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ProPublica’s investigation found that single mothers in who need state assistance in New Mexico, which has one of the highest rates of child poverty in the U.S. , first have to reveal who fathered their kids and the exact date that they got pregnant.

While you shop this holiday season, keep in mind the customer service reps afraid they'll be fired if they take bathroom breaks or sick time, the ones constantly being berated and sexually harassed by callers. They told us their stories:

Major brands likely have no idea they’re advertising on the site of one of the biggest perpetrators of bogus election fraud claims. Reps for Land Rover, Door Dash, Harvard & Adobe told us they never intended for their ads to run on Bannon's site.

The ethics commission alleges Grimes “used her position to direct her subordinates to use state time and resources to download and store information from the Voter Registration System onto flash drives for a personal, private purpose.”

Caseworkers who separate kids from their parents without a legal basis are violating their due process rights. But if parents sue, caseworkers, like police officers, are entitled to qualified immunity unless they break clearly established law.

The deputy has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force, the most of any deputy currently employed by the Sheriff’s Office.

One judge contemplated using the word “perjury” to describe an officer’s performance on the stand, in which he had contradicted himself multiple times. “I’m not going to use the word I should be using, but do you see the problem?” he asked prosecutors.

The tax records of Florida's Sen. Rick Scott & Trump’s education secretary, Betsy DeVos, showed that both employed a loophole, which was accidentally created by Congress, to escape estate and gift taxes. The latest from the Secret IRS Files:

One mother requested $11,058 in reimbursement for a treatment that could help her daughter swallow. NICA spent $138,000 in legal fees & costs fighting that one request.

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The invasion of the U.S. Capitol was discussed for weeks in plain sight. We reviewed scores of social media posts — many of them public — welcoming violence leading up to Wednesday’s attack. See for yourself ?

New: ProPublica sifted through thousands of videos taken by Parler users to create an immersive, first-person view of the Capitol riot as experienced by those who were there.

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.

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:

Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly. So it’s not going to.

New: Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, with a staggering history of jailing children. She said kids must face consequences, which rarely seem to apply to her or the other adults in charge.

Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly. So it’s not going to.

“It first struck me how different it was when I saw my first coronavirus patient go bad. I was like, Holy shit, this is not the flu. Watching this relatively young guy, gasping for air, pink frothy secretions coming out of his tube.”

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