marshall islands

black and white photo of man and woman in wheelchair in front of house

An arcane law is preventing immigrants impacted by America’s nuclear testing from accessing health care


Some states are trying to fill in the health care holes for Micronesians, who are allowed to live and work in the US but are barred from safety net programs like Medicaid. In Oklahoma, though, efforts to help have so far been unsuccessful.

A gathering of Marshallese immigrants in Springdale, AR

The proud Pacific nation that preserves its homeland with the Bikini Anthem

A big screen above a high school graduation ceremony in a stadium

Most high schoolers worry about graduation. These students are also being challenged to save their culture

The US Department of Energy’s laboratory in Enewetak houses a full-body counter to detect levels of cesium ingested by individuals. It was out of service when we arrived on the atoll.

Stories from quarantine: Reporters tested for radiation in the Marshall Islands