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EXography: Senator lives like a Rockefeller but bills the cost to taxpayers

By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14 05:00 AM

EXography: Senator lives like a Rockefeller but bills the cost to taxpayers

West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller comes from one of America's wealthiest families and represents one of its poorest states, yet he travels home almost exclusively via private charter plane at $4,400 per trip and sends the bill to taxpayers.
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Guatemala's human smuggling network is big business for 'coyotes'

Guatemala's human smuggling network is big business for 'coyotes'

By Richard Pollock | 08/21/14 05:00 AM

Guatemala's shadowy human smuggling network is run by a highly sophisticated organization that more closely resembles a corporation with a profit-sharing program than a ragtag band of criminals.
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Treatment at a Veterans Affairs hospital nearly killed an agency whistleblower

Treatment at a Veterans Affairs hospital nearly killed an agency whistleblower

By Mark Flatten | 08/21/14 05:00 AM

An Iraq war veteran says she lived through the patient care and retaliation scandals now plaguing the VA -- barely. Fourth in a five-part series.
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