Tyler Haire was locked up at 16. A Mississippi judge ordered that he undergo a mental exam. What happened next is a statewide scandal.
The feds faced a deadline to finish the first version of a border wall. Godfrey Garza Jr. of Hildalgo County, Texas, made it happen, and made himself a small fortune along the way. Other than Garza, no one seems too happy about that.
In 2007, the Department of Homeland Security began building 654 miles of fencing along the US-Mexico border. To complete the job, the agency had to seize land from private landowners, most living in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.
The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it's poisoning the nation's water and soil
The federal government’s boldest land grab in a generation produced the first border wall — and a trail of abuse, mistakes and unfairness.
Jacksonville’s enforcement of pedestrian violations raises concerns that it's another example of racial profiling.
Black people struggling with debts are far less likely than their white peers to gain lasting relief from bankruptcy. Primarily to blame is a style of bankruptcy practiced by lawyers in the South.
Fraud. Bribery. Incompetence. The military’s use of contractors adds to a legacy of environmental damage.