The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society.
U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to criminalize migrants trying to cross into the United States, yet they keep coming.
Family farms are at the mercy of trade wars, economies of scale and a complex pricing system.
Migrants seeking asylum can spend many months in detention and years of court hearings before they get U.S. authorities to grant asylum.
The Great Depression exacerbated conditions for farmers in Wisconsin, causing dairy prices to soar and leading to a period of social unrest that led to the death of one farmer.
Nonprofits in a handful of states provide transportation to help children visit their imprisoned parents. Now New York may revive a state-funded free busing program.
Residents continue to deal with storm's destructive aftermath, and one essential, housing, remains in short supply.
The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people.
Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a "loss of confidence in his ability" to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement.
With no sign that the prison will close, the Pentagon has begun planning for detainees to grow old and die at Guantánamo Bay.
Trump's risky recipe for foreign policy—mix sanctions, tariffs, and trade in a blender.
As one of the world’s biggest polluters, why do many in the United States also embrace a policy of climate denialism? Nathaniel Rich tracks this climate denialism over the last 40 years in his new book, Losing Earth.
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
As 88 miles of President Trump’s border wall go up in South Texas, scientists and local residents fear that the unique ecosystems and nature-based economy of the Lower Rio Grande Valley will suffer.
Liberal and conservative justices criticize abuses of civil asset forfeiture. Groups from CATO to the ACLU do too. Republicans and Democrats want change, but much of the reform agenda is unfinished.
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
Carol Rosenberg tells both big-sweep and incremental stories about the court and captives at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
As plans emerge for a another caravan of migrants to leave Honduras, PBS NewsHour goes to the origin to explore the crisis forcing so many to flee.
In each of Texas' 254 counties, a host of local agencies can use civil asset forfeiture to help cover their expenses. But the system's lack of transparency and accountability makes it ripe for abuse.
After Hurricane Maria, the disabled community in Puerto Rico faces steep challenges.
At bridges leading from Mexico to Texas and in the zone between the Rio Grande and checkpoints along the highway north, the effects of Trump's immigration policies reverberate across the borderlands.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
In the name of renewable energy, the British government is subsidizing the clear-cutting of the American Southeast.
Kentucky has some of the weakest laws in the country when it comes to protecting property from seizure. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting examines why law enforcement is seizing so much property—and who's suffering.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Andres Gonzalez investigates the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, producing a body of work titled "American Origami."
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
In the United States, one in every 28 children has a parent in jail or in prison. TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce reports on two programs that help families stay connected.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from acupuncture to laying of hands to the doctor's office. Science producer for PBS NewsHour Nsikan Akpan journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
Inter(Nation)al is a pilot podcast and radio project that shows the hidden history behind current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations.
Pulitzer Center grantees John Yang and Frank Carlson investigate the imprisonment of mentally ill Americans, efforts to seek alternative treatments, and the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
After Hurricane Harvey devastated south and east Texas, aerial photographer Alex MacLean and journalist Daniel Grossman set out to see the damage from the air.
Dan McCarey, principal of Maptian, a data visualization and mapping studio, created 'Taken', a website that displays information from Pulitzer Center projects on civil asset forfeiture.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cited granntees Jonathan Blitzer and Mauricio Lima's project on the link between climate change and Guatemalan migration as evidence at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform's hearing on climate change and national security.
DC area middle school students learn about making the news at PBS studios in Arlington, VA.
Louie Palu received four awards in three contests for his Pulitzer-supported project 'New Cold War.'
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
Cohen and Price were nominated for the 25th Annual Health Care Research and Journalism Awards.
The panel explored the fundamental question: "what do we do now about climate change?" and how the religious and moral dimensions of the issue might play a positive role.
University of Chicago student fellow Kiran Misra will attend the 2019 Asian American Journalists Association with ProPublica's Diversity Scholarship.
New York Times assistant managing editor Sam Dolnick is a journalism leader on new technology and innovation.
The third annual 'Everyday DC' photo exhibition, on view at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in March 2019, highlights photography by over 100 students who participated in a photojournalism unit developed by Pulitzer Center and DC Public Schools.
DC students explored how journalists plan and create explainer films by visiting Vox Media and engaging in hands-on workshops led by Pulitzer Center staff and journalists.
The Pulitzer Center's support of Carol Rosenberg's coverage of the U.S. detention facility in in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba will continue as she moves to The New York Times.
Students read and discuss stories featuring children with an incarcerated parent, then take action to find solutions to some of the challenges these children face.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.
A project-based unit that engage students in the production of their own citizen journalism for Andrea Bruce's Our Democracy project.
Engage students in a dialogue about democracy with photojournalist Andrea Bruce and members of a re-entry program in Memphis, Tennessee.
Students practice skills for preparing and conducting interviews for documentary films.
Students evaluate how photojournalist Daniella Zalcman communicates interviews with blended photography in order to create their own blended portraits that communicate how their identities are...
This resource describes methods for producing documentary filmmaking projects with students that make local connections to global issues by outlining the development of the film “Placing Identity.”
This lesson offers multimedia resources that emphasize the relevance of treaties with Native nations in the U.S. today, and explore under-reported stories about Indigenous peoples around the world.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
A summary of each section of "Losing Earth," a special issue of The New York Times Magazine.