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A.C. Thompson has been a reporter for 12 years, mostly in the San Francisco Bay area. In 2006-2007, he was an investigative reporter for SF Weekly. For eight years before that he worked in a similar role for the San Francisco Bay Guardian. His work has also appeared in a number of national magazines. His work received the George Polk Award for local reporting in 2005. Thompson is co-author of the book Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA’s Rendition Flights.
March 8, 6:36 p.m.ProPublica’s Documenting Hate project recorded more than 330 reports of anti-Semitic incidents during a three-month span, from early November to early February.
Feb. 8, 11 a.m.Assault rifles, body armor, a possible kill list, but not much attention when feds arrested a white man they said was bent on “race war.”
Feb. 6, 9 a.m.Some Christian groups have no problem protecting people from crimes driven by racial or religious hatred. They just draw the line at sexual orientation.
Jan. 24, 1:42 p.m.In a survey of 50,000 teens, some 70 percent reported abusive behavior across months of a notably angry presidential campaign.
Dec. 19, 2016, 12:51 p.m.A brutal beating; a terrible murder. Seeking motives in a divided America.
Dec. 13, 2016, 3 p.m.A conversation with a scholar of America’s extreme right
Nov. 23, 2016, 5:58 p.m.Has Trump emboldened extremists? Some disquieting early returns.
Nov. 15, 2016, 3:36 p.m.There is considerable anxiety about the potential for violence after a bitter national election. The data kept on hate crimes won’t reassure anyone.
June 20, 2016, 8:01 a.m.As police scandals swirl in Northern California, a legislative effort to make the disciplinary records of officers available to the public comes up short.
May 31, 2016, 1:08 p.m.An advocacy group says ProPublica and Frontline’s reporting on the murders of Vietnamese-American reporters requires a renewed probe by the FBI.
April 13, 2016, 8 a.m.Before killing himself in Houston in 1988, Pham Dang Cuong was targeted by a violent anti-Communist group of former South Vietnamese military officers, according to interviews and records.
Jan. 6, 2016, 7:51 p.m.An old war comes to a new country.
Nov. 3, 2015, 11 p.m.ProPublica and Frontline reopen the investigation into a death squad run by former South Vietnamese military men that killed journalists, torched businesses and intimidated those who challenged its dream of re-starting the Vietnam War — all on American soil.
Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.An old war comes to a new country.
Nov. 3, 2015, 8:59 a.m.Không giống như các cuộc tấn công bạo lực chống nhà báo khác, những vụ ám sát này đã thu hút được khá ít sự chú ý. Hãy giúp ProPublica và Frontline điều tra
Nov. 3, 2015, 8:59 a.m.If you know anything about these murders or were a victim of political terrorism during this time, you can help our investigation by sending us a tip.
Nov. 3, 2015, 8:58 a.m.How we investigated the murders of five Vietnamese-American journalists.
Oct. 26, 2015, 3:23 p.m.ProPublica and Frontline reopen the investigation into a death squad run by former South Vietnamese military men that killed journalists, torched businesses and intimidated those who challenged its dream of re-starting the Vietnam War — all on American soil.
Oct. 2, 2014, 2:30 p.m.California, which has loosely regulated the assisted living industry for years, adopts measures that give advocates for the elderly modest hope.
Aug. 21, 2014, 1:14 p.m.Cost concerns may derail efforts by lawmakers and advocates to require more frequent inspections and a swifter response to allegations of abuse and neglect.
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