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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.

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.

Widespread Problems With Group Home Agency Prompt City to Cut Ties

Boys Town becomes third agency to fail as New York City tries new model for juvenile offenders.

Are You a Vietnam Veteran? Help Us Investigate the Impact of Agent Orange

The U.S. military acknowledges the negative health effects of Agent Orange on Vietnam veterans — but what about their children?

Fraud Still Plagues Medicare Drug Program, Watchdog Finds

Medicare has increased oversight of its prescription drug program but many holes remain, allowing fraud and abuse to proliferate. Questionable practices were found at 1,400 pharmacies, which collectively billed Medicare $2.3 billion in 2014.

Headline Writing With an NYT Guru

Podcast: Kyle Massey on what catches readers’ attention, and why the “paper of record” never would have written, “Headless Body in Topless Bar.”

5 Tips for Donating After Disasters

After our investigation of the Red Cross' work in Haiti, readers have repeatedly asked us for tips on giving. Here are a few modest answers.

6 Tips for Protecting Your Communications From Prying Eyes

In an age of ubiquitous surveillance, there are still some things you can do to keep your communications private -- and not all of it is high-tech.

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