Kids who cross the border alone are held in government-funded shelters. When they misbehave, staff sometimes call police. And kids are getting arrested, jailed – sometimes even tased.
Wyoming locks up kids at one of the highest rates in the nation. A mother tells the story of how her daughter’s fight snowballed into incarceration and tragedy.
Three stories from local reporters who uncovered injustice and inequality in their hometowns, from an Ohio eviction crisis to Kentucky state police training materials that quoted Adolf Hitler.
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Dr. Paloma Marin-Nevarez graduated in the middle of the pandemic. We follow the rookie doctor through her first months working on the front lines.
Baseball’s home run surge in the late ’90s and early 2000s was fueled by anabolic steroids. But fans didn’t want to hear the difficult truth about their heroes – and Major League Baseball refused to deal with a growing scandal.
Thirty years ago, a fight over old-growth forests and the spotted owl forever transformed the way we see – and fight over – the natural world.
Sports, theater and concert fans are excited venues are opening up again. So are clever ticket sellers who cash in on unsuspecting customers.
The future of warfare is seen in computer algorithms that enable weapons to decide what to hit – and therefore whom to kill.
Statues celebrating Confederates and conquistadors keep old myths alive, with stories of “benevolent slave owners,” heroic colonizers and enslaved people “contented with their lot.”
If we want to slow climate change, we have to slash methane pollution. Methane is heating up the planet and threatens the health of people who live near drill sites.