By Maura Webber Sadovi - additional reporting from Paula Seligson, Maria Chutchian, and Farhin Lilywala Minnesota dairy farmers Amanda and Derek Zigan are still paying for a bold bet they made when dairy prices were flying high. The couple built

By Maria Chutchian Keith Wofford is not a fan of “wise guys.” They pop up frequently in recollections of his career as a corporate bankruptcy lawyer, often in the form of a debt-ridden company’s management. Now, as the Republican

By Maria Amante and Maryellen Tighe Thirty-three days after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, Gloria Irizarry and her family moved to Connecticut. Irizarry loved her job as a grade school teacher at John F. Kennedy School in Santa

by Seth Brumby, Javier Balmaceda, and Xavira Neggers Crescioni Ana Isabel Valle stumbled out of her house at dawn’s break on September 21, the day after Hurricane Maria devastated her Hato Rey, San Juan neighborhood. As Valle walked to

by Kyle Younker and Taylor Harrison HUNTINGTON, West Virginia – Jeffrey Stevens* hit rock bottom early last year when he was arrested in his birthday suit. Strung out on painkillers and methamphetamines, his bare feet aching, Stevens, an unemployed, 13-year veteran