APN urges Jewish Federations of North America to close loophole that permits donations towards projects that take place over the Green Line.
President Trump makes his first official visit to China, as Ambassador Terry Branstad works in Beijing near his "old friend," Chinese President Xi.
Des Moines Register journalists Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer traveled to China for two weeks in late September to report on Iowa’s unlikely and often influential role in U.S-China relations.
Scientists use algorithms in effort to forecast ground zero for next animal to human disease crisis.
A Cuban family treks through a jungle for seven days on foot. Another Cuban man gets stuck in Central America seeking freedom. Listen to their stories on 1A.
Research into Jewish charities in North America has found a powerful but opaque machine that turns over billions, but can be vague as to how the money is used.
Sometimes a cousin really can offer the best deal, but it can be hard for donors to be sure the charity shopped around first.
Federations supported settlers in Hebron and Silwan: 'Jews are Jews wherever they live.'
A fifth of donations to Jewish federations is spent on salaries, which in some cases are beyond the norm at similar organizations, Haaretz finds
Like many charities, the federations invest offshore.
Whole families can make their living at a single charitable organization.
The US State Department is effectively forcing some diplomat parents of children with special needs to serve overseas without them or leave the Foreign Service.
The Sea of Cortez is—or was—a vast and lush underwater paradise. Industrial fishing operations are now decimating the sea's bounty. Tuna, red snapper, and shark are all but gone.
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary created a unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
With support from William & Mary alumni, Anne and Barry Sharp, The College launched its Campus Consortium partnership in fall 2011 with the...
Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, has become the murder capital of the world. Most vulnerable are Los Ninis , young men and women who earned their name from “ni estudian, ni trabajan”—those who neither work nor study.
For the better part of 15 years the Yukon River Chinook salmon stock has been in significant decline.
A hardened criminal from the streets of Memphis. One of the biggest drug cartels in Mexico. The corruption, cash, and demand for drugs that fuels an illegal, deadly trade -- and the consequences, for Mexicans and Americans alike.
An infant born in the state of Chiapas as three times as likely to die as the rate for Mexico as a whole. The maternal mortality rate in neighboring Oaxaca is twice the national average. This project explains why, and what is being done in response.
In the remote northern reaches of one of the wealthiest countries of the world is an aboriginal community whose young people are slowly perishing by suicide.
In the arctic, warmer weather has already reshaped fauna and flora zones, and sea ice melted last year at the highest levels in modern history. In fact, some scientists believe that if such thawing continues, North Pole summers will be ice-free by the end of the century.
Once a sleepy agricultural town, the entire economy of Altar, Sonora is, at this point, based on human smuggling. Sitting just an hour drive south of the Arizona-Mexico border, Altar is the last and most critical stop before migrants take to the dangerous desert crossing. Sacha Feinman and David...
In the last several years, at least one dozen Mexican norteño musicians have been murdered in a wave of violence bearing the brazenness and brutality of Mexico's drug cartels. Most of the victims performed what are known as "narcocorridos," popular folk songs that tell the stories of the Mexican...
Reporter Michelle Nijhuis and photographer Jeffrey Barbee spent 10 days on the Juneau Icefield following a research team led by veteran glaciologist Maynard Miller. Miller's half-century commitment to research and teaching on the icefield has given him a rare first-hand perspective on climate change. He has watched the Juneau...
Privacy and encryption best practices examined in workshop led by New York Times director for information security for the newsroom.
Journalism students in Winston-Salem, NC, explored the textiles industry over three weeks, creating a documentary that is rich in history and as current as the headlines of today.
The Pulitzer Center adds a second senior editor, Jeffrey Bartholet, in line with the increasing scope of the Center's work.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Grantees Ben Taub and Daniella Zalcman were honored with 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for their reporting.
This week: a Canadian town wracked by suicides, the first world's withdrawl from the hunt for Kony, and the obstacles France's Marine Le Pen must overcome to win the presidency.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
Pulitzer Center interns Arthur Jones and Ifath Sayed reported on the preservation of African American cemeteries.
Filmmakers and performers from "Circus Without Borders" visited schools in Winnipeg, Manitoba in March, 2017.
The "Strong Women" assignment asks contributors to share the stories of strong women in their lives.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
The following lesson explores the project "Pumped Dry," which covers the recent shortage of vanishing groundwater. It teaches skills of persuasion.
In this lesson, students use online reporting to compare the 2016 U.S. election to elections in Iran and Taiwan.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
A quick, 10-minute lesson about the effects of the Nuclear tests done on the Marshall Islands by the United States.
This project outline uses several photojournalism projects to engage student in reflections and analysis of how a “slow approach” to journalism can highlight larger issues in their own communities.
Students use evidence gathered from the resources to write a letter or presentation articulating their own opinion of whether or not to continue funding nuclear weapons in the U.S.
Through project-based learning, discussion, and reading, students examine the impact of Canadian Indian residential schools and the relationship between school environment and personal identify.
This lesson looks at different countries and their responses to the AIDS epidemic.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”