Henry, the teenager, gave me more access than any source has ever allowed me. And given his youth and vulnerable position, I often wondered if it was too much. But he wanted his story told.
Warren Buffett Recommends Investing in Index Funds — But Many of His Employees Don’t Have That Option
The billionaire investor has long praised the virtues of putting money in low-fee index funds, but many of his companies don’t offer such funds in workers’ retirement accounts. It’s a problem shared by millions of Americans.
There are hidden problems in the safety net, including extra cash for people who have kids late in life. Here are some of the most unfair examples, along with some simple ways to fix them.
Saying ‘nothing will change’ has empowered the NRA and ignores its declining punch.
Reports have examined the lag in examining Hillary Clinton’s emails just before the 2016 election. But the question inside the FBI wasn’t whether to reveal the emails quickly — it was whether it was proper to reveal them at all.
People in the state took a chance that I would resist stereotypes and report an important truth about the crisis in mental health resources.
Republicans claim they’re fixing a tax loophole that benefits wealthy money managers. Don’t believe them.
America may get its border wall. It just might have to do without a lot else.
How we broke a story about U.S. banks exploiting a tax loophole that cost German taxpayers $1 billion a year — and why you should care.
Some readers are using a ProPublica database to search for doctors who freely prescribe opioid painkillers, raising questions.
Experts accuse the Mexican government of thwarting its investigation of a student massacre and torturing suspects, but the top story in a prominent Mexican newspaper is about standing up to Trump.
Why more newsrooms should embrace crowd-powered journalism.
A little-remembered incident helped establish the notion that news organizations could and should preserve their independence from advertisers.
New rules put forward by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would have a major impact on the high-cost loan industry. But if history is any guide, lenders will quickly find some loopholes.
The ability to reach a much wider universe of sources gives reporters a powerful new tool — if they know which questions to ask.
ProPublica reporters Justin Elliott and Jesse Eisinger took questions about their investigation into the Red Cross and its Sandy relief efforts on Reddit, Facebook and in the story’s comments.
More than two years ago, a ProPublica series showed that white applicants were far more likely to receive clemency than comparable applicants who were black. Since then, the government has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a study, but the pardons system remains unchanged.
Our health reporter Charles Ornstein takes a test drive using the federal government's new website for drug and device payments. He finds it virtually unusable.