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Firestone and the Warlord

Firestone and the Warlord

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Gov’t Data Sharpens Focus on Crude-Oil Train Routes

A ProPublica analysis of federal government data adds new details to what's known about the routes taken by trains carrying crude oil. Local governments are often unaware of the potential dangers they face.

Confession Ruled Admissible in Etan Patz Case

Pedro Hernandez's attorneys had argued that his interrogation was handled improperly and that he did not have the mental capacity to waive his rights against self-incrimination.

Podcast: Firestone’s Secret History in Liberia

Senior reporter T. Christian Miller talks about the ProPublica and PBS Frontline investigation.

‘That Wasn’t A Piece Of Meat … That Was My Son’ And More In MuckReads Weekly

‘That wasn’t a piece of meat … that was my son’ and more In #MuckReads weekly

New York Fed Chief Stands Firm Against Charges of Weak Oversight

Bank President William Dudley said supervision is stronger than ever, but Democratic senators were unconvinced: "You need to fix it, Mr. Dudley, or we need to get someone who will."

The Two Things That Rarely Happen After a Medical Mistake

Patients seldom are told or get an apology when they are harmed during medical care, according to a new study based on results from ProPublica's Patient Harm Questionnaire.

Federal Reserve Announces Sweeping Review of Its Big Bank Oversight

Ahead of Senate hearing on regulatory capture, the Federal Reserve Board wants to look at whether the views of examiners are being heard by higher-ups.

Charter School Chain Finally Discloses Salaries — With One Missing

It's the latest round in a fight between North Carolina regulators and a charter-school power broker who has tried to keep the financial details of his companies secret.

Discussion Transcript: Firestone and the Warlord

An archive of our post-film discussion of Firestone and the Warlord

Mixed Company: Sights and Sounds of Liberians and the Impact of War

Videos on the legacy left by Firestone on everyday Liberians.

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A guide to getting your programming questions answered on the Internet.

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Internal Survey Shows the Red Cross' Own Employees Doubt the Charity's Ethics

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