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Black lung inquiry sought
IMPACT: Two congressmen called on the Labor Department's IG to investigate whether miners have been wrongfully denied benefits.
Black lung reform push
IMPACT: Citing a Center-ABC investigation, U.S. senators are leading an effort to reform the nation's black lung benefits system.
Hopkins suspends program
IMPACT: Following a Center-ABC investigation, Johns Hopkins announced Friday it was suspending its black lung program, pending a review.
Coal's doctors of choice
A surprising force has helped industry defeat black lung benefits claims for ailing miners: Johns Hopkins University.
GOP broadens green loan attack
Representative calls for further investigation into Energy Dept. loans to electric car companies
Another Energy boondoggle?
Two politically connected firms get $1 billion in federal loans to build electric cars
Public housing, private frustration
HUD-funded housing projects wasted money on belly dancers, sex offenders and dead residents....