This Scripps News documentary series takes viewers around the world, with correspondents diving into a new story in each episode — from a new generation of stunt workers changing Hollywood to the booming mezcal industry to scientists using AI tech to communicate with animals.
In Real Life: Voices of Nature
Can artificial intelligence really help us talk to the animals?
In Real Life: Ukrainian Sniper
Meet Emerald, the woman who stepped up to fight Russia’s invasion.
In Real Life: Mezcal Gold Rush
This Scripps News documentary series takes you into the heart of what is shaping our world.
In Real Life: Injected
Scripps News Investigates: Paramedic questions drug many say is ‘safe’ after his patient died.
In Real Life: RV Living
Join correspondent Cody LaGrow as he goes along for the ride with families embracing RV living and raising their children on the road.
In Real Life: Next Gen Stunts
Powering Hollywood's flashiest films behind the scenes, stunt workers push for better — and safer — working conditions.
In Real Life: Crypto Crash
What was behind the collapse of crypto giant FTX? And what does it say about other digital currencies, and the collision of tech and finance?
In Real Life: Post-Roe Limbo
Some patients seeking abortion services are traveling hundreds of miles to seek care.
In Real Life: Attacked Behind The Wheel
Women truck drivers say the companies they work for could do more to protect women from assault and harassment while on the road.
In Real Life: Plastic Time Bomb
A global exploration of microplastics' impact on our planet and on our health — and what scientists are doing to help fix the problem.
In Real Life: We Say Gay
This year, Florida passed the “Parental Rights In Education” bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” law.
In Real Life: Homeless Hero
This film offers an in-depth look at the homelessness crisis on America’s streets, with valuable perspective from people experiencing homelessness.
In Real Life: #SaveTheBees
Meet the people — from TikTok stars to scientists — trying to save the bees.
In Real Life: Tomorrow’s Wave
Surfers are using science to perfect and preserve waves.
In Real Life: America’s Wild Horse Problem
Almost 100,000 wild horses and burros roam the U.S.
In Real Life: The New Death
A new way to memorialize loved ones is challenging laws and raising big ethical questions.
In Real Life: Stranded At The Border
Newsy explores what life is like just across the border in Mexico, where people are living in dangerously poor conditions while seeking asylum.
In Real Life: Mining For Clean Power
From a mile deep in a Chilean mine to a new lithium boomtown in California, follow the global flow of minerals that power renewable manufacturing.
In Real Life: DIY Pharma
Newsy's original documentary series In Real Life brings us a firsthand look at the world of DIY pharmaceuticals.
In Real Life: Asylum
In a follow up to Newsy's original documentary "Asylum," Kate Grumke heads to El Salvador to examine the root causes of surging migration to the U.S.
In Real Life: HIV In The Deep South
Southern states account for 51% of new HIV cases in the nation. Mississippi is breaking down barriers and stigmas in an effort to reduce transmission.
In Real Life: Living With Wolves
Wolves are returning to the American West a century after they were nearly eradicated. But can they co-exist on a landscape now reshaped by humans?
In Real Life: The God Thieves
Join Nelufar Hedayat and Newsy's "In Real Life" for an exploration of the multi-billion-dollar trade in trafficked artifacts.
In Real Life: After The Fall
A journalist, an activist and a refugee give firsthand accounts of life in Afghanistan as the Taliban took over.
In Real Life: A Site Of Conscience
Alumni at a federally run boarding school acknowledge its troubled history, but maintain ties to other former students from the school's best days.
In Real Life: Home For Now
Thousands of Americans released from prison during the pandemic now face an uncertain future.
In Real Life: GMOsquitoes
The release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida gives hope of reducing the spread of disease while causing concerns among some citizens.
In Real Life: Blowout
Newsy traces the global path of American fossil fuels and their impact on profits and the planet.
In Real Life: Winesconsin
A shifting climate is changing where wine grapes can grow, and conditions are ripe for Wisconsin to become the new wine country.
In Real Life: Post-Trauma
Newsy's Joey Maiocco goes on a personal journey to treat his post-traumatic stress and help other war veterans find their own treatment.
In Real Life: Puerto Rico's Power Crisis
What's behind the rampant blackouts in Puerto Rico leaving millions of Americans in the dark?
In Real Life: Dark Skies
Newsy's Christian Bryant explores our relationship with light — from its impacts on wellness here on Earth to its shrouding of the stars above.
In Real Life: Grandpa's (TikTok) House
Content creation houses aren't always about the flash, cash and choreo. They can also be about family and authenticity.
In Real Life: Living With The Water
A new generation of American infrastructure aims to fight flooding and climate threats in innovative ways.