Justice Department Charges Ex-IRS Consultant With Leaking Tax Information to News Organizations

A DOJ statement appears to refer to IRS data that ProPublica has used to publish multiple stories on thousands of wealthy Americans. ProPublica maintains it does not know the source of the information.

With Shutdown Looming, Biden Calls Out Speaker McCarthy for a “Terrible Bargain” With MAGA Republicans

In a wide-ranging video interview being published Sunday, the president also addressed broad threats to democracy, ethical concerns about the Supreme Court and more.

ProPublica and Partners Named as Finalists for Two Scripps Howard National Journalism Awards

Anchorage City Commissioner Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining $1.6 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Her Charity

Despite a history of fraud allegations, Rosalina Mavaega and her husband received one of the city’s largest awards under the American Rescue Plan Act. Prosecutors say the couple spent the funds buying cryptocurrency and on other personal uses.

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With Every Breath

What You Need to Know About the Philips Respironics CPAP Recall

We found answers to some of the most critical questions about the ongoing recall of millions of CPAP machines, ventilators and other breathing devices.

The Long Burn

Life in Limbo: Victims of New Mexico’s Biggest Wildfire Wait for Checks From the Federal Government to Rebuild

Congress set aside $4 billion to compensate victims after the U.S. Forest Service accidentally set the largest wildfire in state history. The vast majority of victims haven’t been paid, and many can’t rebuild until they are.

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Federal Scrutiny, Plunging Revenue Plague a Private College’s Attempt at a Turnaround

Baker College once was Michigan’s largest private nonprofit school, built on questionable promises of employment and cost. But a new school year brings a fresh host of financial and reputational problems.

With Every Breath

How We Investigated the Recall of Millions of Philips Breathing Machines

An international team of reporters reviewed thousands of records and interviewed insiders to expose what went wrong in the global corporation.

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Help ProPublica and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Investigate the Recall of Philips Respironics Breathing Machines

If you’ve reported a death or injury or struggled to get a device replaced, we’d like to hear about your experience with the company.

With Every Breath

Philips Kept Complaints About Dangerous Breathing Machines Secret While Company Profits Soared

Tainted CPAP machines and ventilators went to children, the elderly and at least 700,000 veterans despite internal warnings. Company insiders said the devices posed an “unacceptable” risk.

Chaos at the School Board

This Security Guard Enforced a School District’s Mask Mandate. He Ended Up Facing a Criminal Charge.

Parents protested a mask mandate at a Webster, New York, school board meeting. After Ken Mancini tried to enforce the policy, a parent he ejected pressed charges for harassment.

State of Disrepair

Idaho creó un fondo de $25 millones para reparar escuelas en mal estado. ¿Por qué nadie lo utiliza?

Hace aproximadamente una década, un distrito escolar acudió al estado en busca de fondos para reparar sus edificios en ruinas y obtuvo una fracción de lo que pidió. Desde entonces, ningún otro distrito ha hecho siquiera una solicitud.

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The TurboTax Trap

TurboTax Parent Company’s Latest Argument Against Free Tax Filing: It Will Harm Black Taxpayers

Articles published around the country repeat Intuit’s assertion — sometimes almost word for word — that the upcoming IRS pilot program would hurt Black Americans. A researcher whose work is cited by Intuit says the company is misstating her findings.

The Cleanup of Seattle’s Only River Could Cost Boeing and Taxpayers $1 Billion. Talks Over Who Will Pay Most Are Secret.

The company once described the Duwamish, one of the country’s most contaminated waterways, as “a natural collector” for its wastes. The Port of Seattle and Boeing accuse each other of failing to pay their fair shares for the cleanup.

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Massachusetts to Launch 90-Day Push to Fill Vacant State-Funded Apartments

The initiative follows a WBUR-ProPublica investigation that found nearly 2,300 unoccupied units, despite an enormous waitlist.

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