October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Still image from PBS NewsHour. Image by Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin. Cuba, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / NPR
Nick Schifrin
Special correspondent for PBS NewsHour Nick Schifrin was on hand as Cuba's longtime ruler Fidel Castro was buried today in Santiago, where he launched his revolution more than half a century...
Still image from video. Image by Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin. Cuba, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Fidel Castro was laid to rest on Sunday during a private ceremony that capped nine days of mourning in Cuba. Castro ruled the island nation for 49 years before he stepped down in 2008.
“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.
December 4, 2016
Tomas van Houtryve, Jon Sawyer
Winston-Salem Journal explores exhibition, part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.
Pills in production. Image by Fabio Hofnik. 2009.
December 2, 2016 / The Washington Post
Erik Vance
Identifying people who respond to placebos could make clinical trials much more efficient.
Rosalie Sewap attended the Guy Hill Indian Residential School (1959–1969)
December 1, 2016 / CBC Radio
Daniella Zalcman
Grantee Daniella Zalcman speaks with CBC Radio Saskatchewan about her new book "Signs of Your Identity."
November 29, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
President-elect Donald Trump has has threatened to pull out of trade agreements with Mexico. How will this affect lives on both sides of the border?
Erik Vance participates in an experiment in a hypnosis laboratory. Image by Liz Neeley. Seattle, WA, 2016.
November 29, 2016 / This Week in Science
Erik Vance
Pulitzer Center grantee Erik Vance talks with the hosts of This Week In Science.
At the University of Florida, Parkinson’s disease patient Russell Price undergoes surgery to implant a deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead that will deliver electrical impulses to motion-controlling parts of his brain, treatment which has been shown to provide substantial relief from symptoms in appropriately selected patients. Additional improvement in some patients may also derive from the mere expectation that the procedure will help—the so-called placebo effect. “It’s not a magical thing,” says neurologis
November 29, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: the brain's power to heal, Trump's impact on both sides of the Mexican boarder, and teen-aged girls who turn to jihadist radicalization.
Aerial view of Mexico City and the World Trade Center Mexico City. Image by Isabel Izek. Mexico, 2016
November 28, 2016 / Untold Stories
Isabel Izek
Large investments in Mexico’s healthcare system have yet to reap benefits. What are the barriers that hospitals funded by the federal government face?
A Donald Trump piñata in the center of Mexico City. Many Mexicans are deeply fearful of Trump's enacting his campaign promises to cancel or alter NAFTA, restrict remittances sent to Mexico from the United States, deport millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., and build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Image by Nick Schifrin. Mexico, 2016.
November 23, 2016
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Donald Trump has targeted Mexico more than any other country, promising to build a wall, deport millions of Mexicans from the U.S., and cancel NAFTA. PBS NewsHour examines how Mexico is responding.
In the dry riverbed that separates Mexico from the United States, the promise of a better life is only a few hundred feet away. This woman is a 23-year-old Mexican from Ciudad Juarez who asked to remain anonymous. Everything beyond the flood light is El Paso, Texas, on the other side of the fence. She is trying to cross illegally. “There’s work here but the wages are very low,” she told us this past weekend. “You can barely survive here… Life there is better than here.” Image by Nicholas Schifrin. Mexico, 2
November 23, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Mexicans feel pressure to cross the border before Trump presidency.
At the University of Florida, Parkinson’s disease patient Russell Price undergoes surgery to implant a deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead
November 23, 2016 / National Geographic
Erik Vance
Science is showing that how you feel isn’t just about what you eat, or do, or think. It’s about what you believe.