Ahead of the November midterms, we take stock of the state of voting rights across the country.
By charging higher prices for generic drugs that treat certain illness, health insurers may be violating the spirit of the Affordable Care Act, which bans discrimination against those with pre-existing conditions.
Critics say the 1968 federal law that allows collectors to take 25 percent of debtors' wages, or every penny in their bank accounts, is out of date and overly harsh.
Pedro Hernandez confessed two years ago to killing the 6-year-old. Now a judge will decide whether it's admissible.
Reporter Cezary Podkul on why states’ deals with investors yielded money upfront but problematic debts later.
A new study provides the first-ever tally of how many employees lose up to a quarter of their paychecks over debts like unpaid credit card or medical bills and student loans.
Some describe their surprise when they were sued after falling behind on medical and credit card bills.
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On the twentieth anniversary of the assault weapons ban, a look at why politicians and the public support a policy that showed no evidence of saving lives.
After more than 800 days behind bars, the man accused of killing Etan Patz will have his confession evaluated by a judge.
ProPublica investigates the threats to privacy in an era of cellphones, data mining and cyberwar, including how citizens are digitally tracked by governments and corporations.
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Never-before-released government prescription records shows that some doctors and other health professionals across the country prescribe large quantities of drugs known to be potentially harmful, disorienting or addictive for their patients. And officials have done little to detect or deter these hazardous prescribing patterns.
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Temp employment is climbing to record levels following the Great Recession. The system benefits brand-name companies but harms American workers through lost wages, high injury rates, few if any benefits, and little opportunity for advancement.
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Do you know a child who has been forcibly restrained or secluded at school? Help us investigate by sharing your story.
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