The Pentagon’s handling of munitions and their waste has poisoned millions of acres, and left Americans to guess at the threat to their health.
An estimated 700 to 900 women in the US died from pregnancy-related causes in 2016. We have identified 120 of them so far.
Amid a surging opiate crisis, the maker of the anti-addiction drug Vivitrol skirted the usual sales channels. It found a captive market for its once-a-month injection in the criminal justice system.
The inside story of a cartel's deadly assault on a Mexican town near the Texas border — and the US drug operation that sparked it.
Tenants in more than a dozen Baltimore-area rental complexes complain about a property owner who they say leaves their homes in disrepair, humiliates late-paying renters and often sues them when they try to move out. Few of them know that it's the president’s son-in-law.
The US has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60 percent are preventable. The death of Lauren Bloomstein, a neonatal nurse, in the hospital where she worked illustrates a profound disparity: the health care system focuses on babies but often ignores their mothers.
Case Farms' history shows how many sectors like meatpacking depend on immigrants and refugees. Now business leaders fear President Trump’s policies will create a labor shortage.
Case Farms took advantage of immigrant workers. Then, when they got hurt or fought back, it used America’s laws against them.
$20 million. That’s enough to cover the cost of seven miles of wall.
Fees from so-called "premium processing" to expedite H-1B visas have paid for US Citizenship and Immigration Services' efforts to digitize. But the agency hasn’t been able to keep up with demand, forcing it to suspend its cash cow.
As it readies for battle with President Trump over drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry is deploying economists and health care experts from the nation’s top universities, without always disclosing their corporate ties.
A first-of-its-kind analysis shows just how tactical the real-estate industry is about bankrolling state legislators who will protect its $1.4 billion tax break and weaken rent laws.
The economists are leveraging their academic prestige with secret reports justifying corporate concentration. Their predictions are often wrong and consumers pay the price.
For decades, the military and the VA have repeatedly turned to one man to guide decisions on whether Agent Orange harmed vets in Vietnam and elsewhere. His reliable answer: No.
AI-enabled machines are only as smart as the knowledge they have been fed.
We live in an era of increasing automation. But as machines make more decisions for us, it is increasingly important to understand the algorithms that produce their judgments.
Three years ago, the Republican-led House was close to reaching a compromise on immigration. This is the inside story of what went wrong.
Waste people. Rubbish. Clay-eaters. Hillbillies. Two new books that reckon with the long, bleak history of the country’s white poor suggest their plight shouldn’t have caught the rest of the country off guard.
Tens of thousands of people every year are sent to jail based on the results of a $2 roadside drug test. Widespread evidence shows that these tests routinely produce false positives. Why are police departments and prosecutors still using them?
The homebuilder industry has spent millions of dollars in state capitals to block rules requiring fire sprinklers to be included in the nation’s model building code.