The California State Auditor’s office discovered $94 million in potentially fraudulent payments and more than 300 services approved for dead people in a searing review of the state’s drug rehabilitation program for the poor.
Richmond, California, commissioned inspections of its five public housing complexes following CIR's investigation. Here's an interactive look at the mice, rats and mold that inspectors found inside the city's worst complex, Hacienda.
If left unchecked, the effects of climate change on basic crops – like rice, wheat and corn – could drive up the price of popular breakfast cereals over the next 15 years, a report from Oxfam International argues.
Demand for animal protein is surging, and so are the environmental costs of producing it. So researchers in the Netherlands are exploring alternatives to livestock, from insects to faux cuts of beef to lab-grown meat.
Efforts to encourage greater use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It’s part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against climate change and food insecurity.