Saudi Arabia’s once massive underground aquifer system is drying up due to years of overpumping. And California, in the midst of a drought, is heading down the same path. Here’s what the rest of the world can learn from the Saudi water situation.
In this episode of Reveal, we investigate why minorities and kids with special needs face criminal charges for acting out in school; we uncover how police are poisoned on the job, and trace how people are building assault weapons from parts they buy online; and we gain insight into an elusive character fighting the death penalty in the most high profile of ways.
Despite government efforts to stamp out abuses in America’s visa program for highly skilled workers, unscrupulous job brokers continue to illegally sell visas – sometimes connected to jobs that don’t exist.
Our new short documentary, produced with Youth Speaks, features young poets from Stockton, California, and shows how the facts and figures from our reporting helped them learn about the history of their community.
Every year, thousands of teens are placed in solitary confinement cells in juvenile halls, jails and prisons nationwide. This animation tells the story of Ismael “Izzy” Nazario and the time he spent in solitary confinement in New York City’s Rikers Island jail.
In the midst of a historic drought, Californians have no way of knowing who’s guzzling the most water. That’s by design, thanks to an obscure 1997 measure that weakened one of the state’s chief open government laws.
Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, is one of the most widely used pesticides in the world. Recent studies found that the chemical probably causes cancer, in addition to other health risks, and may contribute to antibiotic resistance.
Two investigations from The Center for Investigative Reporting – Techsploitation and Toxic Trail – won first-place national awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
At The Center for Investigative Reporting, we systematically track real-world change associated with our work. And soon, you will be able to do so, too.
The U.S. Geological Survey is planning to significantly upgrade its forecasts of seismic hazards in places such as Oklahoma that have seen dramatic increases in earthquakes since 2009.
A study commissioned by Reveal has found that diesel and gas exhaust are the most significant contributors to the Imperial Valley’s polluted air, most likely a combination of traffic and the lines of idling vehicles waiting at the border.