This short stop-motion animation explains how clever advertising tactics and certain pesticides helped make the strawberry cheaply and widely available in the U.S.
In our latest videos, CIR digs into the largest Chinese purchase of an American business: iconic Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International.
The post-World War II GI Bill helped veterans live the American Dream. But a new GI Bill designed to help those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan is coming under fire.
Our documentary caps a year of reporting about juveniles inmates held in solitary confinement.
Parents in Napa and Santa Clara counties now can find out online whether the facilities they entrust with their children have had violations and complaints against them.
Deaths that involve prescription drugs are headline news when it affects celebrities. But opiate and prescription drug abuse are on the rise in communities across America.
If you’ve been concerning yourself with the Heartbleed bug and the National Security Agency, you might as well have these seven items on your radar, too.
CIR and KQED take an inside look at the emerging technologies that could revolutionize policing – and how intrusively the public is monitored by the government.
Follow Toxic Jo as he explains the long road hazardous waste takes as it is transported across the U.S. for treatment and the dangerous chemicals that get released during the process.
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