The Pulitzer Prizes also honored The Washington Post for hard-hitting reporting on Donald Trump's presidential campaign and The New York Times for revealing Vladimir Putin's covert power grab, praising their probing of powerful people despite a hostile climate for the news media.
As for the breaking news photography prize, freelance photographer Daniel Berehulak won for showing the crackdown on drug dealers and users by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government through images published by The New York Times.
Berehulak won the feature photography Pulitzer in 2015 for his work on the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
The prize for International Reporting was awarded to staffers at The New YorkTimes.
For national reporting, David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post won a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Donald Trump campaign.
The Storm Lake Times co-owner/editorialist, Art Cullen garnered the prize for his unyielding, expert, and engaging writing.
Winning the award for investigative reporting was journalist Eric Eyre, with the Charleston Gazette-Mail, for his coverage of the uncontrolled flow of opioids into the most disadvantaged areas of West Virginia.
To celebrate 100 years of the Pulitzer prize, and the achievements of all the winners, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and philly.com joined with the Pennsylvania Humanities Council to mark the anniversary year with a special look at winners in all categories. And C.J. Chivers won in the feature category for a magazine piece on a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and the Miami Herald won the explanatory award for an investigative series on the Panama Papers, exposing the global extent of offshore tax havens.
The book examines the events that unfolded starting in September 9, 1971, when almost 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate NY to protest years of mistreatment.
Other winners include The New York Daily News, ProPublica, David A. Fahrenthold of The Washington Post, Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal, Hilton Als of The New Yorker, fiction writer Colson Whitehead, and poet Tyehimba Jess.
Now in its 101st year, the prestigious prize recognized writers, artists and musicians of almost every bent - from breaking news and cartooning, to fiction and drama.
Playwright Lynn Nottage won her second drama Pulitzer, for "Sweat".
The Orlando Sentinel was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in the "Breaking News Reporting" category for its coverage of the mass shooting that left 49 people dead and countless injured at the gay nightclub Pulse last summer.
The Pulitzers have been awarded since 1917. The public-service prize, awarded to an American news organization, is a gold medal.
Matthew Desmond receiving the General Nonfiction award for his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City about evictions in America after the Great Recession. The Pulitzer is America's most prestigious journalism award and given in 14 categories of journalism, as well as seven categories for the arts.
When Is Nokia 6 Releasing In the United States? As far as specifications are concerned, Nokia 6 has an aluminium unibody design. HMD had previously announced that it intends to launch the Nokia 6 phone globally in this spring, including in the US.
Still, Mr Lavrov sought to put a positive spin on the talks with Mr Tillerson, saying they helped improve mutual understanding. Trump made the remark at a joint press conference with visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House.
The centre of the poppy is formed by a newly-unveiled sculpture of pairs of soldiers' feet by New Zealand artist Helen Pollock. Trudeau is scheduled to visit Juno Beach on Monday, where he will mark Canada's contributions during the Second World War.
As he was tweeting Thursday, Musk also confirmed that the company would do its final unveiling of the Model 3 in July. In 2018, 500,000 vehicles of the young electric auto brand are to be sold worldwide.
Indio Police released this photo of more than 100 cellphones that were stolen during weekend 1 of Coachella on April 17, 2017. As for the phone thief, he was arrested under suspicion of grand theft and possession of stolen property.
As well as previewing her new single, "The Cure" , Lady Gaga performed a plethora of hits and wore several wonderful outfits. Meanwhile, Radiohead walked off the stage twice during their performance at the Coachella, due to complete sound failures.
Arsene controls the footballing situation, he says he would tell us [his decision] "soon" and that it doesn't affect the team. Flamini made 246 appearances over two spells at Arsenal but is now concentrated on helping to keep Palace in the top-flight.
She remained involved with the event, supporting female runners and providing TV commentary in Boston for the last 37 years. But despite this aggressive attempt to force her to stop running, Switzer never lost her stride.
North Korea is thought to have a small arsenal of atomic bombs and an impressive array of short- and medium-range missiles. Last year, Pyongyang carried out two nuclear tests and over two dozen of test launches using ballistic missile technology.
Previous no-confidence motions in parliament against Zuma have failed as the ANC has a commanding majority there. Duarte said that the ANC had been aware of Zuma wanting to sack Gordhan from November a year ago .
Su boasts three-shot lead in Hawaii
She made six more birdie putts the final round, taking the lead on the 14th hole. "Yeah, everybody says being in the zone". Kerr vaulted into the lead for good with three straight birdies on the back nine, beginning at No. 13 to get to 20-under.
EPL: Man United beat 10-man Sunderland 3-0
I was expecting that because I knew the reasons why he was coming", Mourinho told reporters in December. You are quite solid mentally, hard to beat, fighting against hard circumstances".
McMaster: North Korea's provocations 'can't continue'
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the latest test but had "no further comment". Pacific Command said the missile "blew up nearly immediately", adding the type of missile was being analysed.
Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms
Erdogan was voted to power in August 2014, the first time a Turkish President had been directly chosen by popular vote. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory in the vote, which looks set to grant him sweeping new powers .
Some Rain, Thunderstorms Possible Over Easter Weekend
It looks like we may get a bit of a break from the rain midday, but then our rain chances return Monday evening. Sunday Morning Lows: Mid 50s Afternoon Highs: Mid-Upper 70s Cloud cover: Sunny with some high, thin clouds.
South Africans hold nationwide protests against Zuma
Bheka Ntuli from Durban said it was time South Africa sought a commited and passionate president who would listen to the masses. President Jacob Zuma on Monday described last week's protests demanding that he resign as racist.
Celtics star Thomas' sister killed in auto accident
Saturday when it drifted off the road. "The thoughts & prayers of the entire organization are with Isaiah & his family". The accident reportedly occurred around 5 a.m. when Chyna Thomas' vehicle faded into the left shoulder of the highway.
Man City enjoy convincing win against Southampton
City are set to be without Bacary Sagna for the trip to Southampton - but skipper Vincent Kompany is pushing for a starting spot. The most recent game that took place in Manchester on October 23rd, previous year was a 1:1 draw and the latest meeting at St.