The Etan Patz murder trial is the latest test case for measuring the power of a confession, whether or not it's actually true.
Prosecutors acknowledge they accepted a guilty plea from an Australian man under a law that was passed after his alleged criminal conduct.
Prosecutors allege the state Assembly speaker made changes to rent regulation on behalf of a developer.
Long buried alongside hundreds of unknown U.S. soldiers in the Philippines, Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder is on his way home after a lawsuit by his family and an investigation by ProPublica and NPR.
Julia Angwin talks about her latest report on an advertising company using Verizon’s undeletable tracking number to respawn cookies that monitor mobile customers’ web browsing habits.
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Obama hailed the benefits of an open Internet in his State of the Union address. Here's what it is and how he's trying to make it happen.
Flaws in information submitted to Open Payments, a government database of financial relationships in the medical field, complicated our analysis.
Prompted by an investigation by ProPublica and NPR, Sen. Charles Grassley asks a Missouri nonprofit hospital to explain why it seizes the wages of thousands of its patients.
Many fear Texas case could gut the landmark Fair Housing Act.
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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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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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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An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn's services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.