Corrections

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  • WORLD

    Correction: Australia-Obit-Great Escape story

    In a story Aug. 28 about a World War II Australian pilot who took part in a mass escape from a German prison camp, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the three prisoners who successfully made it home was Danish. He was, in fact, Dutch.

  • WORLD

    Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

    In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site." In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have...

  • WORLD

    Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story

    In a story Aug. 24 about terrorist attacks, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the percentage of attacks for which extremist groups have claimed responsibility. Extremist groups have claimed responsibility for only 35 percent of attacks that can be attributed to them, not 65 percent.

  • TELEVISION

    Correction: Reality Show-Helicopter Crash story

    In a story Aug. 23 about the crash of a helicopter being used to film a reality TV show, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Houston Chronicle, erroneously reported the show's name and the age of an injured passenger. The show is "Hunt Wicked Close Television," not "A Haunting," ...

  • WORLD

    Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

    In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site. In fact, it's a military site where some believe nuclear work occurred.

  • NATION/WORLD

    Correction: Right to Die-California story

    In a story Aug. 18 about the reintroduction of right-to-die legislation in California, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by Debbie Ziegler, whose daughter moved from California to Oregon to legally take her own life. She said "What right does anyone of a specific religious faith...

  • NATIONAL

    Correction: Police Officer-Fatal Shooting-The Latest story

    In stories from Aug. 11 to Aug. 20 about the trial of a white police officer charged in the killing of an unarmed black man, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the judge overseeing the case. The judge's name is Robert Ervin, not Richard Ervin.

  • 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...

  • CORRECTIONS

    Correction: Holocaust survivor to speak in San Luis Obispo

    Holocaust survivor to speak in San Luis Obispo A previous version of this story gave the incorrect date for Holocaust survivor Eva Nathanson's talk in San Luis Obispo. She will speak April 15.

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