Investigating One of America’s Greatest Polluters
Alternative Schools and Accountability
Squandered Health Care Dollars
Tracking Unsolved Murders
How landlords sidestep tenant protections in New York City.
ProPublica and The Virginian-Pilot are exploring the effects of the chemical mixture Agent Orange on Vietnam veterans and their families, as well as their fight for benefits.
How politics and government really work, and why they don’t.
The disappearance of a 6-year-old New York boy has mystified and frustrated police for decades. The trial of his alleged killer ended with a hung jury, a dozen people who spent 18 days unsuccessfully trying to reach unanimity.
A landmark 1998 settlement with Big Tobacco awarded states billions of dollars a year to offset the health-care costs of smoking. What seemed like a boon become a debt trap for many state and local governments when they used it to promise investors billions in the future in exchange for cash advances.
Reporting on the Red Cross
The Transformation of Consumer Debt
ProPublica's Nina Martin reporting on American systems and institutions — from schools to hospitals to prisons — that fail or mistreat people on the basis of their gender or sexuality.
Lost Wages, High Injury Rates, Few Benefits
What Doctors Are Prescribing
A trove of internal government documents shows the regime of Bashar al-Assad trying to get cash and choppers from Russia.
Investigating America’s racial divide in education, housing and beyond.