Caffeine is arguably the most popular drug in America. But what do you really know about it? This short video explains how the beloved stimulant became the key ingredient in top-selling soft drinks and how those drinks came to be blended with foreign-made synthetic caffeine.
This month on Reveal, we team up with New Hampshire Public Radio reporter Jack Rodolico to unveil 40 years of alleged abuse and neglect of people with disabilities at specialty rehab centers across the U.S., an industry that thrives on public dollars with little oversight.
We’re launching a Kickstarter to help us bring more investigative reporting to public radio, with our show going weekly starting in January.
The world is set for a geopolitical struggle over food. With the acquisition of the iconic American pork producer Smithfield Foods, a Chinese company now owns 1 in 4 pigs raised in the U.S.
Mechanically tenderized beef has been put through a machine that breaks up the muscle fiber and tough connective tissue with blades or needles. But if there are human pathogens, such as E. coli, on the surface of the meat, the process can push them deep inside the cut, putting you at risk of foodborne illness.
Readers sent us dozens of questions regarding California’s crippling drought. Here are answers to some of them, with links to additional resources.
For the past two years, CIR has convened some of the best minds media, philanthropy and research institutions to discuss how media organizations can effectively track and measure the impact of their work online and in the real world.
California prosecutors are brokering plea deals in more than 11 criminal cases as health leaders overhaul the state’s fraud-ridden drug rehabilitation system after our Rehab Racket series with CNN.
Using Veterans Day as a backdrop, the Obama administration announced its support for a bill that seeks to rein in for-profit schools that prey on veterans and military personnel eligible for the GI Bill and military tuition assistance programs.
Reveal is launching a new reporting initiative to examine how the poor and minorities fare in state courts around the country.