The Vaccine Tore Her Family Apart. Could a Death Bring Them Back Together?

“Laurel Haught moved out of her own home to escape her unvaccinated daughter. Now they are facing a funeral, the coming holidays and the divide splitting many American families.”

Published: Nov 15, 2021
Length: 14 minutes (3,700 words)

Have Democrats Reached the Limits of White Appeasement Politics?

In short: Pretty much.

Published: Nov 11, 2021
Length: 17 minutes (4,300 words)

Two Kids, a Loaded Gun and the Man Who Left a 4-Year-Old to Die

The children will never recover from what happened inside a D.C. apartment. The owner of the illegal gun faces far less serious consequences.

Published: Sep 27, 2021
Length: 22 minutes (5,539 words)

The Last Days Inside Trailer 83

“As climate disasters increase, a last-gasp FEMA camp for wildfire survivors tests the government’s obligation to the displaced.”

Published: Oct 17, 2021
Length: 17 minutes (4,400 words)

‘The Mansion on Emerson Street’

“After more than a year of allowing most homeless camps to remain intact so as not to displace people during the pandemic, cities across the country are now beginning to confront another public health crisis unfolding on their streets.”

Author: Eli Saslow
Published: Jun 12, 2021
Length: 17 minutes (4,268 words)

The State of Ohio vs. a Sex-Trafficked Teenager

“The criminal justice system mishandled 15-year-old Alexis Martin’s case. Now she’s living with the consequences.”

Published: Jun 1, 2021
Length: 21 minutes (5,300 words)

After the Violence in ‘Football City, USA’

“A former NFL player killed seven people, including himself, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Now this football-obsessed town is grappling with the game’s dark side.”

Author: Kent Babb
Published: May 18, 2021
Length: 16 minutes (4,000 words)

‘Floyd was my man. But George Floyd is a movement.’

“The private grief of Courteney Ross, George Floyd’s girlfriend.”

Published: Apr 28, 2021
Length: 18 minutes (4,600 words)

The Girl in the Kent State Photo

“The Kent State Pietà, as it’s sometimes called, is one of those rare photos that fundamentally changed the way we see ourselves and the world around us.”

Published: Apr 19, 2021
Length: 18 minutes (4,535 words)

To Stay or To Go?

“Some immigrants have been withdrawing cases against their lawyers’ advice, saying they’re more afraid of being in detention during a coronavirus outbreak than of what might be waiting in the places they fled.”

Published: Dec 26, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,036 words)