Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five

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If Orioles' Chris Davis walked away from millions, he would not be the first

If Orioles' Chris Davis walked away from millions, he would not be the first

It lasted for about four seconds during the first minute of the 1 o’clock hour on Thursday, in the second inning of the Orioles-Athletics game at Camden Yards. It happened just as a yellow helicopter appeared in the sky beyond center field. You’d think maybe Chris Davis would have stayed out of the batter’s box until it passed. You’d think a hitless hitter would want to avoid all distractions, particularly the clamorous arrival of a helicopter in the vast tableau behind the opposing pitcher.

But Davis swung his bat, and the bat hit the ball, and the ball sailed out on a line to center field. For a moment, it appeared that our long, nationally ridiculed nightmare would end, that...

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