The exponential growth in the use of narcotics transformed a rural Wisconsin VA hospital from a conservative prescriber of painkillers to one typical of runaway opiate prescription practices throughout the VA health care system.
Our new short documentary, produced with Youth Speaks, features young poets from Stockton, California, and shows how the facts and figures from our reporting helped them learn about the history of their community.
Recent protests have ignited a national debate about police violence, renewing concerns about the lack of national data on officer-involved shootings. But another group of law enforcers operates under even more secrecy: armed security guards.
The federal government recently removed the Richmond Housing Authority from its worst-of-the-worst list, but the San Francisco Bay Area city's public housing system continues to be plagued with problems.
Since our investigation of dangerous pesticides used to grow California strawberries, we’ve heard from people who say we’ve ruined the fruit for them. Here are a few reasons not to give up on strawberries quite yet.
Strawberries grown on both conventional and organic farms get their start in nurseries with the help of fumigants, a class of pesticides that have been linked to health problems and the hole in the ozone layer.