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As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients

Corrected on June 20, 2018

A previous photo credit misspelled Toshihiro Hasegawa's last name as Jasegawa.

Previously posted on June 19: In previous audio and Web versions of this story, we stated that carbon dioxide levels in the Earth's atmosphere are rising because of climate change. In fact, they are rising because of human activity.

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'An Almost Volcanic Life Force': Writer Recalls Anthony Bourdain

Corrected on June 9, 2018

A previous introduction to this transcript incorrectly described it as a conversation between David Greene and Michael Ruhlman. This is a transcript of a conversation between Steve Inskeep and Patrick Radden Keefe.

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In Win For Privacy Rights, Court Says Police Need Warrant To Search Area Around Home

Corrected on May 29, 2018

A previous version of this story said the motorcycle under the tarp was spotted by Officer Matthew McCall. The officer who saw the motorcycle on the private property was David Rhodes. The story also said the Supreme Court vote was 7-2. Eight justices joined the majority, although Justice Clarence Thomas expressed serious doubts.

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#MeToo Movement Ripples Through Prominent Christian Community

Corrected on May 25, 2018

In the broadcast version of this report, we incorrectly said Paige Patterson had been president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He actually had been president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The reference has been corrected in the audio on this page. Additionally, the headline has been updated for clarity.

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Texas Governor Holds Discussion After School Shooting

Corrected on May 23, 2018

A previous version of this story and Web introduction incorrectly identified Dallas Schools Superintendent Michael Hinojosa as the superintendent of Dallas County Schools.

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MSU Interim President On Nassar Settlement

Corrected on May 17, 2018

In an earlier version of this report, Michigan State University was mistakenly referred to as the University of Michigan. Also, Michigan State's interim president, John Engler, was mistakenly referred to as Jim Engler.

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Questions Raised About Study Of Device To Ease Opioid Withdrawal

Corrected on May 11, 2018

An earlier version of this story didn't make clear that James' treatment with the Bridge in December 2017 took place after the publication of the study in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse in March 2017. This story has been updated to clarify that James didn't know his data were being collected for additional research into whether the device works.

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Cokie Roberts On The History Of The EPA

Corrected on May 3, 2018

We incorrectly say President Richard Nixon signed the Clean Water Act. In fact, Nixon vetoed the act and was then overriden by Congress.

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Is Netflix On Its Way To World Domination Of Streaming?

Corrected on April 18, 2018

In the audio version of this story, we say that Netflix won its first Academy Award for the documentary Icarus, but in fact Netflix had won an Academy Award in 2017 for the short film White Helmets. Also, we say Netflix added close to 7.5 million subscribers this week. In fact, it added them during the first quarter of the year.

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Acclaimed Movie Director Milos Forman Dies At 86

Corrected on April 16, 2018

In an earlier version of this report, we said Amadeus was filmed in a newly independent Czech Republic. In fact, when the movie was released in 1984, Czechoslovakia was still one nation. It split into the Czech and Slovak republics in 1993.

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In Florida, Cities Challenge State On Gun Regulation Laws

Corrected on April 2, 2018

In a previous Web version of this story, Skip Campbell was incorrectly identified as the mayor of Coral Gables, Fla. He's actually the mayor of Coral Springs, Fla. Additionally, in the audio version, as in the previous Web version, we say some cities are considering bans on high-capacity magazine clips. We should have said high-capacity magazines.

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Birth Control Apps Find A Big Market In 'Contraception Deserts'

Corrected on March 27, 2018

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly suggest that Llano, Texas, has only one doctor. In fact, there are about a dozen physicians there, and most of them provide primary care.

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Justices Appear Skeptical Of Calif. Law Challenged By Anti-Abortion Centers

Corrected on March 22, 2018

An earlier version of this report said licensed pregnancy centers that do not have a full range of services must provide written notice that the state provides free or low-cost access to prenatal and delivery services, birth control and abortion. Although the California Medicaid program does cover labor and delivery costs, that is not specified in the written notification requirement.

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Some Unions Concerned About Steel Tariffs

Corrected on March 8, 2018

A previous headline incorrectly said that unions are divided over the steel tariffs. Some unions have concerns, but they say there is no division.

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Should Polling Places Remain Politics-Free? Justices Incredulous At Both Sides

Corrected on February 28, 2018

In the audio of this story, as well as in a previous version of the Web story, we say 50 states had laws on intimidation and harassment at the polls around the turn of the 20th century. There were not 50 states at the time. In addition, a previous version of this story misspelled Andrew Cilek's last name as Celik. Also, in the audio, as in a previous Web version, Virginia Gelms is incorrectly identified as the elections manager for Minneapolis; Gelms is the elections manager for Hennepin County.

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Luger Erin Hamlin Plans To Have Fun During Her 4th Olympics

Corrected on February 6, 2018

In this report, we say that Erin Hamlin's medal in Sochi marked the first time an American luger reached an Olympic podium. In fact, while she is the first U.S. singles luger to win a medal, there have been U.S. doubles lugers who have won medals.

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Wave Of Capitalist Optimism Sweeps Across Paris

Corrected on January 31, 2018

In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, we say the Station F space covers 110,000 square feet. In fact, it's 366,000 square feet.

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When Dating Felt Like A Job, One Woman Hired A Matchmaker

Corrected on January 23, 2018

A previous version of this Web story said Three Day Rule's database of singles came from partnerships with online dating sites. The company's singles database is separate from its online dating site partnerships.

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Part Of Oregon's Funding Plan For Medicaid Goes Before Voters

Corrected on January 23, 2018

Previous audio and Web versions of this story suggested that Americans are no longer legally required to buy health insurance. That's incorrect. The individual mandate to buy health insurance that was part of the Affordable Care Act — requiring Americans to buy health insurance or face a financial penalty — is still in effect until 2019. Additionally, former President Barack Obama's first name was misspelled as Barak.

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Women's Marches Across The Country Will Focus On The Vote

Corrected on January 19, 2018

An earlier Web version of this story quoted Bob Bland as saying Nevada voted for a Democratic presidential candidate for the first time in 2016. Nevada is a longtime swing state that went to Barack Obama in both the 2008 and 2012 elections.

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Bill Changes How Congressional Sexual Harassment Claims Are Handled

Corrected on January 18, 2018

In this story, we say that two members of Congress, Sen. Al Franken and Rep. John Conyers, have resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct. In fact, Rep. Trent Franks also resigned, for a total of three.

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Study: Great Recession Led To Fewer Deaths

Corrected on January 16, 2018

A previous headline incorrectly said that the Great Recession led to fewer deaths among the unemployed. In fact, the decline in mortality is not limited to the unemployed.

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Some Fear 'The Wire' Will Overshadow Showtime's 'The Chi'

Corrected on January 4, 2018

The audio of this story describes Papa, Jake and Kevin as elementary school students. They're actually eighth-graders, but in Chicago, kindergarten through eighth grade is referred to as elementary school.

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News Brief: Fusion GPS Wants Congressional Testimony Made Public

Corrected on January 3, 2018

During this conversation, we mistakenly say that The New York Times reported George Papadopoulos told an Australian diplomat about a meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russian officials. In fact, the Times reported that Papadopoulos told the diplomat that Russia had collected potentially damaging information about Democratic political candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Brexit Puts London's Finance Jobs At Risk

Corrected on January 3, 2018

An earlier transcript referred to Luxembourg for Finance as a government bank. In fact, it is the agency for the development of the Luxembourg financial center.