In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.
Despite no reported cases of COVID-19, Himalayan highlanders remain concerned. Pulitzer Center Washington University Fellow Kunsang Choden reports remotely on her homeland.
For as long as Mexicans have gone north to find work, money has gone in the opposite direction. But these days, fear accompanies the money that crosses the border. And it travels both ways.
Lack of safe access to water and sanitation has made Omoro, Uganda, particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, after the district failed to raise funds to repair over 200 boreholes.
Today, 1 percent of the world is a barely livable hot zone. By 2070, that portion could go up to 19 percent. Billions of people call this land home.Where will they go?
Despite a flood, financial difficulties, and the pandemic, the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities continues to preserve a legendary dancer's legacy and educational mission in an underserved community.
The eight-year-old Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, in a historic Rock Island, Illinois, building, reopened June 26, but doesn’t draw many visitors, according to co-director Margie Cain, who runs the facility with her husband Chris.
There was a COVID-19 outbreak at a popular market in Maracaibo, Venezuela’s second most populous city. Everything there has changed. This is the story.
Despite millions of dollars in public relief to child care centers, more than 1,500 North Carolina programs — one in four — remain closed, according to data from the state Department of Health and Human Services. Others now operate at reduced capacity. This shortage arrives at a moment when many parents — eager to return to work as their unemployment benefits run out — desperately search for placements.
Even before coronavirus swept across the state, close to half of North Carolinians lived in child care deserts, areas where at least three children under the age of five vied for each opening.
Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce.
Photographers from NVP Images traveled throughout Iran to document the struggles of daily workers during the pandemic, including lack of protective gear and declining earnings.