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'The Waiting Game' Explores the United States' Labyrinthine Asylum Process

A new multimedia “newsgame” from ProPublica and WNYC lets readers experience the arduous journey of applying for refugee status in the United States.

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Dozens of Hate-Fueled Attacks Against People of Color Reported at Walmart Stores Nationwide

Univision tracks several racist incidents at the country’s largest private sector employer of African-American and Latinx workers.

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The 3 Quotes You Have to Read From the Facebook Hate Speech Exposé

ProPublica reveals internal documents about the social media giant’s protocol and technology for tracking and removing racist statements, violent content and fake news—and how they impact people of color.

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READ: Will Officials Charged With Flint Water Crimes Really Do Time?

ProPublica takes a look at similar cases around the world and asks if the high-profile charges against government officials will result in prison time.

Defense Secretary James Mattis attends a joint briefing with his South Korean counterpart Han Min-Koo at the headquarters of the Defense Ministry on February 3, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea.

Defense Secretary: 'Climate Change Can Be a Driver of Instability'

James Mattis says climate change poses a national security risk—in sharp contrast to the administration’s general stance on the issue.

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ProPublica Calls For People To Document Voter Harassment and Interference On Election Day

The publication’s “Electionland” project seeks participants willing to help expose “anything that jeopardizes an orderly and fair election.”

Report: Facebook Makes it Easy for Advertisers to Discriminate

Nonprofit journalism site ProPublica reveals that the social media site lets advertisers exclude users by “ethnic affinity.”

Wanda Sittig walks through the flood waters around her father's home as she helps salvage what she can on August 19, 2016, in St. Amant, Louisiana.

READ: Investigation Exposes How Red Cross Failed Louisianans During Flooding

The agency did not provide adequate food, water, medical attention or baby formula in various shelters.

STUDY: Criminal Profiling Software Used in Sentencing is Biased Against Black People

ProPublica conducted uncovered the bias in algorithms used to “objectively” assess someone’s possibility of committing future crimes.

Feds Reveal Widespread Housing Bias But Refuse to Stop It

A new HUD study reveals widespread practices of racial discrimination in housing markets, but as ProPublica reports, the agency has no plans to go after offenders uncovered in the vast data on discrimination.

Report: Government Abandoned Integration of Housing For Decades

The Fair Housing Act has been largely ignored for 40 years, according to a new investigation.