ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be heard wailing as an agent jokes, “We have an orchestra here.”…
By Alec MacGillis, ProPublica
Congress has failed repeatedly to pass any gun-control measures after past calamities, even the 2012 massacre of 20 first-graders and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
By PBS NewsHour
Amid an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Facebook came under fire for its opacity on how it targets political ads. A few months ago, ProPublica released Political Ad Collector, a tool that crowdsources the job of…
By Talia Buford, ProPublica
Since Trump was elected, dozens of environmental rules have been either opened for reconsideration or overturned altogether. These regulations would have had far-ranging effects, from banning hazardous pesticides and offshore oil drilling to stopping coal-mining debris from being dumped into…
ProPublica reported this week that Facebook advertisers were able to target ads to "Jew-haters" and other users who belonged to anti-Semitic groups. This follows a recent announcement by the company that Russian propagandists had bought thousands of ads on the…
By Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman, ProPublica
Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations.
By Lisa Song, ProPublica
The EPA's Office of Research and Development has been at the front lines of virtually every environmental crisis. The Trump administration wants to cut its funding in half.
By Jeff Larson, Julia Angwin, ProPublica
The risks posed by the lax security, experts say, go well beyond simple digital snooping. Sophisticated attackers could take advantage of vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi networks to take over devices like computers or smart phones and use them to record…
By Peter Elkind, Special to ProPublica
The testimony came in Comey's first public explanation for revealing the existence of the emails days ahead of the 2016 election.
By Charles Ornstein, ProPublica
The federal government has proposed requiring that accreditors release reports on the problems they find during hospital inspections. Right now, the reports are secret.
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