World Apr 18, 2016

Pulitzer Prizes mark 100th year with Monday's awards

The Pulitzer Prizes, established in 1917 with a bequest from trail-blazing publisher Joseph Pulitzer, are marking their 100th year on Monday with the announcement of the winners of what are regarded as the most prestigious awards in American journalism. The Pulitzers recognize excellence in categories ...

World Oct 16, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winners among National Book Award finalists

A novel set in Nazi-occupied France, a debut collection of short stories and a post-apocalyptic tale are among the finalists announced on Wednesday for the 2014 National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation revealed the finalists in four categories — fiction, nonfiction, young people's literature ...

Pulitzers uphold watchdog tradition

World Apr 15, 2014

Pulitzers uphold watchdog tradition

Coverage of the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance program that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday follows a tradition of bucking the U.S. government on top secret intelligence matters. Revelations about the NSA's secret collection of information about Americans' phone and email records ...