In March, when New York City was the epicenter of the pandemic, Brooklyn had become a ghost town. In the streets, you could hear a pin drop, except for the unending sound of ambulance sirens.
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets this summer to protest racial injustice and police brutality. Was this merely a momentary period of awakened frustration? Or was it a sign that real change was on the way?
As news of the pandemic's arrival to New York City spread, public reaction varied from denial to disbelief to panic. With conflicting messages from the government about the virus, New Yorkers were left to fill in the gaps.
In January, The World Health Organization published its first Disease Outbreak News on a novel coronavirus. By March 13, President Trump declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency. The U.S. officially was in crisis.
Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed to a limited cease-fire on Saturday after warring for two weeks for control over Nagorno-Karabakh. The conflict killed hundreds of soldiers and dozens of civilians.
Hundreds of lives have been lost since fighting broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh. Simon Ostrovsky reports on what could become a regional war.
Tempo’s collaboration with Mongabay Indonesia, Betahita, Malaysiakini and Auriga Nusantara found traces of the involvement of a number of forestry and oil palm plantation companies in the big forest fire in 2019.
Here in the little towns that speckle the Appalachian foothills of southeast Ohio, events that have defined 2020 nationwide are mostly just images on TV from a distant America.
This Colombian man has dedicated years to training youth on how to protect the environment. His is the ninth installment in the Rainforest Defenders series.
Once travel restrictions were lifted, a day in the field revealed how Radio Indígena has adapted work styles and utilized Spanish and Mixtec languages to continue reaching vulnerable populations.
For Lilia, protecting the pink dolphin is a sacred act. This is the 10th and final story from the Rainforest Defenders series.
Landlords and property managers in four of 10 counties examined by the Howard Center filed at least 101 evictions that violated the federal moratorium, a review of court and other public records found.
“What Went Wrong?” is a citizen journalism project that focuses a critical lens on failed foreign aid interventions.
In Nome, Alaska, a city reckons with a crisis of unaddressed sexual violence, reports Victoria Mckenzie.
Abortion restrictions, gang violence, social pressure. In many cases, women in El Salvador can’t make decisions on their own—turning to suicide.
While Colombia has taken measures to address 24,000 'stateless' babies born to fleeing Venezuelan mothers in the country, it may not be enough to address the citizenship crisis.
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.
Once thought to be a U.S. problem, opioid addiction is spreading around the world. Associated Press reporter Kristen Gelineau investigates the crisis in Australia.
Almost all produce that comes from southern Italy has been tainted, says Ayo Awokoya, as she discusses her reporting project on modern-day slavery in Italian agriculture.
From sheltering the vulnerable to registering women to vote, women across Pakistan are pushing up again patriarchal customs and fighting for their rights despite the immense dangers they face.
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.
Simon Ostrovsky gets one of the few interviews given to the foreign media by actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, the winner of the Ukrainian presidency.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
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.
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.
Pablo Albarenga was named the Photographer of the Year and winner of the Latin America Professional Award in the Sony World Photography Awards 2020.
New Yorker contributing writer explores the consequences of troop withdrawal, merging his research and on-the-ground reporting including from a devastated Raqqa.
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.
How do you sustain coverage of a pandemic that has decimated news advertising and other funding sources? A panel discussion featuring MacArthur Foundation President John Palfrey.
Nature senior reporter delves into range of issues from coronavirus testing capabilities by locale to the role antibody tests will play in ending stay-at-home orders.
New book by journalist Krithika Varagur considers how money, scholarships, diplomacy and media were woven together to propagate Wahhabi Islam around the globe and considers what the future holds.
As part of our Science and Health series, science journalist talks about 'The Next Great Migration,' her forthcoming book that grew out of a Pulitzer Center-supported investigation into contagions facing refugees trapped in Greece.
Second installment of Talks @ Pulitzer Science and Health Series explores interlinked coronavirus issues from intricacies of vaccine development to ideas for coordinated rather than competitive global response.
A Pulitzer Center staff member led a webinar discussing our education team's programs.
First session in Science and Health Series considers challenges and shortcomings of journalists covering health crises while offering ideas on improving coverage especially in context of COVID-19.