Corrected on May 27, 2015
A previous version of this post referred to the Human Rights Council. It is the Human Rights Campaign.
A previous version of this post referred to the Human Rights Council. It is the Human Rights Campaign.
We say that John Malone is the head of Charter Communications, the company that has announced a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable. Malone, the chairman of Liberty Media, is a key figure driving the deal. But he is not the chairman or CEO of Charter. Tom Rutledge is the CEO of Charter Communications.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we identify an online art marketplace as Saatchi. Its full name is Saatchi Art.
An earlier version of this story placed Madigan Army Medical Center in Seattle. It is located south of Seattle in Tacoma, Wash.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly identify BASE jumper Graham Hunt as Graham Hunter.
An earlier version of this story misspelled Anne Meara's first name.
A previous audio version of this story referred to Robert Goulet as being Canadian. He was born in Massachusetts and moved to Canada as a teenager.
An earlier version of this story misspelled the last name of James Cash Penney Jr., who founded J.C. Penney.
In an earlier Web version of this story, we incorrectly said that Foo Fighters performed the song "Evermore." In fact, the title to the song is "Everlong."
A previous version of this post included a reference to David Letterman's "late" mother. Dorothy Mengering is very much alive and kicking.
In a previous correction on this post, we corrected something that was actually correct. So we have corrected that correction. It had to do with Celsius temperatures.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we identify Caroline Solomon as an associate professor at Gallaudet. She is a full professor. We also say she won the 2013 Teacher of the Year award. It's actually the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Award.
A previous Web introduction to this story incorrectly said Austin Tice disappeared 1,000 days ago as of May 19. According to Tice's mother, it was actually 1,009 days ago.
We say that police in Camden, N.J., are not part of a union. In fact, even though their labor contract with the city was dissolved, the officers are represented by Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 218.
We incorrectly identify Erbert Johnson as a member of the Milwaukee School Board. Johnson is chief of staff to the Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent. A previous headline also referred to him as a school board member.
In the original Web version of this story, we said that same-sex marriage is legal in about 18 countries. We've adjusted the number to 17 because Finland's law has yet to take effect.
A headline on an earlier version of this story gave the wrong age for Dean Potter. He was 43.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly gave Dean Potter's age as 46. He was 43.
In early versions of this story, we reported that Cleveland City Councilman Kevin Conwell said he would go out "rioting" if police officer Michael Brelo is acquitted in the shooting death of two black suspects. That was incorrect. Conwell said he would be "riding" in his district if the officer is acquitted.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web summary, we say the Boston community is not in agreement over the jury's verdict. We should have said that there are differences over the jury-imposed sentence of Tsarnaev, not the verdict.
A previous headline incorrectly referred to the Matisse painting Seated Woman as Woman With a Fan.
A previous version of this story said that senators who read the draft TPP language do so in a secure room under the watchful gaze of an official from the U.S. Trade Representative's office. The USTR says the policy has been changed and that no representative is sent to the room unless a senator requests one.
This review originally misstated that Jessie J wrote the song "Flashlight." She performs it on the soundtrack, but it was written by Sia, Sam Smith, Jason Moore, and Christian Guzman.
In this blog post, we said that Harry Shearer's film The Big Uneasy was about the way the Hurricane Katrina disaster was handled. As Shearer has tweeted, the film was about investigations into what caused the flooding in New Orleans in 2005.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we mischaracterize some aspects of the way revenue from ad sales will be handled, particularly regarding The Atlantic and its Facebook Instant Articles. All the media companies will keep 100 percent of the revenue from ads they sell that appear with their Facebook Instant Articles. If Facebook assists in any ad sales, the revenue will be split. The Atlantic will sell its own ads. But if The Atlantic has unsold ad positions, Facebook may sell ads to fill those spots. In that case, Facebook and The Atlantic will share the revenue. In addition, in the audio we say Facebook and the news publishers will split profits on ad sales. They'll actually split revenue on those sales.
We mixed up our Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan rom-coms, referring to Sleepless in Seattle when we meant You've Got Mail.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we say stockbrokers are already held to a fiduciary standard but that because of loopholes they can still get commissions for steering people into bad investments with high fees. In fact, some financial planners are held to a fiduciary standard, and by getting registered both as financial planners and as stockbrokers they can evade that fiduciary standard and get commissions for steering people into such investments.
In the audio of this story, we incorrectly refer to Andrea Zekis' employer as the Highway Department and the Little Rock, Ark., Highway Department. The correct name is Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. A previous Web version also called it the Highway Department.
A previous version of this story erroneously attributed Stonewall Jackson's death by friendly fire to sleep deprivation. There is no evidence that his wounding and death were connected to lack of sleep.
A previous version of this post incorrectly said that the satellite LightSail is contained within the somewhat larger Prox-1 satellite developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology. In fact, it is the second LightSail satellite that will be deployed via the Prox-1 spacecraft. It also stated that the LightSail is pushed along by the solar wind, but is in fact is powered by photons.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly refer to Aimee Rathbun as Amy Rathbone.
In a previous Web version of this story, the headline called Restaurant Nora "America's first organic restaurant." The headline should have specified the first certified as organic. The earlier story misspelled Nora Pouillon's last name.
A previous version of this post incorrectly said that the share of voters who think Hillary Clinton represents a return to past policies is 60 percent. The correct figure is 51 percent.
A previous Web version of this story suggested that astronomer Chris Impey blames sharp budget cuts by NASA in the past four years for the slowdown in successful human efforts to colonize outer space. Impey actually said: "NASA's budget isn't growing, but it's also not declining."
We incorrectly state that there are some 12 billion immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. In fact, the correct number is 12 million.
In the audio version of this story, we report that the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, or ADP, is trying to get 200 countries to agree to take action on climate change. The actual number is 196 countries.
In a previous Web version of this story, we incorrectly quote President Obama as saying, "But one of the things you've discovered is you have this strength inside yourself." In fact, the president said, "But one of the things you've discovered is you've got this strength inside yourself."
As we reported, Arizona Republican state Sen. Russell Pearce was the originator of the draft legislation that later became the immigration law known as Arizona SB 1070. Although Corrections Corporation of America did have a representative at the American Legislative Exchange Council meeting where model legislation similar to 1070 was drafted, we didn't mean to suggest that CCA wrote the language.
A previous version of this post incorrectly identified celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain as Italian-American.
In this conversation, our guest says that pitcher Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals hit the White Sox's Adam Eaton with a pitch. In fact, Eaton was not hit with the pitch. But he and Ventura exchanged words and a brawl ensued. We also say that Ventura had been throwing at opposing players' heads. While he has hit some players and has angered others with inside pitches, it was not correct to say that Ventura was targeting their heads.
An earlier version of this story misspelled the first name of Pakistani playwright Wajahat Ali.
An earlier Web version of this post incorrectly identified Thomas Edison's dolls as the world's first talking dolls. In fact, they were among the first.
A previous version of this post incorrectly said that Henry Fonda and John Hawkes play the role of the foreman in 12 Angry Men and Amy Schumer's adaptation, respectively. In fact, they play regular members of the jury.
The full names of the children featured in this story are Gray Sansom-Chasin and Zoa Chasin.
A previous version of this post noted that the Powerwall does not come with an AC-to-DC power inverter. We meant to say a DC-to-AC inverter.
An earlier version of this report mistakenly identified Klara Söderberg as her sister Johanna Söderberg (and vice versa). The mistake has been corrected.
An early Web version of this story said that the 1992 riots in Los Angeles followed Rodney King's death. King did not die after being beaten in 1991; he died in 2012.
A previous version of this post incorrectly attributed comments on how the scandal would affect Chris Christie's presidential prospects to WNYC reporter Stephen Nessen. Those comments have been removed.
An early Web version of this story did not accurately reflect its audio version.
In a previous Web version of this story, we incorrectly state that Boris Kasparov played Deep Blue in 1997. In fact, it was Garry Kasparov.
A previous headline inaccurately said the World Bank has been accused of unfair evictions. The World Bank does not carry out evictions.
An earlier version of this story referred to the University of Fairbanks. It is the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to the fictional setting of the book as Macomb. It is Maycomb. A reference to the character Addicus should have been spelled Atticus.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the American College of Physicians has a preference for co-testing over cytology alone for women over 30. In fact, the ACP does not have this stated preference; it's best-practice advice says clinicians may use co-testing.
An earlier version of this story indicated that Gov. Greg Abbott had deployed the National Guard in Texas, when in fact it was the Texas State Guard.
The audio version of this story incorrectly refers to the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers' David Friedman as Tom Friedman.
A previous Web version of this story incorrectly called Itsaknockout, Ocho Ocho Ocho, Keen Ice and American Pharoah fillies.
A previous headline incorrectly said Oakland laws could limit police access to body camera footage. It is a California bill that could limit such access.
A previous photo caption incorrectly gave Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald's last name as Sullivan.
A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said it took close to seven hours to print a play sword from the game Minecraft. It actually took about 90 minutes. Seven hours refers to a different part made using the 3-D printer.
A previous caption with Jon Krakauer's photo said that he wrote Finding Everett Ruess. In fact, the book was written by David Roberts and Krakauer wrote the foreword.
We incorrectly say that Gil Kerlikowske was with the Seattle police department during the 1999 WTO riots. In fact, Kerlikowske joined the department in 2000 and was police chief during tumultuous protests on the one-year anniversary of the WTO meeting.
Lookingglass has base offices in both Arlington, Va., and Baltimore. The audio of this story mentions only Arlington, and previous Web versions mentioned only one or the other.
A previous headline incorrectly said museum visitors can eat the exhibits.
An earlier version of this post contained a video purportedly showing the violent shaking at a hotel pool in Nepal. The video was taken during a different quake and has been taken down.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's last name as Rawlings-Black.
A previous version of this story incorrectly suggested that the terrorist group Shining Path was responsible for a hostage standoff at the Japanese Embassy in Lima. The attack on the embassy was carried out by a group known as MRTA.
David Nill's name was misspelled as Nils in an earlier version of this transcript. Also, a clarification: Nill suggests that an electronic system for serving legal papers could make delivery easier and faster in many cases. He believes that such a system should require a recipient to opt in — in other words, to agree to receive the document. If a person did not opt in, delivery would not occur.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly state that some of the Blackhawk helicopters maintained at the Army National Guard at Joint Base Lewis-McChord had been flown in the Vietnam War. In fact, the Chinook helicopters at the base were flown in Vietnam.
A previous version of this story incorrectly called Barry Scheck the first vice president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Scheck is a past president of the NACDL but is not a current officer.
A previous version of this post incorrectly identified the Drug Enforcement Administration as the Drug Enforcement Agency.
An earlier version of this story said that toxic levels of NSAIDS were found in cats. In fact, veterinarians found physical damage such as perforation of the intestines and kidney damage typical of NSAID toxicity.
Previous audio and Web versions of this story incorrectly stated that the tests being used in New York state this year are the PARCC exams. In fact, New York is not administering those exams this year.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly refers to Edward Hopkins. It was Edwin Hopkins who was killed aboard the USS Oklahoma.
An earlier version of this story said Louisiana's average commercial blue crab landings were 531 million pounds in 2009. It was 53.1 million pounds.
A previous Web version of this story incorrectly gave Wendy Resnick's first name as Nancy.
An earlier version of this story contained a photo that was described as showing native Hawaiians. In fact, it showed natives of the Santa Cruz islands.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that Chris Nguyen was 4 years old at the time of the Oklahoma City bombing. He was actually 5.
An earlier version of this article stated that Selena's concert in the Astrodome was her last concert. That was her last televised concert.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that there were 24 competitors in the 2015 World AeroPress Championship, which was held in the U.S. for the first time. There were, in fact, 35 competitors, and this is the second time the WAC has been held in the U.S.
A previous headline incorrectly referred to Racine, Wis., as a small town.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the title of Laura Marling's song "I Feel Your Love" as "How Can I" and called Short Movie Marling's seventh album. It is her fifth.
We incorrectly give Wen Stephenson's first name as Wes.
Previous audio and Web versions of this story referred to marriage as a sacrament. But there are only two sacraments recognized by the United Methodist Church — baptism and the Lord's Supper (or Holy Communion).
An earlier version of this post referred to Queensland, Australia, as a province. it is one of six states.
A previous version of this post incorrectly identified Addie Smith, a government affairs associate for the National Indian Child Welfare Association, as Abbie.
This post originally stated that it takes the Earth 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds to complete one rotation and that we round up to 24-hour days. But that additional 3 minutes, 56 seconds takes actually into account Earth's movement around the sun.
A previous version of this story referred to Welcome To Los Santos as a mixtape compilation. It is an album produced by The Alchemist and Oh No.
A previous photo caption incorrectly identified another man as Günter Grass in 1981.
The headline of this post has been changed to reflect NPR's statement.
In an earlier version of this article, we incorrectly quoted Philip Reeves as saying that the Pakistanis often help the Saudis in times of crisis. In fact, it's the reverse: He said that the Saudis often help the Pakistanis.
An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Picker abstained from the vote. It was Commissioner Mike Florio who did not participate.
An earlier version of this story stated that the Toronto Symphony Orchestra official who both initially contacted pianist Stewart Goodyear about performing this week's concerts with the orchestra and then participated in a conversation with Goodyear and guest conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste about canceling the Rachmaninoff Second Piano Concerto was TSO CEO Jeff Melanson. It was Loie Fallis, TSO vice president of artistic planning.
An earlier version of this article stated that Denisa Livingston said the tax will make people drive off the reservation. What she actually said was that people already drive off the reservation, and the Navajo nation is hoping the money generated from the tax will go toward farm initiatives, food storage, farmers markets on the Nation so they don't have to drive off the reservation.
In an earlier audio version of this report, we incorrectly stated that a dog named Sydney was being treated at the University of Washington veterinary school in Pullman. In fact, it is the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine that is in Pullman.
A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to CJ CheilJedang Corp. as a subsidiary of Hormel. The company is a Hormel licensee.
During this interview we mistakenly say that Daniel Koehler started working at the EXIT program 15 years ago. In fact, he began working with the program in 2010. We also say that the Hayat program has "taken in some 1,600 calls and worked with 600 counseling cases." Those figures are Koehler's estimates for four organizations, not just the Muslim-focused Hayat program.
An earlier version of this post said Eric Garner was shot by police in New York. He died partly as a result of a prohibited choke hold.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Dartmouth College as Dartmouth University.
The audio version of this interview incorrectly references a scene in Fast Five in which a bank vault was pulled through the streets. That scene actually was set in Brazil, not Spain.
An earlier version of this post stated that the Easter Bunny character first appeared in Bede's The Reckoning of Time. The legend first appeared in Teutonic Myth.
A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to chef David George Gordon as David Gregory Gordon.
An earlier version of this story misspelled Sarah Lohman's name as Lowman.
In this story, as in a previous headline and Web introduction, we incorrectly refer to Tim Overton as a Baptist pastor. In fact, he is a Southern Baptist minister.
In this story, we mistakenly say peyote was smoked at a Native American religious ceremony. In fact, peyote is ingested — often in a tea.
While the vast majority of acute sinusitis is viral, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation notes that on occasion significant complications can occur from bacterial sinusitis. Signs and symptoms such as worsening headaches, visual problems, changes in mental activity, facial swelling and progressive fever can indicate impending complications. If those are observed, the patient should seek medical care.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous headline and Web introduction, we report that Cameroonian security forces say the children were being trained as child soldiers. We cannot confirm this. The children reportedly were rescued from a Quranic school where they were being indoctrinated.
This post has been updated to reflect the change in the position from Edward Schumacher-Matos to Elizabeth Jensen.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says that Joe Paterno won more games than any other college football coach. He actually won more than any other major college football coach.
This story has been updated to clarify that India's Jains don't eat meat.
The audio of this story, as did a previous version of the Web story, incorrectly states that Sheldon Museum of Art Director Wally Mason introduced the Duncans to Iké Udé. In fact, they were introduced by Mason's predecessor.
The original online version said that HBO aired Going Clear on March 16. It was rescheduled and is set to air on March 29.
In an earlier version of this story, Meredith Kercher's name was misspelled as Kirchner.
The photo caption previously suggested incorrectly that the health inspection scores are available on Yelp for New York restaurants. The company is still working on adding that information for the city.
A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to boots having 21-foot-long toes. They're actually 21 inches long.
An earlier photo caption stated that cellist Pablo Casals, violinist Fritz Kreisler, pianist Harold Bauer and conductor Walter Damrosch had been photographed in 1904. But Carnegie Hall Archives now says the photo was more likely taken in 1917.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the New American Academy in Brooklyn as a charter school. It's a regular public school.
An earlier version of this post incorrectly noted the number of states where strict government-issued IDs were required to vote in 2014. It was seven states, not six. We left Texas out of the states whose laws were in effect.
A previous version of this post incorrectly said the draft bill was introduced in the House on Monday. The draft is in circulation but has not yet been formally introduced.
Julian Priester was originally identified as actively teaching at Cornish College of the Arts. He retired in 2011, after 32 years.
A previous version of this post incorrectly identified singer Emily Reo as Emily Roe.
An earlier version of this story said that James Naismith invented basketball at the University of Kansas. He actually invented it in Springfield, Mass., and brought the game to KU six years later.
In an earlier version of this story, Steve Tilston's name was misspelled as Tilson. Additionally, the photo credit incorrectly spelled Bleecker as Bleeker.
In an earlier version of this story, a photo caption said that Sviatoslav Richter was born in Russia. In fact, he was born in Ukraine.
This post was edited to clarify that Dr. Jeremy Greene only sometimes sees patients whose blood sugar is too high for glucometers to read. Also, recombinant DNA techniques were developed in the 1970s and used to make a human form of insulin that became popular during the 1980s. The original version of this post said the recombinant DNA tools were developed in the 1980s.
March 27, 2015:
While it's true that the lack of generic insulin has hindered price competition for the diabetes medicine, some readers and listeners of our story pointed out that Wal-Mart pharmacies carry a house brand of insulin that costs about $25 a vial.
In previous audio and online versions of this story, we incorrectly said that Warren County's General Motors manufacturing plant is a closed shop, meaning that prospective employees must be union members before they're hired. In fact, it's a union shop, which means that employees must still join the union — but may do so after being hired.
In a previous Web version of this story, we incorrectly attributed this quote to Tim League: "We're agnostic. We're screen-agnostic. You know, a screen is a screen is a screen, whether it's in a theater, whether it's at home on your TV or whether it's your iPad. Where you want to consume is where you want to consume and we wanna make it available to you where it makes sense for you, but we also want to build our films in a way that suits them. It's not a one size fits all." It was actually said by Tom Quinn.
A previous headline incorrectly characterized Mely Kiyak as a Muslim German.
In a previous Web version of this story, we incorrectly stated that Kristen Caminiti is 35 years old. In fact, she is 33.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Golden Gate University as Golden State University.
An earlier version of this story indicated that Weinstock submitted her design to Lego after receiving positive online feedback. Weinstock submitted the project to Lego, was rejected, and later received positive feedback online after distributing the images more widely.
In an earlier audio version of this story, we incorrectly stated that Rush was the only physician to sign the Declaration of Independence. There were several doctors who signed.
An earlier version of this story online and on air stated 6 million people died in the Holocaust. It is estimated that at least 11 million people were killed, 6 million of whom were Jewish.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that Carline Watson was born in Jamaica. She was born in England, but raised in Jamaica.
A representative of Heems' label, Megaforce Records, says the label never opposed the lyrics to the song "Al Q8a." They do say they expressed concern.
Colmer's birthdate has been corrected.
An earlier version of this story stated incorrectly that Iowa's Board of Medicine had previously agreed the telemedicine program for medical abortion worked well. The board reviewed the program in 2010 and allowed it to continue until a new board ordered it stopped in 2013.
This post originally linked to an incorrect set of underwriting guidelines. The link has since been removed, and you can find the complete set here.
In this story, we incorrectly state that new rules announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban the sale of reticulated pythons and three other snake species. In fact, the rules ban importation and interstate sale and transport.
An earlier version of this post misidentified Nishta Mehra's partner as Lisa. Her name is Jill.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was at the march on Bloody Sunday.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Ryoung Shin as a professor at RIKEN, in Tokyo. She is a researcher at the institute, which is located in Yokohama, Japan. The cesium used in the study was not radioactive, as previously stated.
An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly said oral arguments for a lawsuit over the deferred action programs are scheduled to start in May at the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. The arguments are actually part of a case that is unrelated to the ruling by the federal judge in Texas.
An earlier version of this story said that Woodrow Hartzog is an associate professor at Stanford University. He works at Samford University.
An earlier version of this story stated that beets get their color from anthocyanins. In fact, beets get their color from betalain pigments.
A previous headline incorrectly said Gen. David Petraeus had pleaded guilty to improperly handling classified information, and previous audio and Web introductions implied the guilty plea. While Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty, he has not yet done so.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said the movie 3 Men and a Baby was released in 1993. It was actually a 1987 film.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we note that Leonard Nimoy directed the fourth Star Trek film. He also directed Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
In this story, our guest incorrectly refers to the film Maps To the Stars as Maps Of the Stars. A previous headline also contained the same error.
An earlier Web version of this story suggested that Cuba is home to 750 species of birds. That number should have been 371. Also, the accompanying radio story mislabels one bird song. The call in the story was not from a Cuban Vireo but instead from a Cuban Solitaire. You can hear the Cuban Vireo here.
An earlier version of this story stated Nimoy's parents were from Hungary. In interviews, Nimoy has stated his parents emigrated from the town of Zaslav in Ukraine.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version and photo caption, we refer to Frank Underwood as a congressman. The character was a congressman at the start of the series and has since become president.
In an earlier version of this post, we referred to the fried dough ball that's popular in Ghana as bao fruit. In fact, the doughnut-like snack is commonly known as "bofrot."
A previous Web version of this story incorrectly identified Omar Razzaz as Omar Raziz. Additionally, his name is mispronounced in the audio.
In this story, we incorrectly state that a bomb exploded two days ago at a march held by supporters of separation from Ukraine. In fact, the bomb exploded at a march held by supporters of a unified Ukraine.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the Argentine junta had ruled since the late 1960s. In fact, the junta had ruled since 1976.
A previous Web version of this story incorrectly stated that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is fighting the New Madrid Floodway Project. The environmental group fighting the project is called the National Wildlife Federation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has concerns about the project.
We incorrectly say that Fred Astaire sang "What Is This Thing Called Love?" to Ginger Rogers. He did not. Astaire sang another Cole Porter song, "Night and Day," to Rogers in the movie The Gay Divorcee.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says Zacarias Moussaoui pleaded guilty in exchange for life in prison. He did plead guilty, but the sentencing jury decided to give him life in prison rather than the death penalty.
The audio version of this story incorrectly states the amount of the winning bid for Narendra Modi's pinstripe suit as 40 million rupees, or about $642,000. It was 43.1 million rupees, or about $694,000.
Previous audio and Web introductions to this story incorrectly said that Ornette Coleman was 80. He is in fact 84.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Philip Levine as James Levine.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the National Flood Insurance Program is taxpayer-funded. In fact, most of its funding comes from insurance premiums and fees — though the federal government does subsidize the program.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly say that Jack White's concert rider was leaked. In fact, it was released as part of an open records request.
An earlier version of this article stated that judge Carlton Reeves was one of only two African-American federal judges in Mississippi history. He was the second African-American to be appointed as a federal judge in Mississippi.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, misstates Carla Luggiero's title. She is the senior associate director of federal relations and a lobbyist for the American Hospital Association, not the chief lobbyist.
An earlier version of this story stated incorrectly that the FDA has already approved a potato that has been genetically modified in a similar way to the GMO apple. In fact, the FDA is still evaluating both the GMO apple and the potato.
A previous Web introduction to this story incorrectly said the Egyptians were kidnapped last week.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly identify the street on which Moore grew up as Conti Street. It is Tonti Street
An earlier version of this post stated that Luis and Diego Lobaton were arrested. In fact only Luis Lobaton was arrested in July. His brother Diego was detained but not arrested.
Charlie Scott was not the first black player in the ACC, as is said during this interview. In fact, the University of Maryland's Billy Jones was the first.
In the audio version of this story, as in an earlier Web version, we say that the adult children of Aleida Ramirez are sponsoring her for citizenship. In fact, they are sponsoring her for a green card.
This piece states that Werner Forssmann was a medic during World War II. It would be more accurate to describe Forssmann as a medical officer. In 1939 he enlisted in the German armed forces. He eventually reached the rank of surgeon-major. In his autobiography, Forssmann describes his duties as being those of a field doctor — sometimes in hospitals associated with particular invasions, and in other cases stationed at hospitals to which the injured would be brought.
An earlier version of this post said healthcare.gov went live in October of 2010. In reality, it went live in 2013.
In an earlier version of this story, T.J. Green's name was misspelled as Greene.
A question in this interview misrepresented Hinduism, describing it as a polytheistic religion. Jack Miles's response included a clarification, which was edited out because of time constraints.
An earlier version of this blog post said that a group of baby monkeys is in near-total isolation during the week and that their isolation is complete on weekends. To clarify, these particular baby monkeys are isolated from their mothers and housed in individual cages in one room. Dr. Amanda Dettmer at the Laboratory of Comparative Ethology at NIH says the cages are such that the monkeys "can see, hear, smell and touch other monkeys through their enclosures at all times." The monkeys spend two hours a day on weekdays playing with peers, are often in contact with researchers on weekdays, and are checked by researchers twice on weekends.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the NAACP did not believe the teachers weren't dismissed for teaching black history.
In the audio version of this story, we incorrectly said that St. Alphonsa was the first Indian to be declared a saint. In fact, she was the first woman of Indian origin to be declared a saint.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled Shawn Carter's first name as Sean.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly say that four-year college graduates are nearly twice as likely to have a job compared to Americans with a high school diploma. We should have said the unemployment rate is nearly twice as high for Americans with a high school diploma as it is for those with a four-year college degree or more.
The photo caption in an earlier version incorrectly identified University of California, Irvine undergraduate Steve Kudlacek as chemist Greg Weiss.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly identify the organization leading the 2012 study on exercise as the University of Oregon. It is the Oregon Research Institute.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly say that student Sara Surface believes progressive parties are quite safe. Surface in fact believes they are highly unsafe.
The original headline on this story said 100,000 people died of measles last year. In fact, 145,000 people are estimated to have died.
Previous audio and Web versions of this story incorrectly stated that Amiri Baraka joined the Black Panther Party in the 1960s. While he was a leader in the Black Power movement, he was not a member of the party.
In the introduction to this interview, we refer to the Marine Corps Memorial and say it shows five Americans hoisting the flag over Iwo Jima. In fact, the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial includes all six of the men — five Marines and a Navy corpsman — who raised the flag.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified one source. It is The Journal of Law and Economics, not The Law and Economics Journal.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly states that one of the kazoo factories is located in northern New York state. In fact, the factory, which is in Eden, N.Y., is located in western New York.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the judge in today's case as Mark Hayes. In fact, Judge John C. Hayes III signed the order to vacate the trespassing conviction.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said Apple's last quarterly profit was $18 million. It was actually $18 billion.
The audio version of this story, as did an earlier Web version, refers to the National Wildlife Property Repository as the National Eagle and Wildlife Repository. The National Eagle Repository is a separate facility at the same site.
Michael Bennett was both choreographer and co-director of Follies. In an earlier Web version of this story, only Hal Prince was credited as director.
An earlier version of this post incorrectly said Monday's flyby is the closest a known asteroid of this size will pass by Earth in at least the next two centuries. In fact, it's the closest this particular asteroid will pass by Earth in that time; another asteroid of similar size is expected in 2027.
Ron Zychowski with Eckerd, the nonprofit company that runs child welfare services in three Florida counties, says in this report that the family of a girl thrown off a bridge was not in the county child welfare system. There are reports that child welfare investigators had visited the family previously. But according to officials at Eckerd, the company had no active case involving the family.
Our interview subject incorrectly says that Khaled Kelkal was the terrorist responsible for a 1982 attack at a Jewish restaurant in Paris. In fact, police linked that attack to the Abu Nidal Organization. Khaled Kelkal was affiliated with a French-Algerian terrorist group known as the GIA. The GIA claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in France in the summer and fall of 1995. Police said that Kelkal's fingerprints were found on an unexploded bomb and he was killed when they tried to arrest him in Lyon that same year.
An earlier version of this post said authorities were trying to determine where the gun that killed Nisman came from. An associate of Nisman's has said he gave him the gun. The earlier version also said testimony by a locksmith that Nisman's door was unlocked undermined the theory of suicide. The testimony was later disputed by Nisman's mother, who has said she partially unlocked the door before the locksmith arrived.
A previous Web introduction to this story incorrectly identified the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta as Kappa Alpha Beta.
In this story, Adam Levin is referred to as chairman and co-founder of IDT911. In fact, he is the chairman and founder of the company.
In an earlier version of this story, Aaron McNevin's name was misspelled as McDevin.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said the Super Bowl is next week. It's actually on Feb. 1.
A previous version of the slideshow on this story, because of an error by pageant officials, incorrectly identified the vulture-dress-wearing Miss Peru as Miss Norway.
We say the measles vaccine causes no problematic side effects. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most children do not have any side effects from the shot. The side effects that do occur are usually very mild, such as a fever or rash. More serious side effects are rare. These may include high fever that could cause a seizure.
Previous audio and Web versions of this story put Elmer Avenue in east LA. To clarify: It is part of the city of Los Angeles in the east San Fernando Valley.
In a previous version of this story, Alena Blaise's name was misspelled as Alina Blaze and Yao Ming's name was given as Yow Ming.
In this report, scandium is referred to "as one of the lanthanides." In fact, it is not a lanthanide. But scandium is often grouped with the lanthanides as one of the rare earth elements.
We incorrectly identify lawyer Jennifer Merrigan as Jessica Merrigan.
A previous version of this story misidentified Mark Christeson's attorney, Jennifer Merrigan, as Jessica Merrigan.
In the introduction to this story, we incorrectly say that David Morris was an embedded reporter in Afghanistan.
A previous version of this story said that traditional Muslim prayers held each Friday at Duke would be moved to a quadrangle outside the campus chapel. The call to prayer will be moved there, but the services themselves will continue to be held in the chapel basement.
In a previous audio version of this report, we said no one had ever free-climbed El Capitan. In fact, El Capitan has been free-climbed many times. But until this week, no one had free-climbed El Capitan's Dawn Wall on the way to the summit.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous headline and Web version of the text, we say Mae Keane was the last of the "radium girls." We were relying on the work of scholars who have studied what happened to the young women who worked in wristwatch factories. After the story aired, we received word that 104-year-old Mabel Williams, who lives in Olympia, Wash., worked in one of the factories when she was a young woman. A commenter below also says that other "radium girls" may still be alive.
A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said 1.4 million in reference to China's projected population. The correct figure is 1.4 billion.
We say that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa could become "California's first Latino Senate candidate." In 2004, former Treasurer of the United States Rosario Marin ran for the Senate but finished second in California's Republican primary. She was the state's first Latina candidate for the Senate.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies David Biersmith as a deacon. He is actually a Eucharistic minister.
The audio of this story incorrectly states that Azhar Usman is from India. In fact, Usman's family is from India. He was born and raised in the U.S.
A previous version of the Indiana map on this story transposed the cities of Elkhart and South Bend.
Previous audio and Web versions of this story stated that Jeannie Metcalf is a school board member from Salem, N.C. In fact, she is from Winston-Salem, N.C.
Some readers have pointed out that the slogan "We are the People!" mentioned in this story was made famous by pro-democracy demonstrators in Leipzig, the birthplace of East Germany's peaceful revolution against the communist government of the time. PEGIDA supporters use the slogan because they feel the Berlin government today is ignoring their views just like the communists did then.
Our correspondent says she should have included that information but that it was important to point out the phrase is also associated with Nazi propaganda from the 1930s — specifically a phrase used by philosopher Martin Heidegger. Given the demands by protesters that non-ethnic Germans there assimilate or be banned from Germany altogether, opponents of PEGIDA have criticized its appropriation of the "We are the People!" phrase.
A previous version of this story, quoting Forbes, listed the 2015 F-150's towing capacity as 1,200 pounds. Its capacity is 12,000 pounds.
A previous audio version of this story misidentified a 20-year-old engineering student quoted at a memorial service. His name is Raphael Lasseri, not Philippe Braham.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, describes the limit on the size of directional event signs in Gilbert, Ariz., as 6 feet square. In fact, it's 6 square feet.
In a previous version of this story, we inaccurately characterized the government allegations about what material Jeffrey Sterling may have leaked. In fact, the prosecution argues Sterling told a reporter about a botched operation to target Iran's nuclear capabilities, as we accurately reported in later versions. Additionally, the original version of the transcript contained that same error.
A previous version of this story incorrectly dated the earthquake as being on Jan. 10, 2010. It was actually Jan. 12, 2010. Additionally, the Government Accountability Office was misidentified as the Government Accounting Office.
A previous audio version of this story referred to fossils "from around 170,000 years ago" in Scotland. In fact, the fossils are from around 170 million years ago.
In a previous audio version of this story, Robert Bennett was identified as a former senator from Idaho. In fact, Bennett represented Utah. Also, control of the House did not shift to Republicans after the 1980 election, as we originally stated; Democrats still held the majority.
A previous version of this story misidentified the school where Aaron Kaswell teaches as M.S. 33. He actually teaches at M.S. 88. Additionally, we incorrectly said that teachers receive schedules 12 hours in advance, when it's 16 hours, and that lessons at I.S. 228, which are 35 minutes long, are 25 minutes long.
An earlier version of this story failed to note that one study on epinephrine use was done in Germany. Our story also did not cite research finding that epinephrine is used appropriately in emergency departments in the United States.
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, refers to George McGraw as a human rights lawyer. In fact, though he studied international law, he is not a practicing attorney.
In the audio of this story, we say carmaker Lamborghini was displaying a $6,000 smartphone at the International Consumer Electronics Show; a previous Web version implied the same thing. In fact, it's the son of the carmaker's founder who is selling the phone. He got permission to use his dad's famous logo.
In the audio version of this story, we mistakenly call Mario Cuomo, the former New York governor who died, Andrew. (His son Andrew Cuomo is New York's current governor.)
The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, refers to a photo of Igor Girkin wearing an orange-and-black striped suit, colors that symbolize Russian patriotism. While the photo was genuine, the suit was digitally added to Girkin.
Our geography was off in the original version of this post. We stated that Singapore and the United Arab Emirates were in the Southern Hemisphere; in fact, they are in the Northern Hemisphere.
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Phil Daro was involved in the writing of California's current math standards. Daro was involved in an earlier standards effort in that state.
In a previous version of this page we posted the wrong on-air challenge. The correct on-air challenge for the week is posted above.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said that Jethro Bodine was Jed Clampett's son. He was actually his nephew.
We incorrectly characterize the position of Netflix and Amazon on the issue of net neutrality. Netflix and Amazon do not support paid prioritization and have previously registered their opposition with the FCC.
We mistakenly refer to Vice President Biden as President Biden, and then our guest makes the same mistake. Additionally, the original transcript incorrectly inserted the title vice where it had not been used.
An earlier version of this post said the Burj Khalifa was wrapped in 70,000 LED bulbs. It was, in truth, wrapped in 70,000 panels of LED bulbs.
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