AP’s coverage of Fort hood shooting wins ‘Deadline Reporting’ award by APME

AP coverage of Fort Hood shooting wins APME award

Does Vogue Italia’s eery oil spill-inspired fashion spread cross the line?

Viva Vogue Italia? Oil-inspired spread stirs muck

Art vs. Oil Spill: Poets, painters, musicians find ways to protest, raise awareness and funds

Artists find ways to protest Gulf spill

NEW ORLEANS — Musician Shamarr Allen was flying back into Louis Armstrong International Airport when he got his first real glimpse of the BP oil spill. The words of CEO Tony Hayward’s TV spot — “To those affected and your families, I’m deeply sorry” — were ringing in his ears.

How Gary White Dear of Ada, Okla., found himself on the Emerald Isle

An Indian finds himself on the Emerald Isle

Iowa river museum highlights Gulf oil spill with lifeless aquarium

Iowa aquarium highlights Gulf oil spill

DES MOINES, Iowa — The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque (Duh-BYOOK), Iowa, is underlining a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico by displaying a giant tank, void of life and adorned with representations of globs of crude.

Iowa river museum displays aquarium containing no life as comment on Gulf oil spill

Iowa museum aquarium exhibit highlights oil spill

Haiti brings children’s art to DC as Smithsonian leads cultural recovery in Port-au-Prince

Smithsonian leads recovery of Haiti’s art, culture

Use of chemicals to corral growing Gulf oil slick present complex environmental trade-off

Chemicals used to fight Gulf oil slick a trade-off

Attractions, nature, history in and near the 9 S. African cities hosting World Cup games

Learn about World Cup’s 9 S. African host cities

A list of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists in journalism and the arts

2010 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists

The 2010 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, with comments from the Pulitzer board:

Post-quake Chile’s tourism industry hit hard by false impressions; most sites are fine

Quake scares Chile tourists, most sites fine

Repair of Prague’s legendary Charles Bridge sparks complaints renovation work went wrong

Czech repair of famed Charles Bridge faces protest

Haitian officials say historical buildings must be saved, not razed in post-quake rebuilding

Official: Save, don’t bulldoze, Haiti’s heritage

Snowless New England contracts ’snow envy’ watching white stuff pile up in Mid-Atlantic

New England states contract case of ’snow envy’

Saying goodbye: Jackson, Cronkite, Wyeth, Updike among artists, entertainers who died in 2009

Jackson, Cronkite among arts world deaths in 2009