04/04/2014

File photo of a casket in a hearse (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Award-Winning Journalist, Richard Ben Cramer, Dies

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer, whose in-depth non-fiction spanned presidential politics and the game of baseball, has died. He was 62.

01/08/2013