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Trusted Health Sites Spread Myths About a Deadly Pregnancy Complication

From the Mayo Clinic to Harvard, sources don't always get the facts right about preeclampsia. Reached by ProPublica, some are making needed corrections.

A Fatal Accident Leads to Broader Questions About NYC Trash Hauler’s Operations

A ProPublica inquiry sparked by the death of a motorist in Brooklyn shows the trash company involved is headquartered on land owned by someone banned from the industry years ago.

Defense Inspector General to Investigate Military's Toxic Open Burning

The inquiry will evaluate whether the polluting practice is legal, and whether contractors have proper oversight.

ProPublica Named Finalist for 10 ONA Awards

The ONA Awards honor excellence in digital storytelling and distribution.

ProPublica Hires Data Reporter Jeff Ernsthausen

ProPublica announced today that Jeff Ernsthausen will be joining its staff as a data reporter.

Did You Go to a Washington Nationals Game With Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh?

Trump’s pick is a baseball fan who racked up considerable debt buying season tickets. Help us figure out who went with the nominated judge.

What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? Authorities Change the Rules.

Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after an appeals court ruled that federal agencies neglected to follow environmental protections.

“Walking While Black” Wins 3 Awards in Florida Society of News Editors Contest

The Florida Society of News Editors honored “Walking While Black,” a collaboration between ProPublica and the Florida Times-Union, with three first-place awards in its annual journalism contest.

ProPublica Wins Two NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards

Two ProPublica projects have been honored with the National Association of Black Journalists’ 2018 Salute to Excellence Awards.

Famed Houston Surgeon Updates Conflict-of-Interest Disclosures

ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle reported in May that Dr. O.H. “Bud” Frazier had often failed to disclose his payments from medical device makers in articles he authored. Since then, he’s amended his disclosures for three pieces in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Deadnamed

The way cops in Jacksonville and other jurisdictions investigate the murders of transgender women adds insult to injury and may be delaying justice.

When Mapping the Many Disparities in Chicago, It Can Feel Like It’s the Same Story Being Told

But maps can turn personal experiences into powerful evidence.

Have You Had Problems Changing Your Name or Gender Marker?

We’re investigating the barriers transgender and gender-nonconforming people face in changing their name or gender marker on government-issued IDs.

Election 2016 Gets a Report Card

A report out today by the MIT Election Lab finds signs of progress and evidence of protest.

Congress Works for You. Here’s How to Be a Better Boss.

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What’s the City of Chicago Doing About Its Problem With Duplicate Sticker Tickets?

Seven weeks after the city pledged to address the issue, drivers are still on the hook — and now Chicago’s ticketing practices are becoming an issue in the mayor’s race.

Democrats Vow Investigation of VA’s Shadow Rulers After ProPublica Story

“This situation reeks of corruption and cronyism,” said the top Democrat on the House veterans committee.

Have You Donated or Helped to Collect Birth Tissue?

ProPublica is seeking your help in finding out how birth tissue donated by mothers is used in research and by industry.

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