Holes in the system of oversight for Maine sheriffs allow them to escape accountability in ways few others in positions of power can.
Only 11 people who received two doses of Moderna's vaccine developed COVID-19 symptoms after being infected with the pandemic coronavirus, versus 185 symptomatic cases in a placebo group.
This story explains the TR-10 molecule and the arduous process of guaranteeing its safety and efficacy.
During the pandemic, schools in Europe and the U.S. have erected tents in their yards or expanded school gardens. Forest preschools go a step beyond that. Their advocates say nature should be the tool for learning, not just the backdrop.
The nation now has five vaccine candidates in various stages of human testing. But the design, conduct, and regulation of these trials is often opaque, said researchers, bioethicists, journalists, lawyers, and others.
In Lake Charles, Louisiana, people twice had to weigh the perils of trying to ride out an oncoming hurricane against the risk of contracting COVID-19 if they evacuated to a shelter.
Can you guess correctly how Americans behave?
“As students were sent home in an exceptional way, it is important that special measures are taken to make sure that they will be safe from coronavirus when they come back to school come September,” said Dr. Irene Ndayambaje.
In communities across North Carolina, families often live in homes that are too small. This has made combating COVID-19 a challenge for some.
The only way to the maternity ward is usually on a man's shoulders.
Efficacy of the vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford ranged from 62% to 90% depending on the strategy, with people who received a half-dose priming shot doing best.
A document obtained by Mongabay/InfoAmazonia ties an increase in malaria cases to illegal mining in the Pará region.
Educators can use Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk as a teaching tool by exposing classrooms to the the project and having students design and implement a narrative walk of their own.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
Pulitzer Center editor Kem Knapp Sawyer opened the Global Classrooms Model UN conference with a talk on child soldiers—and on programs aimed at helping them find "the resilience to begin again."
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Wake Forest University student reporting fellow Yasmin Bendaas examines the tradition of facial tattooing in Algeria.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
Did you miss a recent webinar? Recordings of many of our 2020 events can be found in this blog.
Journalists, a poet laureate, and an attorney and activist discussed “Disappearing Daughters,” which combines journalism and poetry to tell the story of women’s resistance to gender-based violence.
This Campus Consortium webinar collaboration with Georgetown University’s Berkley Center looked at the ways casteism follows immigrants from South Asia and permeates American society.
The multimedia projects profiled three species of trees from the world’s largest rainforests that help stave off global environmental disaster.
Filmmaker and grantee David Abel, with a panel of experts, discussed his film Entangled and the intricacies of ocean conservation efforts in New England
The Rainforest Journalism Fund, in collaboration with the World Resources Institute, organized a webinar for journalists reporting from the greater Congo Basin.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding to bring together journalists and researchers for the session.
Former Pulitzer Center staffer and grantee Emily Baumgaertner discusses how the United States can learn from Sierra Leone’s example fighting an infectious disease.
The award-winning article documented the World Health Organization’s response to the Ebola outbreak in a volatile region of the Congo.
Haines was recognized for her Pulitzer Center-supported project that chronicles the lives of women of color during the pandemic.
The three Fellows will report on aquaculture in western North Carolina, the struggles of one North Carolina county in the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes, and a flesh-eating disease that is becoming more common due to the climate crisis.
Members of the Southeast Asia RJF Advisory Committee shared insights about what makes a strong pitch for RJF’s funding opportunities.