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Morning Edition

Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds

Corrected on December 31, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said that Pharrell Williams has been nominated for an Oscar. In fact, Williams has a song that's eligible, but nominations haven't been announced yet.

Morning Edition

Minister Defrocked Over Officiating Gay Wedding Will Appeal

Corrected on December 20, 2013

A previous Web introduction incorrectly said that the Rev. Frank Schaefer's congregation was unaware that he presided over his son's 2007 same-sex wedding until this year. In fact, the disciplinary proceedings were prompted by a parishioner's report to church authorities this year.

All Things Considered

Feminists Everywhere React To Beyonce's Latest

Corrected on December 19, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly identified Sheryl Sandberg as CEO of Facebook. Sandberg is the COO.

All Things Considered

Is Silicon Valley Automating Our Obsolescence?

Corrected on December 17, 2013

The audio of this story — as did a previous Web version – misstated the original name of Silicon Valley. It was Valley of Heart's Delight, not Valley of Heavenly Delights.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Oh My, Ohio! Five States Named 'Most Likely To Curse'

Corrected on December 16, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said that Marchex would be releasing state-by-state cursing information this week. It's actually a study on the businesses that get cursed at the most by consumers over the phone.

Morning Edition

A Baby Who Saved Her Family From 'The Dark Moments'

Corrected on December 13, 2013

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly stated that Francisco Vasquez became Ellie's godfather on Friday. In fact, the ceremony was moved up to Thursday.

Morning Edition

China's Military Buildup Reignites Worries In Asia, Beyond

Corrected on December 6, 2013

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly noted that no one was killed during the 2001 collision between U.S. and Chinese aircraft in the South China Sea. In fact, a Chinese pilot died.

Morning Edition

Early Champions Of Bitcoin Reap Unexpected Windfall

Corrected on December 2, 2013

We say this week was the first time bitcoin's value reached $1,000. Actually, this week marked the second time bitcoin's value has hit that mark.

Morning Edition

Thanksgivukkah: A Mash Of Two Holidays That's Easy To Relish

Corrected on December 2, 2013

In the audio version of this story host David Greene references American Gothic as the classic image of a farmer and his wife. The image is actually of a farmer and his daughter.

Morning Edition

Hondurans To Elect New President On Sunday

Corrected on November 22, 2013

In this story, we misstate the number of presidential candidates. There are eight, not nine. Also, the ruling party did not take part in the 2009 coup.

Morning Edition

Little-Known Immigration Mandate Keeps Detention Beds Full

Corrected on November 19, 2013

The audio version of this story, as did a previous Web version, says 870,000 immigrants who were ordered deported have absconded after being released from detention. In fact, some of those immigrants had not been detained prior to their absconding.

Morning Edition

How The Affordable Care Act Pays For Insurance Subsidies

Corrected on November 19, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says that dentist Aaron McLemore's new policy would boost his annual deductible to $7,000. In fact, the policy would nearly double his total out-of-pocket maximum liability for the year, but it would be less than $7,000.

How Reporters Deal With Dark News

Corrected on November 18, 2013

A previous version of this story misquoted Ivan Watson as saying, "I've needed years of therapy to absorb and deal with some of the very complicated emotions that come from these kinds of experiences." He actually said, "I have made use of therapists to help and deal with the complicated emotions that come from these types of experiences."

Morning Edition

Dwindling Middle Class Has Repercussions For Small Towns

Corrected on November 13, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says the City Council increased the sales tax on businesses to renovate schools. In fact, the voters passed a referendum, requested by schools, imposing a sales tax for school programs.

All Things Considered

Michigan Works To Match Dropouts With Degrees Already Earned

Corrected on November 11, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, gives an incorrect name for the Lansing Community College program. It is "Credit When It's Due," not "Credit When Credit Is Due."

Weekend Edition Sunday

Cumbia: The Music That Moves Latin America

Corrected on November 10, 2013

In earlier broadcasts of this segment, the first two songs were played in the wrong order. The song at the beginning of the segment was "Cumbia del Sol" by Carmen Rivero, but the next song, introduced as "Cumbia del Sol," was actually "Un Fuego de Cumbia" by Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto. In the audio at the top of this page, the songs play in the correct order.

Weekend Edition Sunday

N.Y. Stop-And-Frisk Reforms On Hold For New Year, New Mayor

Corrected on November 7, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, implies that probable cause is required for the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy. In fact, reasonable suspicion – a lower standard – is the requirement.

All Things Considered

Federal Appeals Court Stays Ruling Against NYPD Stop-And-Frisk

Corrected on November 7, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, implies that probable cause is required for the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy. In fact, reasonable suspicion – a lower standard – is the requirement.

Morning Edition

At Guantanamo, 'Sketching' Defendants, Witnesses And KSM's Nose

Corrected on November 5, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says Janet Hamlin was the only courtroom sketch artist allowed into the secretive military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay when they began. While Hamlin was the only sketch artist at Guantanamo from 2006 to 2012, courtroom sketch artist Art Lien attended the 2004 tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.

Morning Edition

Arguments Over Social Security Pit Old Vs. Young

Corrected on October 30, 2013

We say that if Congress takes no action, the Social Security reserve — or Trust Fund — will run dry in about 20 years. While this is accurate, this would not mean that Social Security benefits would stop. Because of the payroll tax, the Social Security Administration predicts that Social Security would still be able to pay about 75 percent of scheduled benefits.

All Things Considered

Top Reviewers On Amazon Get Tons Of Free Stuff

Corrected on October 30, 2013

The original version of this story displayed an image that included information from a newsletter sent by Amazon to frequent reviewers. It was not made clear to the person who provided the newsletter to NPR that the information would be published as part of the story. The image has since been removed.

Take This State And Shove It: The New Secession Movement

Corrected on October 28, 2013

A previous version of this story incorrectly said that besides West Virginia's secession from Virginia, the only other time a state seceded from an existing state was when Maine left Massachusetts. Additionally, a previous reference to 11 northeastern counties in Colorado was incorrect; while 10 of the counties are in the northeast, the 11th is actually in the northwest.
Morning Edition

Some Health Screenings May Harm More Than Help

Corrected on October 28, 2013

An earlier headline on this story referred to nonprofits offering health screening. The screening tests are often offered through nonprofit organizations but are performed by for-profit companies.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Two Decades Later, Some Branch Davidians Still Believe

Corrected on October 28, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly attributed the 911 call of Feb. 23, 1993, to David Koresh. The call was actually made by Wayne Martin, a Davidian and attorney inside the compound.

Morning Edition

What Congress Can Learn From Mayors

Corrected on October 24, 2013

In the edited version of this interview, Mesa, Ariz., Mayor Scott Smith is heard describing the town of Tucson, Ariz., as being near the entrance to the Grand Canyon, which is incorrect. In the original interview, he accurately described the town of Tusayan, Ariz., as near the entrance to the Grand Canyon.

All Things Considered

How A County Clerk Ignited The Gay Marriage Debate In N.M.

Corrected on October 23, 2013

A previous photo caption incorrectly said that the Dona Ana County Clerk's Office began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time in New Mexico history. In fact, a clerk in another county issued dozens of licenses to same-sex couples in 2004.

It's Back To The Future For E-Cigarette Ads, At Least For Now

Corrected on October 22, 2013

A previous Web version of this story gave the impression that the Food and Drug Administration will ultimately be responsible for regulating e-cigarette advertising. It is not yet clear which federal agency, if any, will have the authority to regulate e-cigarette ads.
Weekend Edition Sunday

When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines

Corrected on October 21, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies Joey M'Poko's parents as divorced and says that he ended up in Chicago a few years ago. In fact, his parents are not divorced, and he came to the U.S. about six months ago.

Fresh Air

Meet 'The Brothers' Who Shaped U.S. Policy, Inside And Out

Corrected on October 18, 2013

In the audio of this story, the title of Stephen Kinzer's previous book is misstated as Regime Change. The correct title is Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq.

Morning Edition

'12 Years A Slave': 160 Years Later, A Memoir Becomes A Movie

Corrected on October 17, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly states that Uncle Tom's Cabin came out after Solomon Northup's memoir. In fact, Uncle Tom's Cabin came out first.

All Things Considered

15 Years Later, Where Did All The Cigarette Money Go?

Corrected on October 15, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said Mike Moore was CEO of the American Legacy Foundation. He is on the board of directors.

Morning Edition

Shutdown Messes With Government Workers' Finances

Corrected on October 10, 2013

We incorrectly identify Lindy Lurie as a federal employee. Lurie works for the state of Massachusetts, but her income is dependent on federal funding.

All Things Considered

Vietnamese General Who Was Key Architect Of Tet Offensive Dies

Corrected on October 8, 2013

This story was prepared three years ago and includes observations by Giap biographer Cecil Currey, who died in March. Also, we misidentify the Australian Defence Force Academy as the Australian Defence Forces Academy.

Morning Edition

Legendary Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap Dies

Corrected on October 8, 2013

This story was prepared three years ago and includes observations by Giap biographer Cecil Currey, who died in March. Also, Ted Morgan's book "Valley of Death: The Story of Dien Bien Phu," which we say is new, was published in 2010. Finally, we misidentify the Australian Defence Force Academy as the Australian Defence Forces Academy.

Fish Guidelines For Pregnant Women May Be Too Strict, Study Suggests

Corrected on October 3, 2013

A previous version of this story incorrectly described the relationship between food and blood mercury levels. The authors concluded that the 103 food items analyzed contributed about 17 percent to the differences in blood mercury levels seen across the women in the study.
All Things Considered

Social Media Detectives: Is That Viral Video For Real?

Corrected on October 2, 2013

Previous audio and Web versions of this story could have been interpreted as suggesting that The New York Times might in some circumstances pay to embed a video from YouTube. This is not the case.

No End In Sight As Government Shutdown Nears First Full Day

Corrected on October 2, 2013

We initially referred to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children — WIC — as "food stamps." That was incorrect. "Food stamps" is the colloquial name for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also referred to as SNAP.

The Panda Cam? That's Shut Down, Too

Corrected on October 1, 2013

A previous version of this story incorrectly reported that NASA's Curiosity Rover was forced to temporarily stop exploring the planet Mars.
All Things Considered

Gaza Strip Proves Uneven Refuge For Syrian Refugees

Corrected on September 30, 2013

We incorrectly say that the 1948 war led to the creation of the state of Israel. In fact, it was the state's creation that led to the war.

This Law Wants To Save Teens' Reputations, But Probably Won't

Corrected on September 30, 2013

A previous version of this story said that the law doesn't address educating teens or making the delete button more accessible. In fact, the law does say affected websites must "provide notice to a minor ... that the minor may remove" content and "provide clear instructions to a minor ... on how the user may remove" it.
Morning Edition

ACLU Posts Fed-Collected 'Suspicious' Activity Reports Online

Corrected on September 30, 2013

The audio of this story incorrectly refers to the GAO as the General Accounting Office. Previous Web versions mistakenly called it the General Accounting Office and the General Accountability Office. The correct name is Government Accountability Office.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Sense Of Foreboding Lingers After Mall Bombing

Corrected on September 28, 2013

In the original audio for this story, the suicide bomber married to Samantha Lewthwaite was said to have blown up a train in Britain. To clarify, Germaine Lindsay was one of four bombers who attacked London's metro system in 2005.

All Things Considered

Student Loan Changes Squeeze Historically Black Colleges

Corrected on September 27, 2013

The audio of this story — as did a previous Web version — misstates the current interest rate for a PLUS loan. It is 6.41 percent, not 7.9 percent.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Trader Joe's Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals

Corrected on September 26, 2013

An earlier Web version of this story gave the wrong name for the organization that co-authored a report with Harvard. It is the Natural — not National — Resources Defense Council.
Tell Me More

Questions Rise As Health Care Exchange Draws Near

Corrected on September 25, 2013

In the audio of this story, our guest refers to Medicare plans offered by private companies as Medicare Exchange. She meant to say Medicare Advantage.

Morning Edition

Hannibal Buress And The Comedy Of The Unexpected

Corrected on September 23, 2013

In a previous Web version of this story, we said Hannibal Buress attended Eastern Illinois University. Actually, he attended Southern Illinois University.

All Things Considered

Why Will So Few Fans Go See The Cleveland Indians Play?

Corrected on September 19, 2013

In an earlier version of this story, we mistakenly said this season's Major League Baseball playoffs would be the first to feature two wild card teams in each league. It was actually the 2012 season that introduced the second wild card.

UPDATE: 'So, So Very Sorry,' Says Navy Yard Gunman's Mother

Corrected on September 18, 2013

J. Michael Slocum, an attorney for the Sharpshooters Range, initially told NPR that Aaron Alexis had visited the business on Sunday, Sept. 15. That's what we reported when we published this post. Now, Slocum says he was mistaken. He says Alexis went to the gun store on Saturday, Sept. 14. We have changed this post to reflect the new information.
Morning Edition

Navy Yard Shooter Struggled With Growing Mental Issues

Corrected on September 18, 2013

We say that Aaron Alexis bought his gun on Sunday. This information came from the lawyer for Sharpshooters Small Arms Range. However, the lawyer was incorrect; Alexis actually bought the gun on Saturday.

Weekend Edition Sunday

50 Years After The Bombing, Birmingham Still Subtly Divided

Corrected on September 18, 2013

In our story, Birmingham, Ala., attorney Chervis Isom is referred to as a "reformed racist." That description falls short of adequately describing Isom's journey as a young man and neglects to provide a dimension on his change of heart over 50 years ago and the many changes that have taken place in Birmingham in the past half century. In Isom's interview with correspondent Debbie Elliott, he explained, "It was hard not to be a racist in those days when that's all you saw and heard," and, reflecting a transition experienced by many people in Birmingham over the decades, he added, "It was a long hard climb for me to come out of that milieu."
All Things Considered

Writing Noir Poetry, With LA As A Backdrop

Corrected on September 17, 2013

In the audio of this story, we incorrectly identify Suzanne Lummis as the daughter of a California pioneer. She is the granddaughter.

What To Avoid At The Orthopedist's Office

Corrected on September 12, 2013

The original version of this post said that an orthopedic surgeons' group recommended against ultrasound exams to look for life-threatening blood clots after joint replacement surgery. The recommendation against ultrasound exams is limited only to people in the hospital who have had hip or knee replacement surgery and do not have symptoms of deep vein thrombosis. It does not refer to ultrasound screening in other situations.
Morning Edition

Two Years On, Protesters Still Fighting Wisconsin Governor

Corrected on September 12, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says that the crackdown began after a federal judge ruled that groups with more than 20 participants must get a permit. In fact, groups with more than 20 participants may be required to get a permit.

Jury Says You Can't Say That Word. Period

Corrected on September 10, 2013

In a previous version of this post, we incorrectly identified Marjorie Sharpe as the judge in this case. Sharpe was the plaintiff's attorney. We also said the judge awarded damages. It was a federal jury that did so.

Are You Ready For Some Controversy? The History Of 'Redskin'

Corrected on September 9, 2013

A previous version of this story misidentified writer Ian Crouch as Ian Crouther.


Clarification: We previously misstated Darrell Green's remarks to D.C. radio station WTOP, saying that Green had said the team should consider changing its name. The former Washington Redskins player actually told WTOP that the team should have a conversation about a name change.

Morning Edition

Assessing Role Extremists Play In Syrian Opposition

Corrected on September 7, 2013

In this interview, Elizabeth O'Bagy was identified as a senior analyst with the Institute for the Study of War. She also works on a contractual basis with the Syrian Emergency Task Force, a subcontractor with the United States and British governments which also advocates on behalf of the Syrian opposition. O'Bagy insists her work is separate from the group's political advocacy.

Morning Edition

Tina Brown: Women Are Terrifyingly Vulnerable In Many Places

Corrected on September 5, 2013

In the original version of this interview, Tina Brown said that journalist Amanda Lindhout had a child as a result of being raped while she was held in Somalia. Lindhout writes about the experience in her book A House In the Sky and says that claims she had a child by one of her rapists are not true.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Last Flight Of Ethiopia-To-Israel Jewish Migration Program

Corrected on September 4, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, theorizes that ancestors of Jewish Ethiopians fled Jerusalem during wars with Rome around 500 B.C. We should have said wars with Babylon. The audio introduction also says the migration program began nearly 40 years ago. We should have said nearly 30 years.

Morning Edition

Bald Eagles Are Back In A Big Way — And The Talons Are Out

Corrected on September 4, 2013

The audio version of this story, as did a previous Web version, says that by the 1970s, there were fewer than 500 eagle nests in the United States. That number refers to the number of nests in the Lower 48.

Morning Edition

Cats Plus Online Videos Equal Precious

Corrected on August 28, 2013

In the audio of this story, we imply that the winner of the Golden Kitty Award was to be announced on Tuesday, Aug. 27. We should have said Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Weekend Edition Saturday

'Bummers, Blisters And Boondoggles': A Jokester Joins The Army

Corrected on August 27, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says the U.S. Army raised the American flag over Iwo Jima in World War II. Actually, it was the U.S. Marine Corps that led the invasion and ground fighting in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Five Marines and a Navy corpsman were photographed raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Cutting Public Defenders Can Cost Federal Government More

Corrected on August 26, 2013

The audio version of this story, as in a previous Web version, may give the impression that Norman Reimer views private defense attorneys as less effective than public defenders in federal criminal cases. Reimer does not hold this view. He opposes budget cuts to both public defenders and private lawyers hired by the government.

All Things Considered

What's Behind Romania's Church Building Spree?

Corrected on August 26, 2013

A previous online description of this audio story incorrectly stated that Codrescu noted the complicity of the Romanian Catholic Church, not the Orthodox Church, in both World War II and Communist-era wrongs.

All Things Considered

Drowning In Zucchini? 3 Recipes Can Help

Corrected on August 26, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, gives improper instructions for using marinade. Marinade that was previously used on raw meat or poultry should not be reused as a sauce for the cooked dish unless it's boiled first. The best option, though, is to reserve a portion of the marinade to use only on the cooked dish.

All Things Considered

Inside The 'Bossless' Office, Where The Team Takes Charge

Corrected on August 26, 2013

This post originally said that former Valve employee Jeri Ellsworth's comments were made in a Wired magazine podcast. The podcast is actually the Grey Area podcast and Ellsworth's comments were reported by Wired.
All Things Considered

Radio History: March On Washington Recalled

Corrected on August 26, 2013

Audio of Jean Shepherd used in this story is drawn from a 1999 NPR-KCRW joint production, A Voice In The Night, produced by Harry Shearer, and from Shearer's personal audio collection.

Morning Edition

Where The Whale Sharks Go

Corrected on August 22, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, mistakenly refers to Stony Brook University's Demian Chapman as Demian Campbell.

Morning Edition

'You're What I Wanted': Assembling The Family Stone

Corrected on August 22, 2013

A previous audio version of this story refers to "Everyday People" as Sly & The Family Stone's "first big hit." That song was the group's first to reach No. 1 on the Billboard charts but "Dance to the Music," which was released earlier and reached No. 8, was considered the group's groundbreaking song.

Fresh Air

Behind 'The New Black': The Real Piper's Prison Story

Corrected on August 16, 2013

Our guest implied that former felons living in the Deep South states are disenfranchised. The 12 states with the harshest restrictions on restoring voting rights are Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, Tennessee, Virginia and Wyoming.

Crowdsourcing Ideas For A Better School

Corrected on August 13, 2013

In a previous version of this post, we incorrectly attributed the quote about ideas generating activity to Catherine Rogers. It was actually Elizabeth Evans who said that.

San Diego Mayor Ducks Out Early From Harassment Therapy

Corrected on August 12, 2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner had originally said he would begin two weeks of therapy on Aug. 5 and return to work Aug. 19. Filner's attorneys at Payne & Fears LLP say the mayor ended "intensive" treatment Saturday but noted that he had completed the two-week program. The law firm did not specify, however, when Filner began treatment.

Mexican Court Frees Drug Lord Convicted In Killing DEA Agent

Corrected on August 12, 2013

A previous version of this post misidentified the drug lord whose prison sentence was voided as Enrique Camarena. It was Rafael Caro Quintero who had been serving a 40-year term for killing Camarena, a U.S. DEA agent.
Fresh Air

A 'Curb'-Like Comedy And The Return Of 'Breaking Bad'

Corrected on August 12, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says music publisher Dick James declined to sign The Beatles. In fact, it was Decca Records' Dick Rowe who made that mistake.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Rise Of The New American Barons

Corrected on August 10, 2013

Our guest said that PayPal was sold to Yahoo. The company actually was sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion.

Potential Treatment For Snakebites Leads To A Paralyzing Test

Corrected on August 9, 2013

A previous version of this story incorrectly said that each year more than 175,000 people globally die from venomous snakebites. Though estimates vary widely, most sources put the likely top of the range no higher than 125,000 per year.
Morning Edition

'The Road To War': How Presidents Make Big Decisions

Corrected on August 8, 2013

Our guest said the last time the United States declared war was in 1941, following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, marking the formal entry of the United States into World War II against Germany, Italy and Japan. In June 1942, the U.S. Senate also voted to declare war against Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, at a time when those nations were occupied by German military forces and controlled by Germany.

Morning Edition

Jeff Bezos To Buy 'Washington Post' From Graham Family

Corrected on August 7, 2013

The audio of this story imprecisely refers to when the Graham family took control of The Washington Post. Eugene Meyer acquired the paper in 1933; he was succeeded as publisher by his son-in-law, Phil Graham, who after his death was followed by his wife and then his son.

Morning Edition

Brazil's Evangelicals A Growing Force In Prayer, Politics

Corrected on August 7, 2013

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly cite Pew Research Center statistics. In fact, 65 percent — not 62 percent — of people in Brazil say they are Catholic.
Fresh Air

Fresh Air Remembers Former Louisiana Congresswoman Lindy Boggs

Corrected on July 29, 2013

Previous audio and Web versions of this story incorrectly said Hale Boggs died 21 years after he was first elected to Congress. It was actually 31 years after he began serving his first term (he was elected in 1940 and took office in 1941).

Morning Edition

Energy Standards For Ceiling Fans Spin Up D.C. Debate

Corrected on July 29, 2013

In the audio of this story, we say Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn) is from Memphis. Actually, Blackburn is a Mississippi native and lives in Williamson County, Tenn.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Leaves An Outspoken Legacy

Corrected on July 23, 2013

The audio and a previous Web version of this story contained errors related to Thomas' comments during a Jewish heritage day celebration. Thomas was not asked if she had a message for the Jewish people; she was asked if she had any comments on Israel. Her response was, "Tell them to get ... out of Palestine," not out of Israel.

All Things Considered

How An Ethiopian Bean Became The Cinderella Of Coffee

Corrected on July 23, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, says TechnoServe is based in New York. Actually, the nonprofit is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

These Pictures Might Tempt You To Eat Bugs

Corrected on July 19, 2013

In an earlier version of this post, we identified the insect in the Sheesh! Kabab photo as a katydid. In fact, it is an Eastern Lubber Grasshopper.

Photo Exhibit Spanning Decades Reveals Our Collective War Story

Corrected on July 17, 2013

Initially we reported that 185 images were on display. That is actually the approximate number of photographers included in the show. The exhibition in D.C. includes 309 images, and nearly 500 images were featured in the exhibition's Houston debut.
Weekend Edition Sunday

Zimmerman Verdict Sparks Disbelief

Corrected on July 16, 2013

The audio of this story refers to the location of Sanford's Goldsboro neighborhood as 5 miles south of the courthouse. It is 5 miles north.

Morning Edition

Deadly Painkiller Overdoses Affecting More Women

Corrected on July 12, 2013

The audio introduction to this story, as did a previous Web introduction, incorrectly says that women are dying from overdoses of prescription painkillers at a much higher rate than men. In fact, men still die at a higher rate than women. Women are dying from the overdoses at a much higher rate than ever before.

A Lively Political Press In A State Where Everything's Bigger

Corrected on July 9, 2013

The original post included The Dallas Morning News as one of the regional dailies that had severely cut Austin-based staff during the recession. The paper lost only one full time employee, and this post has been updated to reflect that.
Morning Edition

Congress Called On To Reverse Student Loan Rate Increase

Corrected on July 8, 2013

The audio of this story, as in a previous Web introduction, incorrectly says federally subsidized Stafford loan rates doubled on July 1 as a result of the federal budget sequester. In fact, the rate increase was not a result of sequestration.

Morning Edition

Whose Term Was It? A Look Back At The Supreme Court

Corrected on July 8, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly characterizes a quote from John McGinnis of Northwestern University Law School. When McGinnis said, "I'm sorry to say I think this opinion was as singular a failure as I've seen in the history of the Supreme Court," he was speaking about the court's decision in the Defense of Marriage Act case, not the Voting Rights Act case.

4 Facts You Might Not Have Known About The IRS Scandal

Corrected on July 8, 2013

A previous version of this post incorrectly said that Middle Class Taxpayers Association of San Diego waited three years before finally getting its tax-exempt status approved. In reality it took about one year.
Morning Edition

Liberal Groups Say They Received IRS Scrutiny Too

Corrected on July 8, 2013

In this story, the president of a progressive group that received extra scrutiny from the IRS says it took three years to get approved for tax-exempt status. In reality the process took about a year.

How Sunscreen Can Burn You

Corrected on July 5, 2013

In a previous version of this story, we attributed information about the Banana Boat spray valve's problem to an email from the company. That information was actually in an online corporate recall statement and an FDA recall statement.

We also previously implied that a ban on SPFs higher than 50 was included in the final regulations, but it is a proposal that has not been made final.
Morning Edition

From Front-Line Soldier To Trainer, An Afghan Odyssey

Corrected on July 5, 2013

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, our description of the helicopter crash is unclear. There were two helicopters involved in the SEAL support mission; one of the two crashed.

All Things Considered

Gettysburg Swells As Throngs Mark Civil War's Turning Point

Corrected on July 4, 2013

The audio of this story and a previous Web version misstate the number of soldiers who died. More than 7,000 soldiers from both sides were dead, and tens of thousands were wounded.

Morning Edition

Top Medicare Prescribers Rake In Speaking Fees From Drugmakers

Corrected on July 3, 2013

The original version of this story incorrectly said the blood thinner Pradaxa accounted for more spending on promotional speakers than any other drug in 2011 and attributed that to Cegedim Strategic Data. Pradaxa actually ranked first for spending on local promotional events, including meeting venue, speakers fees and catering, according to the company, which doesn't track spending on speakers alone.
Morning Edition

Barge Traffic Increases Along Erie Canal

Corrected on July 1, 2013

We give an incorrect first name for the executive director of the Port of Oswego. He is Jonathan, not Jeffrey, Daniels.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Atheists Erect A Public Monument

Corrected on June 30, 2013

This story incorrectly says that American Atheists decided to put up its own display after losing a lawsuit to get the Ten Commandments monument removed from courthouse grounds in Starke, Fla. In fact, the American Atheists did not lose its case; its monument was the result of court-ordered mediation.

Tell Me More

It's Time To Move On From The Past

Corrected on June 26, 2013

In a previous audio version of this story, we mistakenly say Birmingham, Ala., when Montgomery, Ala., was meant.

Morning Edition

Happy Ruling For Adoptive Couple, Uncertainty For Baby Girl

Corrected on June 26, 2013

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we say Dusten Brown considers himself to be part Cherokee. We should have made clear that Brown is a registered member of the Cherokee Nation, according to court documents.
Weekend Edition Saturday

What Whitey Bulger Means To Boston

Corrected on June 25, 2013

In the audio of this story, Dick Lehr's "Whitey" co-author is incorrectly identified. He is Gerard — not Gerald — O'Neill.

Talk of the Nation

What's Next For The FBI: A New Generation Of Challenges

Corrected on June 25, 2013

In the audio of this story, a guest included the Black Panthers among groups that often bombed U.S. targets in the '60s and '70s. While a handful of people with links to the Black Panther Party were accused of bombings, it was not an activity generally associated with the group.

All Things Considered

A Roundup Of Spring Poetry Collections

Corrected on June 21, 2013

This story incorrectly describes poet Jennifer Foerster as having Tuskegee ancestry. Foerster is Muscogee.

Morning Edition

Why More People Are Renting Tires

Corrected on June 21, 2013

In the audio of this story, we incorrectly refer to a Cadillac 300. The car is actually a Chrysler 300.
All Things Considered

Dirty Spuds? Alleged Potato Cartel Accused Of Price Fixing

Corrected on June 18, 2013

After this interview aired and was published online, AP reporter John Miller contacted us to let us know he'd misstated the years referenced in the example from the lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that the price of a 10-pound bag of potatoes rose from about $9 in 2007 - not 2004 - to $15 in 2008 - not 2006, as the audio implies and was previously stated in the Web version.
Morning Edition

Supreme Court: Human Genes May Not Be Patented

Corrected on June 14, 2013

We misstate the first name and university affiliation of the geneticist who identified breast cancer genes. She is Mary-Claire, not Mary, King of the University of Washington, not Washington University.

All Things Considered

Supreme Court Gene Ruling Splits Hairs Over What's 'Natural'

Corrected on June 14, 2013

A previous Web version and the audio version of this story misstated the first name of the geneticist who identified breast cancer genes. A previous Web version also misstated her university affiliation. She is Mary-Claire, not Mary, King of the University of Washington, not Washington University.
All Things Considered

Playing Mozart — On Mozart's Violin

Corrected on June 14, 2013

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we erroneously report that the instruments were made in the 17th century. In fact, they were both made around the year 1700 — at the beginning of the 18th century.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Extortion Common For Latin American Businesses

Corrected on June 8, 2013

We give an incorrect figure for the estimated amount that extortion costs Mexico annually. It is $3.2 billion, not $32 billion.

British Phone Hacking Scandal: Rebekah Brooks Pleads Not Guilty

Corrected on June 5, 2013

An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that David Cameron appeared as a co-defendant in the case. Cameron, the prime minister, is a friend of Rebekah and Charlie Brooks but was not in court and is not a co-defendant.
All Things Considered

Two Newspapers Battle It Out For The New Orleans Market

Corrected on May 31, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said that John Georges had purchased The Advocate and started a daily New Orleans edition. In fact, that edition already existed when he purchased the paper.

Three Years In A Row, Australia Named Happiest Place By OECD

Corrected on May 30, 2013

In the original version of this post, we mistakenly said that Australia offers workers more paid vacation and holidays than any other nation (except Portugal) with an advanced economy. We should have written Austria. The post has now been corrected.
Morning Edition

Girl Scout Troops Look To Sell Real Estate

Corrected on May 30, 2013

The clip of tape that was played in the Last Word in Business was a commercial from the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, but in fact, the regional group that proposed the selling of Girl Scout camps was the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. The Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has not proposed selling any of its camps.
Weekend Edition Sunday

Day By Day: A Mother's Life With Cancer

Corrected on May 30, 2013

The audio of this story incorrectly identifies Dr. Vincent DeVita Jr. as Dr. Tony DeVita Jr.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Sole Survivor: Iraq Rescue Mission Ended In Tragedy

Corrected on May 25, 2013

In the audio for this story, Marines Grant Fraser and Christopher Dyer were incorrectly referred to as privates first class. The correct rank for both is lance corporal.
Morning Edition

Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language

Corrected on May 24, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that Elysha O'Brien's parents are from Mexico. In fact both parents were born in the U.S.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best

Corrected on May 20, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that the Geena Davis Institute partnered with UCLA. It is the University of Southern California that is involved in this venture.
All Things Considered

New Closed-Captioning Glasses Help Deaf Go Out To The Movies

Corrected on May 20, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly identfied Randy Smith Jr. as the chief executive officer of Regal Cinemas. He is the chief administrative officer. The Web version also previously said that the closed-captioning glasses will be available in 6,000 theaters. They will actually be available for 6,000 screens.
All Things Considered

A 'Wake-Up Call' To Protect Vulnerable Workers From Abuse

Corrected on May 17, 2013

An earlier photo caption in this story incorrectly identified West Liberty Foods as the company that housed the men. The correct name of the company responsible is Hill County Farms, also known as Henry's Turkey Service.
All Things Considered

Google Launches A Streaming Music Service

Corrected on May 16, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly characterizes the people who use Pandora and Spotify. Pandora has 200 million users, not subscribers. Spotify has 6 million paying subscribers and about 24 million users, not 26 million subscribers.
All Things Considered

Facebook Users Question $20 Million Settlement Over Ads

Corrected on May 14, 2013

After this story aired, Facebook contacted us to say that the company will provide a way for parents who are not on Facebook to prevent their children's pictures from being used in ads: If the settlement is approved, parents who want to disable the feature will be able submit a form online and attach a notarized statement declaring their "rights as a parent or guardian."

With Warming Climes, How Long Will A Bordeaux Be A Bordeaux?

Corrected on May 14, 2013

A previous version of this story misidentified the journal in which Lee Hannah's research recently appeared. His paper on climate change and winemaking appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, not the journal Science.
All Things Considered

A Real-World Connection Between Video Games And Guns

Corrected on May 8, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly states that after the Newtown shootings Electronic Arts removed links to gun manufacturers that were on the Medal of Honor website. in fact, those links had been removed before the shootings took place.

Frank Morgan On Piano Jazz

Corrected on May 8, 2013

A previous Web version of this story gave an incorrect date of death for Frank Morgan. He died on Dec. 14, 2007.
All Things Considered

'Show Boat' Steams On, Eternally American

Corrected on May 7, 2013

The audio of this story incorrectly identifies the lyricist as Oscar Hammerstein. It was actually Oscar Hammerstein II.
Talk of the Nation

The NBA Has An Openly Gay Player: What Changes?

Corrected on May 7, 2013

We incorrectly refer to Marcus Hayes as a columnist for the New York Daily News. Hayes actually writes for the Philadelphia Daily News.
All Things Considered

Riz Ahmed: Shifting Across Identities And Roles

Corrected on May 6, 2013

A previous audio version of this story incorrectly identified Riz Ahmed's next role as a man on trial for terrorism in the film Closed Circuit. He actually plays a spy in the film.
Fresh Air

'Iron Man 3': Tony Stark As Home-Brew Hero

Corrected on May 3, 2013

Early versions of this story incorrectly described the opponents Iron Man fought in the 2012 film The Avengers as the giants of Asgard.
Morning Edition

Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Turn Up Again In Turkey Meat

Corrected on May 3, 2013

A previous Web version of this post incorrectly stated that 74 percent of the antibiotics purchased for farm animals are administered at low doses to help animals grow faster and prevent infections. In fact, the estimate is 70 percent.
All Things Considered

Background Check Battle: More Prosecution Or More Checks?

Corrected on May 1, 2013

It should be noted that there is dispute as to the percentage of gun purchases that don't receive background checks. The Obama administration and several gun control groups maintain that 40 percent of gun purchases don't receive background checks. However, others say that percentage is bloated because it improperly includes all gun acquisitions, including gifts, inheritances and prizes. Some critics of the statistic maintain that the percentage of gun purchases that proceed without background checks is actually much smaller.
All Things Considered

As Health Law Changes Loom, A Shift To Part-Time Workers

Corrected on April 30, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that Darden Restaurants may reduce workers' hours to stay under the 30-hour-a-week limit that would have required the company to provide health insurance. Darden, which owns Red Lobster and Olive Garden, pilot-tested shifting more of its workers to part time. Following that test, and after considerable backlash, the chain said it would not reduce hours or cut its full-time staffing. Also, the Web version of this story has been updated to include a response from Fifth & Pacific, the parent company of Juicy Couture.
Morning Edition

Blazing The Trail For Female Programmers

Corrected on April 30, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, refers to Ruby on Rails as a programming language. It is actually a Web application framework.
Morning Edition

Hotel Assistance Running Out For Some Sandy Victims

Corrected on April 29, 2013

A previous headline incorrectly said that FEMA-subsidized housing will soon be ending. It is actually assistance from New York City that is ending. Additionally, an earlier version of the story reported that the New York City Department of Homeless Services extended hotel stays for all residents displaced by Sandy. In fact, only residents who were already approved for public housing or subsidies were permitted to stay an extra month.
Weekend Edition Sunday

Leading Senate Democrat Has Concerns With U.S. Drones

Corrected on April 29, 2013

In this interview, our host notes that there have been just six U.S. drone strikes this year, citing the New America Foundation. This is incomplete: There were just six U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan alone this year.
All Things Considered

Two Daytime Soaps Return, But Will Fans Follow Online?

Corrected on April 29, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that both shows had moved from New York City to Los Angeles. Only All My Children had made that move.
Morning Edition

Colorado's New Gun Laws Send Businesses Packing

Corrected on April 29, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that the Outdoor Channel is moving production out of Colorado. It is four television shows that are moving production out of the state. Additionally, a previous headline incorrectly said the new laws would cause gun makers to leave the state. The businesses that are leaving produce gun sights, magazines and TV programs about shooting.
Morning Edition

Coffee For A Cause: What Do Those Feel-Good Labels Deliver?

Corrected on April 24, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that Fair Trade certification does not deal with environmental practices on farms. In fact, Fair Trade does encourage farmers to introduce good environmental practices, such as using less water and handling pesticides safety. Those practices, however, are not a primary focus of Fair Trade certification.

Henry David Thoreau Comes To The Aid Of Climate Science

Corrected on April 23, 2013

This post has been corrected. Barbara originally wrote that the blooming dates used by climate scientists were published by Thoreau in "Walden." The dates were, in fact, recorded by Thoreau in his journals, as the post now states.

A Rand Paul White House Path Complicated By Dad's Legacy

Corrected on April 23, 2013

A previous version of this story said Ron Paul loyalists failed to maintain leadership of the Polk County, Iowa, Republican Party last month; it was their bid to take over the top positions that failed.

Mideast Report: January — March 2013

Corrected on April 19, 2013

Israel did extend the fishing limit in Gaza to six miles late in 2012, but, according to the UN, reimposed the previous 3-mile limit on March 21 in response to the firing of rockets from Gaza into southern Israel. The three mile limit remained in effect when this report was published on April 18.
Morning Edition

Supreme Court Asks: Can Human Genes Be Patented?

Corrected on April 15, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies Mark Capone as CEO of Myriad. Capone is the president of Myriad Genetics Laboratories, which is a subsidiary of Myriad Genetics Inc.
All Things Considered

El Paso Schools Cheating Scandal: Who's Accountable?

Corrected on April 11, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said that Mark Emanuel Mendoza was the counselor who blew the whistle on the cheating. Mendoza is the director of student services for the school district.
Morning Edition

Sequester Forces National Parks To Cut Costs

Corrected on April 11, 2013

The San Juan Islands National Monument is among the five new monuments designated by President Obama on March 25, 2013, but it is managed by the Bureau of Land Management, not the National Park Service.
Morning Edition

As Audiences Shift To Cable, TV Programming Changes, Too

Corrected on April 9, 2013

In the audio version of this story, we incorrectly say that Eric Deggans coined the phrase "Imitation is the sincerest form of television." It was comedian Fred Allen who first said that.
Tell Me More

Trillions Earned Under Table As More Work Off Radar

Corrected on April 8, 2013

The "shadow economy" includes informal work arrangements, cash-only jobs and other economic activity beneath the radar. Our conversation may have left the impression that Kimberly Hansing is part of this shadow economy. This is not the case.
Morning Edition

Bin Laden's Son-In-Law To Appear In U.S. Court

Corrected on April 8, 2013

We incorrectly say that Osama bin Laden appeared in a video in which he took credit for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Bin Laden praised the attacks but did not take credit for them.
All Things Considered

Catholic Church At Crossroads: Demographics, Social Issues Pose Challenges

Corrected on April 2, 2013

The audio version of this story, as did a previous Web version, erroneously reports that 1 in 10 American Catholics born into the religion has left it, according to the Pew Research Center. Actually, the 2009 Pew Research Center poll "Faith in Flux" reports that 1 in 10 American adults has left the religion after being raised Catholic.
All Things Considered

Thousands Trek To New Mexico Chapel On Good Friday

Corrected on April 1, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies historian and columnist Orlando Romero as Rolando Romero.

Athens And The Bond Kings Of Newport Beach

Corrected on April 1, 2013

A previous version of this post identified an individual as having borrowed 7 million euros to build an industrial brewery. It should have said that the money was invested by a company, not an individual acting alone.
All Things Considered

A Turning Point For Talking About Suicide And Guns In Wyoming

Corrected on March 28, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly stated that the rate of Wyoming's suicides by firearm was two-thirds. That is the national statistic. In Wyoming, it is three-quarters.
Morning Edition

A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms

Corrected on March 27, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly described new national science standards as "federal." That version, as does the audio, also overstated the number of states saying they're likely to adopt them.
Morning Edition

Chinese Solar Company Shuts U.S. Factory

Corrected on March 26, 2013

We say the U.S. International trade commission put a tariff on Chinese solar cells. While the trade commission found that Chinese companies have damaged the U.S. solar industry, it was the U.S. Department of Commerce that took those findings and initiated the tariff on Chinese manufacturers.
All Things Considered

'Unprecedented': Budget Cuts Could Hit Some Airport Towers

Corrected on March 25, 2013

In the audio version of this story, we give an incorrect name for the executive director of the U.S. Contract Tower Association. He is Spencer Dickerson, not Spencer Dickinson.
Morning Edition

Solar Panel Maker Suntech Forced Into Bankruptcy

Corrected on March 22, 2013

The audio for this story gives an incorrect work location for Patrick Chovanec, of Silvercrest Asset Management. He is based in New York.
Morning Edition

Sexual Violence Victims Say Military Justice System Is 'Broken'

Corrected on March 22, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says the defendant in Haider's case continued to serve in the military after trial. In fact, he was discharged. The lesser charges he was convicted of related to other plaintiffs in the case, not to Haider. Additionally, the audio says (as did the Web previously) Haider was getting a degree in counseling. She completed an M.A. in counseling in 2009.
Morning Edition

Women In Combat, And The Price They Pay

Corrected on March 21, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies the ranks of two service members. Jessica Keown is a staff sergeant, and Gary McCabe is a chief warrant officer 2.
Morning Edition

Historian Propels Connecticut To Claim 'First In Flight'

Corrected on March 19, 2013

An earlier version of this online story contained a photo with an incorrect caption. The caption stated that the photo showed Orville Wright piloting the powered Wright Flyer, but the aircraft in the photo was a glider.
Morning Edition

Afghanistan's Forests A Casualty Of Timber Smuggling

Corrected on March 18, 2013

An earlier Web version of this story, as does the audio, quoted an Afghan official as saying that three to four decades ago, 50 percent of Afghanistan's total land was covered by forest. In fact, the forest cover has decreased by about 50 percent during roughly the same period.

Tender Portraits Of Worn-Down Women In 'This Close'

Corrected on March 18, 2013

An earlier version of this online story incorrectly characterized the plot of the short story "The Essentials of Acceleration" as belonging to the short story "Double Take."
Morning Edition

'Bowery Boys' Are Amateur But Beloved New York Historians

Corrected on March 18, 2013

Previous online and audio versions of this story incorrectly said that Tin Pan Alley is on the Lower East Side of New York City. Tin Pan Alley is located in New York's Flower District.

Outside The Pizza Box: Chicago's New Pie Scene

Corrected on March 13, 2013

A previous version of the Shaker Meyer Lemon Pie recipe listed the wrong amount of sea salt. The correct amount is 1 teaspoon plus 2 teaspoons (or to taste).
Morning Edition

News Corp. Education Tablet: For The Love Of Learning?

Corrected on March 8, 2013

Previous audio and online versions of this story incorrectly reported that the founders of Wireless Generation were former employees of Amplify CEO Joel Klein during his tenure as chancellor of the New York City schools system. In fact, Wireless Generation was a contractor for the system. Also, a previous online version of this story identified Diane Ravitch as a former assistant education secretary under President Reagan. Ravitch worked in the administration of George H.W. Bush.
All Things Considered

As Construction Picks Up, American Truck Makers Race

Corrected on March 7, 2013

A previous Web version of this story, as does the audio, incorrectly said the Ford Model-T was built in Dearborn, Mich. Many parts for the Model-T were manufactured in Dearborn, but the finished car was assembled in Highland Park, Mich.
Fresh Air

Denzel Washington Remembers 'Malcom X' And 'The Wizard Of Oz'

Corrected on March 7, 2013

A previous version of this story misstates the two films for which Denzel Washington received Academy Awards. Washington won the best actor Oscar for Training Day and best supporting actor Oscar for Glory.
Weekend Edition Saturday

By A Record Collector's Curiosity, The Relatives Return

Corrected on March 2, 2013

A previous Web version incorrectly stated Sam Cooke visited their home after the brothers had formed The Relatives. He did stop by, but during the 1960s.
Morning Edition

Economists Debate Sequestration's Total Effect

Corrected on March 1, 2013

The reference to direct cuts in government spending in calendar year 2013 caused by the sequester should be $64 billion, not $66 billion.

Book News: 50 Poems From Rudyard Kipling Discovered

Corrected on February 27, 2013

A previous version of this post incorrectly identified Thomas Pinney as an English professor at California State Polytechnic University. Pinney is a professor emeritus at Pomona College.
Morning Edition

Jimmie Johnson Wins Daytona 500 For 2nd Time

Corrected on February 25, 2013

In the introduction to this story we say that this was Jimmie Johnson's second career win. It was his second win at Daytona.
Morning Edition

Commission's Report Outlines Education Priorities

Corrected on February 25, 2013

In the audio of this story, a speaker refers to a school district by the wrong name. It is the Baldwin Hills — not Baldwin Park — school district.
Morning Edition

The Microwave Miracle Of Cooking In Mugs

Corrected on February 25, 2013

Our original post included incorrect versions of the recipes. Corrected recipes appear below.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Recovering From Scandal, Mark Sanford Eyes Political Return

Corrected on February 23, 2013

A previous headline incorrectly named Mark Warner as the candidate. The audio of this story, as well as a previous Web version, also did not make clear that he resigned as head of the Republican Governors Association, not as governor.

Medical Waste: 90 More Don'ts For Your Doctor

Corrected on February 22, 2013

The original version of this post erroneously stated that doctors should not withhold hospice care from seriously ill patients who are still receiving treatment for their disease. The recommendation was that doctors should not withhold palliative care.
All Things Considered

Republicans Make 'Benghazi' A Frequent Refrain

Corrected on February 21, 2013

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we say the State Department fired four employees. The employees were not fired. One resigned; the other three were placed on administrative leave.
All Things Considered

Airport Diamond Thieves May Have Had Inside Help

Corrected on February 20, 2013

We incorrectly refer to Swissair as the flight carrier. The flight was actually operated by Helvetic Airways on behalf of Swiss International.
Tell Me More

Mommy Bashing: Criticism Fair Over Kid Diet?

Corrected on February 20, 2013

In the audio version of this story, host Michel Martin states that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 5 school-age children is carrying excess weight. Actually, the CDC reports that almost 32 percent of children and adolescents are overweight or obese; almost 17 percent are obese.
Morning Edition

Protesters Call On Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

Corrected on February 20, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, mischaracterizes the position of an opponent of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Retired Army Col. Dan Nolan says U.S. dependence on all foreign sources of oil, including Canadian oil, has national security risks.
Morning Edition

Older Tech Workers Oppose Overhauling H-1B Visas

Corrected on February 19, 2013

We incorrectly say that employers must show they have looked for American workers before hiring H-1B visa holders. In fact, most prospective employers can avoid having to show they've recruited Americans as long as they meet certain guidelines.
Weekend Edition Saturday

The 'Baby Dolls' Of Mardi Gras: A Fun Tradition With A Serious Side

Corrected on February 19, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said Millisia White and her brother had tested a new look and sound for the baby dolls five years after Hurricane Katrina. It was actually four years afterward.

One City's Love Affair With Processed Cheese

Corrected on February 19, 2013

A previous version of this story misstated the Brooklyn neighborhood where Speedy Romeo is located. The restaurant is in Clinton Hill, not Greenpoint.
Weekend Edition Sunday

The Kentucky Fiddler Who Inspired Aaron Copland's 'Hoe-Down'

Corrected on February 13, 2013

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said that "Bonaparte's Retreat" inspired the entirety of Aaron Copeland's Rodeo. It actually inspired the hoedown movement of the ballet. A previous headline also incorrectly referred to Rodeo instead of Hoe-Down.
Morning Edition

Pentagon Goes On The Offensive Against Cyberattacks

Corrected on February 11, 2013

In an early audio version of this story, Lt. Gen. Richard Mills was incorrectly identified as being an Army officer. Mills is a Marine officer.
Weekend Edition Sunday

First Lady Among Mourners At Funeral For Slain Chicago Teen

Corrected on February 11, 2013

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly stated that Hadiya Pendleton and her high school band performed at the presidential inauguration. They performed at other inauguration events in Washington, D.C.
Weekend Edition Sunday

Bloomingdale's Lays Out Welcome Mat To Chinese Shoppers

Corrected on February 11, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies Michael Gould as the president and CEO of Bloomingdale's. Gould is the chairman and CEO.

Did I Hear What I Thought I Heard?

Corrected on February 11, 2013

The original post incorrectly said Weekend Edition airs at 5 a.m. ET. It airs at 8 a.m. ET. This particular segment took place on Saturday, Jan. 19.

Game On! Rare 1865 Baseball Card Sold For $80,000

Corrected on February 11, 2013

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Floyd Hartford as the person who found the baseball card. The person who found the card has not been named.

Portugal's Monster: The Mechanics Of A Massive Wave

Corrected on February 1, 2013

A previous version of this story misidentified Hendrik Tolman as an ocean wave expert at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center. He works for the National Center for Environmental Prediction.
All Things Considered

Investing In Citizenship: For The Rich, A Road To The U.S.

Corrected on January 31, 2013

In the audio of this story, a question about a lawsuit over a dairy farm investment in South Dakota is answered with information regarding another, unrelated lawsuit. The lawsuit described in the story, involving Chinese investors, is actually about a cattle processing plant. The lawsuit of the original question was brought by South Korean investors.
Talk of the Nation

Op-Ed: To Close The Achievement Gap, Don't Lower The Bar

Corrected on January 31, 2013

The introduction to this story incorrectly states that Virginia and Florida have adopted standards that differ according to the race of the student and whether the student is disabled. Neither state has adopted such standards. Florida and Virginia have adopted standards setting different annual goals for subgroups of students in the lowest-performing schools. All individual students must meet the same proficiency standards.
Morning Edition

Patty Andrews, Leader Of The Andrews Sisters, Dies

Corrected on January 31, 2013

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we identify "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" as a Yiddish folk tune. It was actually written for the Yiddish theater.
Morning Edition

Polling Firm Gallup Lands In Legal Hot Water

Corrected on January 30, 2013

Previous versions of this story reported that the Justice Department says Gallup billed the federal government for work it never performed. The Justice Department says Gallup gave the government inflated estimates for the work.
All Things Considered

To Fight Addiction, FDA Advisers Endorse Limits On Vicodin

Corrected on January 30, 2013

The initial version of this post incorrectly said that changing the classification of Vicodin would mean that physician assistants and nurse practitioners could no longer prescribe the drug. Because state laws vary, that would be true in some states but not all.

Some In GOP Want New Electoral College Rules

Corrected on January 28, 2013

A previous version of this story incorrectly said Nebraska had never split its Electoral College votes. In fact, in 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama was awarded an electoral vote though Sen. John McCain carried the state.
Talk of the Nation

The 'Underlying Logic' Behind The Madness Of The Office

Corrected on January 18, 2013

In the introduction to the audio version of this story, the authors' credentials are reversed. Tim Sullivan is editorial director at the Harvard Business Review Press, and Ray Fisman is co-director of the social enterprise program at the Columbia Business School.
All Things Considered

Egypt Tries To Help Hamas Broker A Cease-Fire

Corrected on January 18, 2013

We mistakenly refer to Michael Wahid Hanna as being associated with the Council on Foreign Relations. Hanna is a fellow at the Century Foundation.
All Things Considered

Jihadi Fighters Win Hearts And Minds By Easing Syria's Bread Crisis

Corrected on January 17, 2013

During the original production of the audio for this piece, a number of elements were inadvertently placed in the wrong sequence. The incorrect audio version has been replaced with one that is accurate.
Fresh Air

'Quartet': Dustin Hoffman, Behind The Camera

Corrected on January 17, 2013

In our interview with Dustin Hoffman, he talked about why he won't carry a gun in films. But he qualified that by saying he had carried guns in a couple of films in the '70s, Straw Dogs and Little Big Man. He contacted us after we recorded the interview to say he'd neglected to mention the 1978 film Straight Time in which he carried a gun, which he also did in Marathon Man in 1976. And in his starring role as Captain Hook in Steven Spielberg's 1991 period film, Hook, his character brandishes an 18th century flintlock pistol.

Matching Diners To Chefs, Startups Hatch Underground Supper Clubs

Corrected on January 16, 2013

An earlier version of this story stated that many Feastly events are more expensive than the average restaurant meal. In fact, the average cost of a Feastly event is about the same as the average cost of a restaurant meal — $35.
Weekend Edition Saturday

Cheating Might Buy Home Runs, But No Hall Of Fame

Corrected on January 14, 2013

In the audio version of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly say that Sammy Sosa hit 60 or more home runs in three consecutive seasons. He actually accomplished that over four seasons.
Morning Edition

'Living' In Color, Long Before 'Girls'

Corrected on January 11, 2013

The audio of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly identifies the character played by Queen Latifah as Kadijah Jones. The character's name is Khadijah James.
Talk of the Nation

Behind The Scenes At 1600 Penn: Documenting The President

Corrected on January 9, 2013

A previous caption referred to George Stephanopoulos as a journalist. While that is his current occupation, at the time of the photo he was an adviser to President Bill Clinton.
Morning Edition

Tax Breaks Extended For Special Interests

Corrected on January 9, 2013

Politifact.com reviewed the Obama re-election campaign ad excerpted in this story and found the assertion that carried interest is a "trick" to be "mostly false."
All Things Considered

Amid Instability In Egypt, Coptic Christians Flee To U.S.

Corrected on January 8, 2013

The audio version of this story, as did a previous Web version, incorrectly says that St. Mary and St. Antonios Coptic Orthodox Church has more than 1,000 members. The church's membership is actually more than 1,000 families.
Morning Edition

Countdown To Super Bowl: Playoffs Set To Begin

Corrected on January 4, 2013

In an early version of this interview with former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann, we described him as a Hall of Fame quarterback. Theismann, who played for Notre Dame, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003, but he is not a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

IMHO: A Survey About The Year In Music

Corrected on January 3, 2013

In a previous version of this piece, Scott Aiges incorrectly said Lil Wayne made his first appearance on a bounce track in 2012.

Loose Oil Rig Still Grounded On Alaskan Island

Corrected on January 2, 2013

Earlier, we posted a short statement that was said to be from Shell about its safety programs. The statement, however, was from a "spoof" site created by opponents of drilling off Alaska's shores.

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