A very Grinch-like Christmas at the White House.
After Jorge Chávez was murdered, his family was threatened by gang members. So they fled El Salvador and began the journey to the U.S. After surrendering, each family member faced a distinct outcome.
Decades after the war with America ended, Vietnamese families continue to search for the remains of their kin who are still missing in action.
In the Philippines and in the United States, foul-mouthed, womanizing, Biblically illiterate populists have won the democratic support of Christian voters. Why? What do religious voters really want?
It takes more than a village to reverse deforestation. For Sierra Leoneans, it's a matter of changing the mindset of the people—hopefully before more tragedy strikes.
Danny Gold investigates the movement converting El Salvador’s gang members into born-again Christians.
As efforts to get farmers to stop growing coca in favor of legal crops falter, some farmers feel abandoned. But one man says he'll stand by them, helping farmers shift to cacao for high-end chocolate.
How China is literally nation-building. Massive ships, mind-boggling amounts of sand, and an appetite for expansionism in the South China Sea: the recipe for a land grab like no other.
Efforts continue to help Djooly Jeune battle Burkitt's lymphoma.
The former Yugoslav republic, slow to reform and mired in squabbles with Greece, struggles each winter with some of the worst air pollution in Europe.
Grantee Maggie Michael of the Associated Press investigates the use of child soldiers by Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war.
Vigilante Group of Nigeria forms the first line of defense between the population and the unknown masked men terrorizing central Nigeria's fertile farmland.
Over the years, individuals who suffer US Supreme Court losses have sought friendlier hearings closer to home. Now state courts are becoming frontiers for litigation by school voucher opponents.
Twelve percent of the US population has some form of disability, but only one percent of scripted TV roles show individuals with disabilities. A major campaign in Hollywood is out to change that.
The Appalachia mountaintop removal resistance movement is strongly tied to the history of the region, and yet activists involved in the cause are drawn to the mountains from a variety of places.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
Kem Sawyer, author of "Mohandas Gandhi: Champion of Freedom," discusses the influence of Gandhi's thinking on the work of Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.
Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellman reporting on so-called honor killings in Pakistan where women are seen as property of men.
Sam Mathews travels to Guatemala to volunteer with Global Dental Relief. During his stay, Sam learns about the reality of life for the country's ethnic Mayan population.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
After last August's riots, what's next for Britain?
In a major new environmental journalism initiative, the Pulitzer Center is administering a $5.5 million fund dedicated to covering the world's rainforests.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Rainforest Journalism Fund, a five-year, $5.5 million initiative focused on raising public awareness of the pressing environmental issues facing the world’s tropical forests.
This week: cobalt mining comes from one of the planet's poorest countries and all too often it is mined by children, skepticism about Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists, and Pulitzer Center welcomes new Executive Editor, Indira Lakshmanan.
Award-winning photographer Daniella Zalcman discusses her ongoing "Signs of Your Identity" project and the importance of diverse storytelling.
For the past nine years, the Pulitzer Center has partnered with Free Spirit Media to support four youth production crews through a summer documentary film experience.
This week: accounts from fathers and sons affected by the conflict in Yemen, threats to Hungary's democracy, and Israel's new policy forcing migrants to take desperate measures.
Two scouts who won a Pulitzer Center slow journalism competition had the opportunity to accompany grantee Paul Salopek on his Out of Eden Walk in Northern India. Now, they have put what they learned into practice.
Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Freedom for our peoples is not only a right, but also a tool." Your stories are tools that will help our democracy thrive.
This week: air pollution kills over 4 million people each year, Rohingya survivors tell their stories, and Putin is building his ties in Africa.
Pulitzer Center projects "Europe Slams Its Gates," "The Taking," "The Paradise Papers," and "Digging Into the Mining Arc" have been recognized for their excellence in digital journalism.
Melissa Noel won NABJ's Salute to Excellence Award for "Jamaica's 'Barrel Children' Often Come up Empty with a Parent Abroad."
The Pulitzer Center partnered with the Tomodachi Youth Exchange program to encourage high school students from Japan and the United States to tell the underreported stories through photography.