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10 Disturbing Things ProPublica Learned Investigating the Red Cross’ Sandy Relief Efforts

How did so much go so wrong? 10 disturbing findings from ProPublica's investigation.

The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster

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.

Coming Soon: The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster

There were two disasters after Superstorm Sandy. The one we know about: A storm that left thousands of people powerless, homeless, hungry. And the one we didn’t: The American Red Cross’ botched relief efforts.

NSA Documents Suggest a Close Working Relationship Between NSA, U.S. Companies

Documents describe "contractual relationships" between NSA and U.S. companies, as well as undercover operatives at some U.S. companies.

Private Donors Supply Spy Gear to Cops

There's little public scrutiny when private donors pay to give police controversial technology and weapons. Sometimes, companies are donors to the same foundations that purchase their products for police.

Update: Congressional Reaction, Goldman Changes Conflicts Policy

Keep on Pushing

Fifty years after Freedom Summer, two Mississippi sisters press the fight for voting rights.

Getting Sued Over Debt: Readers Tell Their Stories

Some describe their surprise when they were sued after falling behind on medical and credit card bills.

A Judge’s Status, Robed in Silence

Barry Kamins, a senior New York judge under investigation for ethical misconduct, is back on the bench while his case is handled in secret.

When Freedom Summer Landed in White America’s Living Rooms

An iconic civil rights print hung in one rural Maine home and helped shape a family’s commitment to justice.

Lobbyists Bidding to Block Government Regs Set Sights on Secretive White House Office

When Washington lobbyists fail to derail regulations proposed by federal agencies, they often find a receptive ear within the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, an arm of the White House Office of Management and Budget that conducts much of its business in secret.

U.S. Taxpayers Are Subsidizing Defense of Alleged Killers of Palestinian Teen

An Israeli group is raising money in the U.S. to support Israelis charged with or convicted of violence against Palestinians.

Dispatches From Freedom Summer

A variety of voices revisit the events and lessons of Mississippi’s long hot summer of 1964.

A Disappearing Planet

Today's extinction rates rival those during the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.

Should a Mental Illness Mean You Lose Your Kid?

Mindi has never harmed her daughter and is capably raising a son, but authorities took her daughter under a concept sometimes called "predictive neglect."

Secret To Success: a Derby Win and Racing’s Doping Addiction

Fifty years after the 1964 Kentucky Derby, revisiting the race and its implications for drugs in the Sport of Kings.

Weibo IPO Reveals a Company Struggling With Censorship

Weibo, "China's Twitter," started offering shares on NASDAQ yesterday. Its regulatory disclosures reveal a company's balancing act between censoring too much and too little.

Source Notes for ‘Segregation Now’

Nikole Hannah-Jones spent nearly a year reporting on the resegregation of Southern schools, including more than two months crisscrossing Alabama. Here are her source notes.

A Note to Our Readers on ‘Segregation Now’

'Segregation Now' focuses on the Tuscaloosa, Ala., city school district, and its fleeting experience with the challenges and virtues of integration. Here's why we decided to offer it to our readers in discrete chapters over three days.

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