Terror in Europe

There’s ‘remarkable’ dysfunction in Europe’s counterterror systems

The ISIS attacks on France and Belgium exposed weaknesses in Europe’s approach to borders and information sharing that counterterror officials had warned about for years. The vulnerabilities remain largely unaddressed.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden leave the Roosevelt room after delivering a statement on Guantanamo at the White House in Washington February 23, 2016.

Trying (and trying) to get records from the ‘most transparent administration’ ever

Pro-choice activists demonstrate during March for Life Fund's 37th annual march marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision in Washington January 22, 2010

The coming showdown: A year for reproductive rights

Payday Loan shop

For African Americans, small debt can spell big trouble

Capital One branch in New York City

At Capital One, easy credit and abundant lawsuits

Chairs at a school built, but never occupied, were stripped for firewood.

Behold: How the US blew $17 billion in Afghanistan

The US government has wasted billions of dollars in Afghanistan, and until now, no one has added it all up. Project after project blundered ahead ignoring history, culture and warnings of failure.

The Red Cross

The corporate takeover of the Red Cross

Far from opening offices in every city and town, the Red Cross is stumbling in response to even smaller scale disasters.

"In Terror in Little Saigon," Frontline and ProPublica investigate the unsolved murders of a series of Vietnamese-American journalists across the US, including Nguyen Dam Phong of Houston.

‘Terror in Little Saigon’ — an old war comes to a new country

“Terror in Little Saigon” is an investigative documentary from Frontline and ProPublica. It looks into the unsolved murders of a string of Vietnamese-American journalists in cities across the US in the 1980s.


Sicario’s dirty war on Mexican cartels is not yet reality

Denis Villeneuve’s movie, ‘Sicario,’ gets much right about the borderlands, but crosses the line into exaggeration. A veteran border correspondent compares the film’s underworld to the one he knows.

Juvie detention center

On the rise: Percentage of girls in America’s juvenile justice system

Girls, many of whom have suffered a range of trauma at home, make up a growing share of children arrested and detained across the country.