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Alton Sterling's Family Demands Action From Baton Rouge Officials

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.28.2016 | Black Voices

Alton Sterling’s frustrated family members and their supporters confronted Baton Rouge officials this week, demanding an update in the nearly 3-mont...

Anthony Weiner Being Investigated By Federal Authorities

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.24.2016 | Politics

Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner is under federal and local investigation for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with an underage ...

Feds Investigating Exxon On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has joined the growing list of agencies and offices probing ExxonMobil on climate change. The federal agen...

FBI Director Comey Botched The Clinton Email Announcement. Here's How He Should Have Handled It.

Riley Roberts | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Riley Roberts

Not including the incumbent, only twelve men have served as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation since the job was created, in its present ...

Friday Talking Points -- Ships Leaving A Sinking Rat

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As the stream of Republicans fleeing the Donald Trump candidacy becomes a flood, it does seem the appropriate metaphor to use -- the ships are leaving the sinking rat this time, not the other way 'round.

FIJ and Schuster Institute Launch Initiative for Diversity in Social Justice Investigative Reporting

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

Without greater diversity in journalism, some very important stories are never pitched, some assignments never made, facts never gathered, and serious abuses of power never uncovered.

The Hypocrisy Underlying Brazil’s Impeachment Movement

HuffPost Brazil | Nicholas Miriello | Posted 04.21.2016 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s ...

Keep a Close Watch on the Panama Papers, the Biggest, Most Damning Data Leak in the History of Journalism

Auditi Guha | Posted 04.14.2016 | World
Auditi Guha

There is no doubt that this is going to be an enormous, gigantic, gargantuan deal in months to come as the documents reveal how one firm helped the one percent launder money, dodge sanctions and evade tax with help from accountants, lawyers, banks and trusts.

New Doubts About Official Version Of Sandra Bland's Death

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.11.2016 | Black Voices

Contradictions in files about Sandra Bland's death are raising new questions about how the 28-year-old woman died in a Texas jail last summer. A medi...

Big Pork vs. Consumers: Whose Side Is the USDA on?

Erica Meier | Posted 02.19.2016 | Green
Erica Meier

The USDA is happy to hand over much of its verification authority, then turn a blind eye to the abuse that inevitably continues when they're not watching.

Can You Beat the Polygraph?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.11.2015 | Crime
Garry Rodgers

In my policing career, I've been involved in well over a hundred polygraph examinations, including getting hooked up myself for a test drive.

How to Get Away With Murder

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.09.2015 | Books
Garry Rodgers

Are you planning on murdering someone, but your only stop is the fear of getting caught? Or are you plotting a crime thriller where your serial-slayer stays steps ahead of that dogged detective who's also top-tier in her trade?

Jury Process Shows High Stakes in Freddie Gray Cop Trial | Posted 12.02.2015 | Black Voices

By: Charles Robinson Amid demonstrations, calls for calm and a city closely watching, the process of picking an impartial jury in the trial of Office...

The NFL Should Release Details Of Johnny Manziel Investigation

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports

On Tuesday, a little over a month after Johnny Manziel's girlfriend Colleen Crowley accused him of beating her inside of a moving car in Avon, Ohio, t...

Call My Mama: The Biggest Lesson from Spring Valley High | Posted 10.29.2015 | Black Voices

Regardless of the screams and cries for help, Black parents alone cannot save their children. In most cases, if they tried to intervene, they would become victims of the same fate.

Interview With a Demonologist

Charlie Vázquez | Posted 09.30.2016 | Weird News
Charlie Vázquez

Preliminary investigations of debated and controversial phenomena led me to the Twitter profile of Dr. Lynne Campbell, a Toronto-based demonologist and author, who agreed to answer questions as part of my book research.

Investigation Of Tamir Rice's Death Is Mostly Complete, Sheriff Says

Reuters | Kim Palmer | Posted 05.13.2015 | Black Voices

CLEVELAND, May 12 (Reuters) - An Ohio sheriff looking into the death of a 12-year-old boy shot by two Cleveland police officers while he played with a...

Secrets and Lies Is a Program You Should Be Watching

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

What also draws me in is the acting. Phillippe has never been this good. He gives the various shades to Ben's personality which make you trust him one moment and doubt him the next. This role could take him to the next level of his career and he seems to know it.

On Journey to Cambodia, Investigation Process Validated

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

We are often asked why we spend the money to investigate potential Honorees at World of Children Award. Well, we are currently in Cambodia to visit two of our Honorees and were reminded why this remains such an important step in the Award process.

Body Of Slain Myanmar Journalist To be Exhumed

Reuters | Posted 01.03.2015 | Media

By Paul Mooney YANGON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Police in Myanmar have been ordered to exhume the body of a journalist who was shot dead by ...

6 Dramatic Manhunts in American History That Will Make Your Hair Stand on End

Posted 06.09.2015 | Crime

If there’s one thing that’s true about America, it’s that we love a good chase -- so long as the really, really bad guy gets caught. Whether the...

The Cost of Free Information

Alejandra Dubcovsky | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Alejandra Dubcovsky

The Drug Enforcement Agency paid over three quarters of million dollars for information that it could have gotten legally and for free. This money went to an Amtrak employee for confidential information about train passengers.

Paul Blumenthal

Cuomo Under Fire For Meddling In Anti-Corruption Panel He Created | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is under fire from good government groups and his potential Democratic primary opponent after a New York ...

Wisconsin Senate Blind-Sided By the Department of Public Instruction

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 07.16.2014 | Education
Shayna A. Pitre

Nearly three years later, just yesterday, the Wisconsin State Senate finally caught wind of the investigation through the media, and decided to inquire further.

How Facebook Can Get You Terminated and Keep You Terminated

Don McNay | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Don McNay

If your employer can prove that you spend 63 percent of your time on social media, it doesn't make any difference how productive you are during the other 37 percent of the day. Judges, juries and arbitrators are going to look unfavorably on your cause.