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LONDON | Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

LONDON —Jan 23, 2019—In a story Jan. 22 about polio in Mozambique, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of polio cases. There is one case, not two. A corrected version of the story is below: Global health officials say they have identified one case of polio in Mozambique caused by a mutated virus in … Continue reading LONDON | Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

TRENTON, N.J. | Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

TRENTON, N.J.— In a story Dec. 6 about a new alternative to EpiPen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that emergency allergy injector Auvi-Q was among products that had shortages because of an EpiPen shortage. Auvi-Q did not have shortages. A corrected version of the story is below: Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

DETROIT | Correction: Marijuana-Michigan-News Guide story

DETROIT— In a story Dec. 2 about Michigan legalizing recreational marijuana, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of states that have done so. Ten states have legalized recreational marijuana, not 11. A corrected version of the story is below: Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot Michigan clears a threshold this week … Continue reading DETROIT | Correction: Marijuana-Michigan-News Guide story

BERLIN | Correction: Hanukkah-Holocaust story

BERLIN— In a story Dec. 4 about Holocaust survivors marking the third night of Hanukkah, The Associated Press misidentified the vice president of the Claims Conference in Israel. His name is Shlomo Gur. A corrected version of the story is below: Holocaust survivors gathering for global Hanukkah ceremonies Survivors of the Nazi Holocaust are gathering … Continue reading BERLIN | Correction: Hanukkah-Holocaust story

COLTS NECK, N.J. | Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths story

COLTS NECK, N.J.  — In some versions of a story Nov. 21 about the death of a family of four, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man charged with setting fire to his own home. He is Paul Caneiro, not Caniero. A corrected version of the story is below: 4 in New … Continue reading COLTS NECK, N.J. | Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths story

Correction: Chevron-Ecuador-Lawyer story

In a story Nov. 16 about a referee’s finding that the New York lawyer who won a landmark oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador never got a fair hearing and should be allowed to defend himself against disbarment, The Associated Press reported erroneously that attorney Steven Donziger was suspended for malpractice. Donziger was suspended … Continue reading Correction: Chevron-Ecuador-Lawyer story

WASHINGTON | Correction: Ailing Iranian-American detained in Iran story

WASHINGTON — In a story Nov. 15 about an Iranian-American held in Tehran, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Baquer Namazi had been diagnosed with narcolepsy. The diagnosis was epilepsy. A corrected version of the story is below: Son of Iranian-American detainee asks Tehran ‘to show mercy’ The family and attorney of an Iranian-American dual … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Ailing Iranian-American detained in Iran story

WASHINGTON | Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story

WASHINGTON  — In a story Nov. 14 about CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the AP and other news organizations had filed an amicus brief in support of CNN on Wednesday. The amicus brief has not been filed yet. A corrected version of the story is below: White House … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story

NEW YORK | Correction: Ford-Scooters story

NEW YORK — In a story Nov. 8 about Ford buying electric scooter company Spin, The Associated Press reported erroneously the owner of Ford Go Bike. Motivate owns the bike share system, not Ford, which is a lead sponsor. A corrected version of the story is below: Ford buys electric scooter sharing company Spin Ford … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Ford-Scooters story

Correction: College Corruption story

NEW YORK — In a story Oct. 18 about a trial alleging corruption in college basketball recruiting, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of one of the defendants. It is Christian Dawkins, not Christopher Dawkins. A corrected version of the story is below: Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts A lawyer … Continue reading Correction: College Corruption story

COLUMBUS, N.M. | Correction: Election 2018-House-Border story

COLUMBUS, N.M. — In a story Oct. 19 about U.S. House races along the Southern border, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Nancy Pelosi as U.S. House majority leader. She is the minority leader. A corrected version of the story is below: Border towns key in close US House races amid wall talk As Democrats seek … Continue reading COLUMBUS, N.M. | Correction: Election 2018-House-Border story

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — In a story Oct. 11 about Hurricane Michael, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Karen Clark & Company is an insurance company. Karen Clark & Company is a risk-modeling firm. A corrected version of the story is below: The Latest: Georgia crops hit hard by Hurricane Michael An insurance company that … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

NEW YORK | Correction: Financial Markets story

NEW YORK — In a story Oct. 5 about the financial markets, The Associated Press misidentified Katie Nixon of Northern Trust Wealth Management. She is chief investment officer, not chief investment strategist. A corrected version of the story is below: Stocks sink again as job gains send bond yields higher US stocks and bonds are … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Financial Markets story

WASHINGTON | Correction: EPA-Radiation Rollback story

WASHINGTON — In an early version of a story Oct. 2 about EPA regulation of radiation, The Associated Press reported erroneously in a headline that EPA says a little radiation may be good for you. As the story made clear, that assessment came from scientific outliers, including one quoted by EPA in a news release. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: EPA-Radiation Rollback story

Correction: Bill Cosby-Legacy story

In a story Sept. 23 about the legacy of Bill Cosby, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote from Keon McGuire, an education professor, to Jon Francois, a radio deejay. A corrected version of the story is below: Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over his legacy Bill Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over comedy star … Continue reading Correction: Bill Cosby-Legacy story

NEW YORK | Correction: Obit-Marin Mazzie story

NEW YORK— In a story Sept. 13 about the death of Marin Mazzie, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mazzie met her husband at a defunct theater company called En Garde Arts. The company was dormant for many years but restarted in 2014. A corrected version of the story is below: Broadway and West End … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Obit-Marin Mazzie story

TORONTO | Correction: Film-Toronto Film Festival-Critic Diversity

TORONTO — In a story Sept. 6 about Toronto’s program for increasing critic diversity, The Associated Press misspelled the name of writer Danielle Solzman. A corrected version of the story is below: As curtain goes up in Toronto, new faces fill audiences As the curtain goes up on the Toronto International Film Festival, a new … Continue reading TORONTO | Correction: Film-Toronto Film Festival-Critic Diversity

Correction: Missing Student-Robocalls story

In a story Aug. 31 about recorded phone calls citing the slaying of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the suspect in her death. His name is Cristhian Bahena Rivera, not Cristhian Bahena River. A corrected version of the story is below: Supremacist group making robocalls about student’s … Continue reading Correction: Missing Student-Robocalls story

ATLANTA | Correction: Polling Places-Proposed Closures story

ATLANTA — In a story Aug. 21 about a proposal to close seven of nine polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the county attorney, reported erroneously that one of Randolph County’s polling places serves 11 registered voters and another serves 13. The two polling places … Continue reading ATLANTA | Correction: Polling Places-Proposed Closures story

CHEYENNE, Wyo | Correction: Wyoming Primary story

CHEYENNE, Wyo — In some versions of a story Aug. 21 about the Wyoming primary election, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mark Gordon is Wyoming’s secretary of state. Gordon is the state treasurer. The corrected version of the story is below: Experienced politicians win Wyoming’s primaryThe only candidate with experience in elected office, State … Continue reading CHEYENNE, Wyo | Correction: Wyoming Primary story

WASHINGTON | Correction: Russia Sanctions story

WASHINGTON  — In a story Aug. 20 about a speech by British foreign secretary, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Britain was asking the United States to impose further sanctions on Russia. According to excerpts of a prepared speech in Washington, Jeremy Hunt said the European Union should “ensure its sanctions against Russia are comprehensive … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Russia Sanctions story

DENVER | Correction: Drought-Colorado River story

DENVER — In a story Aug. 15 about the Colorado River, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, reported erroneously when potential cutbacks could begin if a shortage is declared. A shortage could be declared in the latter part of 2019, and cutbacks could begin in 2020, not late 2019. … Continue reading DENVER | Correction: Drought-Colorado River story

PHILADELPHIA | Correction: Mets-Phillies story

PHILADELPHIA — In a story Aug. 17 about the first game of a doubleheader between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Mets broke a franchise record for runs set on Aug. 16, 2017, during their 24-4 win over the Phillies. The Mets’ previous record for runs of … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Correction: Mets-Phillies story

LONDON | Correction: Britain-Friends story

LONDON — In a story Aug. 10 about the TV show “Friends,” The Associated Press reported erroneously that it had been cancelled. “Friends” was not cancelled but was brought to an end by its producers with a final season. A corrected version of the story is below: Still there for you: ‘Friends’ most-viewed UK streaming … Continue reading LONDON | Correction: Britain-Friends story