Stories by Lazaro Gamio

Chart: The "red flags" for top Trump officials

Most of the vetting files had a section called "red flags," where the vetting team noted concerns about potential top officials. Axios categorized them all — for the nearly 100 people whose vetting documents we received.

Data: Axios analysis; Chart: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

What happens when a migrant child crosses the border

Illustrations: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

Since October of last year, border patrol has arrested almost a quarter of a million child migrants who crossed the border alone or with their family, a Customs and Border Protection official told Axios.

Why it matters: The U.S. immigration system is not set up to handle this surge of young migrants mostly from Central American nations — and it's breaking down.

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Capturing carbon, illustrated

Illustrations: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

Capturing carbon dioxide emissions is probably unavoidable to address climate change, but the technology to do it is still in its infancy, expensive and not broadly understood.

The intrigue: We're here to show you something none of us can really see — CO2 emissions are invisible to the naked eye — and the technology that's just getting off the ground. Keep reading to see an illustrated description of the main ways CO2 can be captured.