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Officials Outraged After ‘Shocking’ Report on NYPD Kicking People Out of Homes

New York City officials said reforms were needed after our investigation showed that the police have been locking out residents who haven’t been charged with a crime.

How We Did Our Analysis of New York City Nuisance Abatement Cases

The New York Daily News and ProPublica looked at lawsuits brought by the City of New York targeting businesses and homes that the City claims are being used for illegal activities.

The NYPD Is Kicking People Out of Their Homes, Even if They Haven’t Committed a Crime

And it’s happening almost exclusively in minority neighborhoods.

ProPublica is Seeking a Director of Finance & Human Resources

The Director will report to the president of ProPublica and work closely with the organization’s leadership team and 50-person staff, as well as with its auditors. This is a very hands-on role, with no current direct reports, and likely no more than one in the foreseeable future.

ProPublica is Hiring a Newsroom and Office Assistant

ProPublica is seeking a bright, self-motivated and well-organized administrative professional to join the New York headquarters as the Newsroom and Office Assistant.

The FBI Checked the Wrong Box and a Woman Ended Up on the Terrorism Watch List For Years

As questions swirl around U.S. efforts to keep people with terrorism ties from entering the country, the story of Rahinah Ibrahim is a cautionary tale.

Supreme Court Back in Session on Race and America’s Classrooms

With the Supreme Court today rehearing an important affirmative action case, we resurface ProPublica’s noteworthy take on Fisher v. University of Texas.

Do Drugs Fund Terrorism?

The DEA says it has proof. But in court, most of it is staged by its own informants.

Terror in Little Saigon: An Objection and a Response

Our reporting with Frontline on an unsolved campaign of violence within the Vietnamese-American community has provoked passionate debate.

Decades After Disappearing From Australia, a CIA-Linked Fugitive is Found in Idaho

Michael Jon Hand was at the center of a decades-old mystery, an Australian bank called Nugan Hand with ties to American military and intelligence officials that defrauded depositors and investors and then collapsed.

N.Y.C. Landlords Flout Rent Limits — But Still Rake In Lucrative Tax Breaks

Help ProPublica and WNYC investigate how renters are being exploited under a housing program that will save developers $1 billion in property taxes this year.

Uber’s Surge Pricing May Not Lead to a Surge in Drivers

Uber’s surge pricing doesn’t necessarily increase the availability of rides. It just makes them more expensive.

How N.Y.’s Biggest For-Profit Nursing Home Group Flourishes Despite a Record of Patient Harm

The state’s “character-and-competence” reviews are supposed to weed out operators with histories of violations and fines— but regulators don’t always act on the full story.

Paul Ryan Reading Guide: The Best Reporting on the House Republican

We’re going beyond the horse race and gathering the best stories out there on Congressman Ryan and his positions.

Johnson & Johnson Emerges Victorious in Lawsuit on Tylenol’s Risks

Hundreds of cases are pending that involve claims that Tylenol has caused liver damage and deaths. The pain reliever’s maker won a jury verdict in the first.

Price Check: How Companies Value Body Parts

Benefits for the same body part can differ dramatically depending on which company you work for.

Reporting Recipe: How to Investigate Student Debt at Your College

Here are five stories you can do using ProPublica’s interactive database, Debt by Degrees. Each one comes complete with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.

ProPublica Is Hiring a Reporting Fellow

ProPublica is seeking a reporting fellow to join our newsroom and do great work.

ProPublica is Hiring a Data Fellow

ProPublica is seeking a Data Fellow to help research and produce the in-depth, data-driven investigations we’re known for.

The Color of Debt

The black neighborhoods where collection suits hit hardest

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