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Database: Look Up Your Doctor

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies paid billions to doctors from late 2013 through 2014, new data shows. Search for your doctor in our interactive database. Explore the app

A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps Docs’ Finances Okay

New data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn’t. Read the story

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Reporting on Risky Bond Deals

Podcast: Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers of the Chicago Tribune talk about a painful reckoning for the city after decades of papering over budget shortfalls with big debts.

How States Are Fighting to Keep Towns From Offering Their Own Broadband

North Carolina and Tennessee are the latest states to side with telecoms, which have long lobbied against allowing cities to become Internet providers.

Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law

The authors of the 1968 Fair Housing Act wanted to reverse decades of government-fostered segregation. But presidents from both parties declined to enforce a law that stirred vehement opposition.

California’s Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis. Here’s What You Need to Know

Why do I keep hearing about the California drought, if it's the Colorado River that we're "killing"? The West's water crisis explained.

Alberto Salazar Disputes Allegations — Some of Which Were Never Made

In a lengthy response to stories by ProPublica and the BBC, Salazar addresses the allegations of former athletes and staff that he broke drug rules.

Widespread Problems With Group Home Agency Prompt City to Cut Ties

Boys Town becomes third agency to fail as New York City tries new model for juvenile offenders.

Are You a Vietnam Veteran? Help Us Investigate the Impact of Agent Orange

The U.S. military acknowledges the negative health effects of Agent Orange on Vietnam veterans — but what about their children?

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California's Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis. Here's What You Need to Know

California's Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis. Here's What You Need to Know

Why do I keep hearing about the California drought, if it's the Colorado River that we're "killing"? The West's water crisis explained.

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Insult to Injury

Driven by big business and insurers, states nationwide are dismantling workers’ compensation, slashing benefits to injured workers and making it more difficult for them to get care. Meanwhile employers are paying the lowest rates for workers’ comp insurance since the 1970s.

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Injured Worker in ProPublica/NPR Story Testifies Before Illinois Legislature

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5 Tips for Donating After Disasters

5 Tips for Donating After Disasters

After our investigation of the Red Cross' work in Haiti, readers have repeatedly asked us for tips on giving. Here are a few modest answers.

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Widespread Problems With Group Home Agency Prompt City to Cut Ties

Widespread Problems With Group Home Agency Prompt City to Cut Ties

Boys Town becomes third agency to fail as New York City tries new model for juvenile offenders.

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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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What We Still Don’t Know About the Fed’s Leak Investigation

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Firestone and the Warlord

In the first detailed examination of the relationship between Firestone and Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, this ProPublica/Frontline investigation lays bare the role of a global corporation in a brutal African conflict.

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Unsolved Killing of American Nuns in Liberia an Open Case Again

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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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