A Cuban family treks through a jungle for seven days on foot. Another Cuban man gets stuck in Central America seeking freedom. Listen to their stories on 1A.
Research into Jewish charities in North America has found a powerful but opaque machine that turns over billions, but can be vague as to how the money is used.
Sometimes a cousin really can offer the best deal, but it can be hard for donors to be sure the charity shopped around first.
Federations supported settlers in Hebron and Silwan: 'Jews are Jews wherever they live.'
A fifth of donations to Jewish federations is spent on salaries, which in some cases are beyond the norm at similar organizations, Haaretz finds
Like many charities, the federations invest offshore.
Whole families can make their living at a single charitable organization.
The US State Department is effectively forcing some diplomat parents of children with special needs to serve overseas without them or leave the Foreign Service.
Marvin Kalb discusses his latest book, "The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 ― Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia."
In the new era of Cuban migration, Ivo Torres' future depends on being able to answer a key question: in the XXI century, are Cubans political or economic migrants?
Genetic engineering plan raises fears of 'Jurassic Park' invasion.
More than 100 people are suing the Catholic Archdiocese on this Pacific island, where for centuries the church has been intertwined with local culture.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
Pulitzer Center interns Arthur Jones and Ifath Sayed reported on the preservation of African American cemeteries.
The "Strong Women" assignment asks contributors to share the stories of strong women in their lives.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
The role and responsibility of the press under President Trump: CNN anchor Jake Tapper and Washington Post political reporter David Fahrenthold explore the topic with Marvin Kalb.
Marvin Kalb on President Trump: "He hates the press, and yet cannot live without it. It is his oxygen; it is what keeps him alive, emotionally and politically."
Students from Columbia Heights Educational Campus and The School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens visited the Everyday DC Photography Exhibition for a workshop with Allison Shelley.
What does the real Washington, DC look like? Students in the District who contributed to the "Everyday DC" exhibition at the Southwest Arts Club discuss their photos and favorite moments.
This is the last week to submit photos of Strong Women to NatGeo Your Shot.
This week: the rise of zoonotic diseases, what really happened in the U.S. raid on Yemen, and Afghan's rule of law.
There are two weeks left to submit photos of strong women to the joint assignment with NatGeo Your Shot.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in DC and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a short film trailer and a photograph by Carlos Javier Ortiz around the issue of gun violence in Chicago, exploring its often-untold consequences.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
In this lesson we will look at three reporting projects: violence in Honduras; violence in Guatemala; and the abduction of students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Objective: Use viewing skills and strategies to interpret visual media.
Objective: Examine current events in Cuba, now that the US and Cuba have restored diplomatic ties. Essential Question: Is Cuba in the midst of positive change, negative change, or stagnation?
Student will discuss the difference between essential facts, secondary facts, and emotive statements.
This lesson supports student explorations into the ethics of using drones in civilian life and warfare.
Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
This lesson draws from a range of projects on food waste, ocean health, global goods and extractives, food insecurity, water and sanitation and more to support student understanding around...
This lesson uses reporting by Tracey Eaton and Rachel Southmayd to support student understanding around the state of relations between the US and Cuba.