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A Brutal Loss, but an Enduring Conviction

Rita Bender, 22 when her husband Michael Schwerner was killed by the Klan in Mississippi in 1964, says challenges remain in the fight for racial justice.
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Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

A new kind of tracking tool, canvas fingerprinting, is being used to follow visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.

California Halts Injection of Fracking Waste, Warning it May Be Contaminating Aquifers

State’s drought has forced farmers to rely on groundwater, even as California aquifers have been intentionally polluted due to exemptions for oil industry.

We’re Still Not Tracking Patient Harm

Top patient-safety experts call on Congress to step in and, among other steps, give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wider responsibility for measuring medical mistakes.

Who Advised Cuomo on Mortgage Industry Investigation? A Mortgage Lobbyist

Howard Glaser was brought on to help then-Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on his mortgage industry investigation. Glaser was working for the industry at the same time.

In Desegregation Case, Judge Blasts School Officials and Justice Department

A federal judge in Alabama says local school board has failed to meet legal mandate to integrate.

Podcast: Dispatches from Freedom Summer

ProPublica's Nikole Hannah-Jones shares the backstory to her personal essay, "Ghosts of Greenwood," and why she chose to highlight the city's violent past.

Have You Ever Been Sued Over a Debt? Help ProPublica Investigate Collection Practices

We’re reporting on how consumers are affected by the confusing new system of debt collection. Do you have a story to share?

Why Are Obstetricians Among the Top Billers for Group Psychotherapy in Illinois?

Illinois leads the country in group psychotherapy sessions in Medicare, and some top billers aren’t mental health specialists. The state’s Medicaid program has cracked down, but federal officials have not.

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Pentagon Report Finds Litany of Problems with Effort to Recover MIAs

A draft inspector general report found that the mission lacks basic metrics for how to do the job – and when to end it.

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Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

A new kind of tracking tool, canvas fingerprinting, is being used to follow visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.

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We’re Still Not Tracking Patient Harm

We’re Still Not Tracking Patient Harm

Top patient-safety experts call on Congress to step in and, among other steps, give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wider responsibility for measuring medical mistakes.

See entire series »

Senator Asks OSHA About Temp Worker Buried Alive In Sugar

Senator Asks OSHA About Temp Worker Buried Alive In Sugar

In a letter to OSHA, U.S. Senator Robert Casey asks whether the agency has the tools to ensure that temp workers are protected in the workplace.

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Why Are Obstetricians Among the Top Billers for Group Psychotherapy in Illinois?

Why Are Obstetricians Among the Top Billers for Group Psychotherapy in Illinois?

Illinois leads the country in group psychotherapy sessions in Medicare, and some top billers aren’t mental health specialists. The state’s Medicaid program has cracked down, but federal officials have not.

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Restraints

How public school kids across the nation are being pinned down and held their against their will.

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Meet the Groups Fighting Against Limits on Restraining School Kids

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