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Net Neutrality May Face an Uphill Battle If History Tells Us Anything

The FCC’s current net neutrality proposal is just its latest attempt at regulating Internet companies, but there have been others.
New York City Lays Out Limits on Restraints And Suspensions
Newly Discovered Evidence is Latest Surprise in Patz Case
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Podcast: When Those We Report On Complain

Lessons from our point-by-point refutation of the Red Cross’ request for corrections, and Does Donald Trump use email?

When a Wildlife Rehab Center Regulates Charter Schools: Inside the Wild World of Charter Regulation

Charter school “authorizers” are charged with making sure schools can be trusted with kids and with public money. Problem is, many lack the tools to do the job.

In Complicated Patz Case, Informant Could Testify About Suspect Not on Trial

The defense in the Patz murder trial will argue another man is more likelier the killer of the young boy. Jack Colbert might help make that case.

Podcast: An Expert’s Take on a High-Profile ‘Suicide’ in Argentina

Sebastian Rotella on the death of a powerful Argentine prosecutor and the ways a long history of corruption stokes suspicions of foul play.

A History of Violence: Accusations But No Justice in Liberia

Many of those accused of unspeakable brutality during Liberia’s civil war have never been formally tried.

Internet Censorship in China: We’ll Sing it for You

One Chinese government agency is so proud of how well they censor the Internet that they put their feelings to music.

Connecticut Schools Pin Down and Restrain ‘Staggering’ Number of Kids

A new state report found one public school student was restrained more than 700 times in one year.

Judge in Patz Case Forced to Justify Secrecy Decisions

News organizations ask New York appellate court to force judge to unseal hearings on evidence and jurors in famous missing child case.

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Losing Ground

Scientists say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history—the rapid land loss occurring in the Mississippi Delta—is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion. ProPublica and The Lens explore why it’s happening and what we’ll all lose if nothing is done to stop it.

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Reporting From the Youngest Land in the World

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Fed Tapes

A confidential report and a fired examiner’s hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street’s top regulator — and its history of deference to some of the country’s biggest banks.

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Sen. Warren, Rep. Cummings Press Federal Reserve For Details of Leak Investigation

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Red Cross Demands Corrections to Our 'Misleading' Coverage. Here's Our Response

Red Cross Demands Corrections to Our 'Misleading' Coverage. Here's Our Response

The Red Cross' response comes months after our initial coverage, which we stand by.

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A History of Violence: Accusations But No Justice in Liberia

A History of Violence: Accusations But No Justice in Liberia

Many of those accused of unspeakable brutality during Liberia’s civil war have never been formally tried.

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Unforgiven

The way lenders and collectors pursue consumer debt has undergone an aggressive transformation in America. Collectors today don’t give up easy, often pursuing debts for years. It’s now routine for companies to sue debtors, then seize their wages or the cash in their bank accounts. For many people, these changes have profoundly affected their lives.

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Senator to Hospitals: Stop Suing Poor Patients

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Dispatches from Freedom Summer

In 1964, whites and blacks joined to, as some put it, drag Mississippi back into the United States. Violence erupted. Lives were lost. But change was wrought, too.

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Keep on Pushing

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Internet Censorship in China: We’ll Sing it for You

Internet Censorship in China: We’ll Sing it for You

One Chinese government agency is so proud of how well they censor the Internet that they put their feelings to music.

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