Published: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:29:46 GMT Video shows a horde of seals off Chatham - A Norwell man has taken stunning video of the horde of seals that has taken up residence on Monomoy Island, the seal haven off Chatham at the outer elbow of Cape Cod... [read more]
Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:11:19 +0000 ProPublica â€śZero Toleranceâ€ť Series Wins First-Ever Peabody Catalyst Award -
The ProPublica series â€śZero Toleranceâ€ť on the Trump administrationâ€™s family separation policy was awarded on Tuesday the first-ever Peabody Catalyst Award for bringing immediate change to the practice.
â€śNo fake news here,â€ť said Jeffrey Jones, executive director of the Peabody Awards. â€śRather, ProPublica worked with local sources to find and publicize incontrovertible evidence ... [read more]
Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:57:00 +0000 If You Paid TurboTax but Make Under $34,000, You Could Get a Refund. Hereâ€™s How. -
by Justin Elliott
We recently laid out how TurboTax uses deceptive design and misleading ads to get people to pay to file their taxes, even when they are eligible to file for free.
But you might be able to get your money back.
In response to our story, roughly 10 readers said they called TurboTax to complain. And, they said, TurboTax agreed to refund their money.
How to Ask For a Refund
Readers s... [read more]
Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:28:00 +0000 ProPublicaâ€™s Hannah Dreier Wins Hillman Prize and Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize -
The Sidney Hillman Foundation announced Tuesday that ProPublica reporter Hannah Dreier is the winner of the Hillman Prize in the magazine category for â€śTrapped in Gangland.â€ť Co-published with New York magazine, Newsday and the New York Times Magazine, the series detailed how the governmentâ€™s bungled crackdown on MS-13 has torn apart the lives of Latino immigrants on Long Island.
WBU... [read more]
Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:00:00 +0000 Hereâ€™s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your Taxes -
by Justin Elliott and Lucas Waldron
Did you know that if you make less than $66,000 a year, you can prepare and file your taxes for free?
No? Thatâ€™s no accident. Companies that make tax preparation software, like Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, would rather you didnâ€™t know.
Intuit and other tax software companies have spent millions lobbying to make sure that the IRS doesnâ€™t offer its own tax pr... [read more]