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Drug Traffickers Said They Backed an Early Campaign of Mexico’s President. But U.S. Agents Were Done Investigating.

Drug Traffickers Said They Backed an Early Campaign of Mexico’s President. But U.S. Agents Were Done Investigating.


Leer en español. When the Justice Department shut down a secret inquiry into allegations that drug traffickers had fund ...
FO° Crucible: Money Matters in a Multipolar World, Part 8

FO° Crucible: Money Matters in a Multipolar World, Part 8


July 12, 2024 06:36 EDT Print There can be little doubt that everything that is happening at the intersect ...
Inside Ziklag, the Secret Organization of Wealthy Christians Trying to Sway the Election and Change the Country

Inside Ziklag, the Secret Organization of Wealthy Christians Trying to Sway the Election and Change the Country


A network of ultrawealthy Christian donors is spending nearly $12 million to mobilize Republican-leaning voters and purge more than a million pe ...
Reader Tips Propelled Our Supreme Court Reporting. Now Your Info Could Power Our 2024 Election Coverage.

Reader Tips Propelled Our Supreme Court Reporting. Now Your Info Could Power Our 2024 Election Coverage.


A few hours after we published a story on the luxury travel a billionaire provided to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the email arrived i ...
What Happens Now That the Iranian President Is Dead?

What Happens Now That the Iranian President Is Dead?


May 29, 2024 04:47 EDT Print On May 20, a helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and seven others c ...
For the Women Who Accused the Trump Campaign of Harassment, It’s Been More Harassment

For the Women Who Accused the Trump Campaign of Harassment, It’s Been More Harassment


Nearly eight years ago, convinced that she’d been treated unfairly, Jessica Denson sued Donald Trump’s campaign for workplace harassment. Then ...
“I Refuse to Be Told What to Do”: Facebook Posts Show a Conservative School Board Member Rejecting Extremism

“I Refuse to Be Told What to Do”: Facebook Posts Show a Conservative School Board Member Rejecting Extremism


I have been covering the bare-knuckle, far-right political battles in a rural North Texas county since shortly after the 2020 presidential elect ...
Illinois School Districts Sent Kids to a For-Profit Out-of-State Facility That Isn’t Vetted or Monitored

Illinois School Districts Sent Kids to a For-Profit Out-of-State Facility That Isn’t Vetted or Monitored


Two years ago, Illinois lawmakers tried to help students with extreme needs who had a limited number of schools available to them. They change ...
Plastic, Plastic Everywhere — Even at the UN’s “Plastic Free” Conference

Plastic, Plastic Everywhere — Even at the UN’s “Plastic Free” Conference


When I registered to attend last month’s United Nations conference in Canada, organizers insisted it would be a “plastic free meeting.” I wouldn ...
What You Should Know About “Toddler Milk” and How It’s Marketed to Parents

What You Should Know About “Toddler Milk” and How It’s Marketed to Parents


If you’re a parent, you might have noticed toddler “milk” while browsing the formula aisle. The powdered drink, aimed at children between 1 and ...
Arab and Muslim Leaders Put Limited Influence on Display – Fair Observer

Arab and Muslim Leaders Put Limited Influence on Display – Fair Observer


November 26, 2023 03:34 EDT Print It took Arab and Muslim leaders 35 days of war to call an “emergency” me ...
“Everyone Will Die in Prison”: How Louisiana’s Plan to Lock People Up Longer Imperils Its Sickest Inmates

“Everyone Will Die in Prison”: How Louisiana’s Plan to Lock People Up Longer Imperils Its Sickest Inmates


This article was produced for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in partnership with Verite News. Sign up for Dispatches to get stories ...
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