Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism announced April 7, 2003 that the photography staff of the Rocky Mountain News has won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for its coverage of Colorado's raging forest fires last year.

A photograph of Sydney Opera House taken April 7, 2003. Danish architect Joern Utzon who designed the famous Sydney Opera House but has never seen it, was named on Sunday as the 2003 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the top award in the industry.

Two monkeys sit on the back of a pickup truck while being transported home after finishing their collecting coconuts in Chumporn province, Thailand Saturday, April 5, 2003.

Visitors look at the Peugeot Hoggar at the car fair Auto Mobil International (AMI) in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, April 5, 2003. This concept car is motorized with two diesel engines and its special chassis is suitable for extreme off road tours.

A musher starts with his dog sled team at the Trans-Thuringiad race in Altenfeld, Germany, Feb. 9, 2003. Some 30 dog sled racers from Austria, Switzerland and Germany compete in the 375 kilomter race in the Thuringian Forest region from Feb. 6 until Feb15.

Painter Ellsworth Kelly's 'Color Panels for a Large Wall' covers the atrium wall of the National Gallery of Art's East Building in Washington, Friday April 4, 2003. Kelly is considered one of America's most prominent post-World War II artists, and he agreed to loan his work to the National Gallery East building for its 25th anniversary.

Auckland University of Technolgy researchers pose with a Colossal Squid at the Te Papa research laboratory in Wellington, April 2, 2003. The squid, which was found by fishermen in the Ross Sea, Antarctic, last week, is thought to be the largest intact specimen to have been found. The 330-pound 16-foot immature female 'Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni' squid has eyes as big as dinner plates and razor-sharp hooks on the tentacles.

A visitor snaps a photograph of an anti-war sculpture in the plaza in front of the United Nations, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at UN headquarters in New York, a day before U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is scheduled to present the U. S. reasons for waging a possible war against Iraq.

Sri Lankan labourer Simon Perera answers his mobile phone in Colombo's main wholesale market March 31, 2003. Perera loads sacks of vegatables and fruits from wholesale dealers onto lorries and uses his phone to keep in touch with his clients. REUTERS/ Anurudhha Lokuhapuarachchi

A Costa Rican girl receives a fright as pigeons swoop in around her in San Jose's central square, known as the Plaza de Cultura, March 25, 2003. The square is famous for its many pigeons, which city residents and tourists feed with bread crumbs every afternoon. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

A model, painted by Danish artist Eirin Bergum, takes part in the sixteenth International Body Painting contest at the Fantasy Film Festival in Brussels March 15, 2003. Thirteen artists from all over Europe had four hours to prepare their creation.
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