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Cynthia McFadden

Cynthia McFadden is the senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News.

Cynthia McFadden is the senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News.

Latest from Cynthia McFadden

3d ago

How a Texas hospital is fighting a condition that kills pregnant women

University Hospital in San Antonio has established itself as one of the top medical centers treating placenta accreta spectrum thanks in part to its innovative blood program.

Ex-military surgeons embrace new mission: stop Americans from bleeding to death

A movement to revolutionize the treatment of trauma patients in the U.S. can be traced to an infamous battle fought in East Africa more than 30 years ago.
77d ago

Charles Spencer, Princess Diana’s brother, speaks out about ‘devastating’ abuse at British boarding school

In his first interview about his new book, "A Very Private School," Charles Spencer detailed what he described as the culture of cruelty at Maidwell Hall in the mid-1970s.
107d ago

Mexican drug cartels are targeting America’s ‘last best place’

Mexican drug cartels have flooded Montana with fentanyl and meth – and also set up operations on Indian reservations, where the police is severely outnumbered.
177d ago

Can a new early reading program help revive this poor Mississippi town?

The Early Learning Academy opened its doors in April with an ambitious goal: to boost child literacy in the tiny, impoverished town of Lambert, Mississippi.
252d ago

Their babies died when Camp Lejeune’s water was poisoned. But justice has been hard to find

“It’s like we’re invisible,” said a veteran who had a stillbirth and nine miscarriages. Such cases have been uniquely difficult to litigate, attorneys say.

EPA chief travels to ‘Cancer Alley’ to announce proposal to curb toxic air emissions

EPA chief Michael Regan went to a Louisiana rubber plant to announce a proposal that would slash the chemical toxins released in the air by the facility and others around the country.

Former Fox News producer Abby Grossberg calls the network a 'big corporate machine that destroys people'

Former Fox News producer Abby Grossberg told NBC News she believes she was set up to be a scapegoat in the defamation suit against Fox News over baseless election fraud claims.
438d ago

Toxic school: How the government failed Black residents in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'

A rubber plant near an elementary school in southern Louisiana has been emitting a carcinogenic chemical for decades. Locals wonder why it’s still allowed to remain in operation.

Roaches in the operating room: Doctors at HCA hospital in Florida say patient care has suffered from cost cutting

Four doctors at HCA's Bayonet Point hospital in Florida said the quality of care has declined since 2021, when HCA cut costs and staff and hired contract workers.