• To Kill a Sparrow

    In Afghanistan, thousands of young women have been imprisoned for so-called moral crimes – including running away from unlawful forced marriages or marrying against a father's wishes. This is one woman's story.

  • Conservation doesn't hit home

    Many of the local officials urging the public to save water during California’s crippling drought actually are profligate water users themselves.

  • Personal data gets less private

    L.A. County law enforcement officials are expanding a biometrics system to gather iris scans, palm prints and other information in the field and in jails. But they're not telling the public.

  • How China maneuvered to buy US pork giant

    In our latest videos, CIR digs into the largest Chinese purchase of an American business: iconic Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International.

  • Did he need killing?

    A Border Patrol agent in Texas shoots a young, unarmed drug smuggler in the back. The ensuing investigation goes nowhere.

  • Intelligence gap

    The chance that a Chinese programmer made off with sensitive material was made possible by a set of cozy relationships – among a tainted sheriff’s official, a dubious technology startup and a woman suspected of being a spy.

  • Till Death Do Us Part

    The Post and Courier exposes chilling domestic abuse in South Carolina in a new series that grew out of a collaboration with The Center for Investigative Reporting, the University of South Carolina and WCIV.

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