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Inside the Border Patrol

As the Trump administration rolls out tough anti-immigration measures, it is the Customs and Border Protection agency, in many cases, that is responsible for implementing those initiatives. We sought to […]
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EPA: Open for Business

The Trump team at EPA has been open about its crusade for regulatory rollbacks. But fines, violations and other enforcement cases are disappearing in the dark. Statistics show that enforcement […]
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Biologic drugs: Popular medications linked to 34,000 deaths

An investigation by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporters found that since 2004, biologic drugs were linked to reports of more than 34,000 deaths and more than 1 million adverse events, including nearly 500,000 that were deemed serious.
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Turned Away

Researchers found the cause of ER overcrowding is not the number of people coming in the front door but bottlenecks elsewhere in the hospital, caused by elective surgery schedules and inefficiencies with discharges and admissions. A Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel investigation revealed that 9 of the 10 largest cities in the country still allow diversion and at least 21 people have died in cases involving diversion.
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Fleeing Justice

The Oregonian/OregonLive uncovered a pattern of cases around the country where young Saudi nationals face serious criminal charges. The Saudi government posts bail and hires them attorney as a matter of routine. Then, even when the Saudi passport was confiscated, the Saudis mysteriously disappear and re-emerge in Saudi Arabia.
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Californias Secret Tax Breaks for E-Commerce Titans

Reporter Laura Mahoney, along with data journalists Jasmine Han and Christina Brady, combed through thousands of documents, persisting through non-responsiveness to record requests, to show that California cities have negotiated […]
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Kicked to the Curb

The Oregonian/OregonLive's investigation Kicked to the Curb drew on extensive case files, internal documents and insider interviews. It exposed how the state and its contractor forced people with extreme psychiatric needs into low levels of care. The decisions went against the advice of clinicians, guardians and parents of the people in care. Some landed on the street, harmed others or tried to kill themselves.
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The TurboTax Trap

Why Americans, unlike citizens of other developed countries, pay billions of dollars every year to perform the most basic civic act: file taxes.We revealed that Intuit, whose TurboTax business has […]
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Cancer Cloud

Public housing authorities across the country have refused to find and remove radioactive radon gas from inside tenants homes, leaving children, senior citizens and other vulnerable people unnecessarily exposed, The Oregonian/OregonLives investigation found.
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Opportunity Zones

Trumps only significant legislative achievement was his 2017 tax code overhaul. It contained a provision to help the poor, called opportunity zones. In 2019, ProPublica showed that while the benefits […]
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