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From Sweden comes word that a Stockholm commercial bakery is advertising the world's first "environmentally friendly bread." Now, that could be interpreted several ways. But in this case it means the company's ovens are fired by electricity generated only from hydropower - not nuclear energy or smoke-producing fuels.

2000 Pulitzer Prize winners


Public Service: The Washington Post, notably for the work of Katherine Boo

Breaking News: The Denver Post

Investigative Reporting: Sang-hun Choe, Charles Hanley, and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press

Explanatory Reporting: Eric Newhouse, Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune

Beat Reporting: George Dohrmann, Saint Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press

National Reporting: The Wall Street Journal staff

International Reporting: Mark Schoofs, The Village Voice (New York)

Feature Writing: J.R. Moehringer, Los Angeles Times

Commentary: Paul Gigot, The Wall Street Journal

Criticism: Henry Allen, The Washington Post

Editorial Writing: John Bersia, The Orlando Sentinel

Editorial Cartooning: Joel Pett, Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader

Spot News Photography: (Denver) Rocky Mountain News staff

BFeature Photography: Carol Guzy, Michael Williamson, and Lucian Perkins, The Washington Post


Fiction: Jhumpa Lahiri - "Interpreter of Maladies"

Drama: Donald Margulies - "Dinner With Friends"

History: David M. Kennedy - "Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945"

Biography: Stacy Schiff - "Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)"

Poetry: C.K. Williams - "Repair"

General Nonfiction: John Dower - "Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II"

Music: Lewis Spratlan - "Life Is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act Two, Concert Version"

-Associated Press

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