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T. Christian Miller joined ProPublica in 2008 as a senior reporter. He spent the previous 11 years reporting for the Los Angeles Times. His work included coverage of the 2000 presidential campaign and three years as a bureau chief for the Times, responsible for 10 countries in South and Central America. Earlier in his career he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle and the St. Petersburg Times.
He has received the George Polk Award for Radio Reporting, the Dart Award for Coverage of Trauma, the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporters and Editors award for online reporting, two Overseas Press Club awards, a Livingston Award for Young Journalists, the John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Reporting and a certificate of recognition from the Daniel Pearl awards for outstanding international investigative reporting. In addition, Miller was given a yearlong Knight Fellowship in 2011 to study at Stanford University. Miller is the author of Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq. He is currently based in Berkeley, CA.
Oct. 20, 2:03 p.m.Hundreds of cases are pending that involve claims that Tylenol has caused liver damage and deaths. The pain reliever’s maker won a jury verdict in the first.
Oct. 14, 11:43 a.m.Internal company documents that have emerged in a New Jersey trial make clear that marketing for Tylenol did not convey doctors’ concerns about its risks.
Sep. 21, 7 a.m.Filings from a lawsuit, scheduled to go to trial today in Atlantic City, describe a previously unreported lobbying campaign by McNeil Consumer Healthcare to protect its iconic painkiller.
Aug. 12, 7 a.m.Flow restrictors can help prevent children from taking too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, which can cause liver damage if taken in high doses.
July 30, 5 a.m.For roughly 30 years the FBI has virtually ignored a system meant to help cops track the behavioral patterns of violent criminals.
July 15, 11:08 a.m.After an investigation by the Toronto Star, Canada’s top health agency considers whether to lower the maximum recommended daily dose of the active ingredient in Tylenol and other painkillers.
May 6, 2:35 p.m.The FBI for the first time acknowledges the investigation of the 1992 killing of five American nuns in Liberia is again part of an active case.
April 9, 8:07 p.m.Former NFL star Darren Sharper has agreed to plead guilty to rape and attempted rape charges. The New Orleans Advocate gets the details of the deal.
April 8, 7 a.m.ProPublica and The New Orleans Advocate investigate how a former NFL star's rape spree could have been curtailed.
March 12, 9:55 a.m.During a bitter strike in the 1990s, the United Steelworkers of America found Firestone supported warlord Charles Taylor, but never released its findings.
Feb. 13, 4:23 p.m.Many of those accused of unspeakable brutality during Liberia’s civil war have never been formally tried.
Dec. 31, 2014, 9:59 a.m.In an interview with ProPublica, Christopher Vambo, a former lieutenant to Charles Taylor, acknowledged that the brutal 1992 killings might have happened under his command.
Nov. 18, 2014, 9:20 a.m.In the first detailed examination of the relationship between Firestone and Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, this ProPublica/Frontline investigation lays bare the role of a global corporation in a brutal African conflict.
Feb. 27, 2014, 10:41 a.m.Federal regulators’ announcement that they will examine the regulation of non-prescription drugs such as acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, follows a ProPublica investigation.
Jan. 20, 2014, 9 a.m.Flow restrictors -- safety valves that cost pennies per bottle -- could save thousands of kids from being rushed to emergency rooms each year, but most children’s medications still don’t have them.
Jan. 16, 2014, 12:16 p.m.Federal drug regulators are moving to enforce a ban on prescription drugs with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. But you’ll still be able to buy pills that contain up to twice that dose over-the-counter at the gas station or grocery store.
Dec. 30, 2013, 9 a.m.Safety valves that cost pennies per bottle could save thousands of kids from being rushed to emergency rooms each year. A doctor has campaigned to have the devices added to all liquid medicines, but so far he’s had limited success.
Sep. 23, 2013, 10:35 a.m.Most Americans know that overdosing can be dangerous but many wrongly think it’s safe to mix drugs containing acetaminophen, a nationwide poll found.
Sep. 20, 2013, 8:55 a.m.We explore the data behind figures showing how many people die from overdosing on acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol.
Sep. 20, 2013, 8:54 a.m.Many common over-the-counter drugs contain acetaminophen. Taking more than one at the same time increases your chance of “double-dipping” -- accidentally overdosing.
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