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Extra Extra Monday: Pilots addicted to automation, 911 operators lacking training, county officials send poor to unlicensed care facility
Service Members Left Vulnerable to Payday Loans | Deal Book--The New York Times
Nearly seven years since the Military Lending Act came into effect, government authorities say the law has gaps that threaten to leave hundreds of thousands of service members across the country vulnerable to potentially predatory loans.
Detained border crossers may find themselves sent to ‘the freezers’ | The Center for Investigative Reporting
According to interviews and court documents, many immigrants have been held for days in rooms kept at temperatures so low that men, women and children have developed illnesses associated with the cold, lack of sleep, overcrowding, and inadequate food, water and toilet facilities.
FAA Report: Pilots Addicted to Automation | NBC Bay Area
Months after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed serious safety concerns caused by pilots’ overreliance on automation in the cockpit of commercial jets, the FAA released a report warning of how this issue jeopardizes aviation safety.
Exclusive: Inside America's Plan to Kill Online Privacy Rights Everywhere | The Cable
The United States and its key intelligence allies are quietly working behind the scenes to kneecap a mounting movement in the United Nations to promote a universal human right to online privacy, according to diplomatic sources and an internal American government document obtained by The Cable.
Auditors: Dozens of Va. Psychiatric Patients Denied Access to Care | NBC Washington
Attack on Va. Sen. Creigh Deeds, allegedly by his son, raised new questions about lack of access to treatment.
Is calling 911 in the city of Cincinnati a game of roulette? | WCPO-Cincinnati
The startling fact that some 911 operators in Cincinnati have no or only partial medical training comes amid a city budget crunch that has left a hiring freeze on the Emergency Communications Center (ECC), which runs the city's 911 operations.
When lies lead to wrongful convictions | WisconsinWatch.org
Wisconsin lacks standards for policing incentivized testimony.
FDA: Anti-smoking drug Chantix linked to more than 500 suicides | America Tonight--Al Jazeera America
In the last five years, 544 suicides and 1,869 attempted suicides have been reported to the FDA as “adverse events” in connection with Chantix, according to documents obtained by America Tonight under the Freedom of Information Act.
Hillsborough County sent the sick and dying to squalid, unlicensed home | Tampa Bay Times
A Tampa Bay Times investigation has found that county officials steered scores of sick and dying homeless people to Bay Gardens even though it isn't licensed or equipped to care for them.
No testing procedures in place to assure organic produce is chemical-free | ABC 10-SanDiego
Organic produce is supposed to be free from synthetic chemicals and governed with strict guidelines. But Team 10 found no established testing procedures are in place.
Two GunshotsOn a Summer Night | The New York Times
A deputy’s pistol, a dead girlfriend, a flawed inquiry.