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Pulitzer Prize

Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. (Credit: CBS 2; Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

De Blasio Defends Journalist Detained By U.S. Border Patrol In Texas

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday released a statement in support of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents after living and working in the country illegally for years.

07/15/2014

"The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," by Junot Diaz (Credit: CBS 2)

Some West Essex H.S. Students, Parents Disapprove Of ‘Pornographic’ Book

“Dirty, disgusting, pornographic” is how 16-year-old Noah Lazarovitch described the book, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” which is a New York Times best seller and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Junot Diaz.

05/07/2014

Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the 97th annual Pulitzer Prize winners at Columbia University - April 15, 2013 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Times Wins Four Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzers, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. Each award carries a $10,000 prize except for the public service award, which is a gold medal.

04/15/2013

A view of the marquee outside of the 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Playwrights Bask In Attention On Broadway

Drug addiction, religion, the Iraq war, class warfare and marital sacrifice, it’s been a grim season on Broadway. But not for the playwrights.

05/21/2011