Video: For Trans People, It’s Difficult and Costly to Update an ID. But It Can Also Be Dangerous Not To.
A confusing web of state policies determine if and how a trans person can update their IDs. And not doing so can increase the risk of discrimination and violence.
We ran water through a room-sized river model to show how levees can make flooding worse. Try it yourself.
High levees come at a high cost, often pushing water into communities that can’t afford the same protection. To demonstrate, we built a giant, scientific model of a river with levees — complete with adorable tiny houses.
In our latest Vox + ProPublica collaboration, we separate MS-13 fact from fiction.
When it comes to midwife use, the U.S. falls behind other affluent countries. A deeper look at history explains why.
Our latest in the Vox-ProPublica collaboration explores how IBM sidestepped age discrimination laws
A confounding case in Baltimore shows just how far prosecutors will go to keep a win on the books — even at the expense of an innocent man.
Unexploded ordnance. Open burns of munitions. Poisoned aquifers. Of all the military’s environmental hazards, the explosive compound RDX may be the greatest threat to America’s health.
After watching a viral video of a Jacksonville cop stopping a young black man for jaywalking, reporters Ben Conarck and Topher Sanders examine how “walking while black” can come at a high price.