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‘It’s On Like Donkey Kong’

One company’s stock soared, based on the news that ‘Voters for Hillary’ would hire it. Except the group never spent a dime on Clinton. Was the whole thing a penny-stock swindle?

BAD MEDICINE

Every year Nebraska collection agencies file lawsuits by the tens of thousands thanks to cheap court feeds and loose rules that leave the poor and sick vulnerable.

STATE-SPONSORED ABUSE

Voters decided to scrap the kind of super-empowered emergency managers who made questionable decisions in Flint—but state lawmakers revived the program.

HEAVY CREAM

A ProPublica analysis of political fundraising shows Republican leaders like Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy have more donors in common with Democrats than with their rank-and-file.

BIOHAZARD

Paula Schulte couldn’t survive a cascade of medical mistakes. After that, her family couldn’t get answers—or accountability.

In Plain Sight

How Michael Jon Hand, who founded an Australian bank with ties to American military and intelligence officials that defrauded depositors and investors, was tracked to Idaho.