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Sen. Grassley Demands Red Cross Disclose Haiti Spending — And Gives Them a Deadline

The “disappointed” Judiciary Committee chairman wants a detailed breakdown of spending on projects, overhead and other issues.

In Rare Step, Workers at California Group Home Unionize

Frontline employees at a San Francisco home for some of California’s most troubled children bid for better pay and a greater role in treatment.

May It Displease the Court: Race and Justice Sotomayor

A book on Justice Sotomayor reveals the bruising backstory to the Texas affirmative action case set to be heard again this fall.

Picturing the Drought

Documenting the water crisis in the West, a photographer confronts distress, beauty and man’s complicity.

A Soldier on the Mob Beat

Podcast: Jerry Capeci, Gang Land columnist and longtime reporter for the New York Daily News, on how he began exclusively covering the mob.

Transparency Program Obscures Pharma Payments to Nurses, Physician Assistants

New data on drug and device company payments to doctors largely excludes nurse practitioners and physician assistants, though they play an ever-larger role in health care. One advanced-practice nurse pleaded guilty last month to taking drug company kickbacks.

As Hollywood Lobbied State Department, It Built Free Home Theaters for U.S. Embassies

Four U.S. Embassies got upgraded screening rooms last year, paid for by the lobbying arm of the big studios. The industry and the government say there were no strings attached.

New Dollars for Docs

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies paid billions to doctors from late 2013 through 2014, new data shows. Search for your doctor in our interactive database.

A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps Docs’ Finances Okay

New data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn't.

About the Dollars for Docs Data

Details behind our drug company money database.

What Chris Christie Didn’t Say at His Campaign Kickoff

The New Jersey governor pledges to “tell it like it is,” but his fiscal record and rhetoric don’t line up.

Justice Alito Defends Lethal Injection Expert Who Did His Research on Drugs.com

The expert ended up prompting a back-and-forth between Supreme Court justices, who narrowly upheld use of a lethal injection drug.

Reporting on Risky Bond Deals

Podcast: Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers of the Chicago Tribune talk about a painful reckoning for the city after decades of papering over budget shortfalls with big debts.

How States Are Fighting to Keep Towns From Offering Their Own Broadband

North Carolina and Tennessee are the latest states to side with telecoms, which have long lobbied against allowing cities to become Internet providers.

Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law

The authors of the 1968 Fair Housing Act wanted to reverse decades of government-fostered segregation. But presidents from both parties declined to enforce a law that stirred vehement opposition.

California’s Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis. Here’s What You Need to Know

Why do I keep hearing about the California drought, if it's the Colorado River that we're "killing"? The West's water crisis explained.

#WaterTalk: Can Big Data Help Solve the Drought? Join our Water Rights Debate

Water Talk is a series of conversations about how we’re “Killing the Colorado,” a multi-part investigation from ProPublica and Matter that tells the truth behind the water crisis in the West.

Alberto Salazar Disputes Allegations — Some of Which Were Never Made

In a lengthy response to stories by ProPublica and the BBC, Salazar addresses the allegations of former athletes and staff that he broke drug rules.

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