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Rival Iraq Report Wins Attention in Washington
Corrected on 2006-12-21 16:33:28This story cites Eliot Cohen as a key contributor to the AEI report on Iraq strategy. While Cohen agrees with the findings of the report, he did not take part in its preparation. Both Cohen and Frederick Kagan are affiliated with the American Enterprise Institute. Both were consulted by President Bush on how to reshape Iraq strategy.
Ending the Year with Finances in Order
Corrected on 2006-12-18 15:01:54In this radio story, personal finance columnist Michele Singletary says the limit for a 401k personal retirement account is $14,000. It's actually $15,000 this year. Michelle had noted that she was speaking of last year's limit, but it was removed from the radio story because of an audio-editing mistake.
Sony, Nintendo Stake Different Video Game Bets
Corrected on 2006-11-20 14:59:03The audio of this story states that the price of the Wii is $279, and the Xbox is $399 and $499. The actual prices are $249 for the Wii, and $299 and $399 for the Xbox.
U.S. Families Find Own Meanings in Iraq Deaths
Corrected on 2007-01-26 14:43:48In the broadcast version of this story, NPR identifies Marine Capt. Robert Secher as 31. He was 33 at the time of his death.
Give Me an 'L,' Give Me a 'G'
Corrected on 2006-10-04 21:26:46The audio for this story contains an inaccuracy. As many of our site's visitors have noted, John Lennon played rhythm guitar in the Beatles. George Harrison was the band's lead guitarist.
EPA Unveils Tighter Rules on Particles in Air
Corrected on 2007-08-03 21:45:32The audio for this segment has been corrected. Earlier versions incorrectly said industry groups believe the fine particle standards "aren't strict enough." In fact, the industry groups say they're too strict.
Highway Agency to Require Vehicle Stability Controls
Corrected on 2019-01-11 00:00:00
A previous version of and a Web intro to this story incorrectly referred to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
New Treatments (and Old Advice) Can Aid Diabetics
Corrected on 2006-09-14 00:00:00
The broadcast and Web version of this story originally stated that a new form of insulin could be inhaled by nasal spray. In fact, patients inhale a powdered form of insulin through the mouth.
Letters: Pluto, and a Cemetery
Corrected on 2006-08-25 10:38:04The reference to Hattie McDaniel should say that she is the first African American to win an Oscar.
Why Disarming Hezbollah Won't Be Easy
Corrected on 2007-08-19 21:58:41The audio for this story misnames the Brookings Institution.
Movies Under the Stars, Surrounded by Tombs
Corrected on 2006-08-25 10:37:17The audio for this story indicates that Hattie McDaniel is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Her body actually lies elsewhere; a marker at the cemetery pays tribute to McDaniel.
Internet Offers Twist on Fictional Motif of Disguise
Corrected on 2006-08-07 15:26:28The line of dialogue cited from 'Twelfth Night' in this story is spoken by the character Viola, not Olivia.
In Brazil, Even Bad Music Is Good
Corrected on 2006-08-03 18:28:54The audio that originally aired incorrectly stated that singer Leandro died in a car crash. He died eight years ago of cancer.
Bill Gates' New Image
Corrected on 2006-07-13 13:07:30Staff Sgt. Raymond Plouhar was a Marine, not affiliated with the Army as stated in this piece.
Shell Necklace a Sign of 100,000-Year-Old Culture
Corrected on 2006-06-27 09:55:39In the broadcast and Web version of this story, NPR stated that the snail shells were found in Israel. Strictly speaking, the snail shells were discovered in the 1930s, in what is today the state of Israel.
A Dad Reflects on His Best Work: Four Daughters
Corrected on 2014-05-07 00:00:00
An image of the Caywood sisters that was on this page has been removed because the photographer had not authorized its use.
'Blue Nude': An Art Teacher's Hidden Nazi Past
Corrected on 2006-07-06 00:00:00An earlier version of the audio for this story incorrectly identified the author.
Figures on Chinese Engineers Fail to Add Up
Corrected on 2006-06-14 11:09:21Gary Gereffi was misidentified in this story. He is director of the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University. NPR regrets the error.
Democrats Critical of Marriage Amendment Debate
Corrected on 2006-06-06 14:39:31In the broadcast version of this story, Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) was incorrectly identified as a senator from South Dakota.
Ancient Figs May Be First Cultivated Crops
Corrected on 2006-06-06 14:44:58In the broadcast version of this story, an archeological site in the lower Jordan Valley was incorrectly identified as being in Israel. The site is in the occupied West Bank.
Composer Ben Vaughn's New Musical 'Design'
Corrected on 2006-06-03 16:59:16In the audio for this piece, the source of a musical solo is misattributed. That's Sarah Kramer on flugelhorn... not "a guy" in the Liberace Orchestra.
Iraq Business Environment Difficult to Navigate
Corrected on 2006-05-17 10:16:49In this story, Adam Davidson describes the Khudairi Group as a subcontractor to Parson's on the health clinic project. This was not correct. The Khudairi Group received its own separate contract from the U.S. government to install generators. The Khudairi Group had no direct relationship with Parsons. The Khudairi Group has recently been awarded a new contract from the U.S. government to complete several of the health clinic sites. NPR regrets the error.
Corruption: It's Not Just for U.S. Congress
Corrected on 2006-05-24 11:05:12A reference to Britain as the world's oldest democracy is in error. The oldest democracy is that of the Isle of Man.
Remembering Sunday School with Ms. Devine
Corrected on 2018-02-16 00:00:00
In a previous version of this story, Lizzy Devine's last name was misspelled as Divine.
Minivans, SUVs Face Tougher Efficiency Standards
Corrected on 2019-01-11 00:00:00
A Web intro to this story incorrectly referred to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.