Corrections

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  • TELEVISION

    Correction: The Bomb story

    In a story July 27 about a new PBS special called "The Bomb," The Associated Press reported erroneously the author of a 1946 New Yorker essay on the victims of Hiroshima. The essay was written by John Hersey, not John Henry.

  • NATIONAL BUSINESS

    Correction: San Francisco-Soda Warning story

    In a story July 26 about a lawsuit against San Francisco by the American Beverage Association, The Associated Press reported erroneously where the city's health warning labels would be posted. The labels are to be placed on advertisements for certain sugary drinks, not on the beverages.

  • NATION/WORLD

    Correction: Movie Theater Shooting-Gunman story

    In a stories published July 24, 25 and 26 about Louisiana movie theater gunman John Russell Houser, The Associated Press, relying on court filings his family's lawyer submitted to obtain a protective order against him in 2008, reported erroneously that Carroll County Probate Judge Betty Cason ordered...

  • NATIONAL

    Correction: Movie Theater Shooting-Timeline story

    In a timeline of the life of Louisiana movie theater gunman John Russell Houser, The Associated Press, relying on court filings his family's lawyer submitted to obtain a protective order against him in 2008, reported erroneously that a Carroll County probate judge ordered him committed involuntarily...

  • NATIONAL BUSINESS

    Correction: Airport-Animal House

    In a story July 20 about an animal terminal that is under construction at New York's Kennedy Airport, The Associated Press, based on information from a project spokesman, reported erroneously that the facility will include a veterinary clinic run by Cornell University. Instead, Cornell veterinarians...

  • NATIONAL

    Correction: Lake Michigan Shipwreck story

    In a story July 23 about a dive team discovering a 116-year-old shipwreck in Lake Michigan, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the group that has discovered 15 other historic shipwrecks. It was the Michigan Shipwreck Research Association, not the Michigan State Police Underwater...

  • WORLD

    Correction: United Nations-Israel-Palestinians story

    In a June 2 story about an organization called the Palestinian Return Center, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the group was granted consultative status at the United Nations. The move was a recommendation for consultative status, not the final decision, which came Monday when its ...

  • WORLD

    Correction: Peru-Colombia-Coca Crop story

    In a July 15 story about coca cultivation in Peru and Colombia, The Associated Press inaccurately converted hectares to square miles in reporting U.N. figures for areas under coca cultivation.

  • CORRECTIONS

    Correction: Ex-Cal Poly football player takes plea deal in attempted robbery case

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly said Cortland Fort pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit grand theft; he pleaded no contest.

  • CORRECTIONS

    Correction: Los Osos, declaring Stage III emergency, further restricts water use

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the Los Osos Community Services District prohibited the use of potable water for private irrigation at its April 2 meeting. The district amended its Stage III emergency restrictions to allow use of potable water for private irrigation twice...

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