Robert Collins

Push to Reform the Freedom of Information Act Collapses in House
The collapse of a bill to reform a key pillar of federal open government laws marked a stinging setback for transparency advocates.
December 12, 2014
Voices from the "Dark Side": The CIA Torture Debate
A Senate investigation has prompted new debate on the CIA's use of "enhanced interrogation" in the aftermath of 9/11. So what did key players who helped shape the policy think at the time?
December 10, 2014
NFL Sees a Drop in Concussions, But Problems Linger
NFL head injuries are down in 2014, as compared to the previous two years, but the league still struggles to keep some concussed players off the field.
December 5, 2014
Three Stories from the Firestone Plantation
Sam Bindi, Joseph Brown, and Mary Pollee were born and raised on the Firestone rubber plantation in Liberia. Warlord Charles Taylor's 1989 insurrection and the brutal civil war that followed turned their lives upside down.
November 19, 2014
Slideshow: Life Under the Rule of ISIS
One of the few windows into the Islamic State comes from photographs produced by the group itself.
October 28, 2014
Inside the Rise of ISIS
It may have seemed sudden but ISIS has been rebuilding inside Iraq -- turning itself into a professional military force -- for years, according to Brookings Institute analyst Charles Lister.
August 7, 2014
The Return of School Segregation in Eight Charts
Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, racial divides are back on the rise inside America’s classrooms. What happened?
July 15, 2014
Live Chat: Silicon Valley, the NSA, and You
FRONTLINE’s Martin Smith, cybersecurity analyst Ashkan Soltani and Mashable's Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai take your questions on Wed. 5/21 at 2 pm ET.
May 20, 2014
Live Chat: How Did the Government Come to Spy on Millions of Americans?
FRONTLINE’s Mike Wiser, Spencer Ackerman of The Guardian and NSA whistleblower Kirk Wiebe will answer this question -- and take yours. Join us Wed. 5/20 at 2 pm EST.
May 13, 2014