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North America

Rhetoric, Racism And Rage: A Violent Week In America

Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan was a guest on NPR 1A where they took time to absorb last week's events and asks; what has happened and what does this say about politics and the country?

Underwater Mining in the Pacific Ocean

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?

Mexico Considers Trump

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.

Laboratory Earth

An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.

Mexico City: Disparities in Healthcare

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.

Oji-Cree Youth: Connecting Cultures

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.

Cuba and America: Honeymoon or Stalemate?

The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.

Declining Violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

A multimedia project about the psychology of violence. The project follows Diego, a former gang member, on his personal journey of reconciliation and redemption in Ciudad Juarez.

Canada and the U.S.: A Home for Syrian Refugees

Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.

Nuclear Winter

Cold War scientists once worried that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. But why, three decades later, does Nuclear Winter still resonate?

Paper Cuts: About the Project

Reporter John Schmid talks about the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Paper Cuts" project, an in-depth examination of how China has taken away one of Wisconsin's signature industries.

Meet 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.

The Future of Xcel Energy in Colorado

Boulder, known for its green ideology, is preparing to take over the town's electrical utility in an effort to become more sustainable and bring the power of choice back to the public.

Capturing the ‘I’iwi

Hawaii's ‘i’iwi honeycreeper may not last another generation and its extinction would change the biological diversity and culture of the islands.

Labor Policy in the 2012 Farm Bill

Every five years the federal government passes a Farm Bill to outline agriculture and food policy. This year, interest groups are trying to get a policy protecting farmworker rights included.

This Week: Jailing the Mentally Ill

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.

Migration and Refugees Lesson Plans

The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.

Technology and Activism in Mexico

The following global affairs lesson plan for history, ELA, Spanish and Humanities teachers investigates the use of technology in Mexico to combat corruption, and the impacts of that activism.

Magnetic Minds

This lesson was designed for high school or college science courses. Students will conduct an experiment and discuss the historic and current role of hypnosis in the medical landscape.

Visualizing the Drones Debate

Students examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone photography project "Blue Sky Days" to analyze the author's purpose for the project and design their own visual arts projects.

To End AIDS: Addressing Community Needs

Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.