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Laura Strickler

Laura Strickler is a senior investigative producer and reporter for NBC News. She is based in Washington.

Laura Strickler is a senior investigative producer and reporter for NBC News. She is based in Washington.


Latest from Laura Strickler

2d ago

Man on terror watchlist was released by Border Patrol

With border security funding blocked in Congress, the case illustrates the challenges that U.S. officials face in identifying migrants who may pose a national security threat.
10d ago

Trump to attend a gala with proponents of his family separation border policies

Trump remains vague on pursuing family separation policies in a second term
19d ago

Kids as young as 14 were found working at a Tennessee factory that makes lawn mower parts for John Deere and others

Immigrant children as young as 14 were found working amid heavy equipment at a Tennessee firm that makes parts for lawn mowers sold by John Deere and others.
22d ago

The town that can't live without migrants, but isn't sure it wants to live with them

FREMONT, Neb. — Big-city mayors may be complaining about the economic impact of an influx of migrants, but the residents of a small city near Omaha can’t decide how they feel.
37d ago

Military clears Ospreys to fly again after a series of fatal crashes

The U.S. military said Friday that despite a series of fatal crashes it deemed the V-22 Osprey aircraft safe to fly and has lifted its grounding order.

Sen. Tester asks Congress to fund installation of border fentanyl scanners that now sit idle

As fentanyl scanning equipment intended for the border sits unused, Montana Sen. Jon Tester is blaming Republicans and asking Congress to approve funds for installation.
40d ago

Scanners that spot smuggled fentanyl at the border sit unused because Congress hasn't provided the cash to install them

The U.S. has spent millions on high-tech scanners to spot fentanyl crossing the border, but many sit in warehouses unused because Congress hasn’t appropriated funds to install them.
46d ago

Austin may learn this week about the military's plans to start flying its troubled Ospreys again

Defense Secretary Austin could be briefed as early as this week on the military’s plans to get its troubled V-22 Osprey aircraft back in the air, say defense officials.
51d ago

‘Your heart is always broken’: Families whose loved ones died want to know why the military’s Ospreys keep crashing

When Evan Strickland was 13, he stood in line with his dad for 30 minutes for the chance to sit in the cockpit of a V-22 Osprey. Six years later he died in one.
53d ago

Labor Dept. says Tennessee firm employed minors to clean meat saws, head splitters at slaughterhouses

Fayette Janitorial employed children to clean dangerous equipment at a Perdue Farms poultry plant in Virginia and a Seaboard Triumph Foods pork plant in Iowa.
54d ago

Investigators are looking at the gearbox in deadly U.S. Air Force Osprey crash

The investigation into yet another deadly crash of a U.S. military Osprey aircraft in late November is looking at a possible mishap involving the aircraft’s propeller rotor gear box, U.S. officials say.