January 10, 2017 /
Tom Hundley
This week: Climate change in Iran observed, Chinese immigrants are reversing course, and Robert Mugabe's legacy in Zimbabwe.
At least 19 Syrian child refugees have died in Turkish factories since 2013. Image by Emily Kassie. Turkey, 2016.
December 27, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week: how the refugee crisis changes the world economy, migrants search for their children, and Pulitzer Center staff picks for a year in photos.
A miner shows off a piece of gold. Image by Carlos Villalon. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2006.
December 20, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week: the far reaches of President Kabila's Kleptocracy, refugees born without a nation, and the forgotten story of Latin America's Schindler.
In the crown prince’s vision, Saadiyat Island would include luxury hotels, Marbella-style villas, a boutique shopping quarter, and, most important, a vast cultural district. Image by Knut Egil Wang. UAE, 2016.
December 13, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: what it really cost to build Abu Dhabi, summary executions in the Philippines, and the Syrian singer who lives on.
Image from PBS NewsHour. Cuba, 2016.
December 6, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: Castro's legacy in Cuba, China's Charter 08 civil rights manifesto, and changes in India's cotton farming.
At the University of Florida, Parkinson’s disease patient Russell Price undergoes surgery to implant a deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead that will deliver electrical impulses to motion-controlling parts of his brain, treatment which has been shown to provide substantial relief from symptoms in appropriately selected patients. Additional improvement in some patients may also derive from the mere expectation that the procedure will help—the so-called placebo effect. “It’s not a magical thing,” says neurologis
November 29, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: the brain's power to heal, Trump's impact on both sides of the Mexican boarder, and teen-aged girls who turn to jihadist radicalization.
November 22, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: lung cancer patients travel to Cuba for a promising vaccine, South Africa is challenges the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, climate change in Greenland is causing drought for farmers.
Scientists take measurements on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet. Image by Eli Kintisch.
November 15, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: did economic change contribute to the disappearance of Norse settlements? Discussion of Trump's involvement in the climate agreement, and how refugees cross Europe using their smartphones.
Ghazweh and Abdul Fattah at a park in Des Moines with their children, from left to right: Sedra, Mutaz, Hala, Haidar and Nazeer. Image by Danny Wilcox Frazier—VII for TIME. Des Moines, IA, 2016.
November 8, 2016
Jon Sawyer
This week, a Syrian family finds shelter in Iowa, classrooms delve into "Fractured Lands," and student fellow Kent Wagner investigates the disappearing forests of Borneo.
Murals of Palestinians killed by Israel decorate the walls around Qalandia village near the checkpoint. Image by Matt Kennard. West Bank, 2016.
November 1, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week, an investigation into the privatization of government armies in Palestinian territories, a glimpse of life in North Korea, and our video "Facing Risk" highlights the dangers of freelance...
Image by Alice Su. China, 2016.
October 25, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week, China's growing isolationism and its global influence, a North Korean film festival, and highlights from our student fellows Washington weekend.
Wilfred Jackson at home. Image by Brian Castner. Canada, 2016.
October 19, 2016
Jon Sawyer
Growing Isolationism in the arctic, celebrating the Pulitzer Center's 10th anniversary, and India's dilemma of providing electricity to 1.3 billion people.
Grantees and fellows gather at The National Press Club to celebrate the Pulitzer Center's tenth anniversary. Image by Jin Ding. Washington, D.C., 2016.
October 13, 2016
Jon Sawyer
This week the Pulitzer Center celebrates its tenth anniversary, "To End AIDS" our latest e-book is now available on iTunes, and troops are now poised to retake Mosul from ISIS.