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Boise Weekly
Unsafe at Many Speedscan make. Consider that the next time you're behind the wheel cursing your long
Unsafe at Many Speeds
Boise Weekly / Posted 3 hours ago
can make. Consider that the next time you're behind the wheel cursing your longer commute time. A few minutes to you could mean survival to somebody else. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for their newsl... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Congressman Thompson to Red Cross: ‘How do you get lost going to a disaster area?’impact of its staffing cuts and how it plans to coordinate better with state em
Congressman Thompson to Red Cross: ‘How do you get lost going to a disaster area?’
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 hours ago
impact of its staffing cuts and how it plans to coordinate better with state emergency managers. His letter referenced a ProPublica story published last week about concerns Mississippi officials expressed about the Red Cross’ lackluster... Read more
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Al.com
Most drugs aren't tested on pregnant women; this anti-nausea cure shows why that's a problemThis story is by Nina Martin of ProPublica — an independent, non-profit newsroo
Most drugs aren't tested on pregnant women; this anti-nausea cure shows why that's a problem
Al.com / Posted 4 hours ago
This story is by Nina Martin of ProPublica — an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Marquita Smiley's first surprise was discovering she was pregnant. Her second was how miserable being... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Whether AI is good or bad depends on the humans behind itjobs are being automated all the time. Software is being used to pull together
Whether AI is good or bad depends on the humans behind it
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 hours ago
jobs are being automated all the time. Software is being used to pull together news reports and screen job applicants. A ProPublica story about software used around the country to predict future criminal behavior kept coming up during... Read more
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Boston Globe
Is digital justice colorblind?play a significant role in the decision. And that could be bad news, especially
Is digital justice colorblind?
Boston Globe / Posted 18 hours ago
play a significant role in the decision. And that could be bad news, especially if the defendant is black. On Monday, ProPublica ran a disturbing story claiming that COMPAS, a “risk assessment” program used in courtrooms throughout the United... Read more
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The Verge
A new system can measure the hidden bias in otherwise secret algorithmsreports that accompany system decisions" Algorithmic bias is also a serious is
A new system can measure the hidden bias in otherwise secret algorithms
The Verge / Posted 19 hours ago
reports that accompany system decisions" Algorithmic bias is also a serious issue in the court system. Earlier this week, ProPublica unearthed evidence of racial bias in a "risk assessment" algorithm, which is commonly used by judges in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Peter Thiel, Trump and the press: Remember the Silicon Valley billionaire’s backing the candidate who wants to curb the mediathat protected them. By contrast, some of the most important work in new media
Peter Thiel, Trump and the press: Remember the Silicon Valley billionaire’s backing the candidate who wants to curb the media
Salon.com / Posted 23 hours ago
that protected them. By contrast, some of the most important work in new media is done by smaller sites or nonprofits like ProPublica. Even the “big” papers are not that big anymore, especially when libel awards can be for astronomical sums.... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Typography Can Save Your Lifesort of news would often be relegated to a press release, or more likely a joke
Typography Can Save Your Life
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
sort of news would often be relegated to a press release, or more likely a joke on a late-night TV show, but ProPublica journalist Lena Groeger used the peg to dive down the rabbit hole of typography. The Huffington Post talked to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is software used by police to identify suspects racist?defendants as future criminals and wrongly identifying white defendants as lowe
Is software used by police to identify suspects racist?
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
defendants as future criminals and wrongly identifying white defendants as lower risk. Stock image The investigation by ProPublica found that software widely used by police forces across the US is skewed against African Americans, with predicted... Read more
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Engadget
Violent crime prediction algorithms are racially biasedthat are already far too common in our criminal justice system and in our socie
Violent crime prediction algorithms are racially biased
Engadget / Posted 2 days ago
that are already far too common in our criminal justice system and in our society." To test Holder's hypothesis, ProPublica look at the data from over 7,000 defendants in Broward County, Florida whose risk scores were generated by one of... Read more
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The Verge
A crime-prediction algorithm may be biased against black defendantscrimes at twice the rate of white defendants Hoping to add some data to the de
A crime-prediction algorithm may be biased against black defendants
The Verge / Posted 3 days ago
crimes at twice the rate of white defendants Hoping to add some data to the debate, the nonprofit investigative team at ProPublica analyzed risk scores for more than 7,000 people arrested over two years in Broward County, Florida, tracking who... Read more
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Gawker
This Program That Judges Use to Predict Future Crimes Seems Racist as Helljust like many non-algorithmic elements of the justice system, Northpointe seem
This Program That Judges Use to Predict Future Crimes Seems Racist as Hell
Gawker / Posted 3 days ago
just like many non-algorithmic elements of the justice system, Northpointe seems to have a thing against black people. ProPublica published an investigation into Northpoint’s effectiveness in predicting recidivism, as evidence of racial bias in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
After Mississippi flooding, Red Cross stumbles againwere in the wrong place. “Why wouldn’t you call us and say, ‘Where do you need
After Mississippi flooding, Red Cross stumbles again
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
were in the wrong place. “Why wouldn’t you call us and say, ‘Where do you need us to go to pass this out?’” Grant told ProPublica. “There wasn’t any coordination.” Internal emails exchanged among state officials as the devastation unfolded... Read more
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New York Magazine
As America's Largest Reservoir Hits Record Low, a Dam Debate Returnsstates and Mexico would likely need to be continually revisited as the water cr
As America's Largest Reservoir Hits Record Low, a Dam Debate Returns
New York Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
states and Mexico would likely need to be continually revisited as the water crisis worsens. In light of these conditions, ProPublica has published a fascinating in-depth look at the renewed debate over what to do with the upriver Glen Canyon Dam... Read more
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Salon.com
The Red Cross is its own disaster: Relief agency stumbles again after Mississippi floodwere in the wrong place. “Why wouldn’t you call us and say, ‘Where do you need
The Red Cross is its own disaster: Relief agency stumbles again after Mississippi flood
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
were in the wrong place. “Why wouldn’t you call us and say, ‘Where do you need us to go to pass this out?’” Grant told ProPublica. “There wasn’t any coordination.” Internal emails exchanged among state officials as the devastation unfolded... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Reporter Gets Loeb Awards Nomination for Studio Chief RoundtableDeam for "Healthcare Reporting" – Houston Chronicle Paul Kiel, Annie Waldman,
Hollywood Reporter Gets Loeb Awards Nomination for Studio Chief Roundtable
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
Deam for "Healthcare Reporting" – Houston Chronicle Paul Kiel, Annie Waldman, and Al Shaw for "The Color of Debt" – ProPublica John Carreyrou, Michael Siconolfi, and Christopher Weaver for "Testing Theranos" – The Wall Street... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Data: Pupil segregation returningthe most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of students were mem
Data: Pupil segregation returning
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of students were members of minority groups, according to a 2014 ProPublica investigation. But in districts that emerged from court oversight between 1990 and 2011, more than half of... Read more
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Boston Globe
On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that US schools are resegregatingSouth attended the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of st
On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that US schools are resegregating
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
South attended the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of students were minorities, according to a 2014 ProPublica investigation. But in districts that emerged from court oversight between 1990 and 2011, more than half of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregatingSouth attended the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of st
On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregating
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
South attended the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of students were minorities, according to a 2014 ProPublica investigation. But in districts that emerged from court oversight between 1990 and 2011, more than half of... Read more
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The Morning Call
On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregatingSouth attended the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of st
On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregating
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
South attended the most segregated schools, in which more than 90 percent of students were minorities, according to a 2014 ProPublica investigation. But in districts that emerged from court oversight between 1990 and 2011, more than half of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Snowden files set for wider releaseSnowden documents," in addition to other media outlets with some documents such
Snowden files set for wider release
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden documents," in addition to other media outlets with some documents such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian. Greenwald said that under an agreement with Snowden, the journalists reporting on these... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Snowden files set for wider release; more security secrets to be outSnowden documents,” in addition to other media outlets with some documents such
Snowden files set for wider release; more security secrets to be out
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden documents,” in addition to other media outlets with some documents such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian. Jounalist Glenn Greenwald speakes at a book discussion in Washington, DC. The Intercept, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Full cache of Snowden's files to be opened to journalists, organisationsSnowden documents," in addition to other media outlets with some documents such
Full cache of Snowden's files to be opened to journalists, organisations
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden documents," in addition to other media outlets with some documents such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian. Greenwald said that under an agreement with Snowden, the journalists reporting on these... Read more
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iol.co.za
Group widens access to Snowden cacheSnowden documents,” in addition to other media outlets with some documents such
Group widens access to Snowden cache
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden documents,” in addition to other media outlets with some documents such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian. Greenwald said that under an agreement with Snowden, the journalists reporting on these... Read more
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The Financial Express
Edward Snowden files set for wider releaseSnowden documents,” in addition to other media outlets with some documents such
Edward Snowden files set for wider release
The Financial Express / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden documents,” in addition to other media outlets with some documents such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian. Greenwald said that under an agreement with Snowden, the journalists reporting on these... Read more
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Boise Weekly
What's at Stake in the Latest Supreme Court Showdown Over Contraception and Religious Freedomthat it does not "endorse the petitioners' position" — a caution to those on th
What's at Stake in the Latest Supreme Court Showdown Over Contraception and Religious Freedom
Boise Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
that it does not "endorse the petitioners' position" — a caution to those on the side of religious nonprofits who might see the decision as a win. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Snowden files set for wider releaseSnowden documents," in addition to other media outlets with some documents such
Snowden files set for wider release
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden documents," in addition to other media outlets with some documents such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian. Greenwald said that under an agreement with Snowden, the journalists reporting on these... Read more
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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: Judge Cred – Two court cases you didn’t know about that have set South Africa freeuntil recently published by the Mail&Guardian, it has now branched out in the m
TRAINSPOTTER: Judge Cred – Two court cases you didn’t know about that have set South Africa free
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
until recently published by the Mail&Guardian, it has now branched out in the manner of the American investigative giant ProPublica. (Yes, amaB have published on Daily Maverick. No, I’ve never written for them.) Their mandate includes “[helping... Read more
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The Hindu
Sum of the parts is more than the wholekilled by law enforcement agencies and told the stories of who they were. Laur
Sum of the parts is more than the whole
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
killed by law enforcement agencies and told the stories of who they were. Lauren Kirchner, senior reporting fellow at ProPublica, considers “The Price of Nice Nails”, a series in The New York Times, as having had a widespread and immediate... Read more
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CNBC
Sheldon Adelson may spend more than $100M to boost Trump campaignand causes over the years. In 2012, he contributed at least $98 million to Repu
Sheldon Adelson may spend more than $100M to boost Trump campaign
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
and causes over the years. In 2012, he contributed at least $98 million to Republican efforts, according to a study by ProPublica. But that money went to 34 separate campaigns and groups. Mr. Adelson is frustrated by congressional gridlock and... Read more
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Newser
Doctor Database Abused by Users Seeking Opioidsthe 8@8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. ProPublica ad
Doctor Database Abused by Users Seeking Opioids
Newser / Posted 11 days ago
the 8@8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. ProPublica admits problem with "Prescriber Checkup" Posted May 15, 2016 8:45 AM CDT Doctor Database Abused by Users Seeking... Read more
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FOX News
GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 millionPACs have in politics.) In 2012, Adelson contributed at least $98 million to R
GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 million
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
PACs have in politics.) In 2012, Adelson contributed at least $98 million to Republican efforts, according to a study by ProPublica cited by The Times. But that money went to 34 separate campaigns and groups. Adelson publically endorsed Trump... Read more
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FOX News
GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 millionPACs have in politics.) In 2012, Adelson contributed at least $98 million to R
GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 million
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
PACs have in politics.) In 2012, Adelson contributed at least $98 million to Republican efforts, according to a study by ProPublica cited by The Times. But that money went to 34 separate campaigns and groups. Adelson publically endorsed Trump... Read more
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FOX News
GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 millionsuper PACs in politics.) In 2012, Adelson contributed at least $98 million to
GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 million
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
super PACs in politics.) In 2012, Adelson contributed at least $98 million to Republican efforts, according to a study by ProPublica cited by The Times. But that money went to 34 separate campaigns and groups. He publically endorsed Trump last... Read more
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The Hill
Adelson willing to donate $100 million to Trumpthe report said. Trump has frequently railed against super-PACs on the campaign
Adelson willing to donate $100 million to Trump
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
the report said. Trump has frequently railed against super-PACs on the campaign trail. Addison spent at least $98 million on the 2012 elections, according to ProPublica. The money was split between the presidential and congre... Read more
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Raw Story
Cops absurdly blame ‘excited delirium’ when someone you love dies in jailmentions a potential list of women who might be okay to shoot.Tweet of The Week
Cops absurdly blame ‘excited delirium’ when someone you love dies in jail
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
mentions a potential list of women who might be okay to shoot.Tweet of The Week Additional research by Kate Brown. ProPublica does not vouch for the accuracy of stories appearing on SRSLY. We select, review and summarize key points from... Read more
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MedCity News
Members of Congress using medical research funding to press for FDA reformof Johns Hopkins Hospital in the institution’s 127-year history. — Baltimore Su
Members of Congress using medical research funding to press for FDA reform
MedCity News / Posted 13 days ago
of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the institution’s 127-year history. — Baltimore Sun Call it a transparency backlash. ProPublica has discovered that some people are using its report on physicians more likely to prescribe opioids to obtain... Read more
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NBC News
Patients Are Using This Site for a Troubling Reasonof doctors found out some people were using it to shop around for doctors more
Patients Are Using This Site for a Troubling Reason
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
of doctors found out some people were using it to shop around for doctors more likely to give them addictive painkillers. ProPublica, which specializes in investigative reporting, said it was immediately making the startling discovery public, and... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Swift Global Bank Network reports second cyber attackJournalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Che
Swift Global Bank Network reports second cyber attack
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Journalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Checkup database, tracking drugs doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, to find doctors willing to "freely prescribe" opioids and other potentially addictive... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Obama speaks in support of making Election Day a national holidayJournalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Che
Obama speaks in support of making Election Day a national holiday
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Journalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Checkup database, tracking drugs doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, to find doctors willing to "freely prescribe" opioids and other potentially addictive... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Apple’s dramatic uptick in R&D may have something to do with a carJournalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Che
Apple’s dramatic uptick in R&D may have something to do with a car
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Journalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Checkup database, tracking drugs doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, to find doctors willing to "freely prescribe" opioids and other potentially addictive... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Patients use well-intentioned transparency database to find doctors who “freely prescribe” opioid painkillersJournalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Che
Patients use well-intentioned transparency database to find doctors who “freely prescribe” opioid painkillers
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Journalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Checkup database, tracking drugs doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, to find doctors willing to "freely prescribe" opioids and other potentially addictive... Read more
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The Verge
People used a journalism database to search for drugsJournalism non-profit ProPublica built a website meant to cast light on doctors
People used a journalism database to search for drugs
The Verge / Posted 13 days ago
Journalism non-profit ProPublica built a website meant to cast light on doctors taking drug company money. But about a quarter of its users appear to be looking for ways to find more narcotic painkillers, anti-anxiety medication, and amphetamines. In... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Auction site blocks George Zimmerman from selling gun used to kill Trayvon MartinJournalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Che
Auction site blocks George Zimmerman from selling gun used to kill Trayvon Martin
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Journalism nonprofit ProPublica says readers have been using its Prescriber Checkup database, tracking drugs doctors prescribe for Medicare patients, to find doctors willing to "freely prescribe" opioids and other potentially addictive... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Typography Is a Matter of Life or DeathMore From ProPublica After decades of silently shouting at the top of its lung
When Typography Is a Matter of Life or Death
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
More From ProPublica After decades of silently shouting at the top of its lungs, the National Weather Service recently announced that it’s going to stop publishing its forecasts and weather warnings in ALL CAPS. Beginning May 11, for the first time... Read more
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iol.co.za
Refusing moms-to-be alcohol a rights violation: mayorduring pregnancy, such as alcohol, is legally equivalent to child abuse, accord
Refusing moms-to-be alcohol a rights violation: mayor
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
during pregnancy, such as alcohol, is legally equivalent to child abuse, according to investigative journalism site ProPublica. Alcohol consumption by an expectant mother may cause fetal alcohol syndrome and pre-term birth complications,... Read more
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New York Magazine
Judge Rules the NYPD Can Keep the Locations of Its Anti-Terrorist X-Ray Vans a Secretbeen used or how much they cost, agreeing with the department that concerns ove
Judge Rules the NYPD Can Keep the Locations of Its Anti-Terrorist X-Ray Vans a Secret
New York Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
been used or how much they cost, agreeing with the department that concerns over terrorism outweighed the public interest. ProPublica has long sought information about the NYPD's secretive counterterrorism vans, and the court did rule that the... Read more
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Raw Story
Obama administration criticized over legal memo allowing faith-based charities to discriminatethe memo only applies to religious hiring — and no more. “Leaving it in place
Obama administration criticized over legal memo allowing faith-based charities to discriminate
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
the memo only applies to religious hiring — and no more. “Leaving it in place tarnishes the civil rights record of the Obama administration,” Garrett said. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for their newslet... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
New York bars can't refuse alcohol to pregnant womenduring pregnancy, such as alcohol, is legally equivalent to child abuse, accord
New York bars can't refuse alcohol to pregnant women
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
during pregnancy, such as alcohol, is legally equivalent to child abuse, according to investigative journalism site ProPublica. Alcohol consumption by an expectant mother may cause foetal alcohol syndrome and pre-term birth complications,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
New York bars can’t refuse alcohol to pregnant womenduring pregnancy, such as alcohol, is legally equivalent to child abuse, accord
New York bars can’t refuse alcohol to pregnant women
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
during pregnancy, such as alcohol, is legally equivalent to child abuse, according to investigative journalism site ProPublica -AFP NEW YORK: Bars and restaurants in New York are not allowed to refuse alcohol to pregnant women since that... Read more
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