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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.

The Nonprofit Hospital That Makes Millions, Owns a Collection Agency and Relentlessly Sues the Poor

Correction, July 1, 2019: This story originally misstated the cost of Carrie Barrett’s two-night hospital stay. It was $12,019, not $12,109.

California Legislators Urge Caution, but Greenlight a Plan That Could Lead to the Widespread Use of Forestry Offsets

Correction, July 2, 2019: This story originally misstated which legislators visited Acre, Brazil. The group did not include Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia.

“No More Silence”: Her Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Murder Stunned a Town, and Started a Movement

Correction, June 4, 2019: This story originally misspelled the last name of a woman who has worked with kids in Kotzebue for 16 years. She is Mandy Hill, not Hall.

Separated by Design: How Some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing

Correction, May 22, 2019: This story originally misstated the circumstances surrounding the rejection of a proposal to build 167 units for seniors. The Representative Town Meeting voted to approve the application, but it was short of the 2/3 vote needed to override the Planning and Zoning Commission’s rejection. The Representative Town Meeting did not reject the proposal.

NYU Hires Law Firm to Investigate Behavior of Steinhardt, a Prominent Donor

Correction, May 13, 2019: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that a $10 million gift was the largest N.Y.U. had ever received. It was the largest gift that the graduate school of education had ever received.

More Than Me Still Lacks Adequate Systems to Protect Children in Its Care, New Report Says

Correction, May 10, 2019: This story originally misstated when a second More Than Me staff member accused of sexual assault was able to escape. It was three years before the release of McLane Middleton's audit report, not four.

Kentucky’s $1.5 Billion Information Highway to Nowhere

Correction, Oct. 30, 2019: A photo caption with this story originally misstated which project required a mule team and about five years to complete. It is a Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative project, not a KentuckyWired one.

You Can’t Tax the Rich Without the IRS

Correction, May 5, 2019: This story originally misstated the impact of the president’s 2020 budget proposal to add $15 billion over 10 years to the IRS enforcement budget. It would add more than the agency’s current budget, not more than double the agency’s overall budget.

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