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A Death in Slow Motion

James “Lee” Lewis arrived at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center on New Year’s Day to get a new heart. He died three months later after a failed transplant and nearly 20 follow-up surgeries and procedures.

The U.S. Considered Declaring Russia a State Sponsor of Terror, Then Dropped It

After an attack on a former spy, the State Department pondered placing that label on Putin’s government. Instead, the Trump administration continued a longtime U.S. policy of treating Russia as a partner in fighting terrorism even as evidence of its misbehavior mounts.

How Do We Prevent Typos and Other Errors From Appearing in Our Stories?

We don’t always, but we sure try. A lot of eyes on a story helps.

ProPublica Wins Three Deadline Club Awards

Three ProPublica projects won Deadline Club awards in the annual contest honoring the best work by journalists in the New York City area.

You’re Entitled to Government Transparency

Public records laws and enforcement aren’t perfect. Your demand for improving them matters.

How a Typical Government Leak Turned Into a Three-Way War Between Comey, McCabe and Trump

Two former allies, James Comey and Andrew McCabe, have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned a critical investigation. That means one of them has to be lying — as President Trump is happy to tweet to the world.

“Trump, Inc.” Live: From “The Art of the Deal” to the Dossier

The hosts of “Trump, Inc.” held a live show in New York City to discuss Donald Trump’s businesses. And we had a trivia contest.

ProPublica, ProPublica Illinois Win Three Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards

The awards honor exemplary business news reporting published in 2017.

Federal Watchdog Launches Investigation of Age Bias at IBM

After a ProPublica story spotlighting IBM’s practices in shedding older workers, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission consolidated age discrimination complaints against the company from around the country.

At St. Luke’s in Houston, Patients Suffer as a Renowned Heart Transplant Program Loses Its Luster

The hospital and its legendary surgeon Denton Cooley performed some of the world’s first heart transplants back in the 1960s. In recent years, though, it has had some of the worst heart transplant outcomes in the country.

As Wait for New Heart Got Longer, Patient Grew Sicker

Baylor St. Luke’s in Houston was known for handling complex heart transplants. But when Travis Hogan was a patient there, he didn’t know that the program was undergoing a series of dramatic changes. He never got his heart.

Help Us Investigate Care at the Texas Medical Center

If you’re a patient, doctor, administrator, vendor or visitor, we’d like to hear from you about your experience at the largest medical complex in the world.

Police Are Mislabeling Anti-LGBTQ and Other Crimes as Anti-Heterosexual

ProPublica sent public-records requests to more than 50 police departments that reported anti-heterosexual hate crimes to the FBI. None of the reports we could track down actually included evidence of hate crimes against straight people.

At a Killer’s Sentencing, Native Americans Talk of Both Healing and Enduring Suspicions

A white man in Washington state got 7 1/2 years for a killing some said was fueled by hate.

ProPublica Illinois Wins Four Awards from Chicago Headline Club

The recognitions included the 2017 Watchdog Award for Excellence in Public Interest Reporting, one of the highest honors from the largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

New Commissioner Says FTC Should Get Tough on Companies Like Facebook and Google

Citing lax treatment of corporate malefactors, Rohit Chopra calls for the FTC to impose more significant penalties when companies violate its orders.

Group to Send Lawyers to Help Incarcerated Teens

Controversy at youth facility in southern Illinois sparks a nonprofit to act.

Takeaways From Our Urbana-Champaign Free Street Theater Journalism Workshop

1. More participation from people of all ages. 2. ‘Chambana’ isn’t a thing. 3. It’s way more than a college town.

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