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The winners

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The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners:

New York Daily News and ProPublica for uncovering, primarily through the work of reporter Sarah Ryley, widespread abuse of eviction rules by the police to oust hundreds of people, most of them poor minorities. The East Bay Times in Oakland, Calif., for coverage of the Ghost Ship fire, which killed 36 people at a warehouse party.

Investigat­ive Reporting

Eric Eyre of the Charleston

Gazette-Mail in West Virginia for reporting to expose the flood of opioids into depressed West Virginia counties.

Explanator­y Reporting

Internatio­nal Consortium of Investigat­ive Journalist­s, McClatchy and the Miami Herald for the Panama Papers, a series of stories using a collaborat­ion of more than 300 reporters to expose the hidden infrastruc­ture and global scale of offshore tax havens.

Local Reporting

The Salt Lake Tribune’s staff for reports revealing the mistreatme­nt of sexual assault victims at Brigham Young University. David A. Fahrenthol­d of The

Washington Post for reports casting doubt on Donald Trump’s assertions of generosity toward charities.

Internatio­nal Reporting

The New York Times’ staff for coverage of Vladimir Putin’s efforts to project Russia’s power abroad.

Feature Writing

C.J. Chivers of The New York

Times for a story on a Marine’s postwar descent into violence.

Commentary

Peggy Noonan of The Wall

Street Journal for columns during one of the nation’s most divisive political campaigns.

Criticism

Hilton Als of The New Yorker for reviews that put stage dramas within a real-world cultural context.

Editorial Writing

Art Cullen of The Storm Lake

Times for editorials that challenged powerful corporate agricultur­al interests in Iowa.

Editorial Cartooning

Jim Morin of the Miami Herald for editorial cartoons that delivered sharp perspectiv­es through flawless artistry, biting prose and crisp wit.

Breaking News Photograph­y

Daniel Berehulak, freelance photograph­er, for images published in The New York Times showing the disregard for human life in the Philippine­s brought about by a government assault on drug dealers and users.

Feature Photograph­y

E. Jason Wambsgans of the

Chicago Tribune for a portrayal of a 10-year-old boy and his mother striving to put the boy’s life back together after he survived a shooting.

LETTERS, DRAMA AND MUSIC Fiction

The Undergroun­d Railroad, by Colson Whitehead Drama Sweat, by Lynn Nottag History Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by Heather Ann Thompson Biography or Autobiogra­phy The Return, by Hisham Matar Poetry Olio, by Tyehimba Jess General Nonfiction Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond Music Angel’s Bone, by Du Yun

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