The makers of TurboTax as well as H&R Block promised the IRS to offer free filing for many Americans. But they're keeping Google from seeing it.
Six years after it was excoriated for allegedly targeting conservative organizations, the agency has largely given up on regulating an entire category of nonprofits. The result: More dark money gushes into the political system.
For many people, filing for bankruptcy is a luxury that's out of reach. A new report by the primary bankruptcy professional organization is full of recommendations that, if implemented, could help change that.
A bill supported by Democrats and Republicans would make permanent a program that bars the IRS from ever developing its own online tax filing service.
Ten years ago, the tax agency formed a special team to unravel the complex tax-lowering strategies of the nation's wealthiest people. But with big money — and Congress — arrayed against the team, it never had a chance.
"Institutions in the Jewish world have long known about his behavior, and they have looked the other way," said one of seven women who have recounted Steinhardt making sexual requests.
Since Freddie Gray's death in 2015, violent crime has spiked to levels unseen for a quarter century. How order collapsed in an American city.
Companies cash in by calling physicians "Super Doctor," "Best Doctor" or "Top Doctor" and then selling them opportunities to boast about the honor. Experts call the accolades a scam. Giving me one highlights the absurdity.
Richard Vorder Bruegge, the most prominent member of the Forensic Audio, Video and Image Analysis Unit, veered from his original conclusions in at least three cases.
Nearly 30 years after crossing the US-Mexico border as an undocumented child, a reporting trip brought me back to that very stretch. The memories followed.
Secret portions of a lawsuit allege that Purdue Pharma, controlled by the Sackler family, considered capitalizing on the addiction treatment boom — while going to extreme lengths to boost sales of its controversial opioid.
A number of organizations, including ProPublica, have developed tools to let the public see exactly how Facebook users are being targeted by advertisers. Now, Facebook has quietly made changes to its site that stop those efforts.
The bureau's image unit has linked defendants to crime photographs for decades using unproven techniques and baseless statistics. Studies have begun to raise doubts about the unit's methods.
Oregon is one of five states that frees insanity defendants when they've reached their maximum prison sentence, without weighing a person's health and danger.
A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older US workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to retire, suffering financial damage that is often irreversible.
How a benefit for the working poor was turned against them.
Wilder Hilario Maldonado Cabrera was the youngest defendant on the juvenile docket that day, and he was one of the last children left in government custody who had been affected by the zero-tolerance policy.
Dr. David Ayoub used to be active in the anti-vaccination movement. Now he's challenging mainstream science again — as an expert witness for accused child abusers.
Millions of sleep apnea patients rely on CPAP breathing machines to get a good night's rest. Health insurers use a variety of tactics, including surveillance, to make patients bear the costs. Experts say it's part of the insurance industry playbook.
Strategies that let super PACs delay revealing their donors until after the election are gaining popularity among both Democrats and Republicans.