Documentation of the languages in Ketchikan came as a result of collaboration between academic linguists and elders.
One teacher in D.C. is not letting a language barrier get in the way of any child's education.
As racial tensions mount, campuses are seeing a surge in enrollment and a new brand of African-American activism.
Hurricane Harvey had help from sand miners, Vince Beiser reports.
José Maldonado, an 87 year old veteran of the Korean War, lives in Humacao, Puerto Rico with his wife Hermenia. As a double amputee, Maldonado passes each day in the seat of his wheelchair.
Recent court filings in a case brought by Hidalgo County against a former employee who oversaw construction of a Bush-era border barrier allege a vast kickback scheme.
If the Trump administration follows through on the president's promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they'd work around it.
2017 CatchLight Fellow Tomas van Houtryve explores the history of the U.S.-Mexico border through period-accurate photography in this photo essay for Harper's.
President Trump's tightening of regulations governing travel to Cuba came as little surprise last fall. But there's one group heavily impacted that he may not have thought of: lung cancer patients.
December's spontaneous protests among young, working-class Iranians reflect the similar tensions over wealth inequality that plague the U.S. But that hasn't stopped Donald Trump from using the protests to justify his aggressive policies.
In a new episode of Offshore, produced by Honolulu Civil Beat and PRX, Anita Hofschneider explores the significance of recent lawsuits being brought against Guam’s Catholic Church for sexual abuse.
More than 370 treaties between the U.S. government and American Indian nations have been signed. Nearly all have been broken. But these promises still bind us all today.