A guide to the prosecution of five men accused of conspiring in the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackings that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania.
Some experts say testing centers should report not just whether a person is positive, but also a number known as the cycle threshold value, which indicates how much virus an infected person harbors.
“There are 700 people who depend on me. That can be scary,” the principal of Oscar DePriest Elementary, a public school serving predominantly low-income households, tells Medill Journalism School professor Peter Slevin.
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.
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.
Forget climate change. The real story is climate speed. From rain bombs to higher seas, the accelerating forces of climate change are changing South Carolina now.
Shelter in place, the mantra of the COVID-19 pandemic, takes on a whole new meaning when you have no home. The Howard Centers for Investigative Journalism explore the plight of the homeless.
In the last twenty years, according to the U.S. Border Patrol, roughly 8,000 migrants have died in on the border while trying to get into this country. This is the story of one of them.
In this series from PBS Frontline and The Marshall Project, Emily Kassie and Ben C. Solomon follow the lives of the undocumented, the homeless, the detained, and the guards are fighting to survive in the virus’ epicenter.
As the coronavirus ravages marginalized communities, it's putting migrant farmworkers most in danger. Even as policies have shifted across the country, working and living conditions for them remains the same, making them one of the most vulnerable groups.
Being a “Land Grant” university is a source of pride at Ohio State University—but why? Eye on Ohio looks into the Native American lands that helped fuel one of Ohio's largest economic engines.
The Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting captures the stories of people and places hit hardest by the nation’s worst pandemic in a century.
Propublica and the New York Times magazine use a groundbreaking data model to explore the daunting implications of climate change for global migration.
A reporting project exploring the systematic abuses of agriculture workers in the food industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charlotte ranks dead last among larger cities in terms of upward mobility. This project looks at COVID-19's disproportionate impact on the city's Black population in several areas.
COVID-19 + the Trump Administration + an already broken asylum system = a total disaster.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) investigated the ways COVID-19 affects Puerto Rican communities in the US.
Journalists Stephanie Beasley and Kathleen Flynn traveled to an Arizona border crossing with Mexico where the U.S. government conducted a months-long facial recognition pilot program, scanning 200,000 faces a month.
How do North America's trees fuel Europe's clean energy plans? Journalist Justin Catanoso discusses "Slow burn"—a project on the wood pellet industry in North Carolina and its impact on the environment and climate change.
What does it take to produce an international series in multiple locations? Journalist Melanie Saltzman takes us behind-the-scenes of her reporting for PBS NewsHour Weekend’s “Future of Food” series.
After Motel 6 gave the name of an undocumented immigrant to the authorities, his family was torn apart. The Columbian reports from the U.S.-Mexico border, where the family is navigating a life divided.
Journalists Megan O'Toole and Jillian Kestler-D'Amours traveled the length of Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline to understand its consequences.
Aerial photographer Alex MacLean addresses the impact of sea-level rise, and current strategies to mitigate it, by capturing images of shoreline vulnerability, catastrophic damage, and strategies for resilience along the coast from Maine to Texas.
A Chinese surrogacy agent’s business in southern California has become a one-stop shop for wealthy Chinese couples seeking to hire American surrogates to have their babies.
In Juarez, a cobbled-together community of migrants is trapped by U.S. policies in an immigration purgatory. Associated Press reporters Tim Sullivan and Cedar Attanasio spent a week in their world.
In Nome, Alaska, a city reckons with a crisis of unaddressed sexual violence, reports Victoria Mckenzie.
Photojournalist James Whitlow Delano explores the human and environmental toll of mining for gold in La Rinconada in the Peruvian Andes.
Meet journalist Louie Palu, reporting on the militarization of the Arctic.
At the height of the U.S. immigration debate, Marcia Biggs goes to ground zero of the Central American refugee crisis and the origin of migrant caravans to find out why people are being forced to flee.
In this webinar, educators and students explored the profound impact of climate change on the Great Lakes region.
A coalition of 22 North Carolina newspapers is examining COVID-19’s economic impact on communities across the state, from the digital divide to child care shortages.
The proposed legislation comes as local news face economic strain and systemic challenges.
What is the status of the detention center nearly 20 years after its creation? Grantee Carol Rosenberg and CNN analyst John Kirby spoke at a webinar.
A project investigates the effects of COVID-19 on Americans experiencing homelessness and facing eviction.
The Pulitzer Center is seeking applications from current students and recent graduates of the Campus Consortium program to report on U.S. climate change issues.
Marina Walker Guevara has been elected to the Board of Governors of the country’s largest association of journalists engaged in international news.
"Growing Up Through the Cracks" investigates childhood poverty and governmental dysfunction in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Since April, over 120 elementary students have learned about how migrants and refugees who are children learn and go to school around the world with the Pulitzer Center's In Their Shoes workshop
Pulitzer Center grantees shared reporting uncovering the injustices of Maryland's child support system with community members in Baltimore.
In this webinar, educators explored reporting that investigates the relationship between climate change and migration.
Join the Pulitzer Center for a virtual performance of The BOX, a play inspired by true stories of courage, torture, and resistance in U.S. prisons.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for many of the 30+ essays and creative works that compose The 1857 Project.
This lesson plan is designed to introduce William Freivogel’s essay, and The 1857 Project as a whole, through discussion questions and guided reading.
These activities model ways that students can apply writing, research, discussion, and visual arts skills to explorations of essays written by students for The 1857 Project.
In this lesson, students will analyze how photojournalists tell under-reported stories using photography and apply tips for doing so themselves from Pulitzer Center-supported journalists.
In this lesson, students read and analyze reporting that investigates the relationship between climate change and migration using both data journalism and wrenching storytelling.
In this lesson, students explore the concept of triage in Missouri's public defender system, and more broadly across the United States.
In this lesson, students consider questions of identity and visibility by analyzing a documentary about an intersex woman from Zimbabwe seeking asylum in the U.S.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for each of over 30 essays and creative works that compose The 1619 Project.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays to support teachers in curricular integration.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay, which provides the intellectual framework and introduction for The 1619 Project.
Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.
A lesson plan to guide analysis of a video introduction to Nikole Hannah-Jones and The 1619 Project.