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Uncovering Texas’ Strategy to Slash Much-Needed Special Education Services

Podcast: The Houston Chronicle found that Texas quietly pushed school districts to pare the number of students receiving special education services. The move saved billions of dollars but deprived tens of thousands of students of needed help.

The Hidden Toll of Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Podcast: Tens of thousands of Americans die every year because of infections they pick up in hospitals, but the medical community is barely keeping track.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s Charity Claims

Podcast: Donald Trump says he has personally donated millions to charity in recent years. Rather than debunking his claims, Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold set out to prove them true – and still hasn’t been able to.

Inside an International Court of Money and Mystery

Podcast: BuzzFeed’s Chris Hamby tells us how he dug into the murky world of global dispute resolution court.

Hacking the American College Application Process

Podcast: How a team of reporters uncovered a culture of cheating among East Asian college prep companies

Uncovering a $1 Billion Deal to Detain Unauthorized Immigrants

Podcast: Chico Harlan discusses his investigation into private immigrant detention centers.

When USA Gymnastics Turned a Blind Eye to Sexual Abuse

Heresy: A Reporter Investigates Evidence That Jesus Had a Wife

Podcast: How journalist Ariel Sabar tied a former pornographer to an alleged forgery scheme that rocked the highest echelons of biblical scholarship.

An Overdue Examination of Detroit’s Forgotten Rape Kits

Podcast: Anna Clark speaks about her investigation for Elle Magazine into Detroit’s backlog of rape kits.

Doctors in Danger: How the Assad Regime is Targeting Syrian Physicians

Podcast: Ben Taub of the New Yorker describes the shadow network of doctors that has emerged out of the Syrian conflict.

Rough Passage: Reporters Find Abuse, Neglect and Death Aboard Private Prison Vans

Podcast: Eli Hager and Alysia Santo of the Marshall Project discuss their many months investigating the prison van industry.

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