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Tracking the 2016 primary race

An interactive to track the 2016 primary races. For Mashable.

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Tribute to Paris victims

Remembering the victims of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. For Mashable.

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Texas Public Radio Interview

I was on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” today, talking about H.I.V. exposure prosecutions and Nick Rhoades’ case:

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25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nomination

Very honored to announce that my ProPublica/BuzzFeed story on H.I.V. criminalization has been nominated for the 2014 Media Award for […]

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New Cathie Black Emails

Two hundred megabytes of new Cathie Black emails, fresh from the N.Y.C. Department of Education’s office. Please enjoy: F9359-2013-12-06-resp (final).pdf […]

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The poisoning of Flint, Michigan

The story of how those in power ignored pleas for help and created a public health disaster in Flint, Michigan. For Mashable.

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A top astro professor's history of sexual harassment

Space reporter Miriam Kramer and I take on sexual harassment in science. For Mashable.

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Article for POZ magazine

I wrote a story for the October/November issue of POZ magazine about the efforts in Iowa to decriminalize H.I.V. exposure. […]

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Iowa Court Tosses Sentence in H.I.V. Exposure Case

Six months after ProPublica’s story, Iowa’s highest court has thrown out Nick Rhoades’ 25-year prison sentence for criminal transmission of H.I.V.

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Nick Rhoades talks at the beginning of a PITCH meeting in Waterloo, Iowa on Nov. 7, 2013. PITCH, which stands for Positive Iowans Taking Charge, is a support group for people living with HIV. Rhoades, who is HIV-positive, is currently on probation for criminal transmission of HIV. (Stephen Mally for ProPublica)

Sex, Lies, and H.I.V.: When What You Don't Tell Your Partner Is a Crime

People with H.I.V. have been sentenced to years or even decades in prison for having sex without telling their partners they’re infected, even when they practiced safe sex. Are these laws a deterrent to spreading the virus or could they actually fuel the epidemic?

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INTERVIEW: The brilliant minds behind Chipotle's haunting scarecrow ad

The behind-the-scenes story of those mechanized crows, that Fiona Apple cover, and more.

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Intern vs. Mayor: Battle Bares Bloomberg's Argument for Secrecy

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg tapped Cathie Black to be schools chancellor, a lowly intern filed a freedom of information request that the city fought for two years. Now, that intern reflects on why the mayor tried so hard to keep secret emails that turned out to be innocuous.

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Lasting Damage: A Rogue Prosecutor’s Final Case

By Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica With reporting by Sergio Hernandez. This is Part 2 of a series. Read Part 1. mong […]

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Meet Sergio

Sergio Hernandez is an award-winning American journalist based in New York City. His byline has appeared in BuzzFeed, ProPublica, Gawker, the Village Voice, The Daily, and The Week.

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