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We Found Major Trump Tax Inconsistencies. New York’s Mayor Wants a Criminal Investigation.

Correction, Jan. 10, 2020: This story originally stated, incorrectly, that the city's Department of Finance can pursue back property taxes. It does not pursue property taxes from previous years once the Tax Commission has taken up an appeal.

The IRS Tried to Crack Down on Rich People Using an “Abusive” Tax Deduction. It Hasn’t Gone So Well.

Correction, Jan. 3, 2020: This story originally misstated the founding year for the Partnership for Conservation. It was 2016, not 2017.

California Gave Billions in Taxpayer Dollars to Improve Jails. But That’s Not How These Sheriffs Are Spending It.

Correction, Dec. 27, 2019: This story originally misstated the composition of the jail population in Contra Costa County in 2016. At the time, the county's largest facility housed three dozen realignment inmates, not three dozen inmates in all. Also, roughly 200 federal immigration detainees made up a part of the jail's population, not the rest of the jail's population.

Facebook Ads Can Still Discriminate Against Women and Older Workers, Despite a Civil Rights Settlement

Correction, Dec. 14, 2019: This story originally misstated the last name of an associate research scientist at Northeastern. It is Piotr Sapiezynski, not Sapiensinski.

Correction, Dec. 19, 2019: This story originally misstated the last name of a talent acquisition expert with with the Society for Human Resources Management. He is Steven Lindner, not Linder.

Donald Trump Jr. Went to Mongolia, Got Special Treatment From the Government and Killed an Endangered Sheep

Correction, Dec. 12, 2019: This story incorrectly described the board on which his guide's company served. It is a hunting and wildlife association, not just a hunting association.

Multiple Women Recall Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation by Gordon Sondland

Correction, Nov. 29, 2019: A photo caption with this story misstated the date of a protest at a Portland, Oregon, hotel. It was Oct. 13, not Nov. 19. Also, the hotel is managed, not owned, by the company Sondland founded, Provenance Hotel Group.

Misinformation Efforts Over Kentucky Vote Could Be Playbook for 2020

Correction, Nov. 26, 2019: This story originally misidentified Citizens for Election Integrity. It is not based in Minnesota.

Blame Over Justice: The Human Toll of the Navy’s Relentless Push to Punish One of Its Own

Correction, Nov. 20, 2019: This story originally misstated Michael Junge’s military status. He is active duty, not retired.

Even Louisiana’s Wealthier Neighborhoods Can’t Escape Toxic Air in “Cancer Alley”

Correction, Nov. 4, 2019: This story originally misstated the academic title of Craig Colten. He is a professor of geography and anthropology at Louisiana State University, not a history professor.

The Wrong Goodbye

Correction, Nov. 1, 2019: This story originally misspelled the first name of the deputy director of forensic investigations at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in New York City. She is Aden Naka, not Eden.

How a Tax Break to Help the Poor Went to NBA Owner Dan Gilbert

Correction, Oct. 24, 2019: This story originally misidentified the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation as the Detroit Economic Development Corporation.

The Myths of the “Genius” Behind Trump’s Reelection Campaign

Correction, Sept. 11, 2019: This story originally misidentified where the firefighting team that is the subject of the movie “Only the Brave” is from. The team is from Arizona, not California.

Las Vegas Man Arrested in Plots Against Jews Was Said to Be Affiliated With Atomwaffen Division

Correction, Aug. 20, 2019: This story originally misstated the type of weapon Conor Climo was carrying in his Las Vegas neighborhood. The gun, identified in a federal criminal complaint as an AR-15 assault rifle, is a semiautomatic weapon, not fully automatic.

The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False “Evidence” Against Migrants

Correction, Aug. 13, 2019: This story originally misidentified one of the workplaces of the parents of Laura Peña’s friends at school. They worked for Immigration and Naturalization Services, a precursor of ICE, not ICE.

Trump Called Baltimore “Vermin Infested” While the Federal Government Fails to Clean Up Rodents in Subsidized Housing

Correction, Aug. 16, 2019: This story originally misidentified the agency that employs an inspector who helped Tiffany Ralph. The inspector works for Baltimore City, not the Housing Authority of Baltimore City.

From Truck Stops to Elections, a River of Gambling Money Is Flooding Waukegan

Correction, Aug. 9, 2019: This story originally misidentified James Parks as an employee of the Village of Antioch. He no longer works for the village.

Clergy Abused an Entire Generation in This Village. With New Traumas, Justice Remains Elusive.

Correction, July 26, 2019: A photo caption originally misidentified the location of a Catholic church. It is in Stebbins, not St. Michael.

We Found Photos of Ole Miss Students Posing With Guns in Front of a Shot-Up Emmett Till Memorial. Now They Face a Possible Civil Rights Investigation.

Correction, July 26, 2019: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that a photo of three fraternity brothers in front of a shot-up Emmett Till memorial sign had received 274 likes on Instagram. It had received 247 likes within a day of being posted.

Correction, July 25, 2019: An earlier version of this story misidentified John Lowe as holding an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. Lowe is squatting beneath the sign without a rifle.

Federal Election Agency, Hungry for Funds, Now Pays for Officials to Get to Office

Correction, July 19, 2019: This story originally misstated the political affiliation of DeForest “Buster” Soaries Jr. He is a Republican, not a Democrat.

Deadly Delays in Jail Construction Cost Lives and Dollars Across California

Correction, July 19, 2019: This story originally misidentified Steve Meinrath, who worked for nearly a decade as legal counsel for the California Legislature, as having helped draft jail construction legislation. He worked with the Senate Public Safety Committee when the legislation passed, but he did not contribute to its drafting.

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