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Health Care

From A to Zika

The Zika virus already has spread swiftly across the island territory of Puerto Rico. And now, Miami is reporting its first cases in people infected by local mosquitoes. This week, Reveal takes us to the front lines of the battle against the disease.

Aug 6, 2016
Money and Politics

A welfare check

Today, only a quarter of welfare dollars actually goes toward basic assistance. On this hour of Reveal, we take a road trip with Marketplace’s new podcast “The Uncertain Hour” and find out the surprising ways different states use this money.

Jul 16, 2016
Criminal Justice

Update: Eyes on cops

Violence caught on video recently has been a painful reminder of the strained relations between the public and police. This friction is not new. What is new is the technology: cameras and smartphones that record and transmit the violence live or within minutes.

Jul 15, 2016
Border Patrol

Bordering on insecurity

On this episode of Reveal, our joint investigation with The Texas Tribune profiles federal border officials who were arrested for or convicted of acts of corruption that allegedly compromised their mission to stop crime and keep their country secure.

Jul 9, 2016
Education

Who’s getting rich off your student debt?

Just about everyone involved in the student loan industry these days – banks, private investors and even the federal government – makes money off the borrowers. On this episode of Reveal, we explore how this happened and who’s profiting from student debt.

Jul 2, 2016
Guns

After Orlando

This week’s attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was the largest mass shooting in American history. On this hour of Reveal, we go to Orlando to hear from the LGBT community targeted by this violence.

Jun 18, 2016
Environment

Poison lurking in schools

On this hour of Reveal, we take a closer look at PCBs, compounds that were used widely in school building materials such as window caulk. They were banned in 1979 but still pose a serious health risk to kids today.

Jun 11, 2016
Law Enforcement

Lawless lands

From Africa and the Middle East to places in Oregon and Texas, we explore what happens in the absence of government and find out who or what comes in to fill the void.

Jun 4, 2016
National Security

The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, lies and leaks

In this episode of Reveal, we take a deep look at the leaking and publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and two guys who have a knack for being in the room when history gets made: our own Robert J. Rosenthal and former nuclear war strategist Daniel Ellsberg.

May 21, 2016
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