Daniel A. Gross, Business Insider

Daniel A. Gross

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Past articles by Daniel:

ICE has no plan to vaccinate 13,860 immigrants in its custody against COVID-19. Here's how one of the US's most at-risk groups is falling through the cracks.

An Insider investigation has found no comprehensive plan to vaccinate nearly 14,000 ICE detainees, even though public-health experts say it's the right thing to do. → Read More

Governor Cuomo, Pardon This Man

Tyrone Abraham served his time. His story shows what happens when a state’s criminal justice system collides with federal immigration enforcement. → Read More

A Collection of 13 Eclectic Collections

A baker's dozen of our favorite hoards, from puzzles to gospel records to dog books. → Read More

The Many Lives of Demogorgon, From Scribal Error to 'Stranger Things'

How vague and various descriptions made a medieval mistake into a lasting horror. → Read More

Lev's Gathering Place – Waco, Texas

Discover Lev's Gathering Place in Waco, Texas: A musical sanctuary that preserves gospel’s Golden Age, tucked inside a library at Baylor University. → Read More

Berkeley Tool Lending Library

Discover Berkeley Tool Lending Library in Berkeley, California: Check out a shovel along with your Shakespeare. → Read More


Why The Herero Of Namibia Are Suing Germany For Reparations

They were twice the targets of systematic racism — an "extermination order" by German colonizers, then brutal segregation by South Africa. They're still fighting to regain what they lost. → Read More


Ben Mirin beatboxes with bird calls

A birdwatcher and beatboxer combines his two passions to make a totally original sound. → Read More

The Troubling Practice of Turning Semi-Trailers Into Jails

Facing a shortage of space for inmates, Missouri's Greene County Jail opted to build an insta-prison in the parking lot. Is that OK? → Read More

Inside a Prefab Missouri Jail Made of Semi-Trailers

Repurposed shipping containers and semi-trailers are finding a new life—as jails. → Read More

A Tiny New York Town With Not One, But 5 Indie Bookstores

The village of Hobart, home to fewer than 500 people, serves as a modest reminder that books can change people and places. → Read More


How German 'wood detectives' protect endangered species

A laboratory in Hamburg tries to catch illegal importers in the act. → Read More


Harry Truman’s grandson impersonates the former president and considers the age of Trump

Clifton Daniel used to dislike living in his grandfather Harry Truman’s shadow. Now, he’ll play him onstage. → Read More


The grandson of a man who bombed Hiroshima celebrates an anti-nuclear Nobel Peace Prize

Ari Beser's grandfather helped bomb Hiroshima. Now he's part of the movement to abolish nuclear weapons. → Read More


Massachusetts's iconic cranberry bogs leave a legacy of environmental damage

Farmers reckon with the environmental costs of an annual Thanksgiving tradition. → Read More


Merkel's party wants to deport migrants to Afghanistan, but this refugee says it's unsafe

A German far-right party won parliamentary seats after campaigning against policies that welcomed refugees. One of those refugees, Ahmad Wali Temory, hopes to preserve the policies that brought Afghans like him to the country. → Read More

Now available at your local library: non-books

Cake pans, binoculars, toys, neckties, even guitars are available at libraries, as the institutions become a different kind of public resource. → Read More


Can a nuclear explosion be peaceful? US scientists used to think so.

Fifty-five years ago, scientists created the largest man-made crater in America. Milo Nordyke was there. → Read More


Drawing comics of Nazis taught this US author what fascism really looks like

Jason Lutes grew up in Montana, speaks no German, and grew up sheltered from stories of war. But for two decades, he has been drawing a comic book about the rise of fascism in Berlin. → Read More

This Giant Buddha Is Filled With 125,000 Smaller Buddhas

There are more Buddhas than people in the capital of Bhutan. → Read More