Guns, gold, and blowback from the failed drug war in Colombia.

    • School of Hard Knocks
    • Hundreds of thousands of Americans with advanced degrees barely make enough to feed their families.

    • Flushing Money?
    • Sacramento's water meter install is one of the largest and costliest city projects ever. And the most expensive aspects may not be necessary.

    • How 4-H Is Helping Big Ag in Africa
    • 4-H claims its Africa program benefits kids — but is it also creating a market for genetically modified corn?

    • Obamacare's Latino Problem
    • The ACA bars undocumented immigrants from the new marketplace, creating complications for Latino families with mixed status.

    • New Jersey's Obamacare Limbo
    • A backlog in Medicaid applications has plagued county welfare divisions all year.

    • The Billionaire Donors Club
    • Hiding in the shadow of the Kochs, wealthy fellow travelers aim to roll back labor and environmental regulations.

    • How to Buy an Election
    • Post–Citizens United, candidates aren't supposed to coordinate with "outside" spending groups — but even that minimal restriction isn't being enforced.

    • How Cancer Came to the Acreage
    • Families in this south Florida town point to two companies as the source of the contamination that caused their children's disease.

    • Office Politics
    • Inside the PAC teaching corporate America how to make its employees vote for the right candidates and causes.

    • Bias in the Box
    • For capital juries across America, race still plays a role in who gets to serve.