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Fresh Air

In the mood for a sweet, off-beat murder mystery? 'Elsbeth' is on the case

Corrected on 2024-02-28 00:00:00

In the audio of this story, as in a previous web version, we incorrectly credit Michelle and Robert King with writing all 10 episodes of Elsbeth's first season. In fact, Michelle and Robert King wrote the show's pilot, showrunner Jonathan Tolins wrote the second episode and a variety of other writers wrote the remaining episodes.

Christian nationalism's support is strongest in rural, conservative states

Corrected on 2024-02-28 00:00:00

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that about a third of the Republican party believes or sympathizes with the ideas of Christian nationalism. In fact, PRRI's research says that white evangelical Protestants make up a third of the Republican party.

Kara Swisher is still drawn to tech despite her disappointments with the industry

Corrected on 2024-02-29 00:00:00

Kara Swisher uses the term "artificial general intelligence," or AGI, which refers to a theoretical concept of machines potentially surpassing the power of the human brain. AGI does not currently exist. But online content, including news articles, are being written using technology known as generative AI.

The U.S. airman who set himself on fire to protest the war in Gaza has died

Corrected on 2024-02-28 00:00:00

A previous version of this story incorrectly said Aaron Bushnell developed deep friendships with people living in encampments and would regularly purchase blankets, sweaters and snacks from a store on base to give out. Those actions were in fact referring to another airman.

Morning Edition

Americans who live alone report depression at higher rates, but social support helps

Corrected on 2024-02-25 00:00:00

The audio version of this story, an earlier digital version and a previous photo caption overstate how quickly the number of single-person households in the U.S. is growing. The number grew by 4.8 million to reach nearly 38 million. It did not jump from 4.8 million to 37.9 million in a decade.

So you think you know all about the plague?

Corrected on 2024-02-14 00:00:00

An earlier version of this story incorrectly suggested that Toamasina is the capital of Madagascar. It is a coastal city of that country.

All Things Considered

Yet another FAFSA problem: Many noncitizens can't fill it out

Corrected on 2024-02-13 00:00:00

An earlier version of this story said "students with parents who are not citizens" can't fill out the FAFSA. It has been updated to clarify that "students with parents who don't have a Social Security number" can't fill it out.

Super Bowl betting soars, but it's still not legal in Chiefs and 49ers home states

Corrected on 2024-02-09 00:00:00

A previous summary of this story that appeared on the homepage mistakenly said that the home states of the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are Kansas and California and that neither state allows sports betting. In fact, the Kansas City Chiefs are based in Missouri, and Kansas allows sports betting.

The Scent of History

Corrected on 2024-02-12 00:00:00

An earlier version of this episode incorrectly stated that the city of Antioch is in modern-day Syria, it is in modern-day Turkey.

The U.S. targets Iranian proxies for a second day in a row

Corrected on 2024-02-04 00:00:00

An earlier version of this story misstated Jake Sullivan's response to questions about strikes within Iraq. The national security adviser was asked about attacks within Iran, which he said he would not rule in or out.

The Taylor Swift Super Bowl Conspiracy Theory

Corrected on 2024-02-05 00:00:00

This episode incorrectly states that the International Brotherhood of Teamsters is the largest union in the country. In fact, the National Education Association is.

BLK ODYSSY: Tiny Desk Concert

Corrected on 2024-01-24 00:00:00

A previous version of this story referred to the artist BLK ODYSSY's real name as Sam Houston. His name is Juwan Elcock.

Billions of cicadas will buzz this spring as two broods emerge at the same time

Corrected on 2024-01-22 00:00:00

An earlier version of this story transposed its descriptions of Brood XIX and Brood XIII. Brood XIX, known as the Great Southern Brood, contains four species of cicadas and emerges only every 13 years. Brood XIII, known as the Northern Illinois Brood, is on a 17-year cycle and contains three species of cicadas.

What to know about the Jeffrey Epstein 'John Doe' files that were just unsealed

Corrected on 2024-01-05 00:00:00

An earlier version of this story erroneously stated that the name of Microsoft founder Bill Gates appeared in the released documents. While Gates has spoken about having spent time with Epstein, his name was not in the unsealed court records. Gates has called his association with Epstein "a huge mistake."

Here come 'The Brothers Sun'

Corrected on 2024-01-10 00:00:00

A previous version of this episode incorrectly stated the henchmen characters were Blood Boots and Grace. Grace is not one of the henchmen.