Finalists in National Reporting
Not availble in full:
"Agent Zapata" (Mary Cuddehe • The Atavist)
“Cancer's Racial Divide” (Adam Smeltz • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
No Way Out
“Solitary in Iran nearly broke me. Then I went inside America’s prisons.”
How Microsoft and Yahoo Are Selling Politicians Access to You
How personal information may be used to target you with online ads.
Utopian for Beginners
An amateur linguist loses control of his creation.
Teen Athletes in Overdrive Find Bodies Can't Keep Up
Repetitive motions and no breaks can cause lifelong problems.
Each year, some 4,500 American workers die on the job and 50,000 perish from occupational diseases. Millions more are hurt and sickened at workplaces, and many others are cheated of wages and abused. A series exploring threats to workers—and the corporate and regulatory factors that endanger them.
Reuss Walks Tightrope at GM 20 Years After Father's Firing
A profile of a General Motors CEO Mark Reuss.
A Deadly Puzzle, and Then a Breakthrough
In the waning days of summer, at hospitals scattered across the country, teams of physicians faced the same mystery — patients with life-threatening infections with an unknown cause. Ultimately, they would discover that these seemingly isolated cases were the leading edge of an unprecedented outbreak of a rare fungal meningitis.
The Great American Foreclosure Story
On the struggle for justice and a place to call home.
On Paper, A Different Debate Emerges
On the first presidential debate.
The Things They Leave Behind
Mementos left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the man in charge of cataloging them.
Forever After: A Warrior Wounded, a Family Challenged
Army Spc. Erik Schei was shot in the head in Iraq. This is the story of his recovery.
Few Oil Pipeline Spills Detected by Much-Touted Technology
Analysis of a decade of federal data shows general public detected far more spills than leak detection technology.