America's mid-century uranium boom changed the face of the West. Meet the man at the center of its secret afterlife.
Marine Col. Keith Parrella was holding his third round of pretrial hearings in the September 11 case when he suddenly became ill, forcing cancellation of this week’s 9/11 session at Guantánamo.
9/11 defense attorneys, who have long claimed that intelligence agencies actively interfere in their client relationships, are threatening to boycott the hearing of Khalid Sheik Mohammed.
With no dates set for the 9/11 and USS Cole trials, Abd al Hadi al Iraqi would be the next captive to contest his war crimes charges before a jury of military officers at Guantanamo’s Camp Justice — starting in February 2020.
Grantee Dinna Louise C. Dayao reports on how easily implemented changes to road safety can save lives around the world.
To many, Trump's new economic and security strategy looks like a desperate scramble to regain power in a region where much of the goodwill traditionally extended to the U.S. has evaporated.
In an appearance on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Indira Lakshmanan says the media is actually doing a pretty good job of sharing the "human stories" of the shutdown.
In a first, the military is shipping an oversized holding cell to Guantánamo to hold a hospital bed for the trial of an alleged al-Qaida member who has had multiple spine surgeries.
Is fixation on the Mexican border a distraction from ongoing crises abroad?
A grand jury indictment describes the former Guantánamo base commander as having a fight with a commissary worker, an affair with the worker’s wife, and covering up both, before and after the worker was found drowned.
A declassified argument by a lawyer with top secret clearance appears to disclose an unknown chapter of CIA Director Gina Haspel’s covert career: that she served at Guantánamo.
The 1980's killing of Adolfina Villanueva still haunts the community communities of Tocones and Parcelas Suarez. Today members strongly fight environmental and human threats to their property.
A look at how climate change is challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies.
The Geography of Poverty is a digital documentary project that combines geotagged photographs with census data to create a modern portrait of poverty in the US.
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
When people think of a tax haven, most have visions of a tropical island in the Caribbean. But what if there was a tax haven hidden right among us?
From the U.S. to India, alarm has long been raised about overpopulation, leading to calls for harsh measures to curb it. But is population control the answer?
About a third of all the food we produce goes to waste. What we thoughtlessly leave to rot in fields, landfills, and our own refrigerators could alleviate world hunger and help reverse climate change.
Millions of women from poor countries come to work in America as caregivers or nannies. Who looks after their children back home?
A drone's-eye view of America reveals the changing nature of war, privacy, and government transparency.
With support from Pulitzer Center grantees, William & Mary students explore issues from high HIV rates among black gay men in Baltimore to the debate over immigration policy across the U.S.
In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
Over the course of three hours, workshop facilitators consider challenges facing journalists and offer solutions used through their careers.
At a Beyond War conference panel, journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on the Rohingya crisis while the former Ambassador to Burma explained attempts by the United States to curb the persecution.
Panelists consider how global education develops students’ global competencies that encourage critical inquiry of the world and empathy with diverse perspectives.
While the Trump presidency ushers in increased focus on political reporting, international reporting has seen a drop-off in editorial interest. Nathalie Applewhite gives her take on supporting foreign affairs reporting to PDN Online.
Pulitzer Center student fellows from its Campus Consortium program were profiled by their schools and student newspapers.
Journalists and youth activists took center stage at the Beyond War Conference, sharing their vision for what it means to maintain journalistic integrity in times of peacebuilding and conflict.
Several Student Fellows are awarded the 2017 Society of Professional Journalists regional Mark of Excellence Awards.
This week: exploring the changing Arctic ecosystem, reflecting on how youth and the media can support the movement against gun violence, and screening a student documentary on identity.
North Carolina high school students explore poverty in Winston-Salem in the student-produced documentary "Placing Identity," developed as part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.
Students traveled to Mexico and Uganda when viewing two screenings at National Geographic, both projects showing stories of struggles and triumphs.
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.
Sharing a visit to the Peace and Justice Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, at Swanson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. The memorial was established by the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization headed by civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, "to create hope for marginalized communities."
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
This plan includes lesson plans connected to the work of journalists that presented at the UChicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2016.
What is the most efficient way to reduce the amount of waste? Can we ever reach the point of waste elimination?
This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.
This lesson plan features resources highlighting practices related to food waste both in the U.S. and abroad in order to facilitate a discussion about how to address this issue.
This lesson plan uses current debates surrounding U.S. defense policy to help middle and high school students practice the Common Core Social Studies standards.
Our topic under the umbrella of food insecurity is the existence of food deserts in both rural and urban areas within the U.S. and how they compare and/or contrast in their causes and potential...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.
This global health lesson plan for history teachers, humanities teachers, science teachers and English teachers introduces students to Roger Thurow's book The First 1,000 Days, which analyzes the...
In this lesson, students discuss the reporting project "Nuclear Winter."
Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.