Yue Qiu was a News Application Fellow at ProPublica. She is a graduate of Columbia University with a dual degree in Journalism and International Affairs. Previously, she interned with The New York Times Shanghai Bureau.
Over the past decade, states across the country have been unwinding a century-old compact with America’s workers: A guarantee that if you are injured on the job, your employer will pay your medical bills and enough of your wages to help you get by. In all, 33 states have passed laws that reduce benefits, create hurdles to getting medical care or make it more difficult to qualify for workers’ comp.
One Chinese government agency is so proud of how well they censor the Internet that they put their feelings to music.
News applications fellow Yue Qiu reflects on her seven months on ProPublica's news apps team.
Use ProPublica’s reporting to see if your school district is under a court order to end segregation.
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The amount of crude oil being carried on America’s railroads has grown enormously in recent years. Though the routes taken by crude-bearing trains is hidden from the public, safety-incident data reveals some of the routes.
After a bruising legal fight, tobacco companies agreed in 1998 to compensate 46 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories for the health-related costs of smoking. Wall Street helped turn their annual payments into upfront cash by selling bonds to investors. Some of the deals included a form of high-risk debt, capital appreciation bonds, which obligated governments to pay out billions of their tobacco income in the future.