Qualifying for the Paralympics is far from her toughest battle. An intimate profile of 22-year-old Victoria Isaacson's life of international wheelchair fencing while battling Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
The retired Navy captain was sentenced on six criminal counts, including obstruction of justice, in the search for a worker who was found dead in Guantánamo Bay following a drunken fight.
CRISPR gene-editing technology was used in developing the new coronavirus test. “It looks like they have a really rock-solid test,” says molecular biologist Max Wilson. “It’s really quite elegant.”
Remote schooling helps fight the pandemic. But considering Venezuela’s education system weaknesses, it could also deepen inequalities, expose adolescents to possible rights violations, and generate tensions in families.
Systematic reviews typically take one or two years to complete. In the push for quick answers, have pandemic-related evaluations of studies sacrificed thoroughness and rigor?
A project in the Brazilian state of Pará is bringing residents and researchers together to both create a fire warning and prediction system and transition away from the use of fire for farming.
In Louisiana, at least 1,601 people are still incarcerated on the basis of a Jim Crow-era law allowing for conviction by a non-unanimous verdict.
“We should take a cold, hard look at all of the data and ask ourselves, ‘What appears to work best?’” says Nancy Haigwood, who directs the Oregon National Primate Research Center and is a key advocate for the comparative monkey study.
“Despite a lot of the political noise, the science is going well,” said Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
According to the Nashville nonprofit Our Kids, the pandemic is making it easier for abusers to harm children as offenders spend more time with victims because of social distancing, working from home, or unemployment.
Sweden's government never ordered a “shutdown" in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Its approach, out of step with much of the world, sparked debate on whether the strategy was brilliant or irresponsible.
While the Amazon draws the attention of the world to fires and deforestation, not many people discuss the death of the pollinators, brought on by the widespread planting of soy crops and the excessive use of pesticides.
Over the years, individuals who suffer US Supreme Court losses have sought friendlier hearings closer to home. Now state courts are becoming frontiers for litigation by school voucher opponents.
Twelve percent of the US population has some form of disability, but only one percent of scripted TV roles show individuals with disabilities. A major campaign in Hollywood is out to change that.
The Appalachia mountaintop removal resistance movement is strongly tied to the history of the region, and yet activists involved in the cause are drawn to the mountains from a variety of places.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
Kem Sawyer, author of "Mohandas Gandhi: Champion of Freedom," discusses the influence of Gandhi's thinking on the work of Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.
Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellman reporting on so-called honor killings in Pakistan where women are seen as property of men.
Sam Mathews travels to Guatemala to volunteer with Global Dental Relief. During his stay, Sam learns about the reality of life for the country's ethnic Mayan population.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
After last August's riots, what's next for Britain?
Journalist Brittany Gibson, attorney Tori Wenger, and Dr. Brenda C. Williams discuss the impacts of systemic voter suppression.
The "Prairie State Museums Project" brought together 16 freelance journalists to document the impact of COVID-19 on local museums and the communities they serve in the state of Illinois.
Grantees David Abel and Andy Laub's film documenting the North Atlantic right whale's fight against extinction was nominated for the Best Non-Broadcast Film category.
Grantees Patricia Clarembaux and Almudena Toral's story was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award in the Outstanding New Approaches: Current News category.
The "Bringing Stories Home" reporting initiative continues to support and promote local newsrooms, strengthening community voices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pulitzer Center grantee Hal Bernton wins first place in the Outstanding Beat Reporting category for the SEJ awards.
Grantee Sean Gallagher's short film combines drone cinematography and Cambodian poetry. It has been shortlisted for the Earth Photo 2020 competition in the Changing Forests category.
Journalists Maria Hinojosa, Anna-Catherine Brigida, and Maria Zamudio share individuals' stories and efforts to hold governments accountable through their reporting.
"You get a lump in your throat, it was so devastating what you were seeing," photographer Sean Gallagher says to Chris King of the Documenting Climate Change podcast on environmental reporting in Cambodia.
The Focus on Justice series continues as Frank Carlson, Alec Karakatsanis and Ricky Kidd discuss the criminalization of poverty including the challenges of receiving legal aid from a public defender.
Journalist grantees Claire Napier Galofaro, Aisha Sultan, and Eric Adelson discuss their reporting projects about the pandemic's effect on marginalized communities.
The Pulitzer Center-supported "Mapping Makoko" combines technology, data visualization, and multimedia journalism in an effort to put one of Africa's most unique slums on the map.