For Charlottesville Authorities, a Painful Post-Mortem on Preparedness

Inadequate human intelligence, poor communication and unheeded warnings contributed to the deadly debacle a year ago. by Ali Winston, special to ProPublica On Aug. 2, 2017, Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer convened a closed meeting of… Read More

The Trump Slump Hits U.S. Tourism

Summertime, but where are the foreign tourists? Ever since our forty-fifth president was elected, tourism to the United States from foreign countries has steadily dropped—in the face of a world-wide boom in travel—and the authoritative… Read More

Georgia Lawmaker Quits After Dropping Pants, Shouting Slurs On Sacha Baron Cohen Show

Georgia state Rep. Jason Spencer — who bared his buttocks and yelled racial slurs on camera in an episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical Showtime series Who Is America? — will resign from the legislature… Read More

A Day After Report, Violent White Supremacist Loses Job With Defense Contractor

The CEO of Northrop Grumman told employees he was saddened by ProPublica and Frontline’s report concerning Michael Miselis, an aerospace engineer who took part in the violence in Charlottesville last year. by A.C. Thompson and… Read More