This week on Need to Know, we feature an investigation into the globalization of the pharmaceutical industry. Has insufficient oversight of foreign clinical trials led to dangerous drugs becoming available or staying on the U.S. market?
In a joint investigation with the Nation Institute Investigative Fund, Need to Know reveals the inner workings of a little-known U.S. military task force charged with examining cases of detainee abuse in Iraq.
A controversial process of extracting natural gas may violate the Safe Drinking Water Act, a new congressional report charges. We revisit the story.
Need to Know presents the work of Brett Shipp, an award-winning reporter for WFAA in Dallas, who investigated the cause of a fatal natural gas pipeline explosion in June.
Just who are these Somali pirates who are bringing the shipping world to its knees? How do they operate? And why do we negotiate with them?
Need to Know presents an excerpt from “The Trouble with Pirates,” including the story of a French family who were abducted by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.