A few of the recent pieces I've liked:
Jim Morris, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer in a collaboration between the Weather Channel, InsideClimate News, and The Center for Public Integrity: Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie
Brigid Schulte in the Washington Post: 'Mad Men' era of U.S. family policy coming to an end?
Tom Frieden at The Health Care Blog: CDC: Together We Can Provide Safer Patient Care
Farida Jhabvala Romero at Reporting on Health: California County Seeks to Eliminate Health Safety Net for the Undocumented
Ted Genoways at OnEarth: Hog Wild: Factory Farms are Poisoning Iowa's Drinking Water