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S. Carolina paper’s domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

This August 13, 2014, photo by St. Louis Post Dispatch photographer Robert Cohen shows Edward Crawford returning a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.  Four days earlier, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by white police officer Darren Wilson. The killing ignited riots and unrest in the St. Louis area and across the nation. Cohen and members of the St. Louis Post Dispatch photo staff are winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography it was announced Monday, April 20, 2015, at Columbia University in New York. (Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Columbia University via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.

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Review: Renee Fleming delightful in madcap ‘Living on Love’

In this undated image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Jerry O'Connell, left, and Anna Chumsky appear during a performance of "Living on Love" at the Longacre Theatre in New York. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — What if you produced a play about soccer players and managed to get Pele to be in it? Or convinced Ruth Bader Ginsburg to star in a show set in a courthouse?

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David I. Kertzer wins Pulitzer for Biography-Autobiography

NEW YORK (AP) — David I. Kertzer’s “The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe” has won the Pulitzer Prize for biography-autobiography.

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Gregory Pardlo’s ‘Digest’ wins Pulitzer Prize for poetry

NEW YORK (AP) — “Digest” by Gregory Pardlo has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

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Kristin Hannah says novel ‘The Nightingale’ is her favorite

This cover image released by St. Martins Press shows "The Nightingale," a novel by Kristin Hannah. (AP Photo/St. Martins Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristin Hannah says her new novel, “The Nightingale,” is her favorite book she’s written.

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