There is no national plan to deal with contagious disease in our busy skies. There is no consistent way to notify towers of incoming problems. And sometimes airplane cleanup crews ignore even basic hygiene.
Nearly eight weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico's eastern coast, the struggle continues for the basics–food, water and gas.
Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer sit down with an opinion editor at Shanghai Daily to talk about journalism across cultures.
Michael Lee from China bought a beloved diner in Iowa City. He aims not only to serve food but mint more doctors on both sides of the globe.
When Pine Island Bayou burst its banks after Harvey, every house in Northwest Forest, a subdivision of more than two hundred homes on the outskirts of Beaumont, was flooded.
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
An Iowa governor visited China on the heels of Richard Nixon. Today, a cast of Iowans dubs itself the 'Iowa mafia' in Beijing.
Despite alleged sonic assaults, travel advisories, an egg shortage, and new regulations making travel more difficult, Americans keep going to Cuba.
The China-U.S. Demonstration Farm that recently broke ground is a prominent symbol of Xi Jinping's attempt to gently modernize rural China.
APN urges Jewish Federations of North America to close loophole that permits donations towards projects that take place over the Green Line.
President Trump makes his first official visit to China, as Ambassador Terry Branstad works in Beijing near his "old friend," Chinese President Xi.
Des Moines Register journalists Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer traveled to China for two weeks in late September to report on Iowa’s unlikely and often influential role in U.S-China relations.
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.
"Everyday DC," a student photojournalism exhibit organized by the Pulitzer Center, launched on March 7 in Washington, D.C.
Trying to make sense of Donald Trump's presidency, and of the world he leads, to an audience split between his supporters and critics.
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.