Fourteen winners of journalism’s most prestigious annual prize were named by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Breaking news photographyAfghan Shia Muslim Tarana Akbari, 12, cries near dead and injured people after explosions during a religious ceremony at the Abul Fazel shrine in the center of Kabul where Shia Muslims were marking the Day of Ashura. Agence France-Presse photographer Massoud Hossaini won the agency's first Pulitzer Prize for the picture "for his heartbreaking image of a girl crying in fear after a suicide bomber's attack at a crowded shrine in Kabul," the committee announced.Massoud Hossaini/AFP/Getty Images
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.