Can an attorney handle more than 100 criminal cases at a time? That's the reality for a public defender like Jeff Esparza, who represents defendants unable to afford their own lawyers in Kansas City.
Threshold presents a special miniseries about one of the oldest, most contentious, and most complex environmental issues in the United States: the future of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
In the Yungas, coca leaf is everywhere, it's an ancestral cultivation in Bolivia but also used to make cocaine. This plant is lucrative, and it became a monoculture which is causing trees to vanish.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kristian Hernández of the Center for Public Integrity about the deaths of unidentified migrants, and how their families back home struggle with grief and closure.
Blitzer traveled to the western highlands of Guatemala to report on migration fueled by climate change.
Abdul Mozid's father was forced into labor in Myanmar and later died on a hunger strike at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Mozid remembers him through his music, and sings songs about Rohingya plight.
In the year since the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue that killed 11 congregants, the Jewish community and the city of Pittsburgh as a whole have been trying to heal.
Formin left Myanmar for more music opportunities in southern Bangladesh.
A paper published Monday in the journal Current Biology identifies the white bellbird as the world's loudest bird.
Judy Gladney joins radio hosts on KTRS-AM to discuss her experience as one of the first students that integrated University City, Missouri.
The man, whose immigration case received "administrative closure" from a U.S. judge, was detained by Border Patrol agents at a highway checkpoint. Lawyers say the agents went too far, but federal officials say otherwise.
When Judy Gladney began attending University City High School in the '60s, she was one of its very first African American students, and found herself bridging two disparate worlds.