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The NYPD is Running Stings Against Immigrant-Owned Shops, Then Pushing For Warrantless Searches

Correction, April 22, 2016: An earlier version of this story reported that Juana Caballero was arrested in April 2014. She was arrested in April 2013.

Investigation Exposes Failings of Oversight in NYC Group Homes

Correction, April 13, 2016: An earlier version of this article reported that four people had been arrested as a result of the Department of Investigation’s inquiry. DOI has amended its report to say only three people had been arrested.

Meet the Panama Papers Editor Who Handled 376 Reporters in 80 Countries

Correction, April 11, 2016: Due to a transcription error, an earlier version of this article said Walker Guevara's team called her “The Godfather.” What she said was “a cat herder.”

Amid Public Feuds, A Venerated Medical Journal Finds Itself Under Attack

Correction, April 5, 2016: A previous version of this story incorrectly said that Dr. Jeffrey Drazen was the longest-serving editor of a major medical journal; he is one of the longest.

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Voter ID Laws

Correction, July 23, 2012: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated “voting law advocates contend these laws disproportionately affect elderly, minority and low-income groups that tend to vote Democratic.” It’s voting law opponents who make that contention.

Correction, July 23, 2012: An earlier version of this story said Texas went to federal court to challenge the DOJ’s denial of preclearance. In fact, Texas filed a lawsuit seeking preclearance from the federal district court two months before the DOJ announced its decision. Also, some states require a government-issued photo that does not have to come from the federal government as first detailed.

Correction, July 23, 2012: An earlier version of this story stated that New Hampshire was unsuccessful in enacting a voter ID law. In fact, its legislature overrode the governor’s veto and the law is now in place in the state.

The Referendum That Might Have Headed Off Flint’s Water Crisis

Correction, March 4, 2016: This story originally misspelled the name of state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer.

Once Again, the VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange Benefits

Correction, Feb. 8, 2016: A photo caption in this story originally misstated Jim Smith’s years of service in the Navy as 1972 to 1973. He served in the Navy from 1972 to 1979. He served aboard the U.S.S. Butte from 1972 to 1973.

The NYPD Is Kicking People Out of Their Homes, Even if They Haven’t Committed a Crime

Correction, Feb. 4, 2016: A chart in this story, showing judges' approvals of temporary closing orders, was incorrectly labeled. The chart shows the percent of times judges approved such requests for both businesses and residences, not just for residents. Further, the judges’ combined rate of approval is 70 percent and not 75 percent.

Bad Grandpa: The Ugly Forefather of New York’s Affordable Housing Debacles

Correction, Jan. 26, 2016: This article originally misidentified the late Russell Harding. He was Bob Harding's brother, not his son.

‘Somebody Intervened in Washington’

Correction, Dec. 21, 2015: This story originally misspelled the first name of Dan Val Kish.

The Painting That Saved My Family From the Holocaust

Correction, Nov. 24, 2015 : This story originally stated that Jakob Engelberg died in 1942. He died in 1941.

How the Gun Control Debate Ignores Black Lives

Correction, Nov. 24, 2015: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that 97 murders occurred in Indianapolis in 2012. Ninety-six murders occurred in 2012.

What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not Much

Correction, Nov. 18, 2015: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology’s report about the effectiveness of the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records was issued in 2014. The report came out at the end of 2013.

When Students Become Patients, Privacy Suffers

Correction, Oct. 23, 2015: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that a California appeals court agreed that the California Institute of Technology had no legal duty to protect Brian Go from harming himself. While a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge made such a ruling, the family dropped its appeal before the appeals court decided the case.

Paul Ryan Reading Guide: The Best Reporting on the House Republican

Correction, Aug. 11, 2012: This post originally said that the Mother Jones article was published in November 2012. It was actually published in May 2011.

Medicare Spending for Hepatitis C Cures Surges

Correction, Oct. 16, 2015: A previous version of this story said that before the new drugs, there was no cure for hepatitis C. In fact, some of the prior treatments for the virus cured a lower percentage of patients but the drugs often caused onerous side effects that caused patients to stop taking them.

Orthopedic Board Will Use Surgeon Scorecard to Help Re-certify Docs

Correction, Oct. 13, 2015: This story has been updated to clarify that the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery board of directors did not have a formal discussion or vote on the decision to use the Surgeon Scorecard when certifying or re-certifying doctors. The decision to do so was made by the board’s executive director, Dr. Shepard Hurwitz, who discussed it with some members of the group’s board of directors. The spelling of Hurwitz’s first name also has been corrected.

The Human Reasons Why Athletes Who Dope Get Away With It

Correction, Aug. 31, 2015: This story originally incorrectly stated that athletes can miss three tests in 18 months before facing a sanction. As of 2015, athletes can miss three tests in 12 months before facing a sanction.

Small Group Goes to Great Lengths to Block Homeschooling Regulation

Correction, Aug. 27, 2015: This story originally misidentified Rachel Coleman as the founder of the Coalition for Responsible Home Education; she is a co-founder. And it incorrectly described a character in the novel “Anonymous Tip” as a “homeschooling mother;” only later in the book does she take up homeschooling.

Speed Bumps: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Cheaters in Track and Field

Correction, Aug. 20, 2015: This article originally said blood samples taken at major track championships are stored for eight years. They are stored for 10 years.

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