Billey Joe Johnson Jr. was a high school football star headed for the big time. Then, early one morning in 2008, the Black teenager died during a traffic stop with a White deputy. His family’s been searching for answers ever since.
A surprising group of investors is fueling a global scramble for water in the most unlikely of places – the Arizona desert. As wells run dry, there’s a race for profits.
Federal agencies have been padding their environmental stats with a strategy that’s too cheap, too carbon-heavy and too easy to make a difference.
There’s a way to “fight” climate change that’s cheap, popular and completely ineffective.
Politicians are cracking down on independent journalists, setting back efforts to expose corruption and impunity.
Daniel Ellsberg worried that the Vietnam War would spiral into nuclear apocalypse. So he secretly copied a 7,000-page report that exposed the reality of U.S.’s role in Vietnam.
Medications like Suboxone help pregnant women safely treat addiction. But in many states, taking them can trigger investigations by child welfare agencies that separate mothers from their newborns.
Federal law has put thousands of women on anti-addiction medications into an impossible bind: Give up your treatment or risk losing your child.
From banned books to forbidden pronouns, the culture war is raging inside America’s classrooms. We go to one Florida college where students and faculty are battling Gov. Ron DeSantis.
How “work requirements” spawned a lucrative industry profiting off people in need.