As concerns grow about the sustainability of meat production, some startup companies say they may have a solution: growing meat from animal cells in laboratories. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson visited two startups in California producing “cell-based meat.”
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.
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.
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.
EL PASO—The number of people who were apprehended by or surrendered to federal immigration officials on the U.S.-Mexico border dipped by nearly 30% last month, the Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday.
An account of the path one family has taken over several generations to gain their purchase on the American Dream and at the same time witness for social justice.
Education is an obsession for the Washington family of Pasadena Hills, Missouri.
When Teddy Washington was walking with nine other black incoming Washington University students from the IHOP in Clayton back to campus, the last thing he expected was for the night to end in a confrontation with police officers.
With Border Patrol facilities overwhelmed, San Antonio's hastily opened migrant center, housed in an old Quiznos, is seeing hundreds of migrants arriving daily, many without money or a place to go.
The Texas Tribune visited a migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, to investigate another aspect of the ongoing border crisis: migrants from around the world crowding into Mexican border towns as they wait for a chance to claim asylum in the U.S.
The Senda de Vida shelter in Reynosa is over capacity, filled with migrants and refugees from around the world. U.S. officials will only let a handful at a time cross the border.
Russia is dead set on being a global power. But what looks like grand strategy is often improvisation — amid America’s retreat.
Reporter Michelle Nijhuis and photographer Jeffrey Barbee spent 10 days on the Juneau Icefield following a research team led by veteran glaciologist Maynard Miller. Miller's half-century commitment to research and teaching on the icefield has given him a rare first-hand perspective on climate change. He has watched the Juneau...
Sharing a visit to the Peace and Justice Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, at Swanson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. The memorial was established by the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization headed by civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, "to create hope for marginalized communities."
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ben Mauk wins Spur Award for story on uranium mining in the American West.
This week: Refugee Rohingya women are marrying to save themselves, Pulitzer Center executive director reflects on the recently opened memorial in Alabama, and nuclear power plants are defending themselves against cyber attacks.
Andrea Bruce, 2018 Pulitzer Center-CatchLight fellow, joins in one of three discussions. The segment she participates in is called "Fellowship for Change - Open Call: The power of photography for social change."
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer reflects on Alabama's newly opened memorial to lynching victims.
This week: Some in South Korea argue the country needs nuclear arms, the intersection of faith and healing in medicine, and how to communicate climate change in a way that makes people listen.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer co-authors op-ed looking at climate change and cities.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mark Johnson speaks on podcast at University of Iowa.
"Inside Russia," produced by the PBS NewsHour and supported by the Pulitzer Center, has been nominated in Peabody's news category.
This Week: What happens when people with mental illness go to jail, the Pulitzer Center enters its second year as a media partner for the Catchlight Fellowship, and students are invited to submit poetry about peace and conflict.
This week: announcing a student poetry contest and workshop opportunity, coping with glacier melt in the Himalayas, and finding the intersections of arts and journalism in Winston-Salem.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
This lesson plan examines the effects of rapidly depleting groundwater reserves around the world using photos, video, interactive maps, startling statistics and rich interviews.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in DC and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a short film trailer and a photograph by Carlos Javier Ortiz around the issue of gun violence in Chicago, exploring its often-untold consequences.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
In this lesson we will look at three reporting projects: violence in Honduras; violence in Guatemala; and the abduction of students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Objective: Use viewing skills and strategies to interpret visual media.
Objective: Examine current events in Cuba, now that the US and Cuba have restored diplomatic ties. Essential Question: Is Cuba in the midst of positive change, negative change, or stagnation?
Student will discuss the difference between essential facts, secondary facts, and emotive statements.
This lesson supports student explorations into the ethics of using drones in civilian life and warfare.
Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.