For decades, the state of Louisiana has been known as the incarceration capital of America. But over the past year, the state has been trying to shed that reputation with new reforms.
This month on the Undark podcast: the toll of human-caused wildfires, rescuing snakes to prevent human-animal conflict, and capturing the impacts of an ambient killer.
The story of Yoshihama's tsunami stone, borne ashore in 1933 and inscribed with text, buried in 1961 beneath a coastal road, and resurrected by the 2011 tsunami.
The broader community in Franklin County, Massachusetts works to bridge the widening political gap.
Illegal logging and land seizures are driving this ominous yet overlooked scientific trend.
Reporting from Cape Town, South Africa, Jacqueline Flynn explores the reality of living with Level 6 water restrictions and the little changes that made the biggest difference for Capetonians during the water crisis.
The Khmer Rouge Tribunal—"Asia's Nuremberg"—was created in 1997 to bring accountability for the Khmer Rouge era atrocities. 20 years and $320 million later, it has secured only three convictions.
The island nation’s new warning system will broadcast qualitative alerts after future tsunamigenic Pacific megathrust earthquakes to motivate at-risk residents to evacuate.
A California summer camp helps families stay close while a parent is in prison.
Indira Lakshmanan joins as a guest panelist on NPR 1A's global news roundup.
Skepticism abounds regarding Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists.
Daily life along the gulf of the Persian Gulf continues although climate change will soon put it at risk.
Students traveled to Mexico and Uganda when viewing two screenings at National Geographic, both projects showing stories of struggles and triumphs.
Grantees honored for their data journalism work covering indigenous people's land rights in Panama.
Inspired by a Pulitzer Center workshop introducing Everyday Africa, a DC teacher and her students created "Everyday Coolidge" to combat stereotypes and share everyday life at Coolidge High School.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ben Mauk wins Spur Award for story on uranium mining in the American West.
This week: Refugee Rohingya women are marrying to save themselves, Pulitzer Center executive director reflects on the recently opened memorial in Alabama, and nuclear power plants are defending themselves against cyber attacks.
Andrea Bruce, 2018 Pulitzer Center-CatchLight fellow, joins in one of three discussions. The segment she participates in is called "Fellowship for Change - Open Call: The power of photography for social change."
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer reflects on Alabama's newly opened memorial to lynching victims.
Pulitzer Center grantees win Peabody Award for PBS NewsHour series on Putin's Russia.
This week: Some in South Korea argue the country needs nuclear arms, the intersection of faith and healing in medicine, and how to communicate climate change in a way that makes people listen.
"Finding Home" and "Down from the Mountains" were awarded first place in their categories at the eighth annual Digital Storytelling Contest.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer co-authors op-ed looking at climate change and cities.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mark Johnson speaks on podcast at University of Iowa.