The chief public defender in New Orleans says his office doesn’t have enough money or time to do a good job representing poor people accused of crimes. So he’s refusing some serious cases. His goal? To break the system in order to fix it.
Steve Walls is a 38-year-old electrician in Philadelphia. He never was really into politics – until 2016. The wave of energy around Donald Trump’s campaign swept him up.
Every time Ginger and Jim Wright visited their son Derek, who has autism, at Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center in New Hampshire, he would repeat, over and over, “No Lakeview. No Lakeview.”
An investigation with New Hampshire Public Radio finds a history of mistreatment and abuse at a neurorehabilitation center and uncovers its connections to a network of similar facilities across the country – and to owners who have evaded accountability for 40 years.
In 1975, when she was 18, Yvette Flores got a job assembling parts for some of the first supermarket checkout scanners. It took 30 years before she connected her daily chemical exposure at the Silicon Valley manufacturing plant to her son’s severe disabilities.