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How do journalists win Pulitzers?

Pulitzer Prizes recognize impactful American journalism, whether it's in the form of words, cartoons, photos or the spoken word. Learn why that matters.
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Stories from Americans: A military chaplain’s duty [audio]

In this StoryCorps interview, Army Major Ivan Arreguin discusses his experiences supporting people during the first COVID-19 outbreak in New York.
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Poet Amanda Gorman speaks to a new time for America

At Joe Biden’s inauguration, poet Amanda Gorman looked toward a future where Americans put their differences aside to forge a union with purpose.
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Joe Biden sworn in as 46th U.S. president

Joseph R. Biden took the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol on January 20 to become the 46th president of the United States.
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Meet Biden’s choice for secretary of state: Antony Blinken

Antony Blinken says his vision of America is steeped in his relatives' past as refugees. Learn more about the new nominee for secretary of state.
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Biden’s inauguration to blend the old with the new

Joe Biden’s inauguration, scaled back to avoid the spread of COVID-19, will include some time-honored features and creative re-imaginings of past events.
Joe Biden on stage, pointing, with U.S. flag in foreground (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Joe Biden: America’s next president

Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be sworn in as America's 46th president on January 20. Learn more about his experience and what he hopes to achieve in office.
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Kamala Harris: America’s next vice president

As U.S. vice president, Kamala Harris will be President Biden's closest adviser. Learn how her background helped transform her into a champion of justice.
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Stories from Americans: Rebuilding a community [audio]

In this StoryCorps interview, Burnell Cotlon talks about building a neighborhood market to help his New Orleans community after Hurricane Katrina.