Researchers are now gearing up to scour the patients’ genomes for DNA variations that explain this mystery.
COVID-19 isn’t the first infectious disease scientists have modeled—Ebola and Zika are recent examples—but never has so much depended on their work.
Fifty-five years after the beatings in Selma shocked the nation, Southern blacks are still dealing with voter suppression.
Families in Somalia face the destruction of locust swarms.
Fire, climate, and grazing weigh heavily on prairie ecosystems.
Almost nothing remains of the five lakes Mexico City was built on.
Col. W. Shane Cohen had served on the case for less than a year and set a January 2021 jury selection date that now appears uncertain.
As Nebraska’s climate continues to shift, one riverside town wants to protect itself from more damage.
Farmers in South Dakota say increases in snow and rain have changed how they farm.
Climate change shifts the growth of North Dakota's crops.
Award winning author and Watson Fellow Stephen Kinzer sits down with author and freelance journalist Reese Erlich, who just returned from covering Iran's parliamentary elections for VICE News.
Jane de Oliveira set out to protect the world’s largest rainforest from the corporate interests that are burning it to the ground. Then the armed men showed up.
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?
More than 20 students from Ida B. Wells Middle School participated in the three-day workshop.
Gomes' image of a sex trafficking survior and her guide dog was chosen as a finalist from over 400 submissions.
Awards were given to the best videos showcasing important global health issues and innovations.
Carol Rosenberg speaks about the intricacies of reporting in Guantanamo Bay.
The call for 2020 Miel fellows is now open. The deadline is April 10, 2020.
The winners of the 67th Scripps Howard Awards represent among the best of journalism from 2019.
The Phoenix highlights Pulitzer Center grantee Marcio Pimenta's visit to Swarthmore College.
The Pulitzer Center-supported documentary on hate crimes in India was announced as a nominee in the 2020 Digital Storytelling Contest.
Audience members gathered to hear Palau discuss her reporting on Colombia's peace deal and its aftermath.
Penn Today highlights Reporting Fellow Patrick Ammerman's work investigating the refugee crisis at the Venezuela-Colombia border and the associated public health crisis and economic inequities.
Mapping Makoko was announced as a shortlist candidate for the 2020 Sigma Award for Open Data.
Pulitzer Center grantee wins the Lucas Dolega Prize for her work documenting the lives of women detained in Venezuela.