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How the Stock Market & U.S. Household Income Diverged After the 2008 Crash
To illustrate the disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street, FRONTLINE has charted the performance of two major stock indices against the growth of median household income in the U.S.
July 13, 2021
An ‘Epic Mistake’? Former NY Fed Exec Worries About Federal Reserve’s Ongoing COVID Response
A new documentary investigates the latest chapter in an economic experiment that has staved off financial collapse — but also has had unintended consequences, according to critics.
July 13, 2021
5 Things You May Not Know About Jerome Powell, Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve
Taking on the role of chair of the Federal Reserve in 2018 gave Jerome Powell both formal and informal power over the U.S. economy.
July 13, 2021
Who Is on the Federal Reserve Board?
The chair is the default face of the Fed — the one name the public typically knows. But the Federal Reserve Board of Governors is actually composed of seven members, all with equal votes.
July 13, 2021
"It starts with thoughts, then come the words. After the words come the acts. Then it’s too late. Once blood has flowed, it's too late."
ARMIN KURTOVIĆ, whose son Hamza was killed in an extremist attack in Hanau, Germany

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THE PEGASUS PROJECT Live Blog: Major Stories from Partners
A curated and regularly updated list of news articles from our partners in “The Pegasus Project,” a collaborative investigation among 17 journalism outlets around the world.
July 26, 2021
‘A disturbing shooting’: Salt Lake County district attorney says officer was justified in killing handcuffed man
An exasperated district attorney tried to get two points across at a Thursday news conference. The first is that as the law is currently written, Longman’s shooting was justified. The second is that Gill thinks the law should be changed. 
July 22, 2021
What Is the Fatemiyoun Brigade and Why Does It Make the Taliban Nervous?
Amid the withdrawal of U.S. troops, Taliban leaders claim Iran is mobilizing its proxy militia the Fatemiyoun for civil war within Afghanistan.
July 20, 2021
‘People Will Defend Themselves to Their Last Drop of Blood’: Is the U.S. Leaving Afghanistan on the Brink of Civil War?
An on-the-ground documentary reveals rising fears of civil war in an increasingly unstable Afghanistan, as well as an emerging threat as the U.S. departs: Iran’s growing influence.
July 20, 2021
'If You Raise a Voice, I Will Murder You': A Teen Girl in India Was Raped by a Politician. Then the Alleged Cover-Up Began.
Through the stories of two young women, a new documentary investigates how 'India’s Rape Scandal' has drawn police and politicians into controversy.
July 20, 2021
Cover-Up ‘Goes Beyond Anything I’ve Investigated Before,’ Says Correspondent Ramita Navai of ‘India’s Rape Scandal’
Correspondent Ramita Navai says politics and India’s caste system prevent women from coming forward — and result in consequences for those who do speak out.
July 20, 2021
Ralls Residents Face Uncertainty as the Rural Community's EMS is in Jeopardy
The residents of Ralls, TX are facing uncertainty as they are at risk of losing their Emergency Medical Service station.
July 20, 2021
Amid the U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan, 14 Documentaries Explore the Two-Decade War and Its Impact
Explore nearly two decades of reporting from FRONTLINE on America’s longest war — including a new documentary investigating the consequences of the U.S. withdrawal.
July 19, 2021