2024 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

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds, Agence Frence-Presse
One last crawl: A young migrant from Venezuela crawls through a hole in the razor wire as other members of her family wait to cross into Eagle Pass, Monday, Sept. 25, 2023.

Second Place

Carol Guzy, for ZUMA Press
Vigil: Loved ones linger after a vigil is held for Trish Harris, 35, victim of a quadruple shooting that left 2 dead and 2 critically wounded at a corner market during amid a gun violence epidemic in Washington on Dec. 28, 2023. She was there to buy eggs.

Third Place

Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
The Post-Roe Generation: People rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during the 50th annual March for Life on Jan. 20, 2023 in Washington. Anti-abortion activists attended the annual march to mark the first to occur in a “post-Roe nation” since the Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health ruling which overturned 50 years of federal protections for abortion healthcare.

Award of Excellence

Julia Nikhinson, freelance for The Associated Press
Vigil: Antonio Lee's mother is embraced by friends and family as she mourns her son at a vigil in Baltimore, on Aug. 18, 2023. Lee, 19, was shot and killed while squeegeeing car windshields in Baltimore.

Award of Excellence

Matt McClain, The Washington Post
Fire Cleanup: Mark Ross works Aug. 16, 2023, on cutting burnt fence on his property that was destroyed in the fire in Kula, Hawaii. The chimney is all they is visible from a house that he used to live in and was being rented out to another family. Wind fueled wildfires in August devastated communities in Maui. One in Kula destroyed countless structures and caused environmental ramifications. A later wildfire killed nearly 100 people and destroyed the historic town of Lahaina. Neighboring towns throughout the Hawaiian Islands and beyond rallied to the people who were displaced and those who were grieving.

Award of Excellence

Jahi Chikwendiu, The Washington Post
A Most Violent Year in the U.S. Capital:
Family and friends of Arianna Davis, including mother Antionette Belk, center left, brother Amir Davis, 9, foreground holding picture of Arianna, and father Willie Davis, second from right, gather at a balloon release for Arianna Davis, 10, who was killed by stray bullets in a random shootout, on May 20, 2023, in Washington. Davis, 10, was critically injured after being struck by a bullet while riding in a vehicle with her parents and siblings on Mother’s Day in Northeast Washington. She died of her injuries days later. In 2023, the District had more killings than in any single year since 1997.