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Shutdown of Texas Schools Probe Shows Trump Administration Pullback on Civil Rights

The U.S. Department of Education was investigating why black students in Bryan, Texas, are almost four times as likely as white students to be suspended. Then Betsy DeVos took over.

The Waiting Game

The U.S. is supposed to be a safe haven for people fleeing persecution. But asylum-seekers face years of uncertainty when they arrive. Play this game to see how long you can last in their shoes.

Canary in the Coal Pond

New reports provide an unprecedented look at contaminants leaking from coal ash ponds and landfills. But the chasm between information and environmental protection may deepen thanks to a proposed Trump administration rollback.

How Asylum Works — And Doesn’t Work

Follow the path of immigrants fleeing violence or persecution, and get a glimpse into the complicated, evolving system designed to grant them refuge in the United States.

Welcome to America. Now, Figure It Out.

After fleeing persecution and violence, and being detained for months or more, some people who win asylum say they’re released without a clue about where to sleep or what government benefits they are entitled to.

Nonprofit Watchdog Group Shutting Down

Project Six is closing its doors following our story revealing conservative donors.

Jacksonville Sheriff Uses Misleading Data to Defend Pedestrian Ticketing

Sheriff Mike Williams has sought to counter the findings of racial disparities in pedestrian ticketing with his own set of numbers. They don’t add up.

Video: How IBM Is Quietly Pushing Out Aging Workers

Our latest in the Vox-ProPublica collaboration explores how IBM sidestepped age discrimination laws

A Short History of Threats Received by Donald Trump’s Opponents

The pattern goes beyond Stormy Daniels.

Chicago’s Gang Database Isn’t Just About Gangs

Why are the Black Panthers listed alongside street gangs?

ProPublica Reporter Talia Buford Co-Hosts “Hot Mess,” New PBS Digital Series on Climate Change

PBS Digital Studios launched today its new original YouTube program, “Hot Mess,” dedicated to explaining both the scientific impacts of climate change and how it impacts our daily lives.

Florida Moves to Shut Down For-Profit Residence After Finding Horrific Abuse and Neglect

ProPublica detailed a long pattern of mistreatment at Carlton Palms.

Chicago’s Gang Database Is Full of Errors — And Records We Have Prove It

Pushing 80 and still gangbanging?

“I Really Did Kill Those Babies”

Genene Jones, a Texas nurse long suspected of more than a dozen child murders decades ago but convicted of only one, allegedly confessed. The newly uncovered evidence emerged in a hearing today in which Jones attempted to have five murder charges against her dismissed.

The Company Michael Cohen Kept — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Long before Donald Trump’s attorney paid Stormy Daniels or had his office raided by the FBI, a pattern was established: The associates of Michael Cohen have often been disciplined, disbarred, accused or convicted of crimes.

We’re Hiring, a Lot. Here’s What We’re Looking For.

We’re looking for people with a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise.

Billion-Dollar Blessings

How Jerry Falwell Jr. transformed Liberty University, one of the religious right's most powerful institutions, into a wildly lucrative online empire.

ProPublica/NPR Collaboration a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting

The project, "Lost Mothers," is one of nine ProPublica Pulitzer finalists in 10 years of publishing.

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