How Residents in a Rural Alabama County Are Confronting the Lasting Harm of Segregation Academies

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Former Far-Right Hard-Liner Says Billionaires Are Targeting Texas Public Education

"When Courtney Gore ran for a seat on her local school board in 2021, she warned about a movement to indoctrinate children with “leftist” ideology. After 2 1/2 years on the board, Gore said she believes a much different scheme is unfolding: an effort by wealthy conservative donor … | Continue reading


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Even When a Cop Is Killed With an Illegally Purchased Weapon, the Gun Store’s Name Is Kept Secret

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Mississippi Lawmakers Move to Limit the Jail Detentions of People Awaiting Mental Health Treatment

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IRS Audit of Trump Could Cost Former President More Than $100 Million

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Georgia Promised to Fix How Voter Challenges Are Handled. A New Law Could Make the Problem Worse.

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Plastic, Plastic Everywhere — Even at the UN’s “Plastic Free” Conference

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Looking Up an NYPD Officer’s Discipline Record? Many Are There One Day, Gone the Next.

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This School for Autistic Youth Can Cost $573,200 a Year. It Operates With Little Oversight, and Students Have Suffered.

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Ten Years After the Flint Water Crisis, Distrust and Anger Linger

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“The Right Way”: From Venezuela to Juárez and New York to Denver, One Family’s Asylum Journey

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Sports Team Owners Face New Scrutiny From IRS Over Tax Avoidance

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EPA Proposes Ban on Pesticide Widely Used on Fruits and Vegetables

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Transgender Care Coverage Policies in North Carolina and West Virginia Are Discriminatory, Court Rules

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Philips Agrees to Pay $1 Billion to Patients Who Say They Were Injured by Breathing Machines

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States Across the Country Are Reforming Guardianship. New York Is Not One of Them.

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The Louisiana Town Where a Traffic Stop Can Lead to One Charge After Another

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Texas Appeals Court Throws Out Defamation Lawsuit Against ProPublica, Houston Chronicle

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Despite Outcry Over Seclusion at Juvenile Detention Centers, Tennessee Lawmakers Fail to Pass Oversight Bill

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10 Times as Much of This Toxic Pesticide Could End Up on Your Tomatoes and Celery Under a New EPA Proposal

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New Legislation Would Expand Access to Disaster Relief, Provide Help With Titles for Large Number of Black Landowners

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The Family Photographs That Helped Us Investigate How a University Displaced a Black Community

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Netanyahu Resists U.S. Plan to Cut Off Aid to Israeli Military Unit

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The Big Burnout: Life on the Front Lines of America’s Wildfires

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A Powerful Atlanta Movie Executive Praised for His Diversity Efforts Shared Racist, Antisemitic Sentiments in Texts

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The Flooding Will Come “No Matter What”

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After Decades of Imprisoning Patients, Idaho Approves Secure Mental Health Facility

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A ProPublica Lawsuit Over Military Court Access Moves Forward

From my colleagues: "ProPublica has “plausibly alleged that the issued guidelines are clearly inconsistent with Congress’ mandate.” This is most apparent, the judge said, in the allegation that the Navy denies the public access to all records in cases that end in acquittals." Pro … | Continue reading


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New York’s Guardianship System Is Broken. Will Lawmakers Pay for a Modest Fix?

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What You Should Know About “Toddler Milk” and How It’s Marketed to Parents

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In Georgia, Inadequate Housing Can Mean Significantly Longer Stays in Foster Care

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Nearly Two Years After Uvalde Massacre, Here Is Where All the Investigations, Personnel Changes Stand

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Inside the Historic Suit That the Gun Industry and Republicans Are on the Verge of Killing

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Idaho Legislature Approves $2 Billion for Schools to Repair and Replace Aging Buildings

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Lawmakers Ignored Warnings About New York’s Broken Guardianship System for Decades. Here’s How They Can Fix It.

by Jake Pearson ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Three decade … | Continue reading


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Utah Child Care Providers Are Struggling. Lawmakers Haven’t Helped.

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An Expert Who Has Testified in Foster Care Cases Across Colorado Admits Her Evaluations Are Unscientific

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“It Feels Impossible to Stay”: The U.S. Needs Wildland Firefighters More Than Ever, but the Federal Government Is Losing Them

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New EPA Rule to Slash Cancer-Causing Emissions From Sterilization Facilities

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Customer Service Company That Worked With Disney, Comcast Will Pay $2M to Workers to Settle Lawsuit Over Pay Practices

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New York Trusted This Company to Care for the Sick and Elderly. Instead, It Left People Confused and Alone.

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Walmart Bought a Finance App and Reduced Fraud Protections. Guess What Happened Next?

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At Seattle’s Boeing Field, Real-Time Video Offers a Rare Glimpse of America’s Troubled Deportation Flights

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Bedbugs, Rats and No Heat: How One Woman Endured a Decade of Neglect in New York’s Guardianship System

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Massachusetts’ Highly-Touted Push to “Significantly Reduce” Affordable Housing Vacancies Barely Made a Dent

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Michigan Lawmaker to Introduce Bill Requiring State Health Plans to Cover Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatments

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Syphilis Is Killing Babies. The U.S. Government Is Failing to Stop the Disease From Spreading.

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Lawmakers Could Limit When County Officials in Mississippi Can Jail People Awaiting Psychiatric Treatment

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