Officials say that dozens more "tender age" separated children aren't immediately eligible to be reunified with their parents.
After he was separated from his 10-year old daughter, Mario, an undocumented Honduran, was finally able to see her Tuesday. The reunion lasted for about an hour before the two were separated again.
Since requesting asylum, a father has been detained near Houston while his 6-year-old daughter was shipped to Arizona. In Honduras, the girl's mother fears her daughter will be traumatized.
Advocates for asylum-seekers at the border say a long difficult process has become increasingly unjust. And the Trump administration shows no signs of changing its tune.
Pasted onto the walls of the quiet streets of Oaxaca lie eerie reflections of a country descending into chaos.
The UN Special Rapporteur for Extreme Poverty visited the U.S. last year, drawing worldwide attention to his findings. NewsHour followed in his footsteps to report from Lowndes County, Alabama.
Trump administration officials insist that there is a "right way" for families to seek asylum in the United States: Come to an official port of entry. But they are still finding themselves in trouble.
When the wheels of government aid grind slowly, who picks up the slack in Puerto Rico?
Poland and Texas have comparable populations, conservative governments, and stringent anti-abortion policies, but they differ in the role they allow midwives to play in the childbirth process.
After being released from custody in El Paso on Sunday, the parents have now learned the whereabouts of their children, a shelter director said. But there are more hurdles before they're reunited.
Federal officials initially said the former naval base would be the main reunification center for separated families, then changed their wording and said children won't go there "even for short periods."
What does bridge-building in the Trump era look like on the grassroots level?
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
Why are people who were smuggled to the U.S. from a rural high school in China three decades ago now going back to China?
For years Central Americans have transited Mexico en route to the United States, many are never heard from again. In a country teeming with the disappeared, Central American mothers search for theirs.
An exploration into the emerging industry of underwater mining leads to more questions than answers. With time running out before this practice begins, are we acting irresponsibly?
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.
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Mexico is considered the most advanced of the developing countries. Yet access to medical technology is reserved for those who can pay for private hospital care, excluding many of the most needy.
A journey to the Arctic realm of Greenland to explore its future and mysterious past.
For individuals and families living in the remote First Nations reserve of St. Theresa Point, life teeters between traditional expectations and encroaching Western influences, producing a lifelong tension.
What climate change looks like in the Canadian Arctic, from a canoe on the Mackenzie River.
Matt Black discusses his cross-country trip to explore and spark discussion about poverty and inequality in the United States.
A lesson plan to accompany reporting projects that cover child migration.
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
The Everyday projects are a wonderful entry point into learning about the world. Check out this video to see how you can use them in your classroom.
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman discusses her work looking at the public health legacy of Canada's Indian Residential School system.
Tomas van Houtryve says he wants to create "a permanent visual record of the dawn of the drone age, the period in American history when America started outsourcing their military to flying robots."
Pulitzer grantee Karim Chrobog reports on South Korea's innovative food recycling program–and compares it to the US, where 30 to 40 percent of what is grown and raised in the United States is wasted.
Writer Alissa Quart and photographer Alice Proujansky discuss their project about a nanny's reunification with her son after a decade of separation for economic reasons.
Photojournalist Carlos Javier Ortiz talks about gun violence in Chicago, Guatemala and around the world.
Rieke Havertz, editor and writer for Taz, Die Tageszeitung, reports from Chicago on the sales of local gun shops, the strict gun laws and the neighborhoods that suffer most from violence.
Writer Erik Vance discusses his project "Emptying the World's Aquarium," from the coast of the Sea of Cortez.
Meet the reporter and photographer behind The Seattle Times' ocean acidification project.
Sharing a visit to the Peace and Justice Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, at Swanson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. The memorial was established by the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization headed by civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, "to create hope for marginalized communities."
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ben Mauk wins Spur Award for story on uranium mining in the American West.
This week: Refugee Rohingya women are marrying to save themselves, Pulitzer Center executive director reflects on the recently opened memorial in Alabama, and nuclear power plants are defending themselves against cyber attacks.
Andrea Bruce, 2018 Pulitzer Center-CatchLight fellow, joins in one of three discussions. The segment she participates in is called "Fellowship for Change - Open Call: The power of photography for social change."
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer reflects on Alabama's newly opened memorial to lynching victims.
This week: Some in South Korea argue the country needs nuclear arms, the intersection of faith and healing in medicine, and how to communicate climate change in a way that makes people listen.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer co-authors op-ed looking at climate change and cities.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mark Johnson speaks on podcast at University of Iowa.
"Inside Russia," produced by the PBS NewsHour and supported by the Pulitzer Center, has been nominated in Peabody's news category.
This Week: What happens when people with mental illness go to jail, the Pulitzer Center enters its second year as a media partner for the Catchlight Fellowship, and students are invited to submit poetry about peace and conflict.
Students are demanding change and leading the global conversation on gun control.
Lesson 2/7. In this lesson, students begin to identify subjects for their Everyday DC project, using Everyday Africa photos as a model.
Lesson 1/7. This lesson introduces students to Everyday Africa and the Everyday DC unit through interactive activities.
Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
In this lesson, students listen to a journalist discuss their reporting and then write a commentary. Students were expected to ask questions, take plenty of notes, and come up with a thesis...
This lesson uses a photo essay as a primary source so students can identify the Seven Economic Principles in a real world situation.
This lesson helps students decode and connect with images from a reporting project about migration. The students then interview each other, and go on to interview community members about immigration.
In this lesson, students create a timeline using multimedia reporting on the leather and textile industries in the U.S.. Students then design their own narrative timelines to explain a current event.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.