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For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part of the Job

Correction, Aug. 21, 2020: This story originally misattributed a quote from a press release. The state Democratic Party said: “Holding an election in the middle of a global pandemic is a complicated and difficult process. I think everyone involved should be proud of the results today.” It did not say that “other states should be reaching out to Kentucky for advice, as a potential blueprint for scaling up pandemic-safe voting for the November elections.” (That quote was from the Democratic Governors Association.)

The Federal Government Gives Native Students an Inadequate Education, and Gets Away With It

Correction, Aug. 10, 2020: This story originally misstated the findings of a report by the Government Accountability Office. The report found that BIE special education students did not receive 20% of their service time, not that 20% of BIE special education students did not receive all their services.

After a Year of Investigation, the Border Patrol Has Little to Say About Agents’ Misogynistic and Racist Facebook Group

Correction, Aug. 5, 2020: This story mistakenly said the Rep. Veronica Escobar was on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Escobar, who was mocked in posts in the Border Patrol Facebook group, is familiar with the committee’s activities, but is not on it.

How Voter-Fraud Hysteria and Partisan Bickering Ate American Election Oversight

Correction, July 22, 2020: This story incorrectly stated that Christy McCormick had worked at the Department of Justice under former Attorney General John Ashcroft. While she worked on cases that originated during his tenure, she began after he left.

How to Understand COVID-19 Numbers

Correction, July 28, 2020: In a quote, the data scientist Youyang Gu originally misidentified the phenomenon of when "you gravitate towards data that matches your belief and you ignore data that goes against your belief." It is confirmation bias, not selection bias.

Trump Financial Regulator Quietly Shelved Discrimination Probes Into Bank of America and Other Lenders

Correction, July 17, 2020: This story originally misstated the Department of Justice's actions in an investigation. The DOJ has not taken action to date on a Cadence Bank redlining investigation referred by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; it is not the case that it sent the matter back to the OCC.

How a Key Federal Civil Rights Agency Was Sidelined as Historic Protests Erupted

Correction, July 15, 2020: A photo caption with this story misstated the year of a march in Memphis. It was in 2008, not 2009.

The NYPD Isn’t Giving Critical Bodycam Footage to Officials Investigating Alleged Abuse

Correction, July 3, 2020: This story originally misstated the number of members on New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board. There are 15 members, not 13.

The Nation’s First Reparations Package to Survivors of Police Torture Included a Public Memorial. Survivors Are Still Waiting.

Correction, July 6, 2020: This story originally misidentified the Chicago roadway renamed for Black journalist and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells. It was a portion of Congress Parkway, not Balbo Drive.

Oyster, Air Fryer and Bicycle Companies Say Their Goods Are Essential to Fighting Coronavirus So They Can Get Tariff Relief

Correction, June 25, 2020: This story originally mischaracterized the use of Phthalimidopropionaldehyde. It is used to make Lipitor, rather than being an active ingredient.

Emails Reveal Chaos as Meatpacking Companies Fought Health Agencies Over COVID-19 Outbreaks in Their Plants

Correction, June 13, 2020: This story originally misstated the CDC's amended guidance on quarantining. It should have said that asymptomatic workers with a potential exposure could go back to work immediately but should monitor their symptoms, not that asymptomatic workers could go back to work immediately.

An Elementary School Repeatedly Dismissed Allegations Against Its Principal. Then, an FBI Agent Pretended to Be a 13-Year-Old Girl.

Correction, May 12, 2020: This story originally said Bethel police did not believe they had enough evidence to charge Carmichael with a crime in 2018. Acting Police Chief Amy Davis says that while the case was not very provable based on available evidence, police did refer it for prosecution.

Correction, May 12, 2020: This story originally misstated where the Bering Strait School District is based. It’s based in Unalakleet, not Nome.

Ignoring Trump and Right-Wing Think Tanks, Red States Expand Vote by Mail

Correction, May 12, 2020: This story originally misstated the political party of Ben Hovland. He is a Democrat, not a Republican.

“Similar to Times of War”: The Staggering Toll of COVID-19 on Filipino Health Care Workers

Correction, May 5, 2020: This story originally misspelled the first name of the president of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. She is Zenei Cortez, not Zeine.

Texas Still Won’t Say Which Nursing Homes Have COVID-19 Cases. Families Are Demanding Answers.

Correction, April 30, 2020: A caption with this story originally misstated where David Aguirre’s mother, Estela, died. She became ill at The Waterford at College Station, she did not die there.

Coronavirus Put Her Out of Work, Then Debt Collectors Froze Her Savings Account

Correction, April 22, 2020: This story originally misstated the title of Susan Shin. She is the legal director of the New Economy Project, not the director.

Coronavirus Advice From Abroad: 7 Lessons America’s Governors Should Not Ignore as They Reopen Their Economies

Correction, April 19, 2020: This story originally misquoted Dr. Ansgar Lohse. He said, “Even in a country like Germany, we will have to regionally and locally and also probably seasonally adapt the strategy,” not “seasonally adapt to this tragedy.”

Climate Change Won’t Stop for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Correction, April 14, 2020: This story originally misspelled the first name of a professor of public policy and law at Texas Tech University. She is Katharine Hayhoe, not Katherine.

Coronavirus Tests Are Being Fast-Tracked by the FDA, but It’s Unclear How Accurate They Are.

Correction, April 10, 2020: This story originally said incorrectly that Kendra Boroff was admitted to an intensive care unit.

We Still Don’t Know How Many People Are in the Hospital With COVID-19

Correction, June 9, 2020: This story originally misstated the last name of Indiana’s health commissioner. She is Dr. Kristina Box, not Boxin.

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