Investigative series

Adrift in the Atlantic, a boat of death and lost dreams

In 2021, at least seven boats appearing to be from northwest Africa washed up in the Caribbean and in Brazil. All carried dead bodies. For nearly two years, The AP worked to uncover the story of one of those doomed boats.

From Birth to Death: Black Americans and a lifetime of disparities

From birth to death, Black Americans fare worse in measures of health compared to their white counterparts.