The ruling by a federal appeals panel, in a case about whether a detainee who was tortured should be repatriated to Saudi Arabia, could lead to independent health assessments of prisoners.
The leaders of Operation Warp Speed—the Trump administration program committed to finding a vaccine against COVID-19—flew in from Washington, D.C., for a tour of a Cincinnati hospital participating in the effort.
Twice as many residents caught COVID-19 at Mississippi's for-profit nursing homes, and nearly three times more died there, an analysis of health data by the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting shows.
A lack of COVID-19 protections only scratches the surface of a long line of injustices suffered by migrant farmworkers who have lived in unsafe conditions and faced labor exploitation for years.
With all the suffering amidst the pandemic, how do we process our own pain? Five months after shutdowns began, "it is still okay to cry," writes Medill School of Journalism junior Amy Coval.
In two hours, more than 3 inches fell by Charleston’s medical district as streets turned into rapids. Have the floods gotten worse in recent years? “No doubt,” said one resident.
Rainstorms flooded the Charleston area with a murky soup that likely contains unsafe levels of bacteria and viruses.
A new study shows that, in just a matter of weeks, the white-crowned sparrows’ songs recovered the acoustic quality of songs sung decades ago, when city life was less noisy.
Between the end of North Carolina's eviction moratorium and the start of the federal government's, landlords in the state filed evictions against more than 18,000 tenants.
Abigail Echo-Hawk has been working for years with Indigenous people across the U.S. to collect data about their communities. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has given Echo-Hawk’s work even more urgency.
Yumira and her husband planned to travel from Miami to Caracas in March. But they felt sick and couldn't fly. Yumira went to the hospital. She lost consciousness and her memory.
As the pace of sea level rise accelerates and flooding becomes more frequent, marginalized communities are hit hardest.
This project explores Hawaii’s unique island landscape and the crucial role watersheds play in mitigating climate change on Hawaii’s water resources, native species, and overall economy.
As climate change edges the endangered North Atlantic right whale closer to extinction, saving the iconic species may require drastically curtailing North America’s most valuable fishery.
After Motel 6 gave his name to immigration agents in 2017, a Washington man’s family was torn apart. The Columbian reports from the U.S.-Mexico border, where the family is navigating a life divided.
The U.S. government and migrants seeking asylum find themselves in a precarious situation as the situation on the border worsens.
Come with us as we explore Cape Cod to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction could be.
The Associated Press examines what happens to asylum-seekers when Europe and the United States close their doors, outsourcing migrants to other countries.
After 15 years of one disaster after another, what does a changing climate mean for the survival of Mississippi's Gulf fisheries?
The Bering Sea's winter ice has helped to sustain a remarkable abundance of sea life. For the past two years, it's been gone, and scientists are scrambling to figure out what that means for the future.
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.
Animal welfare organizations seek additional protections for chimpanzees that could ultimately result in the end of their appearances in movies and commercials.
Mattey's Garden, a 13-year-old gardening program offered at Matthew Whaley Elementary School in Williamsburg, VA, isn't just about vegetables.
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.
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.
Diverse voices. A commitment to equity, elevating the voices of under-represented and disadvantaged groups. Inclusiveness at the core of our work.
Pulitzer Center staff write in a letter to education newsletter subscribers that Black lives matter, and that Pulitzer Center education is committed to listening, reflecting, offering support, and making change.
In this webinar, multimedia journalist Melissa Noel shares her reporting on how migration our of economic necessity can effect children left behind when parents leave the Caribbean for work.
The 1619 Project of The New York Times Magazine, an in-depth study led by Nikole Hannah-Jones, was awarded two 2020 Ellie Awards.
Journalists consider common threads, individuals' stories uniting their Pulitzer Center-supported reporting, honored with the 2020 Hal Boyle Award for the best newspaper, news service, or digital reporting from abroad.
This year's winners will investigate the intersection of exoneration projects with prison abolition theory and the effects of coronavirus on Islamophobia in India.
"Caste in America" wins 2020 Gabriel Award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.
Tristan Ahtone and Robert Lee return with Geoff McGhee to delve into data journalism story ideas, building on the Pulitzer Center-supported investigation by High Country News.
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students learn about elements of narrative nonfiction through reporting on uranium mining in the U.S. They then plan and conduct their own reporting trips and write travelogue essays.
Students will learn about the geography and history of uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau. They will then create their own maps as visual narratives about the topic.
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
This resource outlines tips for feature writing that can be applied to a variety of events. Students in the DC metro area used these tips to reflect on workshops with Pulitzer Center journalists.
Students will explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about the history of globalization and how it impacts their lives. They will analyze how journalists visualize global stories and make connections between global and local issues.