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Rules Frozen by Trump Could Melt Away Without a Trace

In one of his first acts, the president put dozens of pending regulations on hold that affect everything from train safety to drone flight paths. His administration is unlikely ever to enact them.

These For-Profit Schools Are ‘Like a Prison’

Camelot Education takes the students that public schools have given up on. But some current and former students say its discipline goes too far.

For New York Families in Custody Fights, a ‘Black Hole’ of Oversight

Critics say a state office’s professed inability to review the work of mental health experts in Family and Matrimonial Court leaves children at risk.

Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts

State officials are following up on a ProPublica report last month that Orlando uses alternative charter schools to boost ratings and hide dropouts.

How the Trump Administration May Be Skirting Its Own Ethics Rules

The hiring of three former lobbyists to work in the White House raises questions about how the Trump administration is enforcing the president’s executive order on ethics.

Despite Federal Law, Some Rural Hospitals Still Turn Away Women in Labor

Thirty years ago, a law was passed to ensure hospitals treated women in labor. Inspection reports show that doesn’t always happen, especially at rural hospitals that have eliminated obstetric units.

5 Trump Cabinet Members Who’ve Made False Statements to Congress

Attorney General Jeff Sessions isn’t alone.

Map: Bomb Threats to Jewish Community Centers and Organizations

A timeline of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers and other organizations

Trump Said He Made $21 Million in Income From His New York Contracts. He Actually Made a Lot Less.

The president’s 2016 federal financial disclosure lists gross receipts for his dealings with New York City. If you subtract expenses and fees, the amount he earned from the deals is much smaller.

Justice Department Changes Position on Texas’ Discriminatory Voter ID Law

The DOJ, now overseen by Jeff Sessions, is walking back years of effort aimed at limiting the harmful effect of state voter ID measure on minorities.

White House Power Player Jared Kushner Is Keeping Parts of His Real-Estate Empire

Given Kushner’s vast portfolio as an adviser to the president, it’s not clear how he’s going to avoid issues that could affect his bank account. The Trump administration has declined to give details.

A Closer Look: ‘The Best and the Brightest,’ Steve Bannon and Us

We are honored to report that the daughter and son-in-law of David Halberstam, one of the greatest reporters of the 20th century, have decided to donate to ProPublica the royalties for 2017 from increased sales of Halberstam’s landmark book, “The Best and the Brightest.”

The Breakthrough: How Reporters Really Use Unnamed Sources

Podcast: The most influential reporting on the Trump administration has relied on unnamed sources. Here’s the story behind them.

I Cover Hate. I Didn’t Expect It at My Family’s Jewish Cemetery.

The vandalizing of a Jewish graveyard in St. Louis becomes a very personal entry in our “Documenting Hate” database.

Big Pharma Quietly Enlists Leading Professors to Justify $1,000-Per-Day Drugs

As it readies for battle with President Trump over drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry is deploying economists and health care experts from the nation’s top universities. In scholarly articles, blogs and conferences, they lend their prestige to the lobbying blitz, without always disclosing thei

Mexican Official Says Deporting Non-Mexicans to Mexico Is a ‘Non-Starter’

On the eve of a meeting between Mexico’s President Peña Nieto and American officials, Mexican officials emphatically rejected the latest Trump administration immigration proposal.

CIA Cables Detail Its New Deputy Director’s Role in Torture

Gina Haspel, President Trump’s choice for the CIA’s number two position, was more deeply involved in the torture of Abu Zubaydah than has been publicly understood, according to newly available records and accounts by participants.

In Their Own Words: CIA Cables Document Agency’s Torture of Abu Zubaydah

A trove of recently released cables and Zubaydah’s own declassified account describe what happened when the al Qaeda suspect was held at secret prison.

When Evidence Says No, But Doctors Say Yes

Years after research contradicts common practices, patients continue to demand them and doctors continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatment.

Wells Fargo Places L.A. Exec on Leave Amid Rate-Lock Fee Inquiry

The bank is investigating a ProPublica report that its Los Angeles region improperly charged customers for delays that were its own fault. The problem extends beyond Los Angeles County, current and former employees now say.

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