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Life Inside
Life Inside

I Sent an Innocent Man to Prison

It was my first time on a jury. I was 31, balancing two jobs while going to graduate school. It was a very short trial.
D’Shean Kennedy as told to Maurice Chammah
4 hours ago
crime
crime

Two Pro Witnesses Used Junk Science to Send Innocent People to Prison

A notorious medical examiner and forensic dentist helped doom people for decades in one of America's most nightmarish episodes.
Seth Ferranti
a day ago
Homelessness
Homelessness

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
2 days ago
High Wire
High Wire

Why These People Took Drug Combinations That Nearly Killed Them

We asked overdose survivors about the dangerous trend of mixing opioids with depressants or stimulants, a key part of America's larger crisis.
Maia Szalavitz
3 days ago
Life Inside
Life Inside

A Black Mother’s Survival Guide for Her Teenage Son

The only right you have, I told him, is to make it home alive.
Meredith Walker as told to Alysia Santo
2.16.18
Views My Own
Views My Own

The Republicans' Plan to Stop Mass Shootings: Nothing

As survivors called for gun control, Trump made vague noises about "mental health."
Harry Cheadle
2.15.18
Drugs
Drugs

The Long, Strange History of Psychotropic Drugs in America

From insane asylums to Lithium and Prozac to a future that may be increasingly about mushrooms and LSD.
Seth Ferranti
2.14.18
war
war

Israel and Iran Are Inching Closer to Actual War

A wayward drone, airstrikes, a downed Israeli jet—here's what this weekend's scuffle means for the coming year in a volatile region.
Matt Taylor
2.13.18
Black Women Making History
Black Women Making History

The Scholar Helping America Grapple with Its Ugly History

Author Keisha N. Blain knows Donald Trump and Dylann Roof didn't come out of nowhere.
Kim Bellware
2.12.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

The Horrors I Endured as a Female Jail Guard

I’ve seen more men masturbate than I can count.
TaLisa J. Carter
2.9.18
war
war

How a Secret CIA Cell Fucked with Vietnam War Deserters

Spies who infiltrated antiwar radicals in Sweden helped spark fears of brainwashing and devotion to apocalyptic cults. 50 years later, we're still living with the aftermath.
Seth Ferranti
2.9.18
russia investigation
russia investigation

This Is How Robert Mueller Can Force Trump to Testify

I asked a legal expert if the special counsel could make the president talk, and what Trump might say.
Matt Taylor
2.7.18