Given the long-term recovery after the storm, see how one wheelchair-bound citizen faced her worst challenges.
Law enforcement leaders say civil asset forfeiture is a necessary tool for fighting crime, but several lawmakers see it as a violation of Americans’ civil liberties. Will Texas legislators take up the issue once again in 2019?
Asylum-seekers are forced back into the hands of cartels.
La ley de Kentucky permite que las agencias de la ley tomen y se queden con el dinero en efectivo y cualquier propiedad cuando se sospeche que lo mismo, este relacionado al tráfico de drogas.
Indira Lakshmanan talks on the She Roars Podcast with Emmy-award winning journalist Margaret Koval.
In the United States, one in 28 kids has a parent in jail or prison. A California program called Get on the Bus helps families stay connected.
Fated by geography, the San Joaquin Valley’s surfeit of cows, cars, crops, and oil produce air pollution that weighs heavily on public health.
In Kentucky, just 11 percent of police agencies report how much money and assets they seize every year. The full extent of assets seized statewide is unknown.
As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
We can’t save ourselves if the White House stands in the way. Indira Lakshmanan discusses climate change in her column for The Boston Globe.
Pulitzer Center executive editor Indira Lakshmanan talks with Ali Velshi from MSNBC on President Trump's statements defending Saudi Arabia Prince's involvement over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Swedish women have joined the infantry for decades. The question is not whether women can be combat-effective, but whether a hypermasculine military culture can adjust.
Pulitzer Center partner ICIJ recognized in 69th Annual George Polk Awards.
Teachers and students from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina explore global reporting through theater as part of NewsArts workshops led by Pulitzer Center staff.
Jon Cohen and Carl Gierstorfer visited secondary schools and classes at Washington University in St. Louis during a public health tour focused on infectious diseases.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jon Cohen and Carl Gierstorfer are traveling to St. Louis to discuss their reporting on HIV/AIDS and Ebola.
Sixth grade students in Wheeling, IL completed a six-week social studies unit using Pulitzer Center reporting projects and journalist visits to connect ancient civilizations with the present day.
Washington, DC students learn about journalism and tour the PBS NewsHour studio.
This week: How drugs move through the border, how climate change threatens the social status of Zanzibari women, and the cyber threat to nuclear safety.
Students, families, and teachers gathered to celebrate the 2nd Annual EverydayDC Photography Exhibit.
This week: Scientists investigate the long term effects of chemical warfare on Iranian soldiers, a look into how artistic integrity is maintained inside the Chinese Communist system, and more than 100 people are suing Guam's Catholic Church over accusations of sexual abuse by priests.
This week: A land grab at the U.S.-Mexico border reveals how the government might go about building the wall, a history of land grabs by the government are revealed by a laundry list of treaties with American Indian nations, and the women taking on military duty in the Central African Republic.
6th grade students at Macfarland Middle School learned about close observation, caption-writing, and visual literacy in a two-day, bilingual "Walk Like a Journalist "workshop.
This week: How poor hygiene on planes leads to the spread of dangerous communicable diseases, how Sámi people are caught between a climate change solution and their own livelihoods, and how you can double your holiday gift to the Pulitzer Center.
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.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in D.C. and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
Students will evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to inform people about the impact of ocean acidification in the Pacific Northwest.