Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / ER Staffing Company Reverses Benefits Cuts for Doctors and Nurses Fighting Coronavirus
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A major medical staffing company said it wouldn’t go through with cuts to doctors’ pay and benefits after ProPublica first reported the plans.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / How New York City’s Emergency Ventilator Stockpile Ended Up on the Auction Block
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ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.

Schneier on Security / Emotat Malware Causes Physical Damage
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Before this, the threat actors used the stolen credentials to deliver phishing emails to other Fabrikam employees, as well as to their external contacts, with more and more systems getting infected an...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / ProPublica and Partners Tie for Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards
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Thomas showed how Methodist was suing and garnishing the wages of thousands of patients, including many of its own employees, for unpaid hospital bills.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Cancer Surgeries and Organ Transplants Are Being Put Off for Coronavirus. Can They Wait?
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But what, exactly, is an elective procedure?

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Illinois Quietly Reversed Its Ban on a Dangerous Physical Restraint for Students
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But Illinois State Board of Education officials negotiated with a key legislative rule-making committee to allow schools to use prone restraint for one more school year, aiming to phase out its use by...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Who Has Emergency Authority Over Elections? Nobody’s Quite Sure.
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There are only six states where election officials have the authority both to delay an election and shift polling places, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Release notes from syncthing / v1.4.1
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This is a regularly scheduled patch release.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / “Dead on Arrival”: A N.Y. Fire Chief’s COVID Journal
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Simon Ressner is a battalion chief with the Fire Department of New York based in central Brooklyn.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / It’s Hardly Shocking the Navy Fired a Commander for Warning of Coronavirus Threat. It’s Part of a Pattern.
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Crozier wrote a letter dated March 30 warning that an outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was a threat to his crew of some 4,000 sailors unless they disembarked and quarantined.

Numberphile / Impossible Squares - Numberphile
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[ No Summary ]

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Overwhelmed Hospitals Face a New Crisis: Staffing Firms Are Cutting Their Doctors’ Hours and Pay
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This irony is straining the business models of hospitals and the companies that staff them with doctors and other medical professionals.

Schneier on Security / Friday Squid Blogging: On Squid Communication
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New research published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presents evidence for a previously unknown semantic-like ability in Humboldt squid.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Along the Border, the Population Is High Risk for Coronavirus, but Testing Is In Short Supply
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ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / ProPublica Hires Lisa Larson-Walker as Art Director
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ProPublica announced Friday that Lisa Larson-Walker will be joining its staff as art director.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate
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(Darren Hauck for ProPublica)Milwaukee offers a glimpse into the disproportionate destruction the virus is inflicting on black communities nationwide.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / How Tea Party Budget Battles Left the National Emergency Medical Stockpile Unprepared for Coronavirus
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Rehberg said it would have been impossible to predict a public health crisis requiring a more robust stockpile, just as it would have been to predict the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Schneier on Security / Security and Privacy Implications of Zoom
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I'm sure lots more of these bad security decisions, sloppy coding mistakes, and random software vulnerabilities are coming.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / One Reason Caregivers Are Wearing Trash Bags: A U.S. Firm Had to Recall 9 Million Surgical Gowns
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It also meant that supplies of medical gowns were already low when hospitals and state governments began desperately searching for protective gear to cope with the pandemic.

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