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Posted on: Jan 5, 2016, Source: Pro Publica

One 14-year-old boy’s search for care takes him to Utah as his home state struggles to safeguard its most challenging children.

Posted on: May 26, 2015, Source: Pro Publica

The homes have come under fire as a failed model of care, and as places vulnerable to violence and sexual predation.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Hundreds of teens are victimized repeatedly, according to study.

Posted on: May 11, 2011, Source: ProPublica

The raw number of returning soldiers with psychological problems is rising.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2011, Source: ProPublica

Instead of ratcheting up oversight, PA's governor wants to hand authority over some of the state's most critical environmental decisions to an energy executive.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2010, Source: ProPublica

A new regulation would force employers to identify when a workplace-related injury is caused by repetitive stress. The Chamber of Commerce says it'll cost employers millions.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Dr. Howard Frumkin, who first caught flack for failing to take action on formaldehyde-contaminated trailers for Katrina victims, will step down from his post.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2009, Source: ProPublica

New York City officials have called for a ban on natural gas drilling within the city’s 2,000-square-mile upstate watershed.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2009, Source: ProPublica

Jackson was confirmed despite questions about her failure to regulate contaminants in drinking water and other concerns.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2008, Source: ProPublica

Lisa Jackson is getting mixed reviews for her industry ties and the trail of toxic waste left behind in her last job.