Sarah Childress

Series Senior Editor

Most of the Country is Already Voting in the Midterm Elections
As of today, 31 states have started early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
October 22, 2014
Why Voter ID Laws Aren’t Really about Fraud
Proponents say these laws ensure election integrity, but a FRONTLINE analysis found that ID requirements aren't applied equally to all voters.
October 20, 2014
How Congress Has Tried to Regulate Antibiotic Use in Animals
It's not just the current Congress. For more than a decade, almost every proposed bill has failed.
October 14, 2014
Courts Block Texas, Wisconsin Voter ID Laws
The decisions come amid a flurry of court challenges to laws that will affect how people vote in the November election.
October 10, 2014
Introducing "Ballot Watch"
Who's allowed to vote? And when? As the November midterms approach, find out how voting laws are changing state-by-state in our interactive database.
October 1, 2014
Nigeria to Launch "Intensive Investigation" into Alleged Abuses
Nigeria’s top official in the U.S., Ade Adefuye, said the abuses documented by FRONTLINE were "deeply disturbing" and would be investigated.
September 19, 2014
What Happens When U.S.-Backed Regimes Are Accused of Abuse
U.S. law prohibits funding units who have been "credibly" accused of atrocities. But in practice the law is unevenly applied.
September 9, 2014
"Innocent People Bear the Brunt" of Nigeria's Fight with Boko Haram
Nigerian civil-rights activist Shehu Sani on the rise of Boko Haram, and why the homegrown terrorist group is so difficult to defeat.
September 9, 2014
The Nigerian Government Responds to Abuse Allegations
The government said “collateral damage” was possible, but denied committing war crimes. Previously, officials said it would investigate the videos.
September 9, 2014
Inside a Camp for Iraqis Fleeing ISIS
As the U.S. airstrikes begin, FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith reports from Mosul on the developing crisis.
August 8, 2014
Where is Voter Discrimination the Worst?
Voting discrimination persists nationwide, but the worst offenders today are still southern states with a history of blocking minorities' access to the ballot, according to a new study by the National Commission on Voting Rights.
August 6, 2014
Zalmay Khalilzad: Maliki and the "Unmaking of Iraq"
"It was the troop [pullout]; it was the elections, the post-election management; it was Syria. All the three, I think, together is the unmaking of Iraq."
July 29, 2014