Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Scores dead, many missing as mountain of garbage collapses in dump outside Ethiopia’s capital

Elias Meseret, stringer, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for breaking the story of a massive collapse at a garbage dump that would lead to the deaths of more than 100 people. Meseret sneaked past checkpoints after being tipped to the catastrophe, and his resulting story beat other news outlets by hours.

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