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Senate Judiciary Committee Has Yet to Subpoena Harlan Crow or Leonard Leo

Correction, Feb. 16, 2024: This story originally misstated the relative whom Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said he was raising “as a son.” It was his grandnephew, not his nephew.

The American Museum of Natural History to Close Exhibits Displaying Native American Belongings

Correction, Jan. 26, 2024: This story previously misstated the number of funerary items still held by the American Museum of Natural History. It is more than 4,060, not more than 7,200.

Washington State Is Leaving Tribal Cultural Resources at the Mercy of Solar Developers

Correction, Feb. 6, 2024: This story originally misstated the employment status of two supervisors. At the time of a plea, they were former, not current, employees of Tetra Tech EC Inc.

The Failed Promise of Independent Election Mapmaking

Correction, Jan. 22, 2024: This story originally reported incorrectly to the timing of a lawsuit filed by a Latino Republican. It was filed in March 2022, not March 2023. It also referred imprecisely to New York’s recent redistricting process. A state judge threw out the maps that the legislature had made after an independent commission had failed to finish the redistricting; the judge did not toss the independent commission’s work.

Skipping School: America’s Hidden Education Crisis

Correction, Jan. 12, 2024: This story originally misstated the number of children who have left public schools in recent years. About a million have left, not several million.

Three Days of Tragedy: How a VA Clinic’s Inability to Help Veterans in Crisis Destroyed Two Families

Correction, Jan. 8, 2024: This story originally misidentified an aircraft that caught fire. It was an AV-8B Harrier, not an AV-9B Harrier.

Idaho Keeps Some Psychiatric Patients in Prison, Ignoring Decades of Warnings About the Practice

Correction, Dec. 13, 2023: This story originally misspelled the first name of a coordinator for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. She is Kasey Abercrombie, not Kacey.

West Virginians Could Get Stuck Cleaning Up the Coal Industry’s Messes

Correction, Dec. 1, 2023: This story originally misstated the source of funding for a bill that was introduced in Congress last year. The funding would have come from general tax dollars, not the existing federal program to reclaim mines abandoned before 1977.

For Alaska Families, Questions Remain About Unsolved Deaths and “Suicides”

Correction, Nov. 22, 2023: A headline with the story originally referred imprecisely to a death. While the cause of death is homicide, it has not yet been officially called a murder.

This Louisiana Town Runs Largely on Traffic Fines. If You Fight Your Ticket, the Mayor Is Your Judge.

Correction, Nov. 22, 2023: This story originally contained an inaccurate description of what the Fines and Fees Justice Center advocates for. The organization promotes equitable fines and the elimination of fees in the justice system, not equitable fees.

Residential Hotels Got Contracts Under the Los Angeles Mayor’s Homelessness Program Despite Violations

Correction, Nov. 17, 2023: This story originally misstated the number of people living on the streets. There are 46,000 homeless people in the city of Los Angeles, but 32,700 live on the streets, as opposed to shelters or temporary housing, according to this year’s count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

One Woman Died on an Alaska Mayor’s Property. Then Another. No One Has Ever Been Charged.

Correction, Nov. 11, 2023: This story originally misidentified Rachel Ahrens’ current position. She is a superior court judge, not a magistrate.

The 20 Farming Families Who Use More Water From the Colorado River Than Some Western States

Correction, Nov. 10, 2023: The story originally misidentified where Jay Famiglietti works. He is at Arizona State University, not the University of Arizona.

The Historic Claims That Put a Few California Farming Families First in Line for Colorado River Water

Correction, Nov. 10, 2023: The story originally misidentified where Jay Famiglietti works. He is at Arizona State University, not the University of Arizona.

Police Resistance and Politics Undercut the Authority of Prosecutors Trying to Reform the Justice System

Correction, Oct. 11, 2023: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that former San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin dismissed charges in a rape case in 2021 and that it was a factor in his recall.

Anchorage City Commissioner Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining $1.6 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Her Charity

Correction, Sept. 30, 2023: This story originally misstated the first name of Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson’s spokesperson. It is Veronica, not Victoria.

The Cleanup of Seattle’s Only River Could Cost Boeing and Taxpayers $1 Billion. Talks Over Who Will Pay Most Are Secret.

Correction, Sept. 27, 2023: This story originally quoted a King County health warning incorrectly. The correct wording is “Fun to Catch, Toxic to Eat,” not “Fun to Fish, Toxic to Eat.”

Despite Major Reform to Military Justice System, Navy Still Leaves Public in Dark

Correction, Aug. 25, 2023: This story originally implied that the Navy’s new rules for handling court records had not been released. The story has been updated throughout to reflect that the new rules were released Aug. 9 and go into effect Sept. 14.

Years After Being Ticketed at School for a Theft She Said Never Happened, Former Student Prevails in Court

Correction, Aug. 10, 2023: This story originally misstated the day a verdict was handed down. It was Thursday, not Wednesday.

Activists Have Long Called for Charleston to Confront Its Racial History. Tourists Are Now Expecting It.

Correction, July 31, 2023: This story originally misstated a street number. Several residents want to put an historical marker at 24 Broad St. There already is one at 34 Broad St.

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