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  • 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]

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  • Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:00 +0000
    How Journalist Susie Cagle’s Illustrations Help Us “Follow The Money” - by David Eads Courtesy of Susie Cagle Susie Cagle is one of my favorite journalists, so I was excited to work with her on ProPublica Illinois reporter Mick Dumke’s coverage of the Illinois Policy Institute and its affiliates. The stories show how the conservative think tank i... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:00 +0000
    Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills - by Marshall Allen Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn’t make sense. His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He’d iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He’d pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, through more than a dozen physical therapy sessions.  The last thing he needed was a botched bill. ... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:00 +0000
    Do You Work in the Health Insurance Field? ProPublica and NPR Are Investigating the Industry and We’d Like Your Help. - by Marshall Allen I’ve spent the past few months talking to insiders about health insurance and the way we pay for medical care. I’ve learned a lot of important things the public needs to hear. Now I’m moving into the next phase of the investigation. I’m going to be highlighting ways the industry may not be operating in the public interest. Your perspective could help me understand any potential abuses of p... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 00:40:00 +0000
    What Facebook’s New Political Ad System Misses - by Jeremy B. Merrill, Ariana Tobin, and Madeleine Varner Facebook’s long-awaited change in how it handles political advertisements is only a first step toward addressing a problem intrinsic to a social network built on the viral sharing of user posts. The company’s approach, a searchable database of political ads and their sponsors, depends on the company’s ability to sort through huge quantities of ads and ... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 24 May 2018 10:00:00 +0000
    A Pioneering Heart Surgeon’s Secret History of Research Violations, Conflicts of Interest and Poor Outcomes - by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica, and Mike Hixenbaugh, Houston Chronicle There’s a story Bud Frazier tells often. It was around 1966, and Frazier, now one of the world’s most celebrated heart surgeons, was a medical student at Baylor College of Medicine. An Italian teenager had come to Houston for an aortic valve replacement, but at some point during or after the surgery, the teen’s heart stopped. Doctors tol... [read more]

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