2004 Pulitzer Prize winners
Public Service: Los Angeles Times, for exposing serious problems at a major public hospital
Breaking News: Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger for coverage of Gov. Jim McGreevey's resignation
Investigative Reporting: Nigel Jaquiss, Willamette Week, Portland, Ore., for exposing a former governor's sexual misconduct with a minor
Explanatory Reporting: Gareth Cook, Boston Globe, for explaining the dimensions of stem cell research
Beat Reporting: Amy Dockser Marcus, The Wall Street Journal, for illuminating the often unseen world of cancer survivors
National Reporting: Walt Bogdanich, New York Times, for the corporate coverup of fatal accidents at railroad crossings
International Reporting: Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times, for Russia's struggles with terrorism; Dale Olojede, Newsday, Long Island, N.Y., for a look at Rwanda a decade after the genocide
Feature Writing: Julia Keller, Chicago Tribune, for reconstructing a tornado that hit Utica, Ill.
Commentary: Connie Schultz, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Criticism: Joe Morganstern, The Wall Street Journal
Editorial Writing: Tom Philp, The Sacramento (Calif.) Bee
Editorial Cartooning: Nick Anderson, The Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal
Breaking News Photography: The Associated Press, for documenting combat in Iraqi cities
Feature Photography: Deanne Fitzmaurice, San Francisco Chronicle, for the hospital treatment of a boy who almost died in an explosion in Iraq
Fiction: Marilynne Robinson, "Gilead"
Drama: John Patrick Shanley, "Doubt: a Parable"
History: David Hackett Fletcher, "Washington's Crossing"
Biography: Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, "de Kooning: An American Master"
Poetry: Ted Kooser, "Delights & Shadows"
General Nonfiction: Steve Coll, "Ghost Wars"
Music: Steven Stucky, "Second Concerto for Orchestra"