Sebastian Meyer profiles a family of displaced Yazidis refugees in northern Iraq who make a potentially lethal living running a small oil refinery.
Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells the story of his abduction, detention and eventual release.
A Pakistani military offensive uprooted 900,000 tribesmen from areas under Taliban-control, giving health workers in Bannu a rare opportunity to vaccinate people beyond their reach.
In California, a suburban family grapples with the impact of a rare, polio-like syndrome.
While in Pakistan reporting on polio, reporter Tim McGirk has an unexpected "dinner" with the father of the country's nuclear weapons program.
The country hopes that hosting the African Olympic qualifier will thrust its national team onto the global cycling stage.
In the wake of World War II, there was one affliction America couldn’t shake: polio. When virologists rallied to fight back, a rift developed between two scientists: Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin.
A California toddler learns to cope with the effects of a mysterious disease that paralyzes.
Kepler University is blending online learning with in-person instruction — and is seeing startling results.
In 2001, two unlikely friends created a music festival in Mali that drew the likes of Bono and Robert Plant. Then radical Islam tore them apart.
This is a story of how a fashion designer became a billionaire. It also speaks to the lack of transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector, one of the world’s largest.
National Geographic's Janna Dotschkal interviews Pulitzer Center grantee Dominic Bracco II about his work in Mexico, Texas, and Honduras.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)