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, 20 Oct 2018 22:56:33 EDT Lawmakers Push Trump on Saudi Account of Khashoggi Killing - A divide arose between President Trumpâ€™s initial acceptance of Saudi Arabiaâ€™s response to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and senators in both parties who stepped up calls for sanctions and pressed the administration to do its own investigation. ... [read more]
Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0000 How to â€śFollow the Moneyâ€ť When It Comes to Political Campaigns -
by Cynthia Gordy Giwa
Why do we care about money in politics?
Thereâ€™s a phrase that pops up a lot when investigative journalists talk about politics: Follow the money. It wonâ€™t lead you to uncover large-scale corruption (but if you do, please holler at us). It will get you better acquainted with which industries are donating to the races you care about, and how your candidates are spending the money they ra... [read more]
Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:45:00 +0000 St. Lukeâ€™s in Houston Replaces Heart Transplant Surgical Director After Program Loses Medicare Funding -
by Mike Hixenbaugh, Houston Chronicle, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica
Baylor St. Lukeâ€™s Medical Center announced Friday that it has hired two new cardiac surgeons to lead its embattled heart transplant program as it works to regain Medicare certification.
The surgeons, Dr. Kenneth Liao and Dr. Alexis Shafii, will together take over leadership posts previously held by Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, the heart programâ€™... [read more]
Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:45:00 +0000 Amid Protest in Liberia, Its Vice President Gets List of Demands About More Than Me -
by Finlay Young for ProPublica
A large group of protesters marched on Thursday through Liberiaâ€™s capital, Monrovia, delivering a list of demands to top government officials, international organizations and the countryâ€™s vice president, including that the government revoke the accreditation of More Than Me and strip the American charity of its ability to run 19 schools in the country.
The Liberian Feminist F... [read more]
Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Explore Racial Disparities in Hundreds of Illinois Schools and Districts -
by David Eads
This week, ProPublica launched â€śMiseducation,â€ť an interactive database where you can search, examine and compare racial disparities in thousands of schools and school districts across the United States. The tool â€” based on data from the U.S. Department of Educationâ€™s Civil Rights Data Collection program â€” measures these disparities in four ways: enrollment in advanced classes, student dis... [read more]
Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 Trumpâ€™s Tangled Relationship With Saudi Arabia â€” â€śTrump, Inc.â€ť Podcast Extra -
by Charles Herman, WNYC
The disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate has brought renewed attention to whatâ€™s been true for years: The United States â€” and its president â€” has an important, and extremely complicated, relationship with Saudi Arabia.
Trump has been doing business with Saudis for years, even bragging during his presidential campaign about the large amou... [read more]