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When a Wildlife Rehab Center Regulates Charter Schools: Inside the Wild World of Charter Regulation

Charter school “authorizers” are charged with making sure schools can be trusted with kids and with public money. Problem is, many lack the tools to do the job.

Red Cross Demands Corrections to Our ‘Misleading’ Coverage. Here’s Our Response

The Red Cross' response comes months after our initial coverage, which we stand by.

In Complicated Patz Case, Informant Could Testify About Suspect Not on Trial

The defense in the Patz murder trial will argue another man is more likelier the killer of the young boy. Jack Colbert might help make that case.

Podcast: An Expert’s Take on a High-Profile ‘Suicide’ in Argentina

Sebastian Rotella on the death of a powerful Argentine prosecutor and the ways a long history of corruption stokes suspicions of foul play.

A History of Violence: Accusations But No Justice in Liberia

Many of those accused of unspeakable brutality during Liberia’s civil war have never been formally tried.

Internet Censorship in China: We’ll Sing it for You

One Chinese government agency is so proud of how well they censor the Internet that they put their feelings to music.

Connecticut Schools Pin Down and Restrain ‘Staggering’ Number of Kids

A new state report found one public school student was restrained more than 700 times in one year.

Judge in Patz Case Forced to Justify Secrecy Decisions

News organizations ask New York appellate court to force judge to unseal hearings on evidence and jurors in famous missing child case.

Alberto Nisman and Argentina’s History of Assassinations and Suspicious Suicides

Whether the crusading prosecutor's death is found to be a suicide or homicide, many Argentines probably won't believe it. The past has taught them to always look for the sinister explanation.

Virginia Passes Bill to Rein in Restraints of School Kids

Many schools in the state still have no policies or rules around pinning kids down.

Podcast: Uber’s Dodgy Drunk Driving Study

Ryann Grochowski Jones discusses the flaws in Uber's recent drunk driving report.

Housing Enforcement Group Sues M&T Bank for Discrimination

The unusual lawsuit draws on secret videotapes and recordings to argue that the bank's loan officers discriminated against blacks, Latinos and Asians who applied for mortgages.

Unapproved, but Used in Surgery

A firm sold 18,000 knee-replacement tools before the government called a halt.

Huge Prescriber of Risky Antipsychotic Drug to Plead Guilty to Taking Kickbacks

Dr. Michael Reinstein has been the subject of two ProPublica investigations. For years, even while under federal investigation, he prescribed more of the drug clozapine than any other doctor in the United States.

Sen. Warren, Rep. Cummings Press Federal Reserve For Details of Leak Investigation

In a letter to the Fed, they say "public has a right to know" what happened after potentially market-moving information found its way into a private newsletter in 2012.

One Year, 2,000+ Downloads: Here’s How Our Data Store Is Doing

A year after we launched it, here’s what our Data Store looks like.

The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke

Werner Koch's code powers the email encryption programs around the world. If only somebody would pay him for the work.

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