This Video Shows a Mentally Ill Man Who Called the Police for Help. Now He's Dead.
Tony Timpa's death is the latest example of police disproportionately brutalizing unarmed mentally ill people, even if they're less likely to be violent than the general population.
Mindy Kaling Is Finally Changing Her Disappointing Track Record on Diversity
After years of falling short with POC, Kaling is trying to create a more diverse Hollywood. Can she win back the viewers she's let down?
These Maps Reveal the Worst Neighborhoods for Lead Poisoning in NYC, Boston, and Chicago
Our interactive maps display the childhood lead levels of neighborhoods in three major U.S. cities.
Millions of Kids Are Exposed to Lead Because the U.S. Prefers to Protect Landlords
Exposure to lead can cause permanent brain damage, a lower IQ, and other health problems. But without federal regulations, most people don't know they're impacted until it's too late.
India’s Best TV Shows Have Emerged From Uncensored Streaming Platforms
Sex scenes, queer culture and complex social themes thrive on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon in a way they've never been able to in Bollywood or television.
Amazon Is Still Getting Away With Selling Toxic Skincare Products
There are 1,005 notices in California currently filed against Amazon for selling unsafe creams and cosmetics without a warning.
When It's Not Poisoning Us, the U.S. Water System Is Robbing Us Blind
People can go into such extreme debt over unpaid water bills—even incorrect ones—that they lose their homes.
Clothes Are Canceled
Marie Kondo-inspired minimalism is just one of many forces killing the shopping spree.
New York's Notorious Landlords Are Finally Losing Some of Their Power
Renters in one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world just won a huge victory.
People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist
Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.
The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans
In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers
The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.