July 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
A trillion dollars worth of heavy crude has attracted the world's oil titans to western Canada. The impact is colossal.
July 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
With government oversight in question and toxins piling up, residents say they are being poisoned and disempowered.
July 13, 2014 / PRI's The World
Alex MacLean, Dan Grossman
Photographer Alex MacLean brought an audio recorder with him on his flights over the Alberta Tar Sands. Go along for the ride and hear Alex’s descriptions and observations.
February 21, 2014
Olivia Jebb
America is grappling with a "residency bottleneck" on top of projected doctor shortages. In solving this problem, Congress is reconsidering the structure of medical residencies.
February 21, 2014
Claire Gillespie
In one of 45 states to adopt Common Core standards, Illinois administrators, teachers, parents, students and legislators respond to the new policy in ways that belie the national reaction.
February 21, 2014
Daniel Casey
Although the government and NGOs think of buffers as the best way to deal with runoff in the Chesapeake Bay, a growing body of evidence suggests otherwise.
February 21, 2014
Hannah Boes, Daniel Casey, Brian Comiskey, Claire Gillespie, Dana Hayes, Olivia Jebb, Elizabeth Pelletier, Meg Schwenzfeier
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.
February 21, 2014
Meg Schwenzfeier
Political campaigns' usage of personal data may strike some voters as a "creepy" infringement of privacy, but the regulation of this data also raises important questions about free speech.
February 21, 2014
Dana Hayes
In the Internet age, it's sometimes loyalty — not Nielsen ratings — that determine a show's future prospects.
February 21, 2014
Elizabeth Pelletier
Waiver that exempted Newtown students from standardized tests after Sandy Hook shooting sparks debate on high-stakes testing and accountability in schools.
February 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Siretha White was shot to death during her 11th birthday party. Seven years later, her family reunited to celebrate her life on the day she would have turned 18.
February 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Carlos Javier Ortiz
A lack of community resources in Chicago's south- and westside neighborhoods translates into endemic poverty and gun violence, two of the city's main impediments to further development.
February 19, 2014 / MSNBC
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Obama's new initiative, "My Brother's Keeper," aims to decrease the number of young men going to prison.

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