The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted Tuesday that the first phase of vaccination, known as 1a, should begin with about 21 million health care workers and about 3 million adults who live in long-term care facilities.
Dana Kitchin died in a Kennebec County jail observation cell on December 12, 2014, from a ruptured spleen. Before he died, other incarcerated individuals heard him screaming for medical attention for hours.
One corrections officer put a prisoner wearing handcuffs in a prohibited chokehold, and was later “unable to recall” that another corrections officer had to separate him from the inmate. He was fired.
Many Maine counties purge their law enforcement discipline records after periods of time negotiated with unions, complicating efforts to track misbehavior.
Alice Qannik Glenn spoke with brothers Jack and Brower Frantz, Iñupiaq hunters and whalers born and raised in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.
Marsh restoration is a promising new tool in the fight against rising seas, but more is needed to help save coastal communities.
Holes in the system of oversight for Maine sheriffs allow them to escape accountability in ways few others in positions of power can.
Only 11 people who received two doses of Moderna's vaccine developed COVID-19 symptoms after being infected with the pandemic coronavirus, versus 185 symptomatic cases in a placebo group.
In Lake Charles, Louisiana, people twice had to weigh the perils of trying to ride out an oncoming hurricane against the risk of contracting COVID-19 if they evacuated to a shelter.
Can you guess correctly how Americans behave?
In communities across North Carolina, families often live in homes that are too small. This has made combating COVID-19 a challenge for some.
Efficacy of the vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford ranged from 62% to 90% depending on the strategy, with people who received a half-dose priming shot doing best.
Climate change is not only causing a crisis for our oceans and coasts, but it is also having a profound impact on the Great Lakes region. The Tribune visits each lake to examine the consequences.
The project addresses the future of Great Lakes Rust Belt cities, examining the effect of climate change on infrastructure, equity, demographics, water quality, environment, and economic development.
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.
In a webinar for educators, Pulitzer Center staff shared photojournalism techniques for distance and socio-emotional learning in collaboration with Washington D.C. and Winston-Salem, NC partners.
The Associated Press project 'Outsourcing Migrants' received an Honorable Mention from the James Foley Awards.
Pulitzer Center grantee Phillip Martin was honored for his WGBH collaboration exploring caste discrimination in the United States.
A St. Louis educator used the Pulitzer Center's 1619 Project curricular resources to launch high school students' investigations into race in America.
Playwright Sarah Shourd and Rhodessa Jones, director of The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women, tackle trauma, racism, mass incarceration and the role of art to celebrate - and heal - the individual.
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.
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.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
In this short lesson, students view photos that tell stories about hurricanes very differently and think critically about how to spread natural disaster news in a useful, respectful way.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.
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.