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Angolan Government, Companies and dos Santos Respond to The Luanda Leaks
What's happened so far since the first Luanda Leaks revelations.
January 21, 2020
How the Luanda Leaks Were Reported: Q&A
How the ICIJ made sense of hundreds of thousands of documents in the Luanda Leaks, built a reporting collaboration and continues its mission to “shine a light in dark places, to uncover broken systems.”
January 21, 2020
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The Luanda Leaks
As part of a worldwide investigation with the ICIJ, FRONTLINE examines how Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos became Africa’s richest woman.
January 21, 2020
As a New Governor Takes Office, Kentucky Pensions Still on the Brink
In March 2018, thousands of Kentucky teachers descended on the state’s capital to protest looming changes to their pensions: changes championed by the state’s controversial Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. “We’ll remember in November,” they chanted. In last month's closely contested governor’s race, they kept their promise.
December 10, 2019
After Deadly Fire, Regulators and Consumers Question PG&E Blackouts
PG&E says power cuts are the best way to prevent devastating wildfires during California’s most fire-prone time of year. Yet many of the company’s customers, watchdogs, and regulators say they are skeptical of the company’s motives. Two plans that have been proposed for the utility’s path out of bankruptcy include a clause allowing the company's financiers to renegotiate or back out if PG&E ignites another fire that burns more than 500 homes. A new tragedy could also hurt victims of previous fires.
November 15, 2019
Could the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Put Truckers’ Jobs in Peril?
An excerpt from “In the Age of AI” explores how self-driving freight trucks could impact drivers’ livelihoods.
November 5, 2019
How an AI Scientist Turned Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis Into a Tool to Save Lives
After she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Regina Barzilay helped build a predictive system that could save many thousands of lives each year.
November 4, 2019
Bob Murray Helped Shape Trump’s Energy Policies. Now, His Coal Company Is Facing Bankruptcy.
Murray’s early influence on energy and environmental policy within the Trump administration was chronicled as part of the 2017 FRONTLINE documentary, "War on the EPA."
October 29, 2019
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In the Age of AI
FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of artificial intelligence, from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the U.S. and China.
November 5, 2019
6 FRONTLINE Documentaries for Supreme Court-Watchers
To prepare for the Supreme Court's current term, we recommend brushing up on the issues with six FRONTLINE documentaries. 
October 15, 2019
The Great Recession and Its Continuing Impact: 8 Docs to Watch
Revisit a selection of FRONTLINE’s documentaries involving the financial crisis and its continuing fallout.
September 30, 2019