The Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, and the AP was on hand at various newsrooms to capture the celebration. Even though winning one doesn't matter, we've put together a small gallery of the best photos.
Patrick Farrell of the Miami Herald raises a glass after his photos of the after-effects of Hurricane Ike in Haiti won for Breaking News Photography.
A reasonably calm Douglas A. Blackmon is photographed in the Atlanta offices of the Wall Street Journal after learning that his book Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II won in the General Non-Fiction category.
Oh wait! Not quite everything. Staff members of the Detroit Free Press, including reporter Jim Schaefer who is lifting Senior Managing Editor Jeff Taylor on the right, celebrate after their uncovering of a sex scandal involving that city's mayor co-won for Local Reporting.