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ProPublica is Hiring an Education Reporter

ProPublica is looking for a reporter to cover great stories on education in America.

What Experts Are Saying About Surgeon Scorecard

What Experts Are Saying About Surgeon Scorecard

Key Questions We Considered in Creating Surgeon Scorecard

Here are 15 questions you are probably asking yourself about Surgeon Scorecard.

Coming Soon: ProPublica’s Surgeon Scorecard

ProPublica analyzed 2.3 million Medicare operations and identified 67,000 patients who suffered serious complications as a result: infections, uncontrollable bleeding, even death. Next week, we report the complication rates of 17,000 surgeons.

Wall Street Pension Bond Pitchbooks

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.

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.

Are You an Aspiring College Journalist of Color? Apply to Our Emerging Reporters Program

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.

Money as a Weapons System

How U.S. commanders spent $2 billion of petty cash in Afghanistan

‘Incommunicado’ Forever: Gitmo Detainee’s Case Stalled For 2,477 Days And Counting

The Senate torture report chronicled the CIA’s interrogation of high-profile detainee Abu Zubaydah, but the justice system’s treatment of his habeas corpus petition has largely escaped notice.

The Best Articles on the Era of Big Campaign Spending

Here are the best stories we've come across over the past few months about the ever-increasing role of money in politics.

Would You Take Our 2015 Reader Survey?

Level 14: Inside One of California’s Most Dangerous Juvenile Homes

Video: Inside One of California's Most Dangerous Juvenile Homes

How Much Water Do You Use? Help ProPublica Investigate Water Use in the U.S.

We want to know how you use water at home — and how what you actually use compares to government estimates

U.S. Acknowledges Conviction of David Hicks, Guantanamo Detainee, Should Not Stand

Prosecutors acknowledge they accepted a guilty plea from an Australian man under a law that was passed after his alleged criminal conduct.

Why Pharma Payments to Doctors Were So Hard to Parse

Flaws in information submitted to Open Payments, a government database of financial relationships in the medical field, complicated our analysis.

Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill

An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn's services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.

Hotter Than Lava

Every day, police toss dangerous flashbang grenades during raids, with little oversight and horrifying results

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