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February 25, 2021 at 1:13 PM

The murder Chicago didn’t want to solve

The Big Story In 1963, a Black politician was shot to death. Clues suggest the murder was a professional hit. Donate The Big Story Thu. Feb 25, 2021 The Murder Chicago Didn’t Want to Sol…
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February 24, 2021 at 1:53 PM

Sheryl Sandberg and top Facebook execs silenced an enemy of Turkey to prevent a hit to the company’s business

The Big Story Amid a 2018 Turkish military campaign, Facebook ultimately sided with Turkey’s demand to block the page of a mostly Kurdish militia. Donate The Big Story Wed. Feb 24, 2021 …
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February 19, 2021 at 2:24 PM

Why we can’t make vaccine doses any faster

The Big Story There’s not much even the Defense Production Act can do to deliver doses before summer. Donate The Big Story Fri. Feb 19, 2021 Why We Can’t Make Vaccine Doses Any Faster …
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February 18, 2021 at 1:50 PM

Dying on the waitlist

The Big Story Who gets a lifesaving COVID-19 treatment and who doesn’t? Donate The Big Story Thu. Feb 18, 2021 Dying on the Waitlist In Los Angeles County and around the country, d…
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February 12, 2021 at 6:33 PM

Riot squad cops open up about disastrous response to Capitol insurrection

The Big Story “I don’t trust the people above me.” Donate The Big Story Fri. Feb 12, 2021 “I Don’t Trust the People Above Me”: Riot Squad Cops Open Up About Disastrous Response to Capito…
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February 11, 2021 at 1:06 PM

Fauci: Vaccines for kids as young as first graders could be authorized by September

The Big Story For this to happen by the start of the next school year, trials need to prove the vaccine is safe and effective in children. Donate The Big Story Thu. Feb 11, 2021 Fauci: V…
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February 8, 2021 at 1:51 PM

How the police bank millions through their union contracts

The Big Story The public funds six-figure “sick day” payouts, $2,500 “perfect attendance” bonuses and lucrative “extra duty” assignments. Donate The Big Story Mon. Feb 8, 2021 How the Po…
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February 6, 2021 at 12:30 PM

Why opening restaurants is exactly what the coronavirus wants us to do

The Big Story Experts warn of superspreading playgrounds for dangerous variants. Donate The Big Story Sat. Feb 6, 2021 Why Opening Restaurants Is Exactly What the Coronavirus Wants Us to…
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February 1, 2021 at 4:22 PM

The Boogaloo Bois have guns, criminal records and military training. Now they want to overthrow the government.

The Big Story ProPublica and FRONTLINE have identified more than twenty members with ties to the armed forces. Donate The Big Story Mon. Feb 1, 2021 The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal…
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January 29, 2021 at 8:45 PM

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January 26, 2021 at 5:11 PM

How the CARES Act forgot America’s most vulnerable hospitals

The Big Story Problems created by confusing guidelines could cause harm long after the pandemic. Donate The Big Story Tue. Jan 26, 2021 How the CARES Act Forgot America’s Most Vulnerable…
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January 21, 2021 at 1:42 PM

Still can’t breathe

The Big Story NYPD officers continue to use chokeholds — which can be deadly and are explicitly prohibited by the department — on civilians. Donate The Big Story Thu. Jan 21, 2021 Still …
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January 19, 2021 at 5:07 PM

How Operation Warp Speed created vaccination chaos

The Big Story States are struggling to plan their vaccination programs with just one week’s notice for how many doses they’ll receive from the federal government. Donate The Big Story Tue. Jan 19, 2021 …
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January 17, 2021 at 8:18 PM

What Parler saw during the attack on the Capitol

The Big Story ProPublica sifted through thousands of videos taken by Parler users to create an immersive, first-person view of the Capitol riot. Donate The Big Story Sun. Jan 17, 2021 Wh…
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January 15, 2021 at 3:03 PM

The radicalization of Kevin Greeson

The Big Story How one man went from attending President Barack Obama’s inauguration to dying in the mob protesting Donald Trump’s election loss during the Capitol insurrection. Donate The Big Story Fri. Jan 15, 2021 …
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January 14, 2021 at 3:20 PM

“No one took us seriously”: Black cops warned about racist Capitol Police officers for years

The Big Story Over 250 Black cops have sued the department since 2001. Donate The Big Story Thu. Jan 14, 2021 “No One Took Us Seriously”: Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Of…
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January 9, 2021 at 7:23 PM

Members of several well-known hate groups identified at Capitol riot

The Big Story Including several noted hardcore nativists and white nationalists who also participated in the 2017 white power rally in Charlottesville. Donate The Big Story Sat. Jan 9, 2021 …
ProPublica's Jill Shepherd · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM

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December 31, 2020 at 12:30 PM

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December 30, 2020 at 12:30 PM

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December 29, 2020 at 3:01 PM

New maps show Hawaii’s disappearing beaches

The Big Story Major islands have lost nearly a quarter of their beaches in the last century. Donate The Big Story Tue. Dec 29, 2020 Hawaii’s Beaches Are Disappearing Major islands …
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December 29, 2020 at 12:45 PM

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December 28, 2020 at 12:01 PM

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December 27, 2020 at 1:00 PM

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December 26, 2020 at 1:02 PM

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December 23, 2020 at 3:21 PM

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December 22, 2020 at 1:27 PM

How COVID-19 hollowed out a generation of young Black men

The Big Story They were pillars of their communities and families. Donate The Big Story Tue. Dec 22, 2020 How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men They were pillar…
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December 21, 2020 at 1:07 PM

As COVID-19 ravaged this Iowa city, officials discovered meatpacking executives were the ones in charge

The Big Story The history of Waterloo explains how meatpacking plants became hotbeds of the virus. Donate The Big Story Mon. Dec 21, 2020 As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Di…
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December 21, 2020 at 12:43 PM

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December 19, 2020 at 3:08 PM

Leaked documents show how China’s army of paid internet trolls helped censor the coronavirus

The Big Story The government stage-managed what appeared on the domestic internet to make the virus look less severe. Donate The Big Story Sat. Dec 19, 2020 Leaked Documents Show How Chi…
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December 19, 2020 at 12:20 PM

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December 18, 2020 at 12:35 PM

A family court judge threatened a mother with contempt of court for getting her child a COVID-19 test

The Big Story The Ohio juvenile court judge thought coronavirus precautions were overblown. Donate The Big Story Fri. Dec 18, 2020 The Family Court Judge Who Threatened a Mother With Con…
ProPublica's Jill Shepherd · [email protected]
December 17, 2020 at 12:15 PM

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December 16, 2020 at 2:30 PM

The big thaw

The Big Story How Russia could dominate a warming world. Donate The Big Story Wed. Dec 16, 2020 The Big Thaw: How Russia Could Dominate a Warming World Climate change is propelling…
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December 15, 2020 at 2:01 PM

For years, JaMarcus Crews tried to get a new kidney, but corporate healthcare stood in the way

The Big Story Tethered to the machine. Donate The Big Story Tue. Dec 15, 2020 For Years, JaMarcus Crews Tried to Get a New Kidney, but Corporate Healthcare Stood in the Way He need…
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December 15, 2020 at 12:20 PM

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December 11, 2020 at 12:45 PM

We need nonpartisan, accountability journalism more now than ever before

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December 10, 2020 at 1:40 PM

Sen. David Perdue sold his home to a finance industry official whose organization was lobbying the senate

The Big Story The deal was made off market, without the home being listed for sale publicly. Donate The Big Story Thu. Dec 10, 2020 Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry …
Jill Shepherd · [email protected]
December 9, 2020 at 12:30 PM

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2020-12-08 - Dev_Winter20_12-9-20_ACQA Support journalism that holds people in power accountable Support independent journalism now Hi Reader, You read ProPublica because you’re looking for stories that haven’t been told — investigati…
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December 7, 2020 at 1:59 PM

NYPD cops cash in on sex trade arrests with little evidence

The Big Story Black and brown New Yorkers pay the price Donate The Big Story Mon. Dec 7, 2020 NYPD Cops Cash In on Sex Trade Arrests With Little Evidence, While Black and Brown New Yorke…
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December 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM

How famous surfers and wealthy homeowners are endangering Hawaii’s beaches

The Big Story Hawaii’s beaches are public land, which officials are obligated to protect and preserve. Donate The Big Story Sat. Dec 5, 2020 How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are…
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December 5, 2020 at 12:20 PM

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December 4, 2020 at 1:45 PM

It wasn’t the first time the NYPD killed someone in crisis. For Kawaski Trawick, it only took 112 seconds.

The Big Story Footage shows the killing of the 32-year-old Black man in his home by a white officer. Donate The Big Story Fri. Dec 4, 2020 It Wasn’t the First Time the NYPD Killed Someon…
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December 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM

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December 1, 2020 at 1:15 PM

States with few coronavirus restrictions are spreading the virus beyond their borders

The Big Story The imbalance underscores the lack of a national policy. Donate The Big Story Tue. Dec 1, 2020 States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading the Virus Beyond Their…
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December 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM

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November 30, 2020 at 1:01 PM

“We don’t even know who is dead or alive.”

The Big Story Inside an assisted living facility during the pandemic Donate The Big Story Mon. Nov 30, 2020 “We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living F…
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November 30, 2020 at 12:40 PM

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November 25, 2020 at 12:37 PM

Trump races to weaken environmental and worker protections

The Big Story Tracking the administration’s “midnight regulations” Donate The Big Story Wed. Nov 25, 2020 Trump Races to Weaken Environmental and Worker Protections, and Implement Other …
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November 23, 2020 at 5:08 PM

Two school districts had different mask policies. Only one had a teacher on a ventilator.

The Big Story A middle school where masks were optional became the center of an outbreak. Donate The Big Story Mon. Nov 23, 2020 Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only On…