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Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians say. While awaiting results, some new mothers were separated from their newborns, depriving them of the immediate contact doctors recommend.

It is FEMA’s job to warn homeowners about major flood risks, but its approach is notoriously limited. In Cook County, Illinois, home to Chicago, researchers found about six times as many properties in danger as FEMA estimated.

Jason Cardiff's last business was an alleged pyramid scheme involving robocalling & selling bogus weight-loss and other remedies to unwitting customers. So how did he land $20M in federal contracts to supply cheap surgical masks for healthcare workers?

Alaska has the highest rate of sexual assault in the nation. These women and men did not choose to be violated, but they now choose to speak about what happened.

New York City began equipping its police officers with body-worn cameras a few years ago. To look into complaints about NYPD abuses, investigators need to get the footage. But increasingly, the NYPD is not turning it over.

Cathleen was raped five hours into a multi-day fishing trip, where she and the captain who assaulted her were the only ones on board. She begged to be taken back to shore, but he said no, they had work to do.

As protests against police violence and systemic racism have swept across the nation, a key federal civil rights agency — an agency created to bridge racial divides — has been largely absent.

Trump supporters funded a private border wall on the banks of the Rio Grande, helping the builder secure $1.7 billion in federal contracts. Now the “Lamborghini” of border walls is in danger of falling into the river if nothing is done, experts say.

Beneficiaries of the PPP included a lettuce farming venture backed by Trump’s son, Kushner companies, and a dentist who golfs with the president. The figures were released after a lawsuit by several news organizations, including ProPublica.

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1/ We got our hands on screenshots from a secret FB group for current and former Border Patrol agents. They joke about migrant deaths, including the death of a teen in their care, and post racist, sexist memes. Here's what we found. ???

The presidential seal being sold on mugs at Trump Tower. [breaths] It’s illegal to use the seal for commercial purposes.

The company that took U.S. money to develop a cheap ventilator, then did not deliver a single one to the national stockpile, has just inked ANOTHER contract with the government. This time, it is selling ventilators for quadruple the price.

1/ So @seanspicer  just called us a “left-wing blog.” Since we’re actually in the biz of facts, we figured we’d respond w/ a few...

1/ We obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. In the following tweets, we’ll share some of the most disturbing records we found.

We interviewed experts and frontline officials from Italy, Germany, Spain, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea. Of all of them, we found more commonalities than differences. So… These are the 7 things we must do before we open up America. A thread:

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