The Latest: December 2013

Sports
Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 16

A total of 135 NFL players have been sidelined by a concussion during the 2013 season, and in Week 16, at least nine more appeared to go down with a head injury. (read more »)

Press Room
Coming in January on FRONTLINE

Next month, we'll go inside the government's insider trading investigation of the hedge fund industry as well as the "Secret State of North Korea." Plus a pre-Superbowl rebroadcast of our most-talked about film of 2013. (read more »)

Criminal Justice
Obama Commutes Sentences of Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Among them was Clarence Aaron, featured in FRONTLINE's 1999 film "Snitch." (read more »)

Business / Economy / Financial
SAC Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Trading Case

Michael Steinberg, the most senior employee to face trial in the government's sweeping investigation into insider trading at the giant hedge fund, has been found guilty on all counts by a federal jury in Manhattan. (read more »)

Inside FRONTLINE
FRONTLINE Wins duPont-Columbia Award for “Rape in the Fields”

A FRONTLINE investigation into the hidden reality of rape on the job among undocumented women has been honored with the 2014 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcast and digital news. (read more »)

Foreign Affairs / Defense
Four Guantanamo Detainees Sent Home in Recent Weeks

Six years after President Obama promised to shutter the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, his administration has picked up the pace on repatriating detainees. The only problem: not all of the prisoners want to go home. (read more »)

Sports
Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 15

A total of 125 NFL players have been sidelined by a concussion during the 2013 season, and in Week 15, at least seven more appeared to go down with a head injury. (read more »)

Social Issues
Remembering Newtown

In the past year, the Sandy Hook families and others — some friends, many strangers — established memorials, charities and other tributes to honor their loved ones. (read more »)

Criminal Justice
Former NOPD Officer Acquitted in Post-Katrina Police Shooting

It's the latest in a series of setbacks for federal prosecutors in New Orleans. (read more »)

Health / Science / Technology
Dental-Care Credit Card to Pay for Deceptive Practices

CareCredit, a major lender, was slammed for misleading customers about high-interest rates. (read more »)

Sports
Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 14

Head injuries sidelined 11 players this week -- four of whom entered the week already having dealt with concussions a combined 19 times before. (read more »)

Social Issues
How the Gun-Rights Lobby Won After Newtown

In the wake of Sandy Hook, the gun-rights lobby outspent, out-organized and out-maneuvered gun-control advocates at both the state and federal level. (read more »)

Biographies
Nelson Mandela’s Mixed Legacy on HIV/AIDS

As president, Nelson Mandela missed an opportunity to reshape attitudes about HIV and AIDS, says a member of the nation's Constitutional Court. (read more »)

Sports
Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 13

A total of 102 NFL players have been sidelined by a concussion during the 2013 season, and in Week 13, at least 11 more players appeared to go down with a head injury. (read more »)

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