“Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County.” Image by Tomas van Houtryve. United States, 2014.
Launched April 18, 2014 Tomas van Houtryve
A drone's-eye view of America reveals the changing nature of war, privacy, and government transparency.
Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
Launched April 15, 2014 David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. Only able to finance the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant
Image by Jim Burress. Liberia, 2014.
Launched April 14, 2014 Jim Burress
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
Image by Fred de Sam Lazaro. Bangladesh, 2014.
Launched April 8, 2014 Fred de Sam Lazaro
One year after the collapse of Rana Plaza many workers in Bangladesh still depend on garment-making—despite the low wages and high safety risk that come with the job.
Launched April 3, 2014 Kwame Dawes, Andre Lambertson
Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?
Image by Caryle Murphy. Saudi Arabia, 2014.
Launched April 1, 2014 Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia's religious landscape is evolving, posing challenges to the ultraconservative version of Islam on which the kingdom was founded. What will that mean for its future governance?
Image by Sami Siva. India, 2014.
Launched March 31, 2014 Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
Doctors have demanded fixes to India's public hospitals for years, but have been stifled by mismanagement.
Image by Meera Senthilingam. South Africa, 2014.
Launched March 24, 2014 Meera Senthilingam
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
Image by Matthieu Aikins. Pakistan, 2014.
Launched March 24, 2014 Matthieu Aikins
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
Image by Sam Loewenberg. Uganda, 2014.
Launched March 21, 2014 Samuel Loewenberg
Uganda has a sanitation crisis, and it will take innovative solutions to help this country suffering from its own waste, where only 30 percent of the population has access to improved sanitation.
Launched March 11, 2014 Stuart Reid
For two decades, the eastern Congo has been ravaged by civil war. Can a former U.S. senator help bring peace?
Image by Boryana Katsarova. Ukraine, 2014.
Launched March 6, 2014 Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Edging to the brink of civil war, Crimea has turned into a geopolitical crisis, perhaps the gravest threat to peace in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
Image by Daniella Zalcman. Uganda, 2014.
Launched February 24, 2014 Daniella Zalcman
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed the country's anti-homosexuality bill, presenting a growing threat to LGBT individuals.
Launched February 21, 2014 Hannah Boes, Daniel Casey
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.
Image by Tomaso Clavarino. Rwanda, 2014.
Launched February 12, 2014 Tomaso Clavarino
Today in Rwanda, the 1994 genocide is part of the past, but the country's thousands of maimed amputees are living reminders of the brutal horror.
Image by Brandice Camara. Guinea, 2013.
Launched February 11, 2014 Brandice Camara
In Guinea, routine prenatal care is the exception, not the rule. As a result, it has some of the world's highest rates of maternal and infant death.
Image by Chris Berdik. Cambodia, 2013.
Launched February 11, 2014 Chris Berdik, Steve Sapienza
For centuries, the flood pulse of this lake has fed a nation and nurtured incredible biodiversity. With a changing climate and scores of dams planned upstream on the Mekong, can it survive?
Image by Adrianne Haney. Ecuador, 2014.
Launched February 4, 2014 Kate Riley, Adrianne Haney
Since the implementation of a new constitution in 2008, Ecuador has put more emphasis on the development of higher education. Yet the country's secondary schools are leaving many students unprepared.
Image by Misha Friedman. Russia, 2013.
Launched January 11, 2014 Misha Friedman
With homophobic rhetoric now legitimized by federal law, being gay in Russia can be extremely dangerous.
Reinventing China’s Emptying Countryside. Image by Leah Thompson. China, 2013.
Launched January 10, 2014 Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson
As China rapidly urbanizes, many villages—and their distinct cultural heritage and folk traditions—disappear daily. Two urban Chinese artists go back to the land in search of meaning in modern China.
Launched December 31, 2013 Mattathias Schwartz
One of the world's least-governed regions is caught between South American drug traffickers and the D.E.A.
Atlas of Pentecostalism
Launched December 27, 2013 Bregtje van der Haak, Richard Vijgen
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
Unwanted and Unprotected: Widows in India
Launched December 26, 2013 Amy Toensing, Jessica Benko
Widows in India are shunned as bad luck and can lose their status and ability to support themselves. Young widows with children are especially vulnerable to violence and sexual exploitation.
Image by Rijasolo. Madagascar, 2013.
Launched December 19, 2013 Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? Since a 2009 coup, Madagascar has been an unfortunate case study.

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