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Pro-Troop Charity Misleads Donors While Lining Political Consultants’ Pockets

ProPublica investigated Move America Forward, a charity that collected millions of dollars to send care packages to U.S. troops abroad. But, some of the money raised actually went to political consulting firms and three conservative political action committees.

What you need to know about America's homeless veteran problem

Many cities nationwide, including Pittsburgh, have vowed to eliminate veteran homelessness.

Justices silent over execution drug secrecy

Despite a series of controversial executions in several states, no Supreme Court justice has taken a stand against the death penalty.

FBI 'monitoring' NYPD chokehold death case

The FBI has the authority to step in on cases that involve enforcing civil rights.

Pa. has 2nd-most inmates serving life without parole

Though 15 states have higher murder rates, Pennsylvania has the second-largest population of inmates serving life without parole, second only to Florida.

NHL outlines plan to fight climate change

A first-of-its-kind report outlines what the National Hockey League needs to do to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

One-fifth of the U.S. workforce will be impacted by the president's latest executive order regarding policies against workplace discrimination of the gay and transgender population.

Most senators wait to take e-filing leap

It costs taxpayers $500,000 each year because most U.S. senators don't want to electronically disclose their political donors. Currently, Senate employees scan the paper documents and send them to the Federal Election Commission where they pay a contractor to manually input the data.

When a North Country prison closes, what happens to the town?

With a state prison set to close, one New York town is losing a major economic driver. A similar sting was felt in Pennsylvania last year when the Department of Corrections announced the closing of prisons in Westmoreland and Cambria Counties.

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