Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:07:48 GMT Comey memo: Trump complained about Flynn's 'judgment issues' - WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press....... [read more]
Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:10:27 GMT Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future - HAVANA (AP) -- Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island....... [read more]
Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:35:49 GMT Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation....... [read more]
Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:16:06 GMT 10 Things to Know for Friday - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...... [read more]
Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:30:34 GMT Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday - NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto-lending and mortgage businesses, The New York Times and other news outlets reported, citing unnamed sources....... [read more]
Published: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:29:46 GMT Video shows a horde of seals off Chatham - A Norwell man has taken stunning video of the horde of seals that has taken up residence on Monomoy Island, the seal haven off Chatham at the outer elbow of Cape Cod... [read more]
Published: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:33:08 EDT Trump to Roll Back Restrictions on Coal-Burning Plants - The Trump administration plans a rollback of the Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s Clean Power Plan with rules that could extend the life of coal-burning plants and lead to emissions of more heat-trapping gases.... [read more]
Published: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:06:39 EDT Jury in Manafort's Trial to Resume Work Monday - The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort deliberated for a second day but didnâ€™t reach a verdict, pushing the discussions into next week.... [read more]
Published: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000 St. Lukeâ€™s Heart Transplant Program to Lose Medicare Funding Today -
by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica, and Mike Hixenbaugh, Houston Chronicle
The heart transplant program at Baylor St. Lukeâ€™s Medical Center is set to lose federal funding today, a serious blow to a Houston hospital long regarded as one of the nationâ€™s best for cardiac surgery.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced in June that it would cut off funding for heart transplants this month after conc... [read more]
Published: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +0000 â€śDo Something, Please,â€ť Doctors Testify at DCFS Hearing -
by Duaa Eldeib
I didnâ€™t expect so many doctors. Usually, when I cover legislative hearings, a steady stream of state officials testify. But this was different because Illinois lawmakers wanted to hear from the doctors who had overseen the treatment of some of the children Iâ€™ve been writing about.
Five of those doctors testified on Tuesday from behind the long witness table at the Senate Human Services Committe... [read more]
Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:58:34 +0000 Bill Proposes Greater Accountability for New York Prosecutors Who Break the Law -
by Joaquin Sapien
In 2013, ProPublica published a series of reports finding that New York prosecutors are almost never punished for misconduct that can land innocent people in prison or let the guilty go free.
That could change in the coming days.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has a bill before him that would create a commission to bring a greater measure of accountability to prosecutors who withhold evidence, su... [read more]
Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000 Veterans Group Sues to Block VA Shadow Rulers -
by Isaac Arnsdorf
A liberal veterans group is suing to block the influence of three outside advisers who have been secretly influencing the Department of Veterans Affairs from Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trumpâ€™s private club in Palm Beach, Florida.
ProPublica reported last week that the advisers â€” Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach doctor Bruce Moskowitz and Washington lawyer Marc S... [read more]
Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +0000 A Free Press Works for All of Us -
by Stephen Engelberg
ProPublica does not have an editorial page, and we have never advocated for a particular policy to address the wrongs our journalism exposes. But from the very beginning of our work more than a decade ago, we have benefited enormously from the traditions and laws that protect free speech. And so today, as the nationâ€™s news organizations remind readers of the value of robust journalism, it see... [read more]