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Florida Lawmakers Send Lifeline to Families With Brain-Damaged Children

Correction, April 30, 2021: This story originally misstated that the final bill removed language requiring NICA to act “in a manner that promotes and protects the health and best interests of children.” That language remains in the bill sent to the governor.

“No Good Choices”: HHS Is Cutting Safety Corners to Move Migrant Kids Out of Overcrowded Facilities

Correction, April 1, 2021: This story originally misidentified the activities of the Texas Impact Foundation. It conducted a review of the Texas shelter system, it does not operate any shelters.

Documents Show Trump Officials Skirted Rules to Reward Politically Connected and Untested Firms With Huge Pandemic Contracts

Correction, March 31, 2021: This story originally misstated the honor awarded to retired four-star Army Gen. John Keane. It was the Medal of Freedom, not the Medal of Honor.

Biden Opened Temporary Legal Status to Thousands of Immigrants. Here’s How They Could End Up Trapped.

Correction, March 16, 2021: This story originally misstated the field in which UCLA’s Cecilia Menjívar specializes. She is a sociologist, not an anthropologist.

The Lost Year: What the Pandemic Cost Teenagers

Correction, March 8, 2021: Due to an inconsistency in data provided by the National Governors Association, an earlier version of this article misrepresented three states’ COVID-19 case thresholds for reopening schools.

“Power Companies Get Exactly What They Want”: How Texas Repeatedly Failed to Protect Its Power Grid Against Extreme Weather

Correction, Feb. 24, 2021: This story originally misstated the unit of measurement used in pricing electricity. Prices are in dollars per megawatt hour, not dollars per megawatt.

Text Messages Show Top Trump Campaign Fundraiser’s Key Role Planning the Rally That Preceded the Siege

Correction, Feb. 11, 2021: This story originally misidentified the name of Caroline Wren’s company. It is Bluebonnet Fundraising, not Bluebonnet Consulting.

The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.

Correction, Jan. 25, 2021: This story originally misstated the title of a paper published by a team of 19 climate scientists. It is “Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future,” not “Understanding the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future.”

Correction, Jan. 26, 2021: This story originally misstated the rate of the rise in temperature caused by global warming. The temperature will rise by a few tenths of a degree Celsius per decade, not by year.

Correction, Feb. 7, 2021: This story originally misstated Peter Kalmus’ age. He is 46, not 47.

Inside the Capitol Riot: What the Parler Videos Reveal

Correction, Jan. 18, 2021: This story originally misstated the location of the inaugural stands at the Capitol. They are on the west side of the building, not the east side.

New York City Paid an NBA Star Millions After an NYPD Officer Broke His Leg. The Officer Paid Little Price.

Correction, Jan. 15, 2021: This story originally misstated the first name of a New York City civil rights attorney. He is Joel Berger, not Joe.

Members of Several Well-Known Hate Groups Identified at Capitol Riot

Correction, Jan. 9, 2021: This story has been updated to remove the name of an individual who upon further investigation could not be definitively identified.

The Nursing Home Didn’t Send Her to the Hospital, and She Died

Correction, Jan. 8, 2021: This story originally misstated the number of states examined in a paper looking at the effects of caps on damages in medical malpractice cases. It was five, not six.

“Nobody” Hurt, “Just a Perp,” Say Officers After NYPD Shot and Killed Man in His Own Home

Correction, Jan. 4, 2021: This story originally quoted an NYPD sergeant who arrived after the shooting of Kawaski Trawick as saying, “Who’s hurt?” In fact, she said, “Who’s Injured?”

These Cities Tried to Tackle Disinvestment. Here Are Lessons From What Happened.

Correction, Jan. 4, 2021: This story originally misstated the decline in the population of Washington, D.C., between 1970 and 2000. It dropped by around 184,000, not 700,000.

The Trump Administration Keeps Awarding Border Wall Contracts but Doesn’t Own the Land to Build On

Correction, Dec. 28, 2020: A map with this story originally misspelled the name of a reservoir on the Rio Grande. It’s Amistad Reservoir, not Armistad Reservoir.

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance for Liberian Immigrants Has Been “Hamstrung” by COVID — and Trump’s Dysfunctional Immigration Bureaucracy

Correction, Dec. 16, 2020: This story originally misspelled the name of an official with Advocates for Human Rights. She is Michele Garnett McKenzie, not Michelle Garrett McKenzie.

JPMorgan Chase Bank Wrongly Charged 170,000 Customers Overdraft Fees. Federal Regulators Refused to Penalize It.

Correction, Dec. 14, 2020: This story originally misspelled the name of a Center for Responsible Lending lawyer. She is Rebecca Borné, not Bourné.

How Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over

Correction, Dec. 3, 2020: This article originally misstated Ron Sanders’ position within the Federal Salary Council, an advisory body of the Office of Personnel Management. He recently resigned from the council; he is no longer its chair.

A Power Company’s Quiet Land-Buying Spree Could Shield It From Coal Ash Cleanup Costs

Correction, Nov. 24, 2020: This story originally misspelled the surname of a former EPA acting deputy administrator. He is Stan Meiburg, not Meiberg.

Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret

Correction, Nov. 18, 2020: This story originally misstated that the office of the governor canceled press conferences for seven weeks in September and October. A spokesman said no press conferences were scheduled during that time.

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