Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.
ProPublica reports more details about the U.S. government’s contacts with David Coleman Headley, a central figure in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai and a one-time informer for the Drug Enforcement Administration. At least five times, relatives or associates of Headley’s warned the U.S. government that Headley was working with or training militants in Pakistan. Sebastian Rotella, senior reporter for Propublica, investigated why those warnings weren’t heeded.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.