By Michael Beckel

The 60 Plus Association tells the IRS it barely spends money on politics — despite funding millions in candidate attack ads.

By Douglas Birch

The White House rejected a confidential proposal to accelerate work on nuclear security problems despite a missed 2013 deadline.

By James Arkin

Three separate systems are used to track the arms sent to Afghanistan, but they are riddled with errors and not linked up.

Big Oil, Bad Air

Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas.

By Jim Morris, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer

In partnership with InsideClimate News and The Weather Channel, Center examines oil industry exploitation of Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale.

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Industry has transformed the state, but at what cost?

By Jim Morris and Lisa Song

No one at the Environmental Protection Agency has been willing to talk on the record about air pollution associated with fracking in Texas.

Medicare Advantage Money Grab

Billing errors cost taxpayers billions

By Fred Schulte, David Donald and Erin Durkin

Critics warned of billing abuse in Medicare Advantage health plans, but oversight is lagging.

By Fred Schulte

Billions in Medicare Advantage overpayments likely gone for good.

By Fred Schulte

Medicare Advantage home visits may not improve health, but boost risk scores and cost taxpayers billions.

Finance

The latest investigations about U.S. financial reform, corporate accountability and consumer finance.

Juvenile Justice

Scrutinizing controversial policies affecting young people at risk.

By Susan Ferriss

Court procedures leave minor offenders with few rights.

By Susan Ferriss

Civil rights groups are challenging ordinances that prohibit cooperation with federal officials if they ask to shelter kids in towns.

Broadband

Investigating the political power of the information technology industry.

By Allan Holmes

Industry-backed law prohibits expansion of cities' Internet service

By Allan Holmes

Tennessee city seeks to expand municipal broadband service, pre-empting industry-backed state ban.

By Allan Holmes

Sprint, T-Mobile fought to maintain competition, merger talks show they're giving in.

A Comcast program provides Internet to some, but not all the nation's poor.

Consider the Source

Seeking to ‘out’ shadowy political organizations flourishing in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.

By Michael Beckel

The 60 Plus Association tells the IRS it barely spends money on politics — despite funding millions in candidate attack ads.

By Dave Levinthal

Three-fifths of nation's top 100 lobbying entities spent less on influence in the second quarter compared to a year ago.