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The Associated Press won a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the domestic print category Friday for its coverage of U.S. immigration policies under President Donald Trump.
Early on New Year’s Day, an AP photographer at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico, captured dramatic photos of tear gas being fired at migrants climbing a fence.
“The men and women who have covered the White House for the AP dating back to the middle of the 19th century have truly had a ‘front row seat to history,’” former President George H.W. Bush wrote.
In a busy news week saturated with coverage of the U.S. midterm elections, AP’s effort to count the uncountable — tens of thousands of migrants dead and missing since 2014 — broke through.
When tens of thousands hit the streets of the five boroughs for the New York City Marathon on Sunday, runners and spectators alike will be greeted with inspirational AP photos from past marathons along the course.