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24 States Mount Legal Fight To Block Sackler Bid For Opioid Immunity

Corrected on May 4, 2021

A previous version of this story said that 25 state attorneys general filed the brief. It has been corrected to 24 state attorneys general and the attorney general of the District of Columbia filed it, since D.C. is not a state.

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Here's How The 1st 2020 Census Results Changed Electoral College, House Seats

Corrected on April 26, 2021

An earlier web and radio version of this story misattributed a quote from Kristin Koslap, senior technical expert on 2020 census congressional apportionment in the Census Bureau's Population Division, to Karen Battle, chief of the bureau's Population Division.

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Second City Still Funny At 50

Corrected on April 6, 2021

A previous Web introduction to this report incorrectly spelled Dan Aykroyd's last name as Ackroyd. The reference has been removed.

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'Last Soul Company' Details The Story Of Malaco Records

Corrected on March 23, 2021

A previous Web introduction to this report incorrectly said that Malaco Records is the oldest continuously run independent record label in America. In fact, it's one of the oldest.

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Scientists Find New Invasive Mosquito Species In Florida

Corrected on March 16, 2021

In the audio, and a previous version of the digital story, Lindsay Campbell says, "If you end up with a species that's capable of transmitting to bats and likes to also bite humans, that's the prime condition for a spillover event." Campbell misspoke and meant to say birds. Mosquito-borne diseases are not known to be transmitted between bats and people.

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Widespread Alcohol Abuse Clouds Mongolia's Future

Corrected on March 1, 2021

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly said Mongolia became independent from the Soviet Union in 1990. In fact, Mongolia was never part of the Soviet Union.

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Post Makes Custom Box Of Fruity Pebbles For Cereal-Loving Cat

Corrected on February 26, 2021

In the audio of this story and in a previous Web introduction, we incorrectly say Trash Panda was adopted in Fulton County, Ga. The cereal-loving celebrity cat actually calls the Midwest home. He lives in Fulton County, Ill.

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13,150,080 Minutes: It's Been 25 Years Since The First Performance Of 'Rent'

Corrected on February 19, 2021

The previous headline on this story, "13,140,000 Minutes: It's Been 25 Years Since The First Performance Of 'Rent,'" referenced a lyric from the song "Seasons of Love": Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes / How do you measure? Measure a year? However, not all years have 525,600 minutes. Leap years have 527,040 minutes. There have been seven leap years in the last 25 years, and thus the headline has been changed to "13,150,080 Minutes: It's Been 25 Years Since The First Performance Of 'Rent.'"

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Historic Portraits, Including 1 Of Susan B. Anthony, Discovered In Attic

Corrected on February 10, 2021

An earlier version of the audio of this report incorrectly said that Susan B. Anthony helped organize the women's rights convention in Seneca Falls. She did not organize that convention.

Clarification, previously posted Feb. 9: An earlier version of this report used the word "suffragette," a word that can have a negative connotation. It has been replaced with "suffragist."

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Up For Sale: 'Possibly The Thinnest House In London'

Corrected on February 9, 2021

A previous Web introduction to this report incorrectly said that the house had an asking price of $1.3 billion. In fact, the price is $1.3 million.

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'An American Project': For Decades, Dawoud Bey Has Chronicled Black Life

Corrected on February 3, 2021

A previous version of this story said the exhibition was at the High Museum of American Art. It should have said the High Museum of Art. Also, the story originally said that Trayvon Martin was killed by a police officer. In fact, George Zimmerman, the man who killed Martin, was a neighborhood watch volunteer at the time of the shooting.

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He Saved 669 Children From Nazis — A New Book Tells His Story To Kids

Corrected on January 27, 2021

An earlier version of this story mistakenly said Nicholas Winton died in 2016. In fact, he died in 2015. Also, a previous summary of this story that appeared on the homepage mistakenly said the children escaped Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1938. In fact, the year was 1939.

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Pompeo Accused China Of Genocide. Experts Say That Term Is Complicated

Corrected on January 24, 2021

In this story, we incorrectly say that President Biden's national security adviser agrees that the Chinese government is committing genocide and crimes against humanity against ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims. While Biden's nominee for secretary of state agrees with this assessment, his national security adviser hasn't publicly weighed in on the issue.

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Sheldon Adelson, Conservative Donor And Casino Titan, Dies At 87

Corrected on January 12, 2021

An earlier version of this story said that Birthright Israel sends American Jewish youth to Israel on free guided trips. The organization sends Jewish youth from around the world on the trips.

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In Memoriam 2020: The Musicians We Lost

Corrected on January 2, 2021

A previous version of this story incorrectly listed Sean Malone's birth date as Jan, 1, 1970. He was born April 12, 1970.

A previous version of this story incorrectly described producer Hal Willner. He was a live event record producer, curator of tributes and musical matchmaker — not a Nashville-based singer-songwriter.