Correction

Correction: Ethiopia-Plane Crash-Boeing-The Latest story

BEIJING (AP) — In a story March 11 about the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after a crash in Ethiopia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that China grounded its models of the same plane for nine hours. China’s aviation authority ordered its airlines to ground their Boeing 737 8 Max jets within nine hours, or … Continue reading Correction: Ethiopia-Plane Crash-Boeing-The Latest story

Correction: Ethiopia-Plane-Crash-The Latest story

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — In a story March 11 about the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after a crash in Ethiopia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that China grounded its models of the same plane for nine hours. China’s aviation authority ordered its airlines to ground their Boeing 737 8 Max jets within nine … Continue reading Correction: Ethiopia-Plane-Crash-The Latest story

CHICAGO | Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Feb. 15 about a Department of Energy lithium-ion battery research and development project, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount that would be spent over three years and the name of Hans Eric Melin’s company. The correct amount is $15 million, not $15 billion. Melin’s company is called Circular … Continue reading CHICAGO | Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Correction: Teen-Life Sentence-Clemency story

NASHVILLE, Tenn—January 08, 2019— In a story Jan. 7 about the clemency of Cyntoia Brown, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Brown was picked up at a drive-in theater. She was picked up at a Sonic Drive-In fast-food restaurant. A corrected version of the story is below: Woman sentenced to life as teen in killing … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Correction: Teen-Life Sentence-Clemency 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

HONOLULU | Correction: Missing Hawaii Humpbacks story

HONOLULU  — In a story Nov. 26 about a decline in Hawaii humpback whale sightings in Hawaii, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a researcher published data about the latest decline in whale sightings. The researcher has published peer-reviewed papers about this population of humpbacks in the past and has submitted a study about the … Continue reading HONOLULU | Correction: Missing Hawaii Humpbacks story

S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of 10 percent below its most recent all-time high in September. Energy companies led the market slide as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year, reflecting … Continue reading S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of 10 percent below its most recent all-time high in September. Energy companies led the market slide as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year, reflecting … Continue reading S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

U.S. stocks closed lower Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of 10 percent or more from its recent all-time high in September. Energy companies led the market slide as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year, reflecting worries among traders … Continue reading S&P 500 slides into ‘correction’ for second time this year

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

NEW YORK | Correction: Earns-Retailers story

NEW YORK— In a story Nov. 20 about retailers’ earnings, The Associated Press wrongly cited the reason for why TJX Cos.’s third quarter profits were squeezed. It was because of higher freight costs, not e-commerce costs. A corrected version of the story is below: Shoppers spend freely heading into the holidays Shoppers are spending freely … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Earns-Retailers 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: Lin-Manuel Miranda story

NEW YORK— In a story Nov. 11 about the MacDowell artist colony’s annual Chairman’s Evening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that “Hamilton” playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda would be speaking at the event in Manhattan next month with visual artist Carrie Mae Weems. Playwright Tony Kushner will be appearing with Weems. A corrected version of the story is … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Lin-Manuel Miranda 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

ATLANTA  | Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

ATLANTA  — Former President Barack Obama urged Georgia voters on Friday to elect Stacey Abrams governor as a way to counter divisiveness and help keep Republicans from dismantling much of his legacy. Speaking before a raucous crowd at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Obama never mentioned President Donald Trump or Abrams’ Republican opponent Brian … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

ATLANTA | Correction: Election 2018-Mailed Ballots story

ATLANTA — In a story Oct. 30 about concerns over mailed ballots being rejected by election officials for various reasons, The Associated Press reported erroneously where a New Hampshire woman dropped off her absentee ballot. It was at her town clerk’s office, not her county office. A corrected version of the story is below: Rejection … Continue reading ATLANTA | Correction: Election 2018-Mailed Ballots story

Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite bore the brunt of the sell-off, leaving it more than 10 percent below its August peak, what Wall Street calls a “correction.” Technology stocks and … Continue reading Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Paying-Mortgage- story

In a story Oct. 15 about paying off your mortgage before you retire, NerdWallet columnist Liz Weston erroneously quoted certified financial planner Michael Ciccone. He said, “While there are certainly psychological benefits related to being mortgage-free, financially, it is one of the last places I would direct a client to pay off early.” A corrected … Continue reading Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Paying-Mortgage- story

BOSTON | Correction: Gas Explosions story

BOSTON — In a story Oct. 11 about the federal investigation into natural gas explosions in Massachusetts, The Associated Press erroneously reported on the preliminary findings. The National Transportation Safety Board found that the Columbia Gas company, not the utility workers, failed to account for critical pressure sensors. A corrected version of the story is … Continue reading BOSTON | Correction: Gas Explosions story

CAIRO | Correction: Melania Trump story

CAIRO  — It took Melania Trump’s first big solo international trip for her to show a different side of herself — a playful, less serious one. And while she generously dished out warm smiles and happy waves, the first lady also used her four-nation tour of Africa to draw some firmer boundaries between her own … Continue reading CAIRO | Correction: Melania Trump 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

Correction: Chicago Police-Laquan McDonald-BLM story

In a story Oct. 6 about the conviction of a white Chicago police officer in the death of black teenager Laquan McDonald, The Associated Press erroneously reported that another black teen, Michael Brown, was killed by a white officer in Missouri in August 2013. Brown was killed by the officer in August 2014. A corrected … Continue reading Correction: Chicago Police-Laquan McDonald-BLM 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

SEATTLE | Correction: Carbon Fee-Washington story

SEATTLE — In a story Sept. 11 about a proposed fee on carbon pollution, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Shell pledged money to the initiative. Shell pledged money to oppose the initiative. A corrected version of the story is below: Take 2 for Washington state: Carbon fee on fall ballot Voters in Washington state … Continue reading SEATTLE | Correction: Carbon Fee-Washington story

LVIV, Ukraine | Correction: Ukraine-Holocaust Remembrance story

LVIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city’s Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honored those working today to preserve what they can of that vanished world. City authorities presented the honored recipients … Continue reading LVIV, Ukraine | Correction: Ukraine-Holocaust Remembrance 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

WASHINGTON | Correction: Trade-US-Canada story

WASHINGTON— In a story Sept. 1 about negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michael Best Strategies is a law firm. It is a consulting company and the lobbying arm of the law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. A corrected version of the story is below: … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Trade-US-Canada story

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Correction: Bosnia-Journalist Beaten story

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina  — In a story Aug. 27 about the beating of a Bosnian Serb reporter, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of Dunja Mijatovic. She is Council of Europe commissioner for human rights, not EU commissioner for human rights. A corrected version of the story is below: Beating of Bosnian Serb reporter draws … Continue reading SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Correction: Bosnia-Journalist Beaten story