2015 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Domestic News

A picture of a spot news, general news or issue reporting event taken in the United States.

First Place

Pete Marovich, Corbis
Fence Jumper: Secret Service officers respond as a male attempts to jump the north fence at The White House in Washington, D.C. The man was apprehended before he could get over the fence. President Barack Obama was in Michigan at the time of the event.

Second Place

Jewel Samad, Agence France-Presse
Hands Up: A protester hods her hands up in front of a police car in Ferguson, Missouri, on November 25, 2014 during a demonstration a day after violent protests and looting following the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of a 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown.

Third Place

Gabriella Demczuk, The New York Times
Hands Up, Don't Shoot: A demonstrator wearing a Trayvon Martin T-shirt stands with others in Washington D.C. to express solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 14, 2014. Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the Ferguson police department, fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown, igniting weeks of demonstrations and violent clashes against the police in the Missouri suburb.

Award of Excellence

Larry Downing, Reuters
Evacuate The White House: A U.S. Secret Service agent with an automatic rifle tells everyone to hurry and evacuate the White House complex moments after an intruder jumped the fence and entered the White House moments after U.S. President Barack Obama and his family left for the presidential retreat, Camp David, in Maryland, September 19, 2014.

Award of Excellence

Mark Wilson, Getty Images
Demolished Office: A man who wished not to be indentified talks on a phone in a business that was destroyed by a tornado, April 30, 2014 in Mayflower, Arkansas. Deadly tornadoes ripped through the region leaving more than two dozen dead.

Award of Excellence

Ricky Carioti, The Washington Post
The Getaway: An illegal immigrant jumps a fence while fleeing from Deputy Elias Pompa after a pursuit on July 22, 2014 in Falfurrias, TX.