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Hell on Wheels

Correction, June 15, 2018: A prior version of this article identified Ray Shain as a convicted racketeer. He is a convicted felon. His conviction and agreement to make restitution resolved a federal civil racketeering lawsuit.

Blood Will Tell, Part II

Correction, June 8, 2018: An earlier version of this article included an outdated affiliation for Toby Wolson. He is no longer a criminalist in the Miami-Dade Police Department; he retired from that position in 2015.

A Pioneering Heart Surgeon’s Secret History of Research Violations, Conflicts of Interest and Poor Outcomes

Correction, July 20, 2018: An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that an abstract describing strokes in patients who received HeartMate II LVADs had been presented at one conference. It was presented at two conferences. It also said that the abstract was not available online; the second abstract was online prior to publication of this article. The article also incorrectly characterized a legal settlement involving St. Luke’s hospital, O.H. “Bud” Frazier and other defendants. The story said the $500,000 settlement did not include the share given to the nurse who brought the suit; the settlement did include the nurse’s share.

Federal Watchdog Launches Investigation of Age Bias at IBM

Correction, May 17, 2018: This article originally misspelled Coretta Roddey’s name.

Connecticut Set to End “Dual Arrests” in Domestic Violence Cases

Correction, May 8, 2018: Due to an editing error an earlier version of this article misspelled the first name of the current governor of Connecticut. It is Dannel, not Daniel.

Trump’s Company Is Suing Towns Across the Country to Get Breaks on Taxes — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Correction, April 11, 2018: This story has been corrected to reflect that lawsuits were filed against the Cook County treasurer's office, not the assessor’s office. It has also been updated to clarify the source of the Sun-Times’ estimation of tax refunds.

Trump’s Labor Department Eviscerates Workplace Safety Panels

Correction, March 29, 2018: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health’s last meeting was on Feb. 18, 2016. It was on Sept. 8, 2016.

Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM

Correction, March 24, 2018: Eileen Maroney lives in Aiken, South Carolina. The name of her city was incorrect in the original version of this story.

Injured Nuclear Workers Finally Had Support. The Trump Administration Has Mothballed It.

Correction, March 13, 2018: An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to East Tennessee State University as Eastern Tennessee State University.

How Chicago Ticket Debt Sends Black Motorists Into Bankruptcy

Correction, Feb. 27, 2018: An earlier version of this story misspelled the name of Tracy Occomy Crowder.

El sonido y la furia: Dentro del misterio de la embajada de La Habana

Correction, El catorce de marzo: Este reportaje indicó erróneamente la fecha en que el Departamento de Estado ordenó a 24 diplomáticos estadounidenses que salieran de Cuba. Fue el 29 de septiembre, no el 30 de septiembre.

The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana Embassy

Correction, Feb. 14, 2018: This article originally misstated the date that the State Department ordered 24 U.S. diplomats to leave Cuba. It was on Sept. 29, not Sept. 30.

Congressman’s Bill Would Force Trump Administration to Fulfill Pledge to Study Racial Disparities in Auto Insurance Pricing

Correction, Feb. 1, 2018: This story originally misstated Rep. Mark Takano’s first name.

Trump Justice Department Pushes for Citizenship Question on Census, Alarming Experts

Correction, Dec. 30, 2017: An earlier version of this story said that the census hasn’t included questions about citizenship since the early 19th century. In fact, the census last included one in 1950.

Doing Less With Less: Mental Health Care in Mississippi

Correction, Jan. 4, 2018: An earlier version of this article referred incorrectly to a boy’s stay in a facility overseen by Mississippi’s Department of Mental Health. The son of Robert Landrum, chair of the state board of mental health, stayed at the facility years ago, and is not a resident there now.

Suspect Evidence Informed a Momentous Supreme Court Decision on Criminal Sentencing

Correction, Dec. 14, 2017: An earlier version of this article misstated the nature of the widely differing criminal sentences for possessing crack or powder cocaine that Congress implemented in the 1980s. The punishment for crack cocaine was not 100 times greater than the powder form. Rather, the drug quantity threshold for imposing a mandatory prison sentence was 100 times greater. For example, a conviction for possession of powder cocaine had to involve 500 grams of the drug to trigger a mandatory sentence of five years in prison; but for crack cocaine, possession of just five grams required the same sentence.

Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Correction, Dec. 8, 2017: An earlier version of this story said that black women are 300 percent more likely to die of pregnancy- or childbirth-related causes than black women. In fact, according to CDC data from 2011-2013, black women nationally are 243 percent more likely to die than white women.

Local Lawmakers and Civil Rights Groups Call for Suspending Pedestrian Tickets in Jacksonville

Correction, Dec. 5, 2017: An earlier version of this article mistakenly attributed city councilman Reggie Brown’s description of his meeting with Sheriff Mike Williams and state Rep. Kim Daniels to a news release issued by a group of local civil rights organizations. However Brown said the article accurately reflected the meeting.

Carried Interest Reform Is a Sham

Correction, Dec. 4, 2017: An earlier version of this article omitted the Medicare tax in calculating the top tax rate on earned income.

A Hospital Charged $1,877 to Pierce a 5-Year-Old’s Ears. This Is Why Health Care Costs So Much.

Correction, Dec. 4, 2017: A caption on the original story misidentified the image Christina Arenas was looking at on her computer screen. The caption said it was a mammogram, but it is an ultrasound.

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