Awarded to the Denver Rocky Mountain News Photo Staff for its powerful collection of emotional images taken after the student shootings at Columbine High School. Wracked with sorrow, Columbine students in Clement Park grieve at the car of Rachel Scott, 17, one of 12 slain students. Mourners turned her car into a shrine. Breaking News Photography – (2000)
Pulitzer Prize Winner 2007 (Breaking News Photography) - A lone Jewish settler challenges Israeli security officers during clashes that erupted as authorities cleared the West Bank settlement of Amona, east of the Palestinian town of Ramallah. Thousands of troops in riot gear and on horseback clashed with hundreds of stone-throwing Jewish settlers holed up in this illegal West Bank outpost after Israel's Supreme Court cleared the way of demolition of nine homes at the site. (February 1…
Todd Heisler won the Pulitzer Prize for this photo where, on the night before the burial of her husband, Katherine Cathey asked to sleep next to his body for the last time. The Marines made a bed for her and one of the Marines asked if she wanted them to continue standing watch as she slept. "I think that’s what he would have wanted" she said.
Pulitzer Prize winner 1971. Four students died and nine others were wounded on May 4, 1970, when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University in Ohio. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, taken by Kent State photojournalism student John Filo, Mary Ann Vecchio can be seen screaming as she kneels by the body of a slain student.