Coverage of a Ku Klux Klan rally held in downtown Pittsburgh and the counter demonstrations.
Coverage of a deadly tornado that claimed the lives of four Boy Scouts.
Stories on a summer fire at a sofa store that claimed the lives of nine city firefighters.
Various stories including a Memorial Day feature about families paying homage to their loved ones killed in Iraq.
Detailed accounts of an American medic's treatment of a member of his platoon in Iraq who was critically wounded by a sniper.
For coverage of a factory explosion at a complex in Milwaukee's industrial valley that killed three workers and injured 46.
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Los Angeles Times (Megan Garvey, Erika Hayasaki, Mitchell Landsberg, Jill Leovy, David Pierson and Richard Winton)
Coverage of urban warfare in Falluja, Iraq
Coverage of the tsunami disaster in South Asia
A vivid account of the breakup of the shuttle Columbia.
Empathetic coverage of the Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 and maimed scores.
Coverage of the war in Iraq. The judges said, "Shadid delivered from Iraq with an enormous descriptive range and great lyrical power. He did it all from the base of great reporting strength."
Deadline coverage of Sept. 11, 2002, the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Coverage of the sex scandal in the Catholic Church.
Reporting from Ground Zero on September 11, as the staff scrambled for makeshift office space after the attacks left their offices unusable.
Ground level on New York City's streets on September 11.
Reporting on a catastrophic fire in a Seton Hall University dormitory, recreating the chaos and its impact on students and their families.
Stories on a strike at the Kolubara coal mine and subsequent uprisings that signaled the beginning of the end for Slobodan Milosevic.
The killing of four people at a Tampa hotel.
A series of stories on the trial of a regionally notorious killer.
A dramatic account of an avalanche that turned a brilliant day on Mount Rainier into a disaster that took the life of one young mountain climber.
Accounts of three different events - the conviction of a Ku Klux Klan wizard for a three-decades-old murder of a black civil rights worker, the funeral of country music star Carl Perkins, and a torna...
Stories on the telecommunications industry.