For generations, Illinois' child welfare agency has failed to adequately serve Spanish-speaking families with children in its care.
Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing.
At least one in three Alaska villages has no local law enforcement. Sexual abuse runs rampant, public safety resources are scarce, and the governor wants to cut the budget.
Firms that promised high-tech ransomware solutions almost always just pay the hackers.
The collision of the USS Fitzgerald and the ACX Crystal was the Navy's worst accident at sea in four decades. Seven sailors drowned. Scores were physically and psychologically wounded.
What happens when you say no to MS-13.
How high schools have embraced the Trump administration's crackdown on MS-13, and destroyed immigrant students' American dreams.
From his basement in upstate New York, Herbert MacDonell launched modern bloodstain-pattern analysis, persuading judge after judge of its reliability. Then he trained hundreds of others. But what if they're getting it wrong?
Under a landmark settlement, an ambitious housing program promised a better life for mentally ill New Yorkers. But some of the most vulnerable slip through the cracks.
A shocking story of police and lethal force. Just not the one you might expect.
Chad Walde believed in his work at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Then he got a rare brain cancer linked to radiation, and the government denied it had any responsibility.
An acclaimed American charity said it was saving some of the world's most vulnerable girls from sexual exploitation. But from the very beginning, girls were being raped.
Police on Long Island wrote off missing immigrant teens as runaways. One mother knew better — and searched MS-13's killing fields for answers.
Fatal accidents, off-the-books workers, a union once run by a mobster. The rogue world of one of New York's major trash haulers.
Joe Bryan has spent the past three decades in prison for the murder of his wife, a crime he claims he didn't commit. His conviction rested largely on "bloodstain-pattern analysis" — a technique still in use throughout the criminal-justice system, despite concerns about its reliability.
The murder of Mickey Bryan, a quiet fourth-grade teacher, stunned her small Texas town. Then her husband, a beloved high school principal, was charged with killing her. Did he do it, or had there been a terrible mistake?
A heart transplant. A medical mishap. A drawn-out ending. All told on Facebook.
The teenager told police all about his gang, MS-13. In return, he was slated for deportation and marked for death.
As it scrambled to compete in the internet world, the once-dominant tech company cut tens of thousands of US workers, hitting its most senior employees hardest and outflanking rules against age bias.
Tyler Haire was locked up at 16. A Mississippi judge ordered that he undergo a mental exam. What happened next is a statewide scandal.