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When 911 feels like a ticket to deportation, undocumented workers turn to a local nonprofit
When 911 feels like a ticket to deportation, undocumented workers turn to a local nonprofit
Policy shifts leave at-risk workers looking for help in other places.
A post-Civil War town founded by former slaves perseveres
A post-Civil War town founded by former slaves perseveres
Discover the improbable and inspiring Nicodemus, Kansas.
Life in sanctuary: Will a mother’s sacrifice be worth it?
Life in sanctuary: Will a mother’s sacrifice be worth it?
A Salvadorian immigrant faces the mental and physical repercussions of living in a Denver church.
Indigenous people are an indivisible part of America
Indigenous people are an indivisible part of America
The story of Thanksgiving is about coming to terms with a difficult truth: the American experiment came at a great cost to Native Americans.
Competition fosters computer skills in New Mexico schools
Competition fosters computer skills in New Mexico schools
Rural students learn how to code by participating in a supercomputing challenge.
Video: The end of snow
Video: The end of snow
A film explores how people will adapt to a future with less snow.
A majority of Montana counties face primary care shortages
A majority of Montana counties face primary care shortages
The gap in health care access is particularly acute in rural areas.
The people fighting to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The people fighting to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Under Trump, officials renew their push for American energy independence.
A young hunter moves past death threats from afar
A young hunter moves past death threats from afar
The Apassingok family reflects on a formative kill of a whale and the social-media backlash.
A rural school shrinks—but grows its digital toolkit
A rural school shrinks—but grows its digital toolkit
How educators brought internet access to New Mexican youth.
What the Clean Power Plan means for you
What the Clean Power Plan means for you
The U.S. Court of Appeals will hear arguments on the federal carbon plan in the coming weeks.
Video: Meet the Nevada rancher fighting to stay on his land
Video: Meet the Nevada rancher fighting to stay on his land
A Southern Nevada Water Authority transfer is intended to get water to Las Vegas but could dry up his business.
Video: Coal industry downturn rocks a Colorado mountain town
Video: Coal industry downturn rocks a Colorado mountain town
Former miners watch an iconic silo crumble, and discuss what it means for their community.
Will this desert community survive its water overdraft problem?
Will this desert community survive its water overdraft problem?
Borrego Springs, California, was founded on the promise of endless water. Now they must conserve — or else.
California relocates residents whose wells have gone dry
California relocates residents whose wells have gone dry
Residents explain why the new drought program may or may not work for them.
Millions in debt, a community wonders if its water source will provide
Millions in debt, a community wonders if its water source will provide
This master-planned community must keep building to survive, despite the drought.
Range riders track wolves in eastern Washington
Range riders track wolves in eastern Washington
Wolf-livestock conflicts have increased, and ranchers and environmentalists are gathering data to mitigate the clashes.
Innovation amid drought in the Sacramento Delta
Innovation amid drought in the Sacramento Delta
Checking in with a farmer who traded some of his water for long term survival.
Contaminated soil lingers where apples once grew in Washington
Contaminated soil lingers where apples once grew in Washington
Soil at hundreds of properties contains lead and arsenic that can lower children’s IQs and increase cancer risk.
Fresno, California, aims to recharge its dwindling groundwater
Fresno, California, aims to recharge its dwindling groundwater
Surface water projects give groundwater a break, in the state's fourth year of severe drought.
Wild Science: Will climate change force bees to miss flower season?
Wild Science: Will climate change force bees to miss flower season?
Scientists in Colorado investigate ominous climate risks for pollinators.
Wild Science: Migratory birds on the Great Salt Lake
Wild Science: Migratory birds on the Great Salt Lake
Scientists explore how phalaropes respond to less water and increased salinity.
Wild Science: Is climate change helping the Uinta ground squirrel?
Wild Science: Is climate change helping the Uinta ground squirrel?
Go behind the scenes of capturing and tracking this prolific species.
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