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Top Tobacco Bond Banker Departs Barclays

Kym Arnone handled more than $40 billion in deals in which states and other governments borrowed against income from the landmark tobacco legal settlement of 1998.
Foes Dive for Discarded Records in Abortion Clinic Dumpsters
Small Group Goes to Great Lengths to Block Homeschooling Regulation

Small Group Goes to Great Lengths to Block Homeschooling Regulation

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Homeschooling Regulations by State

Homeschooling has been legal throughout the United States for about 25 years, but regulations vary dramatically across the country. Use our map to compare how laws vary by state.

Activists Pursue Private Abortion Details Using Public Records Laws

Across the country, those who support abortion rights and those who oppose them are feuding in court over how much information should be disclosed about women undergoing abortions. Supporters say there’s no margin for error. Opponents say it’s about ensuring quality care.

The Best Defense Is Good Offense: DOJ Challenges Local Public Defense Programs

Court filings bring national attention to local funding issues.

‘No Place for a Kid to Go’

In Long Beach, California, a group home for troubled children sinks into crisis.

How Yelp is Evolving in the Era of Big Data

Podcast: ProPublica senior reporter Charles Ornstein talks with Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman about our new partnership around health data.

ProPublica Partners With Beacon to Promote Workers’ Comp Reporting

Today, ProPublica is teaming up with the journalism crowdfunding site Beacon to encourage more coverage of workers' comp across the country.

How to Investigate Workers’ Comp In Your State

With this Reporting Recipe, we want to make it easier for journalists to find and report stories on changes in workers' comp policies and the impact on local workers.

Treatment Tracker

We've updated our database of Medicare’s payments to individual doctors and other health professionals serving the 49 million seniors and disabled in its Part B program.

Show Me a Hero: a Q&A With David Simon

“The Wire” creator and former Baltimore Sun reporter talks about a historic public housing fight, race and what makes white people go “batshit, batshit crazy.”

ProPublica’s ‘Get Involved’ Aims to Spur More Crowd-Powered News

With Knight Foundation support, ProPublica plans to open up more of its crowdsourcing and reporting resources to other newsrooms.

Speed Bumps: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Cheaters in Track and Field

A cache of leaked blood tests showed hundreds of track athletes have recorded results “suggestive of doping.” With the 2015 world track championships about to start, a look at why anti-doping tests are so ineffective.

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Unforgiven

The way lenders and collectors pursue consumer debt has undergone an aggressive transformation in America. Collectors today don’t give up easy, often pursuing debts for years. It’s now routine for companies to sue debtors, then seize their wages or the cash in their bank accounts. For many people, these changes have profoundly affected their lives.

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Company That Sued Soldiers Closes Its Stores

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Patient Safety

More than 1 million patients suffer harm each year while being treated in the U.S. health care system. Even more receive substandard care or costly overtreatment. Our ongoing investigation of patient safety features in-depth reporting, discussion and tools for patients.

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Editor’s Note: ‘Dr. Abscess’ and Why Surgeon Scorecard Matters

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Killing the Colorado

The Colorado River is dying – the victim of legally sanctioned overuse, the relentless forces of urban growth, willful ignorance among policymakers and a misplaced confidence in human ingenuity. ProPublica investigates the policies that are putting this precious resource in peril.

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Amid Drought, California Experiments With Leasing Water Rights

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Red Cross CEO Tried to Kill Government Investigation

Red Cross CEO Tried to Kill Government Investigation

Despite public vows of transparency, CEO Gail McGovern lobbied a congressman to spike an inquiry by the Government Accountability Office.

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ProPublica Partners With Beacon to Promote Workers’ Comp Reporting

ProPublica Partners With Beacon to Promote Workers’ Comp Reporting

Today, ProPublica is teaming up with the journalism crowdfunding site Beacon to encourage more coverage of workers' comp across the country.

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‘No Place for a Kid to Go’

‘No Place for a Kid to Go’

In Long Beach, California, a group home for troubled children sinks into crisis.

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