ScienceInsider followed up with vaccine experts to address some of the confusion surrounding the vaccine.
Housing activists in the Bronx are taking action.
Scientists are becoming ever more creative in their search for ways to protect people from COVID-19.
President-elect Joe Biden is wasting little time in moving to confront the pandemic, but the crisis could get much worse before he is able to begin to execute his plans.
The shock from the historically wet and destructive hurricanes of a few years ago may be fading for inland residents, but many people in coastal counties continue to live with the after-effects.
It’s an “amazing feat” that a vaccine has a clear efficacy signal just 11 months after SARS-CoV-2 was identified, said one researcher. But hurdles still remain for developers Pfizer and BioNTech.
“Even though we’re a small percentage of the population, we have to be out here doing this work, which goes to the core of Islam,” said Imam Rafiq Mahdi.
Whose job is it to really keep track of what’s in the Tijuana River? Nobody’s really raising their hand.
Last year, vaccine developer Novavax seemed on the brink of collapse. But today, the company is one of just seven vaccinemakers to receive funding from Operation Warp Speed.
German students headed back to school after a two-month lockdown in the spring. Eight months after the pandemic began, many students in Kansas City and St. Louis are still learning at home.
During a trip to North Dakota, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator observed, “the least use of masks that we have seen in retail establishments of any place we have been."
What does the fight against COVID-19 look like from behind a computer screen? Natalie Wodniak, our 2020 George Washington University Reporting Fellow, reflects on her experience as a public health worker.
MLK's legacy makes a mark with more than 900 streets named after him, including most recently, Kansas City, Mo. But from USA to Europe to Africa, how does that legacy look from those streets?
Should we drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? Why? Why not? Who gets to decide? Travel north with the producers of the podcast Threshold to explore this wild and complicated place.
Judy Gladney and her late husband, Eric Vickers, were among the first African Americans to attend their suburban St. Louis high school. As her 50th class reunion approaches, Judy describes their struggle.
In the midst of Puerto Rico's political crisis, its black communities fight for justice to address invisible racism, police oppression, gentrification, substandard schools, and economic disparities.
What compels migrant families to flee their homeland and seek refuge in the United States? What do they experience once they arrive? “Home and Away” helps young readers make sense of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border.
When half the kids are in poverty, our fractured towns can offer no future. This project explore the causes and effects of concentrated child poverty—and what other communities are doing to address it.
In 2018, hundreds of nuns descended on the U.S.-Mexico border to volunteer in migrant shelters. Many have stayed to continue their work, citing a “calling” unlike any they have felt before.
An investigation into the environmental, public health and economic impact of the state's fast-growing biomass industry—turning wood into wood pellets for energy generation overseas.
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
A Baltimore Sun investigation into a rogue squad of police officers who used the authority of the badge to commit crimes—and how they got away with it for so long.
In the aftermath of the worst anti-Semitic slaughter in United States history, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, relies on a century of deep urban community to cope with trauma.
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
Eye on Ohio was awarded the Best Government Issues Reporting prize for their work investigating property tax loopholes costing small business owners thousands of dollars.
In conversation with TIME for Kids Executive Editor Jaime Joyce, author Susan Burton and her daughter Antoinette Carter share their personal experiences, their work with others and their efforts to change the system.
The new Racial Justice issues portal presents reporting from grantees who have investigated the impact of racism on global issues ranging from human rights and violence to poverty and health.
The Eyewitness Photojournalism Grant is a series of reporting grants for freelance photojournalists, in partnership with Diversify Photo.
In this webinar, grantee and Baltimore Sun reporter Yvonne Wenger discusses how child support policies can keep communities down rather than lift them up.
Throughout Summer 2020, SF Camerawork, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization supporting cutting-edge photography, will exhibit Cell Signals, an online photo exhibition curated by Pulitzer Center grantee Pete Brook and featuring the work of grantees Brandon Tauszik and Pendarvis Harshaw.
Corrine Chin and The Seattle Times won a Regional Emmy Award for their work covering the lives of those affected by deportation.
Seventy-two media organizations call on Trump to send "a clear and unambiguous message across the country and around the world about the importance of the press freedom and work of the press."
As part of the Focus on Justice series, grantee Carol Rosenberg and ACLU National Legal Director David Cole dive into the history of Guantánamo's detention center and the impact of COVID-19 on the 9/11 trial.
On June 10, 2020, Threshold’s ‘The Refuge’ was announced as a 2020 Peabody Award winner in the Podcast / Radio category.
In this webinar, Tatenda Ngwaru, an intersex woman who sought asylum in the U.S., shares her story of resilience in conversation with Rob Tokanel who co-directed a documentary about her story.
Letter calls for law enforcement officers to stop attacking and arresting credentialed journalists covering protests that began after a white police officer killed George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis on May 25.
Estudiantes explorarán cómo el gobierno se apoderó de tierra tejana para una cerca fronteriza. Estudiarán políticas federales y estatales de expropiación y compartir esa información con su comunidad.
Students explore eminent domain law in the construction of the U.S./Mexico border fence through text and video to create a resource outlining and advocating for their community members’ land rights.
By exploring land seizures for a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley, students will learn about federal and state eminent domain policy and share that information with the local community.
This lesson asks students to examine Salvadoran gang violence in the U.S. and El Salvador, evaluating the role deportation plays in stoking violence and considering its impact on multiple actors.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.
Students will summarize text about undocumented mothers and the ankle monitors. Students will then create an argument using details from the text.
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.