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BP Settlements Seen on Safety and Price Cases

October 24, 2007

The British energy company BP, tarnished by a string of costly legal problems, is preparing to settle accusations that it was criminally indifferent to worker safety and that it manipulated energy prices, government officials and lawyers involved in the separate cases said on Tuesday.

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Extraordinary Rendition

November 6, 2007

An investigation of one of the darkest sides of the Bush Administration’s war on terror—its secret rendition program.

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Payload: Taking Aim at Corporate Bribery

November 25, 2007

Last month, five jumbo jets from Riyadh touched down at Heathrow Airport in London. They brought with them 13 members of the Saudi royal family, including King Abdullah and his retainers—and controversy.

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A Dangerous Business Revisited

February 5, 2008

A follow-up to the 2003 investigation of injuries and deaths at plants owned by the privately held McWane, Inc., one of the largest iron pipe foundry companies in North America: how the Justice Department responded, the changes made at the company, and what happened to some of the injured workers and a whistleblower who told their stories on camera five years ago.

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Big Scam

April 16, 2008

In the U.S., for the producers of bio-fuels, the golden age is already over.

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Border Agents, Lured by the Other Side

May 27, 2008

The smuggler in the public service announcement sat handcuffed in prison garb, full of bravado and shrugging off the danger of bringing illegal immigrants across the border.

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Mexico: Crimes at the Border

May 27, 2008

An investigation of the rapidly expanding business of smuggling humans across the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Border Inspector is Accused in Big Cocaine Case

September 10, 2008

A veteran customs inspector recently arrested in Texas on drug charges helped traffickers smuggle about 3,000 pounds of cocaine into the country over five years, according to a court document filed last week.

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