Publication: ProPublica: Articles and Investigations

First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Campus Sexual Assault: What Are Colleges Doing Wrong?

by Abbie Nehring, ProPublica, During their time at college, the Department of Justice estimates one in five women will be sexually assaulted, and as many as 95 percent of the cases go unreported. So how are colleges failing to protect students ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells

by Naveena Sadasivam Federal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of wells used to inject toxic oil and gas drilling waste deep underground, according to a new congressional report . The report, released ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Podcast: ‘No Credit? Need Credit?’ It’ll Cost You

by Nicole Collins Bronzan .player_box { display: none; } It’s a scene that plays out all across the country : a worker with steady income but little credit – say, a young service member – walks into a “discount” store advertising guaranteed credit ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

USA Discounters Responds to ProPublica Article

by Paul Kiel In a press release Sunday, Virginia-based retailer USA Discounters said the company's practices and policies in dealing with military customers were "inaccurately" portrayed in my recent ProPublica article . The release did not identify ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Catholic Church’s Bogus Healer and More in MuckReads Weekly

by Amanda Zamora It all began in Lafayette. When a Louisiana diocese was rocked years ago by a pedophiliac priest, a bishop came in to “heal” the community. The bishop later led the U.S. church’s response to the national scandal. “His background ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

by Paul Kiel This article was co-published with The Washington Post. Army Spc. Angel Aguirre needed a washer and dryer. Money was tight, and neither Aguirre, 21, nor his wife had much credit history as they settled into life at Fort Carson in Colorado ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Insta-Loophole: In Florida, High-Cost Lender Skirts the Law

by Paul Kiel This story was co-published with The Tampa Bay Times. When Florida lawmakers banned high-interest car title loans in 2000, then-Gov. Jeb Bush proclaimed that the new law would protect Floridians from lenders "who prey on the desperate." ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Are patient privacy laws being misused to protect medical centers?

by Charles Ornstein body #page.article>.wrapper>article>section.bodytext .callout-ad {clear: none;}.graphic-promo {float: right;padding: 20px 0 25px;position: relative;width: 420px;margin: 0 0px 0 20px;border-top: 1px solid #ddd;z-index: ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Under Water: The EPA’s Struggle to Combat Pollution

by Naveena Sadasivam For years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been frustrated in its efforts to pursue hundreds of cases of water pollution — repeatedly tied up in legal fights about exactly what bodies of water it has the authority ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Even After Open Enrollment, Activity Remains Unexpectedly High on Federal Health Insurance Exchange

by Charles Ornstein This story was co-published with NPR's "Shots" blog. For months, journalists and politicians fixated on the number of people signing up for health insurance through the federal exchange created as part of the Affordable Care ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

What We Learned Investigating Unpaid Internships

by Blair Hickman After a year scrutinizing the intern economy, ProPublica’s internship investigation  is coming to an end. But before signing off, we wanted to do our own end-of-semester review. WHAT WE’VE LEARNED Exhaustive data on interns ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

A Disappearing Planet

by Anna Flagg, Special to ProPublica Today’s extinction rates rival those during the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 03 2014]
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"Unless EPA takes these steps, it will be several years before EPA can provide updated information at a national level to Congress, the public, and others on the [injection well] program, preventing them from understanding the program and the protection being provided to underground sources of drinking water at an important juncture in the development of oil and gas in the country" the GAO warned
"We ended up getting a computer, a TV, a ring, and a washer and dryer," Aguirre said. "The only thing I really wanted was"
"If you don't tell them what their rights are, then you're doing them a disservice" said Dwain Alexander, a civilian attorney with the Navy
"I am 59 years old and disabled, and on a fixed income. I am unable to make such payments and they are threatening to repo my vehicle next week" wrote a Pensacola woman

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Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
Campus Sexual Assault: What Are Colleges Doing ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
Podcast: ‘No Credit? Need Credit?’ It’ll Cost You [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 28 2014]
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The Catholic Church’s Bogus Healer and More in ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 25 2014]
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Insta-Loophole: In Florida, High-Cost Lender Sk... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 25 2014]
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