Two decades after Bill Clinton signed his welfare reform law, most states have higher rates of families living in poverty and are spending a smaller percentage of their welfare dollars on basic assistance. What do those changes look like over time?
Alton Sterling’s funeral offers a moment of reflection
More than 1,000 people, including the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, attended the funeral for Alton Sterling, who was killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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How we built our tool to help match the missing and unidentified
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.
The con man and his mentor
We meet a character who oozes swagger and runs the largest school for forex trading in the U.S. We also meet one of his former students, who became his business partner and ended up in jail for bilking investors out of millions of dollars.
Why North Dakota’s oil fields are so deadly for workers
On average, someone in North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields dies every six weeks. Reveal reporter Jennifer Gollan examines how energy producers have managed to avoid responsibility for worker injuries and deaths.
Duking it out with telecom giants
Today, a high-speed connection is as necessary as electricity. It’s a vital part of economic growth in America because businesses need it to run, well, business.
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam proposing ‘complete rewrite of Florida’s charity laws’
The changes aim to help Floridians make more informed choices about the charities they patronize and increase state oversight and transparency.
Understanding the Syrian conflict through videos
As Congress debates whether and how to intervene in Syria, The I Files team has compiled some of the best reporting and must-watch videos to provide background and context on the conflict.
Meet the man behind the curtain
In public, Dick Cheney wears a grimace. In private, Americans have never been quite sure what Cheney does–until now.