Linda Villarosa had spent decades covering the spread of AIDS. She thought she was done. Then, she visited Jackson, Mississippi.
During World War II, the government subjected thousands of troops to mustard gas tests — and kept it a secret. More than 60 years later, an NPR reporter and researcher helped the men get justice.
Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed the Virgin Islands within days of each other, leaving almost everyone without power, internet or phones. Still, The Virgin Islands Daily News pressed on.
BuzzFeed’s Rosalind Adams set out to learn why America’s largest psychiatric hospital chain was under investigation. Source by source, she built a case that Universal Health Services was locking up people for profit.
New York Times reporter Rebecca Ruiz scored a confession from a Russian doctor at the center of a doping scandal that spoiled the 2014 Winter Games.
ProPublica’s Megan Rose tells the story of a Las Vegas circus performer, a drifter and an ambitious prosecutor tangled in a case of wrongful conviction.
A reporter finds that homes meant to replace New York’s troubled psychiatric hospitals might be just as bad.
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes didn’t know their book would be called ‘Shattered,’ or that their extraordinary access would let them chronicle the mounting signs of a doomed campaign.
VTDigger’s Anne Galloway was suspicious the moment she heard about a too-good-to-be-true development. She didn’t know how right she was.
ProPublica reporter Nina Martin and her team used social media and old-fashioned shoe leather to show how the U.S. has the worst maternal death rate in the developed world.
Sasha Chavkin chased it down across three continents, and into places he was warned weren't safe.
ProPublica’s Michael Grabell travels from the heart of Ohio to the mountains of Guatemala to track down immigrant workers harmed in American poultry plants.
On our first episode of this season’s The Breakthrough, we talk with WNYC’s Robert Lewis tells us how his reporting triggered an internal investigation of suspicious dealings made by active-duty New York police officers.
In January, we launched The Breakthrough, which tells the stories behind investigative reporting. And we’re about to start a new season, on June 16.
We recently relaunched our podcast, in which journalists tell us how they nailed their biggest stories. Now we want to hear from you.