Photographer Ernest Withers chronicled the civil rights movement. Did he also betray it?
Drilling Down on Fossil Fuels and Climate Change
The U.S. has promised to move away from fossil fuels, but the natural gas industry is booming.
A Family Divided Over Jan. 6: ‘Traitors Get Shot’
As the threat of criminal charges looms over Donald Trump, a look into the case against the first insurrectionist to be prosecuted.
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A Young Doctor Reflects on COVID
As COVID-19 has now claimed more than 1 million lives in the United States, we follow a rookie doctor who graduated at the height of the pandemic.
The Suspect Detective
A Philadelphia homicide detective on the rise abused his power in bizarre and extreme ways. How did he get away with it for so long?
No Retreat: The Dangers of Stand Your Ground
In the decade since George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, stand your ground laws have expanded across the nation. And with them come more homicides.
The Bitter Work Behind Sugar
On a vast plantation in the Dominican Republic, Haitian migrants still use machetes to harvest sugarcane that’s exported to the U.S. The workers are protesting poor working and living conditions.
A Reckoning at Amazon
Who is shipping out all those holiday season packages? As Amazon has made huge profits, their worker injury rates are higher than other companies.
How Democracy Survived the Midterm Elections
Following the 2020 election, it looked like the midterms could create more chaos. But mostly, they didn’t. Why?
The City (Revealed)
An illegal construction dump appears in a Chicago neighborhood and grows to six stories tall. Its story reveals the depths of political corruption.