Corrected on 2020-12-31 00:00:00
A previous version of this story incorrectly said there are six cases challenging state laws related to abortion pending before the Supreme Court. There are currently four.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said there are six cases challenging state laws related to abortion pending before the Supreme Court. There are currently four.
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.
An earlier headline misspelled Juan Ramirez's last name as Ramerez.
An earlier version of this piece called Amazon's photo storage service Amazon Prime backup. It's called Amazon Photos.
In a previous version of this story and the caption, Louisiana's 5th District was incorrectly described as the Baton Rouge area. The district covers areas to the north of the city as well as the northeastern part of the state.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that direct payments end for individuals earning over $99,000. In fact, payments end for individuals earning over $87,000.
A previous version of this story incorrectly quoted Alicia Tarr as saying that she was "selling" masks, when in fact she said she was "sewing" masks.
The original version of this review misidentified the actress playing Cassie's mother as Jennifer Connolly. The character is played by Jennifer Coolidge.
The previous Web version of this story incorrectly referred to the series as "Break Everything: The History of Rock in Latin America." The audio version also misidentifies it. The name of the series is "Break It All: The History of Rock in Latin America."
A previous version of this story misspelled Juilliard as Julliard.
A previous photo caption misidentified the technician working with eight-month-old puppy Ryan as Christine Young. She is Jamie Boggs. Also, the audio, as in a previous Web version, misidentifies Kristen Collins as a senior director of operations. She is vice president of ASPCA Rehabilitation Services.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said Casey Goodson Jr. was shot by a Columbus Police officer who did not turn on his body camera. Goodson was shot by a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy who was not wearing a camera.
In this review, we incorrectly say "Christmas Song" was written by Phoebe Bridgers. In fact, it was written by Dan McCarthy.
An earlier version of this story stated President-elect Joe Biden received 302 electoral votes in the 2020 election. He received 306 electoral votes.
A previous version of the introduction misspelled Dr. Roberta DeBiasi's last name as DiBiasi.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said the final vote in the Senate was 91-7. The legislation was approved 92-6, although the Senate's presiding officer initially mistakenly said 91-7. In addition, the story said the ban on evictions had previously been set to expire at the end of January. It had been scheduled to expire at the end of December. Under the bill just passed, the ban will last until the end of January.
An earlier version of the audio and Web stories said that former Delta Air Lines employee Jasmine Doakes was laid off from her job. In fact, she took a separation package from the company when she left in August.
An earlier version of this story misspelled Sunit Girdhar's last name in several places.
In this episode, we incorrectly say that Curious George: A Very Curious Christmas is a real title. In fact, the real title is Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas.
A previous version of this story stated that President-elect Joe Biden said he thinks the federal investigation into his son Hunter is "foul play." Actually, Biden was referring to accusations against Hunter as "kind of foul play."
A previous version of this story said Emily Bender is a computer scientist. In fact, she is a linguist.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that patients beginning palliative care are ineligible to receive insurance coverage for curative medical treatment. Patients in hospice care, not palliative care, are ineligible.
A previous version of the summary misspelled Andrew Genung's last name as Gerung.
A previous version of this audio said Haaland is a two-term congresswoman. She is in her first term.
In this report, we incorrectly say Emily Bender is a computer scientist. In fact, she is a linguist.
An earlier version of this story identified Ms. Silvers as Julie Silvers. Her correct name is Jennifer Silvers.
A previous version of this story incorrectly called the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the Centers for Disease Control and Addiction.
An earlier version of this story said Nygard's neighbor, Louis Bacon, filed a lawsuit against him. In fact, the lawsuit was filed separately by lawyers in New York.
A previous version of this story misspelled Joseph Lieberman's last name as Liberman.
An earlier version of this story said the film Memento was released in 2010. In fact it came out in 2000.
A previous version of this story said the Santa Barbara department was east of San Pedro Sula, Honduras. In fact, the department is west of the city.
In the on-air version of this story, the host incorrectly reported that the death toll from COVID-19 of 300,000 is more than the total American fatalities in World War II. Reporter Will Stone says the toll may get to that point early next year if the trend continues.
An earlier version of this story stated that a Trump administration spokesman said Thursday that top officials in the three branches of government would be among the first in the U.S. to be vaccinated. In fact, he made the statement Sunday.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed a quote from Meraji about the early years of Code Switch to Demby.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Jeff Bezos had given a third of his Amazon shares to ex-wife MacKenzie Scott. It was actually one-quarter of his shares.
A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to a letter from the Hopkins Brothers firm as dating from 1863. The correct date of the letter is 1838.
A previous version of this episode incorrectly said Abraham Lincoln was a senator from Illinois but he lost the senate race by 4 votes. We should have said he was a congressman from Illinois.
A previous version of this story incorrectly reported that law enforcement officials said Goodson was waving a gun when he was shot by a sheriff's deputy. Law enforcement officials said the deputy saw Goodson driving with a gun. Officials have not said Goodson was holding a gun when he was later shot by the deputy, which Goodson's family said occurred at the door of his house.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said hospitals are struggling because of a surge of the delta variant. It is the omicron variant that is currently surging.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that law enforcement officials say Goodson was waving a gun when he was shot by a sheriff's deputy. Officials say Goodson was seen earlier waving a gun while driving, but have not said he was armed when shot. Goodson's family says he was shot outside his house while carrying a bag of sandwiches.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web introduction, we incorrectly refer to Rachel Syme as an NPR contributor. She is a New Yorker staff writer.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that law enforcement alleged Goodson was carrying a gun when he was shot. Officials say a sheriff's deputy saw Goodson driving with a gun but have not said Goodson was armed when he was shot. Goodson's family says he was carrying a bag of sandwiches when he was shot outside his home.
An earlier headline incorrectly said a "new" condition could shed light on why some people still suffer symptoms months after contracting COVID-19. The condition, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, is, in fact, not new.
The audio of this story says there is no in-person school in Los Angeles right now. In fact, some schools are able to operate in person.
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the COVID-19 hospitalization rate is about 243 hospital stays per 100,000 infections. In fact, at the time the story published, it was about 243 per 100,000 population.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said Ivanka Trump was deposed on Monday. She was deposed on Tuesday.
A previous version of this story stated that Co-Diagnostics' "CEO and chief financial officer both sold 100% of their direct stock holdings in the company." Co-Diagnostics did not respond to NPR's questions about those stock sales prior to publication. Several days after the story published, however, the company provided additional comment regarding those sales, and noted that the executives still possess some stock options. Changes have been made to the story to reflect this.
A previous version of this story identified the name of a song by Perfume Genius as "Desire." The name of the song is "Describe."
In the audio, as in a previous version of the headline, we say that Kaavan, the world's loneliest elephant, was moved to a sanctuary where 600 elephants live. While there are about 600 wild elephants in Cambodia, they are not all in the conservation area where Kaavan was relocated.
An earlier version of this story mistakenly said California's total number of COVID-19 deaths was 14,141. In fact, the total number is 19,141.
A previous headline incorrectly said the Philippine survivor was a "comfort woman" in Japan. In fact, she was subjected to sexual servitude by Japan's occupying troops in the Philippines.
In an earlier headline for this segment, the name of the chair of the California Air Resources Board was misspelled. She is Mary Nichols, not Nicholes.
An earlier version of this story misspelled Christopher Reeve's last name as Reeves.
This story wrongly states that Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is a "self-described democratic socialist." He is not.
In this report, we incorrectly refer to Lily's family in Dash & Lily as Chinese American. In fact, the family is Japanese American.
In the original audio for this story, the guest said that the purpose of the Tuskegee syphilis study was to intentionally inject African American men with syphilis. There is no evidence of this. Historical records indicate that the stated purpose of the study was to observe and treat African American men who had already contracted the disease, but over the course of the study, readily available treatment was actually withheld from participants.
A previous version of this story said Capt. Cristian Alphonso's hometown is Charleston, N.C. It is Greensboro, N.C.
An earlier version of this story referred incorrectly to the National Resources Defense Fund. It should have read Natural Resources Defense Council.
An earlier version of this Web story misstated Ellie Murray's last name as Murphy.
An earlier version of this story misstated the name of the General Services Administration as the Government Services Administration.
An earlier version of this story misspelled George Yancopoulos' last name as Yancopoulous.
An earlier version of this story misspelled Michael Hurtt's last name as Hurt.
A previous headline and description for this segment incorrectly identified the name of Chris Colbert's podcast as Say Their Names. The podcast is titled Say Their Name.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly said Ma Haiyun is an assistant professor at Frostburg State University. In fact, he is an associate professor.
The original version of this piece erroneously stated that writer and artist Tom Minton was a co-creator of the 2020 series. He is not involved.
The original version of this episode erroneously stated that writer and artist Tom Minton is a co-showrunner of the 2020 series. He is not involved.
An earlier headline mistakenly said the owl found in the Christmas tree was a baby. In fact, it was an adult northern saw-whet owl.
In the audio, as in a previous version of the Web story, we misidentify the co-owner of the RV resort. Her name is Lynda Phelps, not Phillips.
An earlier version of this story characterized Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as having played a "largely passive role in the early months of the pandemic." The story has been updated to reflect more fully the actions the secretary took in the spring.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly indicated that the CDC director position requires Senate confirmation. It does not.
In this report, we incorrectly refer to French President Emmanuel Macron as the prime minister.
In a previous version of this story, we gave the incorrect ages for Democratic Reps. Steny Hoyer and Jim Clyburn. Hoyer is 81, and Clyburn is 80.
An earlier version of this story mistakenly said Indonesia and the Philippines combined have had nearly 900 million coronavirus cases. The number is nearly 900,000 cases.
A previous Web summary of this report incorrectly said the investigative journalist being interviewed was Paola Ugaz. In fact, the journalist's name is Gustavo Gorriti.
In an earlier version of the Web story, the last name of Rachel Laser was misspelled as Lazer.
A previous photo caption misidentified a temple as Sri Meenakshi Temple in Tamil Nadu, India. In fact, the temple pictured is the Sri Meenakshi Temple in Pearland, Texas.
A previous version of this audio story incorrectly said Leela is 7. She is 9.
A previous headline and introduction on this file misspelled Lucy Wainwright Roche's name as Lucy Wainright Roche.
The last name of actor Josh O'Connor was misspelled as O'Conner in a previous headline for this story.
A previous version of this story incorrectly said two officials from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency had been removed from their posts recently. Only one of the two Department of Homeland Security officials removed from their posts this past week had been at CISA.
An earlier version of this story mistakenly said 12,000 Scout leaders who were abusers were on the part of the list that spanned 1965 to 1985. In fact, the number is 1,200 Scout leaders.
A previous version of this story reported there were roughly 670,000 eligible voters in the Navajo Nation. It should have said there were 67,000 eligible voters.
A previous version of the story referred to the game Demon Souls. The correct name is Demon's Souls.
A previous version of this story at one point said President Trump added sanctions on two more people on Monday because of China's national security law. He added sanctions on four.
The original version of this list misstated the title of Christmas Ever After as Christmas In Oklahoma.
In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, sociologist Marianne Cooper incorrectly states that women do 30% more of the child care and 40% more of the housework than men. In fact, women do 30% more of the housework and 40% more of the child care.
An earlier headline mistakenly said Ron Klain would be White House chief of staff in 2020. He will assume the post in 2021.
An earlier version of this story mistakenly said Lynn Hill climbed El Capitan in less than 24 hours in 1992; that climb occurred in 1994. An earlier version also mistakenly said Beth Rodden and Steph Davis were the other two women to have climbed El Capitan in less than 24 hours. The two women were Steph Davis and Mayan Smith-Gobat.
An earlier version of this episode incorrectly identified the activist and co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund. She is LaTosha Brown, not Natasha Brown.
An earlier version of this story said that Jacob Blake had been fatally shot by police in Kenosha, Wis. Blake was injured but survived.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that a federal judge in Pennsylvania had allowed Republican poll observers closer access to the vote counting process. It was a state court judge that made the order.
An earlier version of these interview highlights misquoted Tom Ricks as saying, "Aaron Burr very nearly became president in 1880, 1881." The years in that quote are "1800, 1801."
An earlier version of this article said that if your credit card limit is $1,000, you can spend $3,000. In fact, if your credit card limit is $1,000, you should not spend more than $300 to maintain your credit score, and you should spend less if you're hoping to improve it.
A previous version of this story said Gold Star families were relatives of enlisted service members killed in action. In fact, the group includes relatives of both officers and enlisted service members.
An earlier version of this story wrongly suggested that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is Black. She is white.
A previous version of this story mistakenly noted that geophysicist Paul Caruso told the New York Times that the USGS expected damage from an earthquake that struck off the coast of Massachusetts. In actuality, Caruso told the Times the USGS did not expect significant damage.
An earlier version of this story said the advisory board will have 12 members. It will have 13.
This article originally mistitled the 1972 album Jerry Jeff Walker as Jerry Jeff.
An earlier headline misstated Alberto Gonzales' first name as Albert.
An earlier headline misstated the book's title as Secret Life of Supermarkets. The title is The Secret Life of Groceries.