Cora Currier was previously on the editorial staff of the New Yorker. She has written for the New Yorker’s website, The European, Let’s Go guides, and other publications. During the 2008 presidential election, she covered the youth vote for The Nation. She has also worked as a researcher for several books on history and politics. Cora graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies.
The U.S. is conducting drone strikes in in at least three countries beyond Iraq and Afghanistan. Here’s a reading guide to understanding the U.S.’ shadow wars.
The taxpayer-backed mortgage giants, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, play a huge and growing role in the economy yet are riven by conflicts of interest and clashing goals. We examined the problems and solutions.
A list of our favorite watchdog journalism published this year.
In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.
Dec. 13, 2012, 12:17 p.m.
ProPublica profiled Rahmatollah Sedigh Sarvestani, an Iranian sociologist dying of cancer who has been refused a visa on national security grounds. His last-ditch effort to obtain a humanitarian travel permit to come to the U.S. has been denied.
The Senate intelligence committee is set to vote next week on the results of its 3-year investigation into detention and interrogation at the CIA. Whether any of the report will be made public is unclear.
As Congress prepares to send it to President Obama, a guide to the controversial defense spending bill’s provisions about detention and the laws of war.
Hurricane Sandy drew attention to the importance of cell service during an emergency. But cell companies say voluntary efforts, not regulation, should govern emergency response.
Dr. Rahmatollah Sedigh Sarvestani, suffering from late-stage cancer, has been denied a visa to the U.S., where doctors say he could receive potentially life-saving treatment. The U.S. cites “espionage,” and offers no more details.
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We’ve looked beyond the candidates’ rhetoric — or lack thereof — to find out where they actually stand on climate change.
Oct. 31, 2012, 10:09 a.m.
What continues to drive housing segregation? What are the consequences? We rounded up some of the best reporting on the subject.
Nearly eight months after a $25 billion foreclosure
settlement was announced, Florida is one of the only states yet to decide what
to do with its funds.
We contacted every state to see how they are spending the money they received from the foreclosure settlement. Here’s the most comprehensive breakdown available anywhere.
Oct. 10, 2012, 11:35 a.m.
Revising its stance on presumptive classification, the government doubles down on its position that detainees’ observations and experiences of their time in U.S. custody are classified.
The body of Adnan Latif, the Guantanamo detainee who died last month, has not yet been sent back to his home country, Yemen. And it’s not clear when it will be or where it is now.
With the economy on the debate schedule tonight, we’ve rounded up some of the best coverage of the critical economic issues in the presidential election.
Sept. 26, 2012, 7:12 a.m.
Federal watchdog says mortgage giant had no coordinated plan to bet against homeowners, though Freddie held billions of dollars of investments that paid off if borrowers stayed stuck in high-interest loans.
Sept. 25, 2012, 8:34 a.m.
Adnan Latif was recommended for transfer out of Guantanamo numerous times, but remained there until he was found dead in his cell earlier this month. Here’s the timeline of events leading up to his death.
Sept. 24, 2012, 8:37 a.m.
The two candidates snipe at each other, but they’ve articulated few big differences.
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