A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
By P. J. Tobia
In 2013, Maurice Shohet, an Iraqi Jew who now lives in Washington, D.C., received a surprising email from the National Archives. A librarian had recovered his elementary school record that was left behind nearly 40 years ago when he and…
By Sandi Fox
The Defense Department decision to retire an Air Force plane built specifically to support ground forces has ignited a firestorm of criticism from the airmen whose job is to embed with Army ground forces and spot enemy targets. Meanwhile, one…
By Dan Sagalyn
Meet the Fofanas -- a Baltimore family facing a constant threat of deportation. Their story, which features three distinct immigration battles within one household, shines a light on the complexities of the U.S. immigration system and the challenges facing reform.
By Elizabeth Summers
By Simone Pathe
Billions of dollars in gambling is happening in a currency that is largely unregulated, on websites set up on offshore servers, and right under the noses of officials who are unaware it exists.
By P. J. Tobia
These Afghans helped the US war effort. Now they've been left behind, in the Taliban's cross-hairs.
Chronic tinnitus affects millions of Americans, and is the most widely reported disability among veterans. New research reveals the roots of the disease lie deep within the brain, and experimental therapies are providing hope for a cure.
By Jason Kane
On a narrow, dusty street in Tanzania, two women are fighting the global battle against tuberculosis and HIV. One is a nurse, the other is a drug dealer.
By Travis Daub
In September 2010, scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency came to a startling conclusion: Even a small amount of a chemical compound commonly found in tap water may cause cancer. More than 70 million Americans drink traces of chromium every…
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