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Feds Call for More Scrutiny of Nursing Home Errors Involving Blood Thinner

Inspectors are being asked to pay greater attention following analysis showing mistakes resulting in injuries and deaths.
Amid Drought, California Experiments With Leasing Water Rights
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What ProPublica is Doing About Diversity

ProPublica is working hard to increase the diversity of our workplace. Here’s what we’re up to.

The FBI Built a Database That Can Catch Rapists — Almost Nobody Uses It

For roughly 30 years the FBI has virtually ignored a system meant to help cops track the behavioral patterns of violent criminals.

Georgia is Segregating Troublesome Kids in Schools Used During Jim Crow

A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.

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

Critics claim our analysis of surgical complications is flawed. We disagree. For the first time, patients can see a surgeon’s record – and use it to help make their best choice.

Photos: Baltimore in the Wake of Freddie Gray

In the tumult following Freddie Gray’s death, a young photographer documented life in a city under siege.

FDA Examines Whether MRI Drugs Accumulate in Brain Tissue

The agency says doctors should consider limiting MRIs to reduce exposure from certain image-enhancing drugs that contain the metal gadolinium.

Senator to Red Cross: Where’s the Transparency on Haiti?

“I still have a lot more questions for the Red Cross,” said Sen. Charles Grassley.

Judges Revive Claim that AT&T Overcharged Schools for Internet Service

A lawsuit can proceed against the company for allegedly failing to offer the required discounts to schools and libraries, says an appeals court.

When It Comes to Patient Safety, There’s A Problem. ProPublica’s Patient Safety Chat Recap

On Friday at 11 a.m. EST, spinal surgeon Dr. Charles Mick and the ProPublica reporters on #SurgeonScorecard will take your questions about patient safety.

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Senator to Red Cross: Where’s the Transparency on Haiti?

Senator to Red Cross: Where’s the Transparency on Haiti?

“I still have a lot more questions for the Red Cross,” said Sen. Charles Grassley.

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Amid Drought, California Experiments With Leasing Water Rights

Amid Drought, California Experiments With Leasing Water Rights

California’s cities need water. Its farmers have it. Could leasing rights to it solve the crisis responsibly?

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

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

Critics claim our analysis of surgical complications is flawed. We disagree. For the first time, patients can see a surgeon’s record – and use it to help make their best choice.

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Insult to Injury

Driven by big business and insurers, states nationwide are dismantling workers’ compensation, slashing benefits to injured workers and making it more difficult for them to get care. Meanwhile employers are paying the lowest rates for workers’ comp insurance since the 1970s.

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Injured Worker in ProPublica/NPR Story Testifies Before Illinois Legislature

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Level 14

How a home for troubled children came undone and what it means for California’s chance at reform.

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In Rare Step, Workers at California Group Home Unionize

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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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Senator to Hospitals: Stop Suing Poor Patients

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