Reports by Pulitzer Center journalists for print, online and broadcast news outlets
Jason Lloyd, a gay man in San Francisco who is uninfected, started taking the anti-HIV drug Truvada as PrEP in January 2016. Many worry that the pill will lead people to stop using condoms and have more partners, and they slagged PrEP users as 'Truvada whores.' After six months on PrEP, Lloyd said he was more of a 'Truvada monk.' Image by Jon Cohen. United States, 2016.
July 30, 2016 / University of California Television (UCTV) Jon Cohen
Dr. Diane Havlir leads the fight to end HIV/AIDS in San Francisco and Kenya.
Sand mine in Bali, Indonesia
July 28, 2016 / WYPR Midday
Vince Beiser
How can we possibly be running low on sand? Are people really getting murdered over the stuff? What does it all mean for the future of civilization?
Indonesia sand mine.
July 28, 2016 / The New York Times
Vince Beiser
We use more sand than almost any other natural resource. Now, it's running low.
Pure Waste 1
July 28, 2016 / Forbes
Esha Chhabra
Forty-five minutes outside of Coimbatore, India, a Finnish company is producing a new kind of factory which will turn trash into a fashion business.
NATO training
July 27, 2016 / CQ Roll Call
Rachel Oswald
Reorienting the U.S. national security establishment to focusing on Russia after 25 years of focusing on other threats is easier said than done. And that has real implications in the event of a...
Gabor Varadi in Miskolc, Hungary,
July 27, 2016 / Pacific Standard
Jeneen Interlandi
On the 2014 campaign trail in Miskolc, Hungary, where politicians who fought for the poor Roma community were poor themselves.
7/26\\ NewsHour still
July 27, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
The economic disaster in Venezuela caused by low oil prices is also an environmental one.
Scooters in Mezhyhirya Ukraine
July 26, 2016 / PRI's The World
Misha Friedman
The unusual things you'll see while touring the lavish estate of Ukraine's ex-president.
Mezhgorye club house
July 26, 2016 / PRI's The World
Julia Barton, Misha Friedman
Ukrainians vowed to turn their ex-president’s estate into a "Museum of Corruption." But it’s something else now.
immigrants sleeping on tracks
July 26, 2016 / Herald (Pakistan)
Jodi Hilton
Beginning in April this year, Greece began deporting asylum seekers. Many of the deportees are Pakistani, in contradiction to the 1951 Refugee Convention.
Huntington's Disease
July 26, 2016 / The Lancet
Dara Mohammadi
With potential treatments for Huntington's disease on the horizon, questions of responsibility towards Latin American communities are being felt acutely. Will they ever reap the benefits of research?
July 25, 2016 / Radio Free Europe
Misha Friedman
HIV/AIDS compounds the difficulties faced by Ukraine's internally displaced.
Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa’s Offshore Empires
July 25, 2016 / ICIJ
Will Fitzgibbon, Alvaro Ortiz
New online game funded by Pulitzer Center focuses on secret African deals found in Panama Papers.