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Jan. 9, 11:51 a.m.Prompted by an investigation by ProPublica and NPR, Sen. Charles Grassley asks the charity to explain how it has used donations from the public.
Dec. 11, 2014, 1:51 p.m.Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.
Dec. 4, 2014, 6:18 p.m.The charity is now resting its claim of 91 cents of donations going to services on the idea that donations include not just money but also "donations of blood."
Dec. 4, 2014, 8:23 a.m.The charity and its chief executive, Gail McGovern, have long said 91 cents of every dollar donated goes to aiding those in need. Except it’s not true.
Nov. 13, 2014, 10 a.m.Survey results obtained by ProPublica also show a crisis of trust in the charity's senior leadership.
Oct. 29, 2014, 4 a.m.After Superstorm Sandy, Americans opened their wallets to the Red Cross. They trusted the charity and believed it was up to the job. They were wrong.
Aug. 15, 2014, 10 a.m.The charity has released some new details on how it spent over $300 million raised after the storm.
Aug. 4, 2014, 3:26 p.m.Aides to the governor have used private accounts, which can help hide communications on public business, despite state rules barring the practice.
July 16, 2014, 11 p.m.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.
June 26, 2014, 10:38 a.m.The charity is fighting our public records request for information on how it raised and spent money after the superstorm.
June 20, 2014, 11:17 a.m.The measure was inserted into a defense appropriations bill and approved on a voice vote.
May 27, 2014, 10:40 a.m.The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sought details on how the charity spent donations after the super-storm, but the information was never released.
May 23, 2014, 3:55 p.m.Amendment would remove requirement that the National Institute of Standards and Technology consult with the NSA on encryption standards
May 5, 2014, 8:53 a.m.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo entered office promising unprecedented transparency, but his aides' use of email offers quite a different picture
April 11, 2014, 9:46 a.m.Donors gave $312 million after the storm, but it’s not clear how exactly the money was spent.
Jan. 30, 2014, 1:22 p.m.The department revealed the names following scrutiny last year on Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
Dec. 28, 2013, 11:35 a.m.A new ruling supporting the NSA's metadata surveillance program points to the 9/11 report as evidence for the necessity of such a program. Except the 9/11 report doesn’t contain the evidence the judge says it does.
Dec. 18, 2013, 6:43 p.m.A panel of experts appointed by President Obama says the U.S. government should get out of the business of weakening technology used to secure communications.
Dec. 9, 2013, 6:59 a.m.Snowden documents show intelligence agencies conducting surveillance and grabbing data in virtual worlds.
Nov. 13, 2013, 8:58 a.m.Earlier this year Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin drew scrutiny for working at the State Department and a consulting firm at the same time. The agency is mum on who else had such an arrangement.
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