Companies across the South profited off the forced labor of people in prison after the Civil War – a racist system known as convict leasing.
For decades, work-based rehabs have spread across the country. No one knows how many are out there, so we counted them ourselves.
After amassing a small fortune, Synanon turns from a revolutionary rehab into a violent cult with mass sterilizations and a rattlesnake in a mailbox.
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Penny Rawlings is relieved to finally get her brother into rehab at a place called Cenikor. She doesn’t realize that getting him out of treatment is going to be the bigger problem.
Since last August, the U.S. government has collected nearly $20 million in fees from 66,000 Afghan applicants. Less than 8,000 applications have been processed.
“Do you recognize the Taliban?” The U.S. government, other countries and individual Afghans grapple with the question that will determine Afghanistan’s future.
The presidential pardon system is backlogged and broken.
Gun-related deaths in the U.S. are at an all-time high. Why efforts to stop the violence fall short.
Workers at Amazon were getting hurt on the job more than at other companies. Those records were under wraps – until our reporting uncovered them.
Across the nation, many Republicans are campaigning on the lie that the 2020 election was stolen and promising to change the way elections are run in the future.