Our goal with The Lost & The Found was to streamline the process of matching missing persons with the unidentified dead and create a tool could lead to more cases being solved.
At first, last December’s rains seemed like welcome relief for drought-stricken California. But while the moisture did little to hydrate trees and shrubs, it did lead to the widespread of growth of wild grasses, which dried out quickly and contributed to this year’s wildfire season.
Whether it’s an analysis that forms the basis of an investigation or an interactive app that helps readers explore an important issue, data is vital to the work we do every day.
For its investigation, Left for Dead, Reveal examined information collected from the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, which contains more than 10,000 unidentified cases across the U.S.
Federal data tracks thousands of unsolved missing persons cases and unidentified bodies. Use our Web tool to search for potential matches.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has reduced its chronic backlog of veterans’ disability claims, but so far, the agency is struggling to meet its self-imposed deadline of eliminating long wait times by 2015.
How the controversial new B61-12 bomb entered the U.S. arsenal of weapons is a tale of the extraordinary influence of the “nuclear enterprise,” as the
Members of Congress, influential government contractors and high-ranking federal officials have a symbiotic relationship when it comes to managing the country’s nuclear weapons research and design facilities.
We’ve built a Python library called MIDITime for data sonification, which we hope others will find useful. It’s released publicly on our GitHub page and via pip.
To date, five U.S. appeals courts have issued rulings on concealed carry cases. Here’s a look at each one.