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Doctor Who Advocated “Unethical” Care of Vegetative Patient Is Placed on Leave

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. This story was co-published with NJ Advance Media. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center placed the director of its heart transplant program on administrative leave Thursday while the hospital ...

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University of Illinois Told Our Partners They Must Share Sexual Misconduct Tips With Campus Authorities. Here’s How We’re Protecting Our Sources.

Last fall, we chose NPR Illinois public radio reporter Rachel Otwell to join our Local Reporting Network to investigate sexual harassment at public colleges and universities in the state. Her first stories focused on how the flagship campus of the University of Illinois had helped several professors retain seemingly unblemished records even though they were found to have violated its ...

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IRS-Funded Review Confirms TurboTax Hid Free Filing From Search Engines, but Says There’s No Need for Major Changes

The IRS building in Washington. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. A four-month outside review of the IRS’ partnership with the private tax software industry to provide free tax preparation offered mixed conclusions: It ...

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Feds to Investigate Hospital Alleged to Have Kept Vegetative Patient Alive to Game Transplant Survival Rates

A photo of Darryl Young just before his heart-transplant surgery at Newark Beth Israel hospital on Sept. 21, 2018. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. The federal agency that oversees transplant programs said it ...

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While Trump Cracked Down on Immigration, a Republican Megadonor Sued for a Special Visa

President Donald Trump in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 18, 2017, prior to his signing his “Buy American and Hire American” executive order. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. As two of the most prolific ...

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Pharmaceutical Companies Are Luring Mexicans Across the U.S. Border to Donate Blood Plasma

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. This story was co-published with ARD German TV. Every week, thousands of Mexicans cross the border into the U.S. on temporary visas to sell their blood plasma to ...

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How a Politically Powerful Family Muscled a Nonprofit Out of Some of a City’s Most Valuable Land

John Sheridan, left, and George E. Norcross III. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. For decades, Camden, New Jersey, has exemplified urban decay. A steady exodus of residents and jobs turned the once-thriving industrial ...

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“It’s Very Unethical”: Audio Shows Hospital Kept Vegetative Patient on Life Support to Boost Survival Rates

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. This story was co-published with NJ Advance Media. On a Thursday morning this past April, 61-year-old Darryl Young was lying unconscious in the eighth-floor intensive care unit of ...

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They’re Retired. They’re Insured. The Government Pays for It. And Trump Loves It.

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. THE VILLAGES, Fla. — It was happy hour on a typical Thursday, and Debi Hahn was twisting and shouting with the rest of the M-T Heads (pronounced: empty ...

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Bailout Tracker: See Where More Than $600 Billion Went

The Treasury is authorized to spend $475 billion of the TARP (In July 2010, the financial regulation overhaul reduced TARP’s spending cap to $475 billion from the original $700 billion.). It has created 13 different programs, to which it has promised $578 billion. The government committed bailout money to 980 recipients. Those recipients have received a total of $442 billion. ...

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