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Kristen Trogler was unable to find on a sex offender registry the man who sexually abused her when she was 5 years old. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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Investigations

Sex Offender Registries Often Fail Those They Are Designed To Protect

NPR reviewed sex offender registry databases nationwide and found a system with myriad problems, including tens of thousands of convicted offenders who law enforcement have lost track of.

The former director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Mike Rogers, tells NPR that in the run-up to the 2016 election he wishes "we had taken more direct, more public action (against Russia) sooner as opposed to doing so after the election." He's shown here in 2014. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Ex-Intel Chief: 'I Wish We Had Taken More Action' Against Russian Meddling

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Kristen Trogler was unable to find on a sex offender registry the man who sexually abused her when she was 5 years old. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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Sex Offender Registries Often Fail Those They Are Designed To Protect

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Sex Offender Registries Often Fail Those They Are Designed To Protect

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A redwood forest caught in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire on the Northern California coast. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Wildfires Hit California's Redwoods And Condors, But There's Still Hope

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Jonny BearCub Stiffarm is one of a dozen or so tribal members who came to see the buffalo off. Loring Schaible hide caption

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Fort Peck Tribes Carry Out Largest Ever Inter-Tribal Buffalo Transfer

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Fort Peck Tribes Carry Out Largest Ever Inter-Tribal Buffalo Transfer

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Lianne La Havas says her new, self-titled album is her at her purest and most authentic. Hollie Fernando/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward

Play It Forward: Lianne La Havas Stretches To New Heights

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Play It Forward: Lianne La Havas Stretches To New Heights

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