For persistent reporting that linked a rare blood disorder to an over-the-counter dietary supplement, L-Tryptophan, and led to a national recall of the product.
For his in-depth reporting on the military establishment in Southern California.
For his chilling series of reports on faulty testing by American medical laboratories.
For "The Fall of the House of Bingham," a skillful and sensitive report of a powerful newspaper family's bickering and how it led to the sale of a famed media empire.
For their investigation of violations and failures in the organ transplantation system in the United States.
For an investigation of mismanagement and abuses at a Los Angeles medical center, stories that led to improvements in patient care and policies at the hospital.
For his stories detailing the problems and abuses that endanger America's waterfowl.
For their stories about risks to elderly Americans from prescription errors, drug interactions and medication abuse.
For stories and photographs portraying the Pacific salmon's struggle to survive man-made hazards.
For its report on the rise and fall of Spendthrift Farm, the famed Kentucky horse breeders.
For articles that profiled the Philadelphia Eagles football team's 1986 season under new head coach Buddy Ryan.
For medical reporting that consistently examined the human side of complex health care issues.
For his informed and clear reporting on religion, which included articles on Billy Graham, Pope John Paul II, born-again believers and the Catholic Church in Africa.
For his literary-journalistic account of rediscovering Mark Twain's Mississippi River in honor of the 100th anniversary of "Huckleberry Finn."
For his analysis of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles and other Jewish concerns.