More than 900 streets in the United States are named after King, as are another hundred elsewhere in the world.
Countries around the world are making it easier to choose the time and manner of your death. But doctors in the world’s euthanasia capital are starting to worry about the consequences.
Aerial photographer Alex MacLean documents Europe's carbon footprint in images.
Dan Grossman traveled to Hamburg and Rotterdam to see how the two European cities could be a model for the United States in preparing for the rising seas. It turns out we still have much to learn.
For centuries, Rotterdam and Hamburg have had to contend with the threat of storm surges and floods. As sea levels rise, planners are looking at innovative ways to make these cities more resilient.
The so-called “Swedish model” of banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?
Even supporters of legal prostitution say that life has gotten harder for Amsterdam's sex workers since the country lifted the brothel ban in 2000.
After being shot by anti-gay gunmen, a young lesbian from Jamaica was granted asylum in the Netherlands.
A former military base in the Netherlands is now home to refugees from all over the world, including Simone, who is fleeing homophobic oppression in Jamaica.
Assisted dying and euthanasia are part of a new approach to death that emphasises the individual's right to call time on suffering. The effects of this shift on wider society will be immense.
Northern Europe can teach important lessons about how to help slow, and to prepare for, global warming. We report on the relatively low carbon foot print of northern Europe and sea-level-rise plans.
There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
"Everyday Africa" and other Pulitzer Center grantees included in the Atlantic's Roughly Top 100 non-fiction pieces of 2014.
How do you protect sex workers from the hazards of their trade? Sweden has a controversial answer.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.