More than 30 million Americans lived in areas where water systems violated safety rules at the beginning of last year, according to data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The court will allow the lawyer to withdraw gradually from the case for health reasons while the Pentagon finds another death penalty expert.
Thousands of victims filter through the U.S. health care system each year.
The law known as “enabling child abuse” has been criticized for its unfair sentencing, particularly regarding women. Advocates for criminal justice reform say men walk away with lesser sentences.
Elizabeth Crafton got a 20-year sentence for failing to protect her young daughter from abuse. Her boyfriend, who was convicted of abuse in the case, received an 11-year sentence.
At issue is a defense lawyer’s request to leave the case for health reasons. In court, the prosecutor opposed the move, saying there is no “medical emergency.”
Activists are pushing for more Puerto Ricans to identify themselves as black on the census in order to confront the complicated topic of race on the island.
Major General Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general, resigned after a report showed that the Wisconsin National Guard botched investigations of sexual assault and harassment.
The trial had been scheduled to start next January but is likely to be delayed by the departure of James P. Harrington, who represents Ramzi bin al-Shibh, one of the five defendants.
Grantee Carol Rosenberg speaks with Latif Nasser about her recent reporting from the prison.
The judge has set next January to begin jury selection in the long-awaited trial of five men accused of plotting the terrorist attacks. But big logistical challenges remain.
The island has a long history of encouraging residents to identify as white, but there are growing efforts to raise awareness about racism.
Wake Forest University journalism program anticipates a great future with Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium partnership.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the election of Betsy Dietel to its board of directors.
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."
Our education team is pleased to announce three youth media partnerships in Philadelphia, which will kick off our educational programming in the city this spring.
Pulitzer Center grantee Peter Gwin awarded the Lowell Thomas Award for travel journalism for his article "The Telltale Scribes of Timbuktu".
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer highlights this week's reporting, and the exciting collaborations of the past year.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer participated in a roundtable discussion November 1 at the Wilson Center on population reporting initiatives.
This week National Education Coordinator Mark Schulte highlights the Pulitzer Center's education outreach during FotoWeek DC.
Chicago students explored the myriad contributing factors to the global tuberculosis epidemic in early November, looking at overcrowding, migration, underfunded health systems, and social stigmas.
Seven photojournalists discuss the unparalleled ways they approach documenting stories of crisis during a FotoWeek DC panel at George Washington University.
Photographer Stephanie Sinclair and writer Cynthia Gorney shared their investigative report on child marriage Oct. 3 at the National Geographic Society.
From Eastern Europe to South America, soaring gold prices have triggered a global gold rush. Industrial mining companies—quite a few of them based in Canada—are muscling aside small local operations and laying waste to large swaths of previously pristine countryside. It is an under-reported crisis that has been on the Pulitzer Center’s radar for more than a year, and it now seems to be gaining some media traction.