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A Bottled Water Company in Michigan Is Still Extracting Millions of Gallons of Water for Free

Correction, June 7, 2024: This story originally misstated where water from the city of Evart, in Osceola County, ends up after being purchased by BlueTriton Brands. It is used for its Ice Mountain brand, not Pure Life.

For the Women Who Accused the Trump Campaign of Harassment, It’s Been More Harassment

Correction, June 4, 2024: This story originally mischaracterized several aspects of Jessica Denson’s legal fight with the Trump campaign. Denson claims that a supervisor tried to obtain her laptop while she was traveling. She did not claim that he hacked into her laptop while she was traveling. The raise she was given in a new job was $3,500 a month, not $3,000. And a decision to overturn a judgment against Denson was made by an appeals court, not a judge.

Chinese Organized Crime’s Latest U.S. Target: Gift Cards

Correction, April 10, 2024: Based on information provided by a Walmart spokesperson, this story originally stated incorrectly that Walmart attended a two-day summit between DHS and top retailers to address gift card fraud. Walmart subsequently said it did not attend the November meeting. Walmart is participating in Project Red Hook.

A Diplomat’s Visits to Oklahoma Highlight Contacts Between Chinese Officials and Community Leaders Accused of Crimes

Correction, March 22, 2024: This story originally misstated what political entity a leader of the 14K triad was said to be an important member of. The Treasury Department alleges that he is prominent in a subentity of the Chinese Communist Party called the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, not in the larger party.

Utah Child Care Providers Are Struggling. Lawmakers Haven’t Helped.

Correction, March 19, 2024: The story overstated the number of children South Dakota allows in unlicensed day cares. The state allows up to 12 children in such day cares, not 13.

Severe Complications for Pregnant Veterans Nearly Doubled in the Last Decade, a GAO Report Finds

Correction, March 5, 2024: This story originally gave an incorrect title for Dr. Amanda Johnson. She is the acting deputy chief officer, not the acting head, of the VA’s Office of Women’s Health.

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 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.

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