How a benefit for the working poor was turned against them.
Wilder Hilario Maldonado Cabrera was the youngest defendant on the juvenile docket that day, and he was one of the last children left in government custody who had been affected by the zero-tolerance policy.
Dr. David Ayoub used to be active in the anti-vaccination movement. Now he's challenging mainstream science again — as an expert witness for accused child abusers.
Millions of sleep apnea patients rely on CPAP breathing machines to get a good night's rest. Health insurers use a variety of tactics, including surveillance, to make patients bear the costs. Experts say it's part of the insurance industry playbook.
Strategies that let super PACs delay revealing their donors until after the election are gaining popularity among both Democrats and Republicans.
Christopher Duntsch's surgical outcomes were so outlandishly poor that Texas prosecuted him for harming patients. Why did it take so long for the systems that are supposed to police problem doctors to stop him from operating?
Michael Holick, a renowned scientist turned expert witness, relies on his own controversial theory to help alleged abusers avoid prison and regain custody of the babies they were accused of harming.
The Obama Justice Department thought Ville Platte, Louisiana — where officers jail witnesses to crimes — could become a model of how to erase policing abuses that plague small towns across the nation. Jeff Sessions decided not to bother.
The way cops in Jacksonville and other jurisdictions investigate the murders of transgender women adds insult to injury and may be delaying justice.
How Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter and two other Mar-a-Lago cronies are secretly shaping the Trump administration's veterans policies.
One Missouri town's levee saga captures what's wrong with America's approach to controlling rivers.
We obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. Here's what they show.
Without any public scrutiny, insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about things like race, marital status, how much TV you watch, whether you pay your bills on time or even buy plus-size clothing.
Millions of lives were at stake. Hillary Clinton was on board. Money poured in. And yet the big aims behind an effort to tackle the plague of third-world cooking fires has produced only modest gains.
A family of chemicals — known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases — has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed.
Few taxpayers use the Free File system — intended to help moderate- and low-income filers — and that benefits companies like Intuit and H&R Block. Now Congress is moving to make the program permanent.
"It's déjà vu for the people who sat here 130 years ago and gave away our coal wealth to big out-of-state companies," one state senator said. "That's what we're about to do again."
New reports provide an unprecedented look at contaminants leaking from coal ash ponds and landfills. But the chasm between information and environmental protection may deepen thanks to a proposed Trump administration rollback.
The shuttering of public housing complexes in two small Midwestern towns raises big questions for residents, HUD and Congress.
For years, Congress and federal regulators have allowed the world's largest social network to police itself — with disastrous results. Here are four promising reforms under discussion in Washington.