The Trump administration on Monday issued its most far-reaching rule aimed at curbing asylum claims. But legal and immigration experts say it could be blocked for a number of reasons.
Low-level offenders can now avoid incarceration in many places by paying a fee. One official in Rapides Parish began asking who was keeping that money.
Pharmaceutical companies exploited a regulatory loophole that allowed for a decades-long boom in licit opioid production fueled by Tasmanian-grown poppies. Here's what the island can tell us—and why supply matters for solving the third wave of the overdose crisis.
El Paso's backlogged immigration court recently halted programs designed to aid asylum seekers as they navigate a complicated legal system. "The confusion in the courtroom is palpable," says one advocate.
Despite the abolition of the slave trade more than a century ago, the descendants of slaves in southeastern Nigeria still face significant discrimination.
Former newspaper editor Dick Weiss discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported project, "Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson" on KTRS-AM with talk show host McGraw Milhaven. Teddy Washington, a student at Washington University, whose story is reflected in the project, reflects on the unfortunate incident in which he and others were accused of theft.
As part of our series 'Rainforest Defenders,' we present the stories of five activists fighting to save the Amazon in Brazil. "Tupí," our last chapter, is an indigenous activist fighting to protect human rights in her region.
As the Venezuelan healthcare crisis worsens, children in need of an organ transplant are amongst the most affected. Eliécer Aguiar (12) waits for a kidney trasplant he needs to survive.
A young woman from the Amazon found strength to overcome a past of sexual, physical, and psychological abuse by turning to her roots and heritage. Her story is the fifth and final in the series "Rainforest Defenders," which highlights young leaders who are fighting to protect the forest.
Local community seeks justice through the courts over forced evictions and lack of consultation at Ecuador's Mirador copper mine.
The Mirador copper mine has pitted locals against the government and a Chinese mining company they say failed to consult them and forcibly evicted them, writes Ning Hui.
After just two months, local protests and legal action brought operations at Ecuador's Rio Blanco mine to a halt. But the saga is far from over.
Capitol Hill meets the Hollywood Hills as Hillary Clinton and Ben Affleck join leaders in the global health field to call for an end to preventable child mortality.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Russia to Panama.
Photographer Dominic Bracco II recognized by inaugural Chris Hondros Award for tackling challenging stories with a 'brave and clear purpose.'
Not all the stories that David Conrad and Micah Albert found in Nairobi's Dandora dump made it into print. Conrad reflects on the stories that still need to be told.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from China to Nicaragua.
A panel of experts debates the merits of international involvement in the Sudan conflict.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Haiti and Azerbaijan.
Former Ambassador-at-Large David Scheffer praises the book "Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds," by Pulitzer Center grantees Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Japan to South Sudan.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ivory Coast and Turkey.
Global health journalism is not an easy sell in today's media market. The Pulitzer Center is working to change that thinking.
Former President Jimmy Carter highlights Helen Branswell's Polio reporting when speaking to a group of health journalists in Atlanta.