Additions to AP's US News team
In a memo to staff on Thursday, U.S. News Director Josh Hoffner announced two key hires to AP’s U.S. News team:
Global attention for Kabul photo
As the Taliban advanced across Afghanistan over the weekend, an AP photo of a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sunday was featured on numerous front pages around the world.
AP’s 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos
AP today swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.
‘A sign of the times’: How I got that shot
During an assignment on Tuesday covering the LNU Lightning Complex fires in Northern California, photographer Noah Berger captured a gripping AP image of flames surrounding a COVID-19 safety sign at a senior center.
AP's 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos
AP today earned its 54th Pulitzer Prize – 32nd for photography – in the feature photography category for compelling images of daily life under military lockdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir.