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Republican Rep. Jim Jordan Issues Sweeping Information Requests to Universities Researching Disinformation

Correction, March 22, 2023: A headline on this story originally incorrectly described Rep. Jim Jordan’s letters to universities. They are requests for information, not subpoenas.

Judge Pauses Order to Return Siblings to Father They Say Abused Them

Correction, March 16, 2023: This story originally reported incorrectly the level of crime the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office is investigating. The office is investigating Brent Larson for felony child abuse, not misdemeanor child abuse. The Utah County Attorney’s office is investigating Larson for allegations of misdemeanor child abuse.

A Top UC Berkeley Professor Taught With Remains That May Include Dozens of Native Americans

Correction, March 5, 2023: A photo caption with this story originally misstated the positions of Kalehua Caceres and Edward Halealoha Ayau. Caceres was representing the Office of Hawaiian Affairs but is not an employee. Ayau is the former director of Hui Mālama I Nā Kūpuna O Hawai’i Nei, not its current executive director.

Correction, March 16, 2023: This story originally incorrectly described Tim White’s argument in a lawsuit seeking to block a repatriation of human remains to the Kumeyaay tribes. The lawsuit argued that there wasn’t enough evidence to support their ancestral connection to the remains and that the UC system had failed to prove that the remains could legally be considered “Native American.” It did not argue that the remains were too old to be linked to any living descendants.

Barricaded Siblings Turn to TikTok While Defying Court Order to Return to Father They Say Abused Them

Correction, Feb. 27, 2023: This story originally misspelled the last name of the mother of the barricaded siblings. She is Jessica Zahrt, not Zhart.

After a Decade of Tracking Politicians’ Deleted Tweets, Politwoops Is No More

Correction, March 1, 2023: This story originally misidentified who sent a profane tweet, later deleted, from Rep. Chuy Garcia’s account. After publication, a Garcia spokesperson said the tweet was sent by a staffer who was dismissed the next day, not by the representative himself. The text referring to that tweet has been removed.

This “Climate-Friendly” Fuel Comes With an Astronomical Cancer Risk

Correction, Feb. 23, 2023: This story originally misstated how much plastic ends up in the oceans each year. It is millions of tons, not hundreds of millions of tons.

Correction, March 1, 2023: A corrected version of this story misstated what happens to U.S. unrecycled plastic. Scientists estimate that more than a million tons of it end up in the environment each year. It is not known precisely how much of this plastic from the U.S. winds up in the oceans.

A Water War Is Brewing Over the Dwindling Colorado River

Correction, Dec. 23, 2022: This story originally misspelled the surname of the commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. She is Camille Touton, not Touten.

His Overdose Death in a Halfway House Bathroom Illustrates a System Lacking Accountability

Correction, Dec. 9, 2022: This story originally gave incorrect details about the number and timing of certain halfway house audits. Eleven limited-scope audits were conducted, not eight, and the audits were conducted in 2017, not since 2017.

Newly Obtained Uvalde 911 Calls Shed More Light on Botched Police Response

Correction, Nov. 3, 2022: A previous version of this story included incorrect details of a request to check the classroom of teacher Eva Mireles early in the police response. The request was to check Mireles' room, 112, not the adjoining 111. It was made by an unidentified male official, not a dispatcher. And class was reported to be in session by a school district police officer, not a Uvalde officer. That same officer, not a dispatcher, also wrongly reported over the radio at 11:50 a.m. that the school chief was "in the room with the shooter."

Churches Are Breaking the Law by Endorsing in Elections, Experts Say. The IRS Looks the Other Way.

Correction, Oct. 31, 2022: This story originally misstated the name of the university where Andrew Whitehead, a sociologist, works. It is Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, not University of Indiana-Purdue.

How Google’s Ad Business Funds Disinformation Around the World

Correction, Oct. 29, 2022: An animation with this story originally misattributed the location of an article on climate change. It is from France, not Africa.

Election Deniers Failed to Hand Wisconsin to Trump but Have Paved the Way for Future GOP Success

Correction, Oct. 7, 2022: This story originally incorrectly referred to the Center for Election Innovation & Research as a “progressive nonprofit.” It is a nonpartisan group.

Mississippi’s Missing Search Warrants Prevent Scrutiny of No-Knock Raids

Correction, Oct. 4, 2022: This story originally misspelled the surname of a Texas A&M School of Law professor. She is Hannah Bloch-Wehba, not Bloch-Webha.

Judge Lifts U.S. Ban on Mexicans Entering Country to Sell Blood Plasma

Correction, Sept. 27, 2022: This story originally incorrectly stated that the U.S. is the only country where donors are allowed to give plasma twice a week. At least one clinic in Canada also allows donations at that frequency.

Minnesota Set to Become “Abortion Access Island” in the Midwest, but for Whom?

Correction, Aug. 26, 2022: This story originally misstated the age of Paulina Briggs when she started working at WE Health Clinic. She was 23, not 21.

She Didn’t Know She Still Owed Money to Her Utility. Then 25% of Her Paycheck Was Gone.

Correction, Aug. 19, 2022: This story has been updated to correct details in Stephanie Johnson’s experiences with DTE debt. She did not get shut off by DTE in 2016 but did close her account. She also faced a default judgment with Jefferson Capital before working out a payment to satisfy her debt.

How to Investigate Your Next New York Apartment Like a Reporter

Correction, Aug. 16, 2022: This story originally misstated a requirement for securing an apartment. You may have to pay one month’s rent, not first and last month’s rent.

The EPA Has Identified 23 U.S. Facilities Whose Toxic Air Pollution Puts People at Risk

Correction, Aug. 6, 2022: This story originally misstated whether a plant was identified by the EPA as being high-risk. Midwest Sterilization Corporation’s Missouri plant was among the facilities given that designation.

The Leader of New York’s “City of the Dead” Cashes In. Again.

Correction, July 29, 2022: This story originally misidentified the owner of the OTC Markets Group, the financial market where Pinelawn land shares are traded. It is an independent public company, not operated by Nasdaq.

Pharma Companies Sue for the Right to Buy Blood From Mexicans Along Border

Correction, July 14, 2022: This story originally misidentified one of the news organizations involved in the 2019 investigation. It was Searchlight New Mexico, not Searchlight Mexico.

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