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The Salty Curmudgeon and the BIC

Correction, April 25, 2019: An email version of this story incorrectly paraphrased Cmdr. Sean Babbitt describing the direction that a young officer turned the USS Fitzgerald. The officer turned the ship to the left, not the right.

Women Who Worked with Billionaire Philanthropist Michael Steinhardt Say He Asked for Sex

Correction, March 21, 2019: This story originally misspelled the given name of Sheila Katz’s lawyer. She is Debra Katz, not Deborah.

Facebook and Twitter Turned to TurboVote to Drive Registrations. Officials Want Them to Turn Away.

Correction, March 20, 2019: This story originally overstated the number of states where members of the National Association of Secretaries of State oversee elections. It is in 40 states, not all 50.

Correction, March 11, 2019: This story originally misidentified TurboVote as the nonprofit organization behind a voter registration effort endorsed by Facebook and Twitter during the 2018 election. Democracy Works is the name of the organization; TurboVote is a website run by Democracy Works.

Kentucky Secretary of State Staff Searched Voting Records for Investigators and Rivals, Records Show

Correction, March 6, 2019: This story originally misstated whose search logs were released. It was those of Mary Sue Helm, Lindsay Hughes Thurston and Erica Gaylon, not just Helm and Thurston.

Six Tips for Preparing for the Mueller Report, Which Just Landed

Correction, March 7, 2019: This story originally misidentified which state is suing President Donald Trump over alleged emoluments violations. It is Maryland, not Virginia.

The Curious Case of a Kentucky Cybersecurity Contract

Correction, Feb. 6, 2019: This story originally misstated who performed a pilot project for Arapahoe County, Colorado. It was two individuals who later became two of the three founding partners of Nordic Innovation Labs; it was not performed by Nordic Innovation Labs. It also misstated the role of Jennifer Morrell. The pilot project had concluded by the time Morrell arrived, and she then managed the project as it transformed into an ongoing project; she did not retain the consultants.

“Doubling Down”: With Private Care Push, Trump’s VA Bucks Lawmakers and Some Veterans Groups

Correction, Feb. 5, 2019: This story, relying on incorrect calculations from the Department of Veterans Affairs, originally misstated the proportion of total VA outpatient appointments in the private sector. It was 37 percent in 2017, up from 25 percent in 2014; not 58 percent in 2017, up from 33 percent in 2014.

Scientists Call for Drastic Drop in Emissions. U.S. Appears to Have Gone the Other Way.

Correction, Jan. 11, 2019: This story originally misstated the jump in emissions in the industrial sector. The actual year-over-year increase in industrial emissions was 5.7 percent, not more than 300 percent (which refers to the increase in the rate of change for the sector).

How the Trash Industry Worked Overtime Trying to Thwart New York City’s Reform Plans

Correction, Jan. 4, 2019: A caption with this story originally referred incompletely to the name of a Bronx restaurant that Mark Gjonaj and Steven Squitieri shared a business interest in from 2012 to 2018. It was originally called Lighthouse and renamed Don Coqui in 2014, it was not Don Coqui during that entire period.

In Louisiana, More Than a Third of Ex-Lawmakers Continue to Try to Influence Their Old Colleagues

Correction, Dec. 19, 2018: This story originally misstated the appointment of a former lawmaker. Gene Reynolds was appointed state parks assistant secretary by the lieutenant governor, he was not appointed to that position and a cabinet post by the governor.

HUD Took Over a Town’s Housing Authority 22 Years Ago. Now the Authority’s Broke and Residents Are Being Pushed Out.

Correction, Dec. 17, 2018: This story originally had photographs that misidentified where they were taken. They were near downtown Wellston, not in Wellston. One caption was adjusted to clarify the location, and other photos have been removed. Two photographs from Wellston have been added.

“I Don’t Want to Shoot You, Brother”

Correction, Nov. 30, 2018: This story originally misstated the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a teen in Chicago. An officer was convicted of murder for shooting a 17-year-old, who had a 3-inch knife in his hands, as he walked away from police; the teen was not unarmed. The earlier version also incorrectly gave the age of a teen killed by police last June in a small community outside Pittsburgh. The teen was 17, not 15.

HUD Tallied Numerous Violations in New York City Public Housing. It Still Gave Passing Grades.

Correction, Jan. 25, 2018: This story originally misidentified the name of the group of which Adrianne Todman is the CEO. It is the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, not the National Organization of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.

“Pretty Much a Failure”: HUD Inspections Pass Dangerous Apartments Filled With Rats, Roaches and Toxic Mold

Correction, Nov. 16, 2018: This story originally misstated the role that Cori Mackey, executive director of the Christian Activities Council in Hartford, Connecticut, had in arranging a meeting with a mother whose child had been bitten by a mouse. It was a community organizer in her office who arranged it, not Mackey.

When It Comes to Rape, Just Because a Case Is Cleared Doesn’t Mean It’s Solved

Correction, Nov. 30, 2018: This story originally stated a government task force recommended that the Bureau of Justice Statistics continue to track unfounded cases. While BJS was involved in the task force, the recommendations did not specify the BJS should collect the data. The Uniform Crime Report is currently administered by the FBI.

Half-Life

Correction, Oct. 26, 2018: This story originally misidentified the agency that started the Cerro Grande fire. It was the National Park Service, not the U.S. Forest Service.

Trump and Taxes: The Art of the Dodge — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Correction, Oct. 24, 2018: This story originally misattributed and misquoted a statement. Jenny Johnson Ware did not say, “It’s a good time to be wealthy in the United States if you are aggressive about your tax money.” In fact, Jesse Eisinger asked, “Is it a good time to be wealthy in the United States if you are aggressive about your tax planning?” Ware responded that for taxpayers who want to be aggressive, “It’s a great time.”

Voter Purges: What Georgians Heading to the Polls Need to Know

Correction, Oct. 16, 2018: This story originally misspelled the last name of the spokeswoman for Brian Kemp. She is Candice Broce, not Brose.

Correction, Oct. 18, 2018: This story originally misstated the role of the secretary of state’s office in the 53,000 voter registration applications on hold. The office did not place the hold, the counties did.

Charlottesville’s Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal Education

Correction, Oct. 30, 2018: A caption with this story originally misstated the likelihood of white students at Charlottesville High School being in Advanced Placement courses compared with their black peers. White students there are 4.7 times as likely to be enrolled in at least one AP class as black students, not nearly six times. (White students in Charlottesville City Public Schools are nearly six times as likely to be in AP courses as their black peers.)

Unprotected

Correction, Oct. 12, 2018: This story originally misattributed the quote “What’s the point of that, in your view?” It was said by Saul Garlick, not Katie Borghese.

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