Senegal is facing new challenges with the rise of obesity and diabetes in its population. While the factors causing this change may be easily discernible, the solutions are not always as simple.
In China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, putting more electric vehicles on the road is critical.
Chinese 5G technology is designed to transmit huge amounts of data instantly, and deploy vast networks of surveillance cameras and facial recognition software. While dozens of countries around the world plan to adopt the innovation, human rights advocates and the U.S. are sounding the alarm. Nick Schifrin reports as part of "China: Power and Prosperity," with support from the Pulitzer Center.
Tensions between police and protesters in Hong Kong escalated overnight, as officers opened fire. A young activist was shot, but survived. The unrest came just as mainland China marked the 70th anniversary of the Communist state.
Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan speaks to Update-1 about the Pulitzer Center's work supporting U.S. news organizations.
As the Philippine government starts relocating over 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, some residents worry about their impending displacement—unsure of their family's future.
Journey into the wilds of the Congo rain forest with scientists trying to locate a shockingly large peatland so that they can help to preserve it.
Technology is transforming China, helping improve life in some ways, but also collecting big data. The government is beginning to convert that data and surveillance footage into social credit scores, which critics say can be used to penalize those who criticize the Communist Party. Nick Schifrin reports as part of "China: Power and Prosperity," with support from the Pulitzer Center.
This series explores Myanmar’s economic relationship with China including decades of armed conflict, of valuable and contested natural resources in Myanmar’s borderlands, and of backroom deals.
Sexual violence is normalized in Ugandan culture, while sex and sexuality are so taboo that nobody discusses them. Passionate women are rising up to lead the fight against these harmful norms.
Nablus has garnered a storied reputation as a refuge for radicals and a symbol for Palestinian resistance. But it also holds some of the richest culinary and agricultural traditions in the West Bank.
Spending a day in the East Jerusalem's Muslim Quarter highlights the beauty of the Palestinain food culture, spotlights the Palestinian struggle, and personifies the daily clash of people, politics, and religion in one of the world's most disputed cities.
A national census in Bosnia in October 2013 may reveal an increasingly ethnic Bosnian population, but getting minorities to officially declare their often-stigmatized identities will be difficult.
More than 520 years after Spain expelled its Jewish population, the government has eased Spanish citizenship regulations for people of Sephardic Jewish descent.
Seventeen-year-old Yago Parra wanted to protest Spanish austerity measures. He never expected to become a symbol of the fight for free expression.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
The Pulitzer Center welcomes Wake Forest University, High Point University and Guilford College to its Campus Consortium network.
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.
Hawaii's ‘i’iwi honeycreeper may not last another generation and its extinction would change the biological diversity and culture of the islands.
Some of the biggest criticisms of international aid are coming from self-reflective aid workers who question their role and the role of their employers in developing nations.
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.
Animal welfare organizations seek additional protections for chimpanzees that could ultimately result in the end of their appearances in movies and commercials.
Coming off of adventures in Asia during summer 2011, one traveler's questions shifted from whether China is ready for an Arab Spring to what the future of democracy looks like there.
Mattey's Garden, a 13-year-old gardening program offered at Matthew Whaley Elementary School in Williamsburg, VA, isn't just about vegetables.
“I can remember thinking many times walking down the street with my cameras …‘This is hopeless. How can this ever be turned around?'" says photographer grantee Larry Price about working on Undark's multimedia project, "Breathtaking," now a finalist for a 2019 Online Journalism Award.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of July 30, 2019.
What are the challenges to ending AIDS? "Far From Over," a series supported by the Pulitzer Center for PBS NewsHour exploring societal stigma against HIV/AIDS, was nominated for an Emmy Award.
We have to decolonize ourselves: Eliane Brum, a Brazilian member of the Amazon Advisory Committee, addressing the first convening of the Rainforest Journalism Fund (RJF).
“We didn’t know they would come to bomb us,” says Lung Ki, a character in 2017 Student Fellow Erin McGoff's film exploring the continuing impact of the 1964 - 1973 U.S. bombings of Laos.
Pulitzer Center Flagler College student fellow alum Jared Olson received a Florida 2019 Sunshine State award for a story about the displaced people of Nicolas Ruiz, a remote village in southern Mexico.
Timbs v. Indiana was a case involving civil asset forfeiture decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019. It is a significant step toward judicial reform of civil asset forfeiture practices.
The Luce Foundation, a supporter of the Pulitzer Center, spotlighted highlights from the Pulitzer Center's 2019 Beyond Religion Conference on its website.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of June 25, 2019.
The American Association of School Librarians honored the Pulitzer Center as a best website in 2019 for teaching and learning.
Reporters Jolie McCullough and Jacob Ryan on the Pulitzer Center-supported "Taken" project spoke with Harris County Assistant District Attorney Angela Beavers and State Rep. Terry Canales in a lively debate surrounding civil asset forfeiture.
In the Pulitzer Center's newsletter from Monday, June 17, 2019: Corrupt cop reigns over Baltimore’s streets, U.S. soldiers deported, and Venezuela’s organ transplant crisis.