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Rich Schapiro

Rich Schapiro is a reporter for the NBC News Investigative Unit.

Rich Schapiro is a reporter for the NBC News Investigative Unit.

Latest from Rich Schapiro

2d ago

Iranian foreign minister says it will not escalate conflict and mocks Israeli weapons as ‘toys that our children play with’

In an interview with NBC News, Hossein Amirabdollahian refused to acknowledge that Israel was behind the recent attack on his country.
16d ago

Tests on fuel delivered to Dali in N.J. before bridge crash showed it was safe, company says

Contaminated fuel is one of many potential issues the NTSB is examining following the collapse of Baltimore’s Key Bridge after the Dali crashed into it.
23d ago

Baltimore bridge crash brings scrutiny to contaminated fuel, an 'open secret' in shipping

The cause of the Dali cargo ship's crash into the Key Bridge in Baltimore is not yet known, but it has focused attention on the problem of contaminated fuel.
25d ago

Baltimore bridge collapse calls attention to the growing Latino labor force and the risks they face

Most of the missing workers presumed dead following the Baltimore bridge collapse are originally from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico — illustrating the increasing dangers Hispanic workers face as a third of the nation's construction workers.
26d ago

A rare mayday preceded Baltimore bridge collapse: 'I couldn't think of a worse situation'

The Dali's crash into the Francis Scott Key Bridge was a worst-case scenario — but maritime experts say it could have been much worse.

Hustlers, grifters and greed: How Jam Master Jay met his tragic end

Jam Master Jay found fame with his trailblazing rap group Run-DMC, but his close ties to unsavory figures from his old neighborhood cost him his life.
72d 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.
75d ago

When Houthis fire missiles, these Navy warship officers must make split-second decisions

On the USS Mason, Navy personnel face the constant threat of Houthi anti-ship ballistic missiles, which travel great distances at extraordinary speeds.

Son of slain New Jersey imam arrested on gun charge

The son of an imam who was fatally shot outside his mosque in Newark, New Jersey, has been arrested on a gun violation charge, Essex County prosecutors said.

U.S. declares Houthi rebel group a terrorist organization

The U.S has designated the Houthi rebel group as a terrorist organization.
99d ago

A boxer, leader and community healer: Slain Newark imam left a lasting legacy

Imam Hassan Sharif, who was shot dead outside his mosque on Jan. 3, was a beloved figure who fed the needy and fought gun violence. His killing remains unsolved.