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News: An earlier version of the following story overstated the length of time security guard robots could be seen on Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/11/19/video-microsoft-robots/19267827/
News: A story on Bill Cosby, published Nov. 20 online and on the front page, misattributed toMelbourne's King Center forPerforming Artsthe quote, "While we are aware of the allegations reported in the press, we are only in a position to judge him based on his career as an entertainer and humanitarian." The statement came from Cosby's management team.
Money: An earlier version of the following story misidentified Target's Chief Financial Officer. His name is John Mulligan.http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/11/19/target-third-quarter-earnings/19234337/
Sports: The USA TODAY Sports college men's basketball poll in Nov. 18 editions included an incorrect possible opponent for Duke. the Blue Devils could play either Stanford or UNLV in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Opinion: A Nov. 13 Opposing View on climate change by Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., should have said that much of China's natural gas is very difficult to extract, not that China has no known gas reserves.
News: A previous version of the following story misstated the place of worship that reopened following the attack. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/11/19/worshippers-synagogue-jerusalem/19260923/
News: An earlier version of the following story misstated the day of the week. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/11/18/jerusalem-synagogue-attack/19207589/
Sports: An earlier version of the headline accompanying the following story misspelled Kevin Harvick's last name. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nascar/2014/11/17/kevin-harvick-stewart-haas-racing-sprint-cup-championship/19190633/
Money: The 10-year Treasury note closed Nov. 10 at 2.36%, up 0.05. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 2.70 points Nov. 12. The information was wrong in Moneyline markets charts in Nov. 11 and Nov. 13 editions.
Life: A story in Nov. 10 editions about the movie Foxcatcher inaccurately conveyed the timing of an interview then-college wrestler Tom Brands had with Team Foxcatcher. He interviewed about seven months after his career ended at Iowa.
News: An earlier version of the following timeline misstated the date of Michael Brown's funeral. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/14/michael-brown-ferguson-missouri-timeline/14051827/
Sports: An earlier version of the following story reported incorrectly the timing of Tom Brands' interview with Team Foxcatcher. He interviewed about seven months after graduating. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2014/11/09/foxcatcher-steve-carell-john-du-pont-dave-schultz-wrestling/18766319/
Money: An earlier version of the following column misstated the number of years the average U.S. 65-year-old man is now expected to live. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/powell/2014/11/08/retirement-longevity-life-expectency/18600805
Sports: An earlier version of the following story reported incorrectly the size of Federer's new larger racket. It is 98 inches. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2014/11/09/roger-federer-atp-finals-novak-djokovic/18775381/
Sports: This following story was revised to correctly identify the DEA as the Drug Enforcement Administration. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2014/11/05/alex-rodriguez-suspension-admits-peds/18561399/
Life: An earlier version of the following report misidentified the actor playing
News: An earlier version of the following profile of Sen.-elect Shelley Moore Capito incorrectly described her father, Arch Moore, Jr., as deceased. http://www.usatoday.com/longform/news/politics/elections/2014/11/05/new-senators-2014-elections/17781205/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-newstopstories
News: A story on Pope Francis and U.S. Catholics published in some editions on Nov. 2 quoted Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput as saying that a recent Vatican conference on family issues produced "confusion." The story did not include that Chaput said he believed confusion stemmed from news reports on the conference, not the conference itself.
Money: Michael Wolff's media column and an accompanying photo caption Nov. 3 about the restaurant Michael's steady media clientele misstated the year the Manhattan establishment opened. It was 1989.
Sports: An earlier version of the following story inaccurately listed the father of Wheeler junior guard Cameron Jordan. http://usatodayhss.com/2014/super-25-preseason-boys-basketball-rankings-teams-11-25
News: An earlier version of the following story misspelled the name of spectator Sam Raysby.http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/11/02/daredevil-chicago-skyscraper-wallenda/18388499/
Money:An earlier version of the headline accompanying this report did not make clear that lottery scams target Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2014/11/02/scam-lottery/18256655/
Opinion: An earlier version of the following column inaccurately described respondents in a Washington Post/ABC poll that found that more think the GOP is better suited than Democrats to tackle important issues. Those polled were likely voters. http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/11/02/gop-win-senate-congress-agenda-expectations-party-2016-column/18386349/
Life: An actor playing a character in the film Top Five was incorrectly identified in a calendar listing on a photo gallery published Oct. 31. Chris Rock plays the comedian/movie star in the film.
News: A Voices column Oct. 31 about a new Victoria's Secret ad provided incorrect attribution for the quote, "You is kind, you is smart. You is important." The quote was delivered by Aibileen Clark in The Help.
Life: An earlier version of the following report incorrectly identified Candi Tandy. She is George Tandy Jr.'s stepmother. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2014/10/27/studioa-george-tandy-jr-performs/17986519/
Opinion: Richard Hahn's signature in a letter published with a Your Say package on Oct. 31 was incorrect. He lives in Sequim, Wash.
News: A Newsline item on the front page Oct. 28 mischaracterized the San Francisco Giants' situation. They were in position to win the World Series.
News: An earlier version of the following story incorrectly identified Robtel Neajai Pailey's citizenship status.http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/10/30/berlin-immigrants-ebola-racism-africa/18187819/
Life: A story on HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge, published Oct. 29, misstated the first name of Elizabeth Strout, the author of the book on which it's based. The story also misstated the starting time for a Nov. 2 episode, which begins at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
News: A story Oct. 27 about Republican efforts to retake the U.S. Senate should not have included North Carolina among the states President Obama carried in the 2012 election.
Travel: In an earlier version of the following article, Brian Roberts' last name was misidentified. His band, Prime Movers was also misidentified. http://www.usatoday.com/experience/beach/florida/best-places-for-destination-weddings-in-florida/9968627/
News: An earlier version of the following report misidentified the first name of National Intelligence Director Gen. James Clapper. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/10/27/airlines-security-threats-iata-icao-malaysia/18018391/
News: In some editions Oct. 24, an item in Newsline misidentified the position of Giants coach Tim Flannery. He is the third-base coach.
News: A previous version of the following report incorrectly stated in a graphic the number of square miles of the new state proposal. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/10/22/florida-51st-state-south-florida/17705687/
Sports: An early version of the following story incorrectly quoted North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt. She characterized the incident as "an inexcusable betrayal of our values and our mission and our students' trust." http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/college/2014/10/22/north-carolina-academic-fraud/17717243/
Sports: A story in some Oct. 23 editions mischaracterized the treatment for Giants pitcher Matt Cain. He had elbow surgery to remove bone chips.
News: The "5 things to know" online feature on Oct. 22 misidentified the first name of Ebola czar Ron Klain.
Money: A Reviewed.com story Oct. 22 about induction cooktops misattributed the credit for an accompanying photo. The photo was supplied by Electrolux.
Money: An earlier version of the following report about pro golfers crafting a new beer product line misstated the size of the U.S. beer market. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/10/20/graeme-mcdowell-keegan-bradley-golf-beer/17498697/
News: A story about President Obama's intention to appoint Ron Klain as Ebola "czar" Oct. 17 mischaracterized his former firm. O'Melveny & Myers LLP is a Los Angeles law firm with an office in Washington, D.C.
Money: The subject line in an Oct. 20 Daily Briefing email newsletter misspelled the last name of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
News: A story Oct. 20 understated the amount of money the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee plans to spend on radio ads targeted to black voters. The committee is spending $1 million on ads in North Carolina alone and millions more nationwide.
Social Media: An earlier USA TODAY tweet on Oct. 17 misstated the planet when commenting on a comet's near-miss route to Mars set for Oct. 19. https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/523115831329189888
Life: An earlier version of the following report gave the wrong start date for
USA TODAY College: An earlier version of the following report misattributed quotes and references to California State University student Quinn Western. They were provided by CSU senior Alyssa Banuelos. 15 Calif. community colleges to off bachelor degrees
Social Media: The following USA TODAY tweet misstated the first name of Walking Dead actress Melissa McBride: https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/521671041014587393
News: An earlier version of the following article misstated the SPCA's role in removing the dog from the contaminated apartment. The SPCA was not involved. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/10/12/dallas-ebola-health-worker-dog/17159727/
Money: An earlier version of the following report misstated media attribution when sharing who first reported news of Netflix's rate change for Ultra HD content. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/10/13/netflix-4k/17186909/
Sports: A preview of the Green Bay Packers-Miami Dolphins game in Oct. 10 editions included an incorrect reference to the Packers' schedule. They were coming off a break after an Oct. 9 night game.
Life: A photograph of country singer Sam Hunt that appeared in the Oct. 12 issue of USA TODAY was incorrectly credited. The photograph was taken by Chase Lauer.
News: An earlier version of the following story contained an incorrect date for when Thomas Eric Duncan first visited Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/10/12/examining-the-nations-ebola-response/17059283/
Opinion: An earlier version of the following column should have said that the gunman who fired at the White House in 2011 was captured and convicted, not that he was still at large. http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/10/06/jonah-goldberg-secret-services-weakness-image-deterrence-column/16823219/
Money: An earlier version of the following report misstated the amount of Microsoft's bid for Yahoo in 2008. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/10/09/icahn-letter-apple-tim-cook/16961479/
News: An earlier version of the following story misstated the day of the Supreme Court gay marriage decision. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/10/06/supreme-court-gay-marriage/16546959/
Opinion: An earlier version of the following column should have said that the gunman who fired at the White House in 2011 was captured and convicted, not that he was still at large. http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/10/06/jonah-goldberg-secret-services-weakness-image-deterrence-column/16823219/
News: An earlier version of the following report misstated the month of the 2002 NASA image. http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2014/10/04/california-drought-nasa-satellite-images/16675981/
Sports: An earlier version of the following tweet about Ole Miss and MSU playing as ranked teams for the fifth time in their history was deleted and reposted to include the word "ranked."https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/518142126157467649
News: Two tweets from @USATODAYhealth about Ebola were removed on Oct. 2 because they didn't meet USA TODAY's standards.
Money: The following image of the new Ford F-150 truck, used on USA TODAY branded social media accounts, misstated the part of the vehicle that's made of aluminum. It's the body of the truck. https://www.facebook.com/usatoday/photos/a.100797840666.101835.13652355666/10152294667020667/?type=1
Life: A photo caption on the Oct. 2 Web to Watch column, showing Philip DeFranco is holding his son, Trey, misidentified the child.
Opinion: A Sept. 30 editorial on prescription opioids should have said that some narcotic painkillers, not most, have abuse-resistant properties.
Money: An earlier version of the following report misstated the location of IBM's headquarters. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/10/01/ibm-new-york-startup-project/16477913/
Sports: A story in Sept. 29 editions about the Berlin Marathon incorrectly reported that second-place finisher Emmanuel Mutai had run the 2011 Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds. Geoffrey Mutai - no relation - had that time in Boston, and he did not run in Berlin.
Life: An earlier version of the following report mischaracterized Denzel Washington's Academy Award nominations. He has won two acting Oscars, for Glory and Training Day. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2014/09/28/the-equalizer-box-office/16378261/
Life: The distributor of Jim: All Is By My Side is XLrator Media. A film listing Sept. 26 was incorrect.
News: An earlier version of the following post about National Coffee Day misstated the offer by Dunkin' Donuts. Guests there receive a free medium cup of hot Dark Roast coffee, with a limit of one per person. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2014/09/29/five-things-to-know-monday/16411837/
Sports: A story in Sept. 25 editions on Jordan Spieth playing in the Ryder Cup had an incorrect year for Horton Smith's debut. He made his debut in 1929.
Life: Due to an error in tabulating the Best-Selling Books List, the title Hemy, by Victoria Ashley, was omitted and should be listed as No. 42 on the list. Subsequently, titles ranked 43 through 150 drop one ranking. A corrected version of the list can be found online at http://www.usatoday.com/life/books/best-selling/
Sports: An article in Sept. 23 editions on East Carolina football included an incorrect location for the university. It is in Greenville, N.C.
News: An earlier version of the following report erroneously included Washington Police Chief Cathy Lanier among conference speakers. She did not attend. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/23/holder-after-ferguson-address/16068563/
Sports: An earlier version of the following report misidentified Chad Johnson. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nhl/bruins/2014/09/20/boston-bruins-preview-capsule-atlantic-division/15247479/
Money: An earlier version of this story misidentified Medtronic's proposed merger partner as Shire instead of Covidien in one reference to that deal.http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/09/22/corporate-inversions-tax-hit/15330195/
News: A caption for an image that appeared in The Week in Pictures Gallery on Sept. 18 mischaracterized the type of NASA image shown of a black hole in the center of the galaxy M60-UCD1. The image was an illustration based on the combined observations from the Hubble Space Telescope and NASA's Gemini North telescope.
Money: A story Sept. 19 about powerful female CEOs misspelled the first name of IBM's Ginni Rometty.
News: A story Sept. 22 about the federal government's HealthCare.gov site provided incorrect attribution for the following pull-out quote: "It's not going to be that bad, (but) neither is it going to be smooth and seamless." The comment, as noted in the story, came from Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors.
Life: An earlier version of the following post listed the wrong studio for ABC's upcoming show, Agent Carter. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2014/09/19/supergirl-dc-comics-cbs/15882425/
News: A caption with a photo in a Sept. 18 Voices column on Scotland's independence referendum misidentified the flags displayed. They are the Union Jack.
Money: A story Sept. 18 on the new tablets and e-readers from Amazon incorrectly identified the size of the 6-inch Kindle Voyage.
News: An earlier version of the following story, published in print and online, misstated what Hamas leaders said about the killing of three Israeli teenagers. The leaders said Hamas operatives kidnapped and murdered the trio but the leaders did not confess to ordering the killings. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/08/28/body-found-israel-matches-missing-american-hiker/14751197/
Money: An earlier version of the following story misstated the duration of the passes, which is 49 days. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/09/07/olive-garden-never-ending-pasta-casual-dining-restaurants/15139803/
Money: The Ask Matt column regarding El Pollo Loco that ran Sept. 5 misstated the company's second-quarter revenue. The company reported revenue of $86 million.
Opinion:A Sept. 2 column about military dogs incorrectly stated the mission of the group, K9s of the War on Terror, which awards a K9 medal for exceptional service.
News: Previous versions of the following story misstated the number of NATO countries bordering Russia. In addition to the three Baltic States —Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — Norway shares a 122-mile border with Russia above the Arctic Circle, and Poland neighbors the Kaliningrad Oblast enclave. Obama Visit to Estonia Sends Message to Russians
News: An earlier version of the following online report incorrectly used a photo of an experimental aircraft. That image has since been removed. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/08/26/american-surveillance-flights-syria/14607355/
Sports: A USA TODAY Twitter post about USC cornerback John Shaw's claim he saved his nephew was removed because the story had been updated by new developments at the time the tweet was shared, making the tweet inaccurate.
Life: The character Mork, from the TV movie Behind the Camera: Mork & Mindy, was misidentified in an Aug. 12 photo as Robin Williams. The photo was of actor Chris Diamantopoulos in character as Robin Williams.
News: A USA NOW video about the beheading of U.S. journalist James Wright Foley was removed from the website because it contained the wrong location when referencing a three-year civil war. It should have said the war took place in Syria.
Sports: In an earlier version of the following report, a photo caption accompanying the story misstated the name of the stadium where Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota runs a ball past Oregon State Beavers players.http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/pac12/2014/08/20/oregon-ducks-quarterback-marcus-mariota/14325431/
News: An earlier version of the following report misstated Trader Joe's products that were affected by its recall. Only the store's raw almond butters were affected. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/08/20/almond-peanut-butter-recall-trader-joes-whole-foods/14330325/
Life: A previous version of the following story incorrectly identified which celebrities had signed a petition against the referendum.
Opinion: An editorial debate Aug. 15 about corporate tax "inversions" incorrectly stated that Fruit of the Loom was among several U.S. companies that shifted their tax addresses to foreign countries in the last decade. Fruit of the Loom moved its tax address abroad in 1998, but the company filed for bankruptcy protection the following year, and the new owners have paid corporate income taxes in the USA since 2002.
Opinion: An editorial debate published Aug.15 should have noted that law enforcement on the scene in Ferguson, Mo., included not just the city police department but officers from numerous jurisdictions, chiefly the St. Louis County police.
News: A front-page story Aug. 15 about Iraqi Prime Minister Nourial-Maliki misstated his age. He is 64.
Money: A Reviewed.com story Aug. 12 about customized cellphone plans mischaracterized GPS navigation options offered by Virgin Mobile. Customers can purchase GPS navigation on a daily or weekly basis with data usage limits.
Money: A story in the Aug. 9 local edition about LG Electronics' new HDTV misstated what the acronym OLED stands for. It is organic light-emitting diode technology.
Money: A story in the Aug. 10 edition about retailers' credit cards incorrectly cited Home Depot's card as one of three with the highest rates. The three are Zales, Staples and Office Depot.
Money: An earlier version of the following tech report misstated Julia Lamaison's last name. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2014/08/07/netflix-online-video-favorites/13722953/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-techtopstories
Sports: An earlier version the following golf report misidentified the company Schneider Electric. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/golf/2014/08/06/willis-young-pga-championship-weather/13665373/
Travel: An earlier version of the following report misstated the title for Hunter Biden. http://www.usatoday.com/experience/food-and-wine/news-festivals-events/whats-cooking-with-chefs-barbecue-canning-and-duels/13717671/
News: A Voices column Aug. 6 on Republicans facing backlash over immigration misstated the year of the last midterm election. It was 2010.
Life: A tweet posted Aug. 6 on USA TODAY's branded Twitter account misspelled actor Peter Dinklage's last name. The photo used in the posting also was deleted because USA TODAY was not authorized to publish it on the social media platform.
News: A previous version of the following online article misconstrued the meaning of the police department's quote involving the penal code. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/08/03/tortoise-family-alhambra-california-police/13559867/
News: An earlier version of the following online story incorrectly stated the number of new Ebola cases and the survival rate for those infected. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/04/who-ebola-update/13578365/
News: A previous online headline about a Palestinian hospital in east Jerusalem was changed to make clear that the al-Makassed hospital is run by Palestinians.
News: A story July 28 on Gazans treated by a Jerusalem hospital misstated Abdel Rahman Bakr's age. He was born July 4.
Money: An earlier version of the following online report misstated the location of Belize. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/07/31/countries-near-bankruptcy/13435097/
News: An earlier version of the following online story misidentified the country's second tallest skyscraper. It is the Willis Tower. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/31/chicago-shooting-bank-america/13408617/
News: A USA TODAY tweet about a coaches poll misstated the Florida State school name and was deleted. The error also appeared on Facebook, which was explained in a comment in the following link: https://www.facebook.com/usatoday/photos/a.100797840666.101835.13652355666/10152162564140667/?type=1
Money: An earlier version of the following Honda earnings report misstated Honda's expected profit for the fiscal year. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2014/07/29/honda-earnings/13307527/
Life: An interview July 30 with Eric Clapton contained an inaccurate quote about meeting the late JJ Cale. Clapton's correct quote: "He showed me a guitar he had rebuilt."
Life: A fashion story July 28 incorrectly included a 2014 Virgin Mobile FreeFest date. The festival is not taking place this year.
News: A story July 30 on Medicare's outlook included an incorrect number for the proposed annual cut to Medicare physician payments. The correct number is 20.9%.
News: An earlier version of the following report misstated the White House's 2015 funding request for the Central America Regional Security Initiative. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/17/immigration-border-crisis-funding-central-america/12782931/
News: An item from Little Rock about Pulaski County jail's reopening should have been listed under Arkansas in the July 25 State-by-State.
Money: An earlier version of the following online auto story reported that the F-35 is grounded. Lockheed Martin, maker of the plane, says the grounding order has been lifted. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2014/07/24/ford-mustang-eaa-oshkosh/13131889/
News: An earlier version of the following online story and headline about an Algerian plane disappearance misstated the status of an American ticketholder. The American was on the flight manifest but did not board the plane.http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/07/24/algerian-plane-disappears/13084329/
Money: An earlier version of the following report about AT&T earnings misattributed the quote from AT&T chief finance officer John Stephens about how the wireless company is transforming its business. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/07/23/att-q2-earnings/13053415/
News: A previous version of the following article misidentified the location of Auschwitz concentration camp. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/07/23/selfie-auschwitz-concentration-camp-germany/13038281/
News: In a July 23 Newsline item on the front page, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's name was misspelled.
News: A photo accompanying a story July 18 on the Israeli-Gaza conflict misidentified an Israeli weapon. It is a 155mm artillery.
Money: An earlier version of the following online story mischaracterized a deal Corinthian Colleges struck with the Department of Education. http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/07/18/doe-decides-corinthians-auditors-in-investigation/
News: In a story July 21 on Malaysia Flight 17, a quote about "the sanctity of the crash site" should have been attributed to Liow Tiong Lai, minister of transport for Malaysia.
News: A story about crash victim Shuba Jaya misidentified her father, Jeyaratnam Karuppiah, and a brother, Sugandran, in some editions.
News: The following online graphic, accompanying a story about venture capitalist Tim Draper's proposal to divide California into six states, was updated to correct geographic locations for Los Angeles and Anaheim, Calif: http://www.usatoday.com/interactive/5689917. The incorrect interactive map also appeared on USA TODAY branded social media accounts for Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter.
News: A story July 17 about new vials of biological materials found at the National Institutes of Health incorrectly stated the status of testing on some of those vials. The testing is continuing on four of the six vials labeled as containing smallpox virus.
Opinion: Israel has identified two suspects in the June slaying of three Israeli teenagers, but it has not arrested them as stated in a July 15 editorial.
Opinion: The following Instagram post misspelled Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's name. http://instagram.com/p/qUmfS-FTgd/?modal=true
Opinion: An earlier version of the following column misstated the city Jose Antonio Vargas was en route to as he was detained by immigration officials. http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/07/15/raul-reyes-jose-antonio-vargas-immigration/12687251/
Life: Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick, co-directors of The Blair Witch Project, co-wrote and executive-produced the 2000 sequel Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2. A story July 14 mischaracterized their involvement in the sequel. It was directed by Joe Berlinger.
News: An earlier version of this report misspelled the name of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/07/15/six-californias-tim-draper/12661161/
Opinion: In a July 11 editorial debate on congressional ethics, the byline of Opposing View writer Tom Spulak was misspelled.
Money: An earlier version of the following story misstated that the Lexus NX has Toyota's first turbocharged engine. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2014/07/15/toyota-engines/12661961/
News: The aircraft in a photo accompanying a story July 10 on an island dispute in the East China Sea was misidentified. It is a propeller plane.
News: In a July 3 story on TheStar Spangled Banner, Prof. Don Hickey's workplace was misstated. He works at Wayne State College.
News: A July 11 column on veteran suicides misstated the rate of these deaths. In 2005, there were an average of 17 veterans suicides a day; now that figure has risen to 22 per day.
Money: The Test Drive column July 11 and some July 12 editions mistakenly characterized the sizes of the Volkswagen Golf GTI and much longer Honda Civic.
Opinion: Due to an editing error, a July 11 Your Say misrepresented a Facebook comment by reader Bryant Steury. He intended to say that grassroots efforts to stop gun violence take back the streets of Chicago should get much more attention from the media, not that the gun violence should.
Money: An earlier version of the following report misspelled Simeon Siegel's last name. http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/07/11/old-navy-wins-at-summer/
News: A story July 7 about controversy efforts to protect the lesser prairie chicken incorrectly attributed a statement to Jay Lininger, a senior scientist at Center for Biological Diversity. The quotation is from Jason Rylander, a staff attorney for Defenders of Wildlife.
Life: A July 8 Playlist misspelled the name of Boston rapper Cousin Stizz.
News: An earlier version of the following online story misstated the number of great white sharks in the Atlantic Ocean: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/07/07/california-shark-attacks-great-white/12283761/
Money: A story published in July 5 and July 8 editions about the 2015 Acura TLX overstated the highway fuel-economy rating of models with V-6 engine and all-wheel drive. The correct highway mileage rating is 31 mpg.
Money: A story July 7 misstated the change in the number of part-time workers who preferred full-time jobs in June. The total increased by 275,000 to 7.5 million.
News: A headline July 7 misstated the increase in teen use of hookahs. It should have said hookah smoking among high school seniors rose to 21% in 2013, according to a University of Michigan survey.
Opinion: A column June 29 by DeWayne Wickham inaccurately asserted that Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth, had accused Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran of promising blacks the protections of a big government in order to beat back a primary challenge from a Tea Party opponent backed by the conservative advocacy organization. Cochran won the open primary by attracting black Democratic voters alienated by his opponent.
Life: The premiere episode of HBO's The Leftovers is available to stream free on Yahoo Screen until July 6. An item June 30 listed the wrong date.
Money: An item in a June 30 Moneyline column misreported a stock holding of investor Carl Icahn. He holds a 9.4% stake in Family dollar.
News: In some print editions June 26, the front page misstated the location of the NBA draft. The draft took place in Brooklyn, NY.
News: A previous version of the following video misstated the number of beaches. There are 35. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/06/25/beaches-polluted-pollution-water-runoff-sewage-bacteria/11349409/
Sports: In some editions June 23, a photo caption with a story about the new NHL schedule misstated Dan Boyle's team affiliation. He recently had his rights traded and won't be with the San Jose Sharks when they open the season.
Money: A story June 19 incorrectly characterized the significance of the federal government's credit card settlement with GE Capital Retail Bank. It is the government's largest credit card discrimination settlement.
Sports: A player was omitted from the American Family Insurance All-USA high school boys golf team in June 18 editions. Sam Horsefield, a junior at Ridge Community (Davenport, Fla.), made the first team.
Life: A story June 16 about TV shows featuring viruses misstated the location of a research center on the Syfy series, Helix. It's located in the Arctic Circle.
Sports: The following story was amended to delete a reference to World Cup viewer Lindsay Augustine's occupation.http://worldcup.usatoday.com/2014/06/16/united-states-usa-us-soccer-usmnt-fans-dc-jurgen-klinsmann/
News: An earlier version of the following story about Vice President Biden's trip to Latin America misspelled Colombia. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2014/06/15/biden-guatemala-child-migration/10556985/
Life: An Entertain This! June 16 story item about reports that Beyonce was expecting a second child was based on old information. The story has since been removed from our website. http://entertainthis.usatoday.com/2014/06/16/beyonce-reports-pregnant-baby/
News: A story about storm chasers published June 9 misidentified a man from California who has been chasing storms since 2009. His name is Tim Dolan.
Your Take: An earlier version of the following story misstated the name of the contributor of the alligator wrestling photo. The photo was submitted, not taken by Jessica Fazende. A photo taken by Jessica Fazende has since been posted. http://www.usatoday.com/story/your-take/2014/06/13/take-5-alligator-honey-moon/10416257/
News: An earlier version of the following interactive slide incorrectly identified the shooter. The gunman's name hadn't been released. http://www.usatoday.com/interactive/7833833
USA TODAY College: An earlier version of the following online story mischaracterized the disciplinary charges Brown University student Lena Sclove brought against a fellow student. The accused student was found responsible for "sexual misconduct" under the university's Standards of Student Conduct. He has not been charged with, or convicted of, rape or any other crime resulting from Sclove's complaint. The accused student voluntarily withdrew his petition to return to Brown and has issuedrebutting Sclove's allegations. http://college.usatoday.com/2014/06/02/brown-university-allows-rapist-back-on-campus-faces-federal-complaint/
Sports: A caption with a photo in June 9 editions incorrectly identified military personnel attending the National-Padres baseball game. They are in the Marine Corps.
Money: A caption to a photo that ran with a story June 6 about the cattle industry in Kazakhstan misidentified the animal in the photo. It was a Hereford.
Travel: An earlier version of the following online report misidentified the name and location of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe: http://www.usatoday.com/story/experience/beach/california/2014/06/06/california-destination-weddings/10054819/
News: The original version of the following online story stated a Chinese man was stuck in South Korea because his son had made drawings on his passport. A story update included speculation that the photo was fake, which later was confirmed by The Wall Street Journal, citing an official from the Chinese embassy in Seoul. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/06/02/chinese-passport-doodle-korea/9862473/
Your Take: An earlier version of this story misstated the role of contributor Wayne Cragg. He was a passenger in the aircraft that landed on the glacier in Denali National Park. http://www.usatoday.com/story/your-take/2014/06/04/take-5-glacier-rivers-flags/9952301/?sf26938170=1
News: An earlier version of this online report mischaracterized how the AMA will issue recommendations. This story also misstated the title for Phillip Rodgers. http://ux-origin.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/06/02/stateline-end-of-life/9867615/
Money: The State of Colorado, working with Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth Plans, used social gaming to boost participation rates in programs that promote exercise and healthier diets by 650% last year. One such program is called Reach for the Peaks. A story on May 15 in how "big data" can improve healthcare misidentified the name of the program and a specific social tool.
Life: An earlier version of the following online report misstated the location where Maya Angelou lived. It was Winston-Salem, N.C. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/28/maya-angelou-dies-at-age-86/9663497/
Money: A story May 23 about General Motors recalls should have said the U.S. total for 2014 through May 21 was 13.79 million. The story used an incorrect total initially provided by GM.
Opinion: A May 23 Your Say package incorrectly stated the number of vehicles General Motors has recalled this year. It is 13.79 million.
Travel: An earlier version of the video caption on the following online report misspelled Ben Schlappig's last name. http://www.usatoday.com/videos/travel/flights/2014/05/20/9341313/
News: An earlier version of the graphic with the following online report misstated the date of the Bunbury Festival. It takes place on July 12.http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/05/15/music-festival-survival-guide-summer/9132553/
Sports: A news alert, based on an AP news report, was updated to correct Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma's employment status. The AP corrected its story, and the updated alert read as follows:Penguins fire GM; coach Dan Bylsma to be evaluated.
News: An earlier version of the following report on net neutrality, which appeared online and in print, misstated Netflix's deals with Comcast and Verizon. It paid to connect directly with the two Internet service providers. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/usanow/2014/05/15/fcc-net-neutrality-rules/9116157/
Life: An earlier version of the following online report misstated American Idol contestant Caleb Johnson's last name.http://www.usatoday.com/story/idolchatter/2014/05/14/american-idol-500th-episode/9105407/
Money: A photo accompanying a markets analysis May 14 about companies cutting research and development mistakenly depicted biopharmaceutical company Merck KGaA, which is based in Germany and is not the same Merck & Co. referenced in the story.
Life: An earlier version of the following online report misspelled Manhattan character Glen Babbit's last name. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2014/05/15/wgn-american-manhattan-photo-and-premiere-announcement/9103783/
News: The caption on a photo of a TOW missile that accompanied a story about Syria on Monday misstated where the missile was photographed. It was in Kuwait.
News: A May 12 story on passage of a referendum in eastern Ukraine mischaracterized it. The referendum called for secession from Ukraine, according to pro-Russian insurgents.
News: An earlier version of the following online report, which also appeared in some print editions, contained an incorrect figure for the number of soldiers depicted in the Marine Corps Memorial showing the U.S. flag being raised on Iwo Jima in World War II. The correct number is six. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/11/arlington-cemetery-150th-anniversary-things-didnt-know/8410721/
Life: Band leader Kay Kyser performed the song Alexander the Swoose. His name was misspelled in a story about actress Swoosie Kurtz in the May 6 newspaper.
News: An Associated Press world brief May 3 about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford misstated Toronto's rank in population. It is Canada's largest city.
Money: Satellite TV provider DirecTV has 20 million subscribers. A story May 2 was incorrect.
News: A chart that ran with a story on April 30 about air pollution incorrectly spelled the name of Harford County, Md.
Money: A story April 30 about the housing recovery misspelled the last name of Ed Brady, owner of Brady Homes in Bloomington, Ill.
Sports: A 1A story April 29 about the Los Angeles Clippers' sponsors misstated the status of Anheuser-Busch and Amtrak. A-B's Bud Light is the official beer of the NBA. Amtrak's sponsorship deal with the Clippers expired at the end of the regular season.
News: An earlier version of the following report should have said that the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussed, but did not formally recommend, changing Medicare policy on drug reimbursements to the "effective-but-cheaper" rate. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/04/24/drugmakers-lobbying-medicare-payments/8055901/
Money: An April 25 car review misstated the country where the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG is built. It is built in Hungary.
Money: An earlier version of the following report misstated earnings results for General Motors. The company saw a net income gain. http://usat.ly/1ho4kmi
News: A photograph of Deandra Smith was incorrectly attributed in an earlier version of this story. The photo was provided by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/22/fugitives-gun-background-checks/7959529/
Money: Self-employment expenses and interest on student loans are not itemized deductions reported on Form 1040 Schedule A. A chart April 14 was incorrect.
Money: An earlier version of the following online report, which was also published in the paper on April 17, incorrectly stated the major with the highest average starting salary. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2014/04/16/nace-job-outlook-class-of-2014/7771859/
News: An April 18 Voices column misstated Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's first name.
News: An April 15 story on drug use by medical practitioners misidentified Art Zwerling. He is the former chief nurse anesthetist at Philadelphia's Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Sports: A caption with the following photo gallery about major league baseball player who have hit at least 500 home runs incorrectly identified the player in 17th place on the list. Jimmie Foxx is on the right side of the photo. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2014/04/16/albert-pujols-on-verge-of-500-home-run-club/7764967/
News: An earlier version of the following report and accompanying video misnamed the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. http://usat.ly/1kuiPWC
Life: An earlier version of the following report misstated who among Alan Thicke's relatives was placed under house arrest after being accused of murder in Bolivia last year. It was his wife's mother, Ruth Miriam Callau.http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2014/04/15/alan-thicke-robin-and-paula-patton-strong-since-split/7751345/
Sports: The winner of the women's singles title in the Katowice Open tennis tournament was incorrect in April 14 editions. Alize Cornet defeated Camila Giorgi.
News: In the State-by-State Montana brief for April 14, the Bitterroot Valley was misspelled.
News: An earlier version of the following Oval post misstated the timing of this year's Boston Marathon. http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/04/15/obama-boston-marathon-bombing-statement/7734229/
News: A story April 15 on aging right-wing extremists misstated the year Cross testified against Ku Klux Klan associates and other white supremacists. The trial took place in 1988. Also, a sentence describing Klan associates aging and splintering was incorrectly attributed to Mark Pitcavage of the Anti-Defamation League.
News: An earlier version of the following story contained an incorrect figure for the number of passengers who ride annually on U.S. ferries and other public watercraft. The Passenger Vessel Association says the correct figure is more than 200 million. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/15/marine-safety-experts-say-house-dilutes-boat-safety/7737233/
Money: A previous version of the following story misidentified Sue Brennan. She is a spokesperson for the United States Postal Service and handles questions about operations. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2014/04/13/tax-returns-filing-digital-era/7432833/
News: An earlier version of the following story contained a photo of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra concertmaster Margaret Batjer from LACO's recent "Strad Fest LA" event. The photo was replaced to be clear that neither Batjer, LACO nor Strad Fest LA were associated with this report. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/07/old-violins-versus-new/7383707/
Money: A story April 9 about the Honda Fit should have made clear that the subcompact hasn't been significantly changed since 2008, two years after it was introduced in the U.S.
Money: The following online graphic was updated to correct the spelling of Charlottesville: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/04/06/americas-thinnest-city/7306199/
Money: On the second Tuesday of every month, Microsoft issues new security patches for its operating systems. A story on April 8 listed the wrong date.
News: The dateline for the State-by-State item for Arizona on April 4 was incorrect. It is Eloy.
Life: An earlier version of the following report misstated the date David Letterman started Late Night: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2014/04/03/david-letterman-cbs-retire/7266411/
News: The city of Benicia, Calif., was misspelled in April 3 State-by-State coverage, due to an error by The Associated Press.
Life: A story April 2 about Captain America: The Winter Soldier misidentified Anthony and Joe Russo's previous credits. The brothers directed the comedy You, Me and Dupree and episodes of Arrested Development.
Sports: A story in some editions April 1 incorrectly stated the position of former baseball player B.J. Wallace. He was a pitcher.
Money: The 2013 compensation for Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan rose 77% from 2012 when calculated using Securities and Exchange Commission guidelines, which require stock awards be counted in the year they were granted. A March 25 story in the paper used a different calculation.
Money: An earlier version of the following online report misspelled the last name of Johnathan Davis, co-founder and chief content officer of IBT Media:www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/03/29/newsweek-ties-to-church-leader/7048895/
Money: The March 28 Test Drive column mistakenly identified a Mini Cooper model. The correct designation is Mini Cooper Countryman.
Sports: The salary for a Philadelphia Phillies player and the team payroll were misstated in some March 31 editions. Outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. will make $900,000 this season, and the team's opening-day payroll is $179.5 million.
News: A video shared by Gannett broadcast partner KSDK, about Missouri resident Ronald White's account of meeting John F. Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis, was removed because it mischaracterized White's affiliation with the Navy SEALs. White has shared with KSDK that he was a part of a Navy SEAL mission, but he is not a former SEAL.
Money: A Moneyline item March 28 about new plane orders from ANA, Japan's largest air carrier, incorrectly included a picture of a Japan Airlines plane.
Life: Found in You and Forever With You by Laurelin Paige have appeared on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list. That information was incorrect in the March 27 Book Buzz.
Sports: The year of the Tennessee men's basketball team's last appearance in the NCAA Sweet 16 was incorrect in a story and a photo caption in the March 26 editions. Tennessee last made the Sweet 16 in 2010.
News: The Washington state highway swamped by mudslide on March 22 was misidentified in a March 26 story on the disaster. It is Highway 530.
News: A map in print Tuesday, also featured online http://www.usatoday.com/interactive/6872571/embed , accompanying a story on the missing Malaysian airplane misstated how many miles above Earth a satellite is positioned. It is 22,236 miles.
News: A previous version of the following online article incorrectly listed Washington, D.C.'s minimum wage. The current minimum wage in D.C. is $8.25 per hour in 2014, according to the Department of Labor: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/03/24/minimum-wage-rent-affordable-housing/6817639/
Life: The following USA WEEKEND report was updated to more accurately reflect examples of online trading sites to consider for eco loans. A site that is no longer in service was erroneously listed. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/weekend/living/2014/03/21/10-best-tips-for-green-living/6387377/
Life: An earlier version of the following online report misstated the last name of contestant Danica McKellar: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2014/03/24/dancing-sends-two-stars-home-elimination-recap/6847559/
Money: A U.S. map accompanying a story March 24 on marijuana vaporizers misstated which states have legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The following map has the correct information:http://www.mpp.org/assets/pdfs/library/Map-of-State-Marijuana-Laws.jpg
Money: A Test Drive column March 21 listed incorrect curb weights for models of the Mitsubishi Mirage. The range is 1,973 lbs. to 2,051 lbs.
Money: A photo caption accompanying a media column March 24 mischaracterized Mary Barra's time with General Motors. It should have said she became CEO two months ago.
Opinion: A Forum column March 24 criticizing Malaysia's handling of the airliner crash referred incorrectly to the year that bloody rioting took place between Malays and the country's ethnic Chinese. It was 1969.
News: A story March 21 about medical exams administered to airline pilots misstated the frequency of tests for cargo pilots, who are tested as often as those at passenger airlines.
News: An article March 24 about military veterans succeeding in college misstated the last name of D. Wayne Robinson, president and CEO of Student Veterans of America.
News: USA TODAY writer James R. Healey's last name was misspelled in the March 21 Newsline item.
Money: A story on state pensions shortfalls in some editions March 21 contained two errors. It misidentified the location of the Mercatus Center. The Center is located at George Mason University. It also misstated the amount that net pension liability increased from 2011 to 2012. It went from $998 billion in 2011 to $1.2 trillion in 2012.
Money: In some March 20 editions, a 1B story on the basketball's March Madness misstated the ownership of Quicken Loans. The company is not a Berkshire Hathaway holding.
News: An earlier version of the following video misstated what happened to $6,637.94 in attorney's fees and costs granted to complainant Vanessa Willock. Willock and her attorneys waived the monetary award: http://www.usatoday.com/media/cinematic/video/6610981/
Life: The March 17 Critic's Corner column misidentified the character Peggy (Rondi Reed) in the CBC comedy Mike & Molly. She is the mother of Mike (Billy Gardell).
News: An earlier version of the following story misidentified Marc Mauer in a photo. The current photo is Marc Mauer: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2014/03/16/prison-population-cuts-democrats-republicans/6496675/
News: The following online post was updated to correct the names of authors of the RNC's "Growth and Opportunity Project" report: http://onpolitics.usatoday.com/2014/03/17/republicans-obama-diversity-ads-senate-priebus/
News: A March 11 SocialEyes video pointing to a Reddit question posed to fast-food workers was taken down because the story did not meet USA TODAY's standards.
Sports: A story in March 13 editions about Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners misstated utilityman Willie Bloomquist's contract status with the team. He signed a two-year, $5.8 million deal with the Mariners in the offseason.
Money: A March 11 Talking Tech with Jimmy Kimmel misidentified the sport of an athlete who was the source of an online prank. She was a member of the Olympic luge team.
Life: A story March 11 about the biographic film about Jimi Hendrix, Jimi: All is By My Side, misstated the month the movie is set to be released. It will be in theaters in June.
News: In March 10 editions, a story about Americans abroad relinquishing their citizenship over taxes misstated the name of the tax rule. It is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA.
Money: A story March 7 misstated the time frame for the bull market that was followed by the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. The correct period was 2002-2007.
News: A tweet about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's gaffe regarding daylight saving time used an incorrect image of the politician. The tweet was removed to avoid confusion and tweeted again with a correct photo: https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/442774277021249536
Life: A March 4 profile of singer/songwriter Jhene Aiko left out the photographer's credit. The image was taken by Justin Jackson.
Money: A technology story March 6 about online commenting misspelled YouTube communications manager Matt McLernon's last name.
News: Sportscaster Brent Musburger's last name was misspelled in a March 4 1A photo caption.
News: Sen. Richard Durbin's position was incorrect in an earlier version of the following online report. He is majority whip: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/03/05/debo-adegbile-senate-vote/6074443/
News: A March 4 story on traffic congestion gave the wrong time frame for hours wasted in traffic by motorists in the nation's 10 worst traffic cities. Motorists in those cities waste an average of 47 hours a year in traffic.
News: A Feb. 27 Venezuela protest video and related photos of an attack on a woman by national guard officers were removed from a news story and social media posts. The Your Take content, submitted by a website user, violated USA TODAY's terms of service: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/02/27/venezuela-violence-protests/5865025/
News: An earlier version of the following On Politics post misidentified Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. Bachmann is a member of the U.S. House, but has announced she will not seek re-election:http://onpolitics.usatoday.com/2014/02/21/john-mccain-hillary-clinton-bachmann-2016/
Money: The video accompanying the following story about the interconnect agreement between Netflix and Comcast could have been clearer in explaining that while Netflix downloads would result in a faster streaming experience for Comcast customers than before, Netflix receives no preferential network treatment under the agreement: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/02/23/netflix-comcast-deal-streaming/5757631/
News: An earlier version of the following graphic showing "Road Salt in Demand this Season" mislabeled Grand Rapids, Mich. when showing snow totals: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/19/shipload-of-road-salt-set-to-dock-in-nj/5624281/
Sports: A list of Daytona 500 winners in Feb. 21 editions misspelled the surname of the 1969 winner. He was LeeRoy Yarbrough.
Sports: An earlier version of the photo caption accompanying the following online report misidentified Finland goalie Tuukka Rask: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/sochi/2014/02/22/usa-finland-bronze-medal-olympic-hockey-game/5725465/
News: The following Feb. 22 online report on hacking into retailers' customer records in 2013 should not have included Walmart: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/02/22/retail-hacks-security-standards/5257919/
Money: University of Southern California professor Karen North was misidentified in a Feb. 20 report on the Whisper app.
News: The photo caption on the following Facebook post was updated Feb. 23 to make clear that the aunt pictured performed CPR on her 5-month-old nephew:https://www.facebook.com/usatoday/posts/10201651089662207?stream_ref=10
News: On the Feb. 20 front page, the caption for the photo of Russian hockey player Anton Belov misidentified him. He was to the left of the American players.
News: General Motors spokesman Alan Adler's first name was incorrect in a Feb. 19 story on the Chevrolet Cobalt recall.
News: An earlier version of the following report about a "kiss cam" video that went viral misstated the university state where the hockey game took place. It was Minnesota:. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/02/19/kiss-cam-university-minnesota/5602165/
Life: A photo accompanying an earlier version of the following report, and subsequent social media posts, misidentified Devo guitarist Bob Casale: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2014/02/18/devo-guitarist-bob-casale-dead-at-61/5581671/?csp=fblife
News: A 1A story Feb. 17 on the cost of IRS customer service to taxpayers mischaracterized the purpose of a Scheduled D form. It's used for reporting profits on a stock sale.
Sports: An earlier version of the graphic comparing differences between Olympic and pro hockey in the following picture gallery incorrectly explained the NHL and Olympic time periods. The NHL and Olympic clocks both count down from 20 minutes to 0 per period: http://www.usatoday.com/media/cinematic/gallery/5278935/olympic-sports-explainers-in-pictures/
Sports: An earlier version of the "Triple Lutz - triple loop" graphic in the following picture gallery mischaracterized the direction of the skater's rotation: http://www.usatoday.com/media/cinematic/gallery/5278935/olympic-sports-explainers-in-pictures/
Sports: A baseball column on Feb. 17 identified the wrong site for Philadelphia Eagles fans throwing snowballs at a man in a Santa Claus suit. The 1968 game was played at Franklin Field.
News: A storm photo on the front page of the Feb. 13 issue should have been credited to Travis Long of The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C.
Money: A Feb. 14 profile of Comcast CEO Brian Roberts misstated Comcast's ownership of the Philadelphia 76ers. The company sold the team in 2011.
News: The source for a Feb. 12 1A Snapshot on the vehicles "attractive" men drive was incorrect. It is Insure.com.
News: A Feb. 12 news alert about January health care enrollments misstated the percentage growth in health-care enrollments through federal and state exchanges in January. The increase was about 50% over prior enrollments, bringing the current total to 3.3 million, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Money: A Media column Feb. 10 incorrectly named the person noted for the theory of creative destruction, whereby capitalism is always making way for the new. It was economist and political scientist Joseph Schumpeter.
Sports: An earlier version of the following online report misstated the number of NBA championships won by the San Antonio Spurs in the past 17 years. The team has four wins: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/spurs/2014/02/05/san-antonio-getting-healthy-danny-green-tiago-splitter-tony-parker-gregg-popovich/5235397/
News: An earlier version of the following online report misstated Catholics for Choice's position on premarital sex. The group has not issued a public opinion on the issue. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/02/05/vatican-united-nations-report-sex-abuse-abortion/5227903/
Life: A photo caption Feb.5 incorrectly listed the location for Nik Wallenda's "skywire" walk that aired on Discovery Channel last June. He crossed the Little Colorado River George outside Grand Canyon National Park.
News: A story Feb. 5 on Virginia's battle over same-sex marriage should not have included the state as part of the Deep South, which refers to Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina.
Money: A story Feb. 5 about watching the Olympics on your smartphone or tablet via NBC coverage misstated when you would be able to access certain event streams on demand. Most full-event replays and highlights will be available on demand immediately following their conclusion. However, full-event replays for some Olympic events will only be available around 3:30 p.m. ET, and highlights will not be available on demand until the event is shown to NBC's prime-time TV viewers.
Sports: Due to technical problems, the National Football League's Super Bowl ad "We" was not posted in the USA TODAY Ad Meter panel's voting hub and was not included in the ratings for the game ads. It can be viewed at admeter.usatoday.com.
Sports: A column on the Super Bowl in some Feb. 3 editions incorrectly categorized Malcolm Smith's interception return for a touchdown for the Seattle Seahawks. It was the fourth-longest pick-six in Super Bowl history.
News: An earlier version of the following online report should have made clear that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was joking when referencing Fox:http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/02/02/hillary-clinton-super-bowl-twitter/5171833/
News: A Massachusetts item in the Jan. 29 State-by-State reporter misstated the cost of a planned Foxwoods resort casino in Fall River. It would cost $750 million.
Money: The LG G Flex smartphone has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. A review in the Jan. 29 edition misstated the amount of RAM in the phone.
Opinion: A Jan. 22editorial on the Roe v. Wade anniversary should have made clear that a Texas law, which bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, provides an exemption if the fetus has lethal abnormalities.
News: A Jan. 27 Online Today item about new stamp prices did not make clear that the increase in Forever Stamps is not forever. Any Forever Stamps you already have can still be used, whatever you paid for them. The cost of a new Forever Stamp has increased to 49cents for the next two years.
News: The following On Politics story about State of the Union seating misstated the title of Rep. Sander Levin. He is the ranking member on Ways & Means: http://onpolitics.usatoday.com/2014/01/27/the-state-of-the-union-is-contentious/
News: In a Jan. 24 State-by-State item for Colorado, the distance between Ouray and Silverton was incorrectly reported by the Associated Press. It's about 25 miles.
News: The following On Politics post was updated to correct Sen. McConnell's leadership title: http://www.usatoday.com/story/onpolitics/2014/01/26/mcconnell-senate-primary-kentucky-bevin-2014/4912629/
News: Two numbers were reversed in a Jan. 23 story about the USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll because of incorrect information provided by Pew. In the survey, 51% said people got rich more because they had more advantages than others; 38% said it was more because they worked harder than others.
News: An earlier version of the following On Politics post misspelled the last name of Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards: hhttp://www.usatoday.com/story/onpolitics/2014/01/21/vitter-governor-lousiana/4717779/
News: The following online story was updated to clarify confusion between two sets of numbers in the report: http://ux-origin.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/01/20/davos-2014-oxfam-85-richest-people-half-world/4655337/
News: The dateline for the South Dakota State-by-State item Jan. 15 was incorrect. It should have been Sioux Falls.
News: Photo captions on the following online report have been updated to correct the spelling of Timothy Truong's name: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/13/vocabulary-schools-online-competition-education-students-teachers/4455087/
News: The following online Texas oil information graphic was changed to more accurately illustrate the recovery stage of hydraulic fracturing: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/15/texas-oil-boom-fracking/4481977/
Life: An item in a Jan. 15 Lifeline column mischaracterized Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney's upcoming Grammy appearance. The singers will perform separately, the Recording Academy confirms.
News: The first name of James Hughes, a Rutgers University dean, was incorrect in a story Jan. 15 about the American Dream development near the site of the Super Bowl on Feb. 2.
News: A story Jan. 14 on the nuclear agreement with Iran misstated where the agreement was signed. It was Geneva.
News: A previous version of the video accompanying the following online story included a clip credited to TRUTH that is not a part of the TRUTH campaign, according to Legacy Foundation spokesperson Patricia McLaughlin. The Legacy Foundation is the national public health organization that funds and directs the TRUTH campaign:http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/01/12/surgeon-general-anniversary-smoking-television-commercials/4395273/
News: An earlier version of the following online report misidentified the campaign spokesman for Thom Tillis. He is Jordan Shaw. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/01/13/obama-hagan-tillis-north-carolina-emergency-unemployment/4458969/
Money: A headline Jan. 13 mischaracterized the testimony of Frank DiPascali, a former chief financial aide to Bernard Madoff. DiPascali, who is a prosecution witness in the trial of five former Madoff employees, has testified that he is remorseful about his part in Madoff's investment fraud.
Money: A Jan. 13 story about the 2015 Ford F-150 incorrectly identified the material from which the frame is constructed. It is made from steel, using significant amounts of high-strength steel to cut the weight of the frame.
News: An earlier version of the following online report about GOP reaction to the N.J. bridge-traffic scandal involving Gov. Chris Chris Christie misstated which federal prosecutor was looking into the case. The U.S. attorney's office in New Jersey is conducting the preliminary inquiry: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/12/christie-scandal-reax/4442019/
Tech: An article in a Jan. 10 special section on the Consumer Electronic Show incorrectly stated the type of technology used in a set of headphones. The correct technology in the HiFiMan HE-560 headphones is planar magnetic.
News: An earlier version of the following online graphic about Al-Qaeda growth in the Middle East incorrectly labeled Iraq: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/01/07/al-qaeda-spread/4358845/
News: A story Jan. 8 about military pensions misstated how they are calculated. Years spent at military academies do not count toward time accumulated for pensions.
Money: A story Jan. 7 about community health centers starting for-profit insurance plans incorrectly described one Medicare plan operated by the nonprofit Care Oregon. That plan switched from for-profit to nonprofit status on Jan. 1. It was founded in part by community health centers, but has been independently owned since 1997.
News: Story highlights on an earlier version of the following online report misstated Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' status when a mentally ill man opened fire at a constituent forum in Tucson, Ariz. She survived the shooting: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/08/giffords-shooting-anniversary-tucson/4371639/"
@USA TODAY: The following weather map, shown on USA TODAY's Jan. 7 Twitter page, failed to credit Scott Bateman, of Disalmanac.com, for inspiring the idea: https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/420614581267206144
News: The online version of the following report misstated the title for Mark Goldstein, CEO and president of Entertainment Partners, a production management and payroll service company: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/14/obamacare-hollywood-film-contractors-freelancers-healthcare/3883689/
Life: The following online report about new Saturday Night Live member Sasheer Zamata mischaracterized quotes made by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to The Hollywood Reporter. The two made the comments when casting was going on, but before Zamata had landed the job: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2014/01/07/celebs-react-to-snl-casting-news-sasheer-zamata-tina-fey/4356833/
Money: Doctors and hospitals will see decreases in their Medicare reimbursements if they haven't joined the Meaningful Use program by 2015. A story Jan. 7 on electronic medical records misstated the type of reimbursements that would be reduced.
News: A story Jan. 6 on a cancer research gift misstated Harvard University's role. The gift from Ludwig Cancer Center will let Massachusetts Institute of Technology focus on the problem of cancer's spread, or metastases. Harvard University will focus on cancer drug effectiveness.
Life: A story Jan. 6 about the Palm Springs International Film Festival did not give the author's name. It was written by Bryan Alexander.
News: A story Jan. 2 on official residences for mayors misstated the first name of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Opinion: A Jan. 2 editorial on military pensions misstated the annual premium for a Tricare family health policy. It rose from $460 a year to $549 for 2014, the first increase since 1995.
Money: A chart on 2B Jan. 2 incorrectly said the Dow Jones industrial average's 26.5% gain last year was the best annual gain since 1996. it was the best since 1995.
Money: Liz Ann Sonders is chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab. A story Jan. 2 incorrectly stated her title.
Money: A quote-out on page 2B Jan. 2 ran the wrong picture for Ann Miletti of Wells Fargo Advantage Funds.
Money: A story Jan. 2 on automated portfolio services misstated the annual fee charged by management service, Betterment. The service charges 0.35% of portfolios valued below $10,000, 0.25% of portfolios valued between $10,000 and $100,000 and 0.15% of portfolios worth more than $100,000.
News: The State-by-State item for Virginia on Dec. 31 misstated the name of the Harry F. Byrd Visitor Center at Shenandoah National Park. The erroneous information was provided by the Associated Press.
Money: A Dec. 24 Reviewed.com article incorrectly stated that Japan was the first country in the world to broadcast television in color. Japan was third in the world, but the first in Asia.
News: UPS spokeswoman Natalie Godwin's last name was misspelled in a 1A story Dec. 26 about delayed holiday shipments.
Life: A review Dec. 24 incorrectly reported the date when the movie Lone Survivor opens nationwide. It expands Jan. 10.
Life: A story Dec. 18 incorrectly identified the Fleetwood Mac album that singles Rhiannon and Say You Love Me appear on. The songs are from Fleetwood Mac; a live version of Rhiannon in included on the deluxe reissue of Rumours.
Money: An example in a story on minimum distributions for your IRA when you turn 70.5, years was incorrect. The story should have said: Here's a working example: You're single and just turned 70.5 years in 2013, with $500,000 in your IRA. IRS gives you a divisor of 27.4 for your next egg -- meaning you must withdraw $18,248 in the calendar year, or just shy of 3.7%.
Money: A Dec. 4 story about Akamai Technologies' acquisition of Prolexic names Danny Lewin and Tom Leighton as co-founders. It did not include others who played a role at the company's start. Among them: Jonathan Seelig and Randall Kaplan, who are listed as founders in a Jan. 14, 1999 press release announcing Akamai's establishment. Akamai says Lewin and Leighton founded the company and Seeling and Kaplan were part of its founding team.
News: A story Dec. 19 about Sen. Max Baucus to be named ambassador to China misstated future plans of House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich. His tenure as chairman expires next year, but he has not announced his retirement.
Life: A photo of Leonardo DiCaprio at work with the World Wildlife Fund was incorrectly credited in the Dec. 19 issue. The photo was taken by the fund's Jan Vertefeuille.
News: A headline on a story Dec. 17 about vitamin research incorrectly attributed a statement that vitamins are "a waste." The statement was from an editorial accompanying the new research.
News: The name of Paula Otto, director of Virginia Lottery, was misspelled in a story Dec. 17 about the Mega Millions drawing.
Life: An obituary for actress Joan Fontaine that appeared in some Dec. 16 issues mischaracterized her family's Academy Award wins. Fontaine and sister Olivia de Havilland are the only siblings to win lead-acting Oscars.
Life: A story on Dec. 10 about NBC's Community misstated the date John Oliver returns to the show. He will reappear in the new season's third episode, airing Jan. 9.
News: Owen Ullmann's byline was misspelled in a column Dec. 10 about a strategy for getting Social Security benefits. He is Managing Editor of the News section of USA TODAY.
Money: Best Buy and Sprint offer free phone service for 12 months to students who purchase certain phones, with no contract required. A story Dec. 6 incorrectly stated a contract requirement.
Sports: The number of points Florida State earned from the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll was listed incorrectly in the BCS standings in Dec. 9 editions. FSU earned 1,550 points.
Sports: The score of an NCAA women's tournament quarterfinal soccer match between Virginia and Michigan was incorrect in Dec. 2 editions. Virginia won 2-1.
Money: The last name of Mikael Thygesen, chief marketing officer for Simon Property Group, was misspelled in a front-page story Dec. 2 about holiday shopping.
News: A story Nov. 6 about World War II veterans living in Texas misstated Elmer Hill's rank among living veterans. He is one of the oldest living WWII veterans.
News: A large photo of a bowl of ramen, which accompanied a story Nov. 29 on top Japanese restaurants serving lower-quality food, was included to illustrate Japanese cuisine but may have left a wrong impression on some readers. The food dish and ramen shop where the photo was taken had no connection to the scandal reported in the article.
News: The description of the Green Line between Israel and the West Bank was misstated in a story Nov. 29 about Israeli settler farms. It is the Israeli-Jordanian armistice line from the 1949 Arab-Israeli war.
News: A story Nov. 22 about California's health insurance exchange did not make clear that the rate of 10,000 people a day who had filled out applications referred only to the month of November. The rate was lower in October, when the exchange first opened.
Money: The Nov. 22 Investing column gave an incorrect example about deducting appreciated stock. You must hold your stock for at least a year before you can deduct its full market value.
Opinion: Because of an editing error, the Nov. 18 Opposing View on the Federal Reserve misstated the expansion of the Fed's balance sheet since the 2008 financial crisis. It is $3 trillion.
Sports: The TV ratings in Nov. 19 editions contained an incorrect comparison between the previous weekend's Georgia-Auburn football game and the Mississippi-LSU game in the same time slot on CBS last year. This year's ratings were up 46%.
Sports: A story in Nov. 18 editions about the Chicago Bears' overtime victory incorrectly identified their quarterback. He is Josh McCown.
Opinion: A Nov. 11 editorial on abuse of painkillers overstated the number of hydrocodone prescriptions. According to government estimates, 136.7 million prescriptions for hydrocodone were dispensed in 2011, making it the most prescribed drug in America.
Money: A Test Drive column Nov. 15 about the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu with the 2.5-liter engine misstated the vehicle's government highway mileage rating. It's 36 mpg.
News: An In Brief item Nov. 8 misstated the skills rated by the Nation's Report Card. They are math and reading.
Money: A Reviewed.com story Nov. 7 about LED light bulbs misstated the city where Cree, the company that makes the bulb, is based. It is in Durham, N.C.
News: In a Nov. 6 State-by-State item for New Mexico, news from Arizona was incorrectly included.
News: San Diego's election to replace former mayor Bob Filner will be Nov. 19. Some editions Nov. 6 gave the wrong date.
Opinion: A byline on a Nov. 6 column misspelled John D. Altenburg's surname.
Money: A story Oct. 5 misstated how much Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay in criminal fines and forfeitures as part of a $2.2 billion settlement with the federal government. The company will pay $484 million.
News: A story Nov. 1 about President Obama's judicial selections misstated Patricia Millett's rank among women who have appeared before the Supreme Court. She has argued the second-most cases.
News: An Oct. 14 story about declining teen driving misstated the year when the share of high school seniors who had a driver's license fell to 73%. It was 2010.
News: In an Oct. 31 State-by-State item from Maryland, news from Delaware was incorrectly included.
Money: An Oct. 30 Personal Tech column review of the new iPad Air should have listed the starting price of the Wi-Fi + Cellular model at $629. The article incorrectly listed the price.
Life: The caption for a photograph with an Oct. 30 TV on the Web column misidentified a runway model as Alexa Chung.
Money: An Oct. 18 article should have said the 2014 Toyota Corolla is manufactured at Blue Springs, Miss., and in Canada. The article incorrectly identified the manufacturing site.
News: A story Oct. 28 about President Kennedy and West Virginia misstated the day of the week Lee Harvey Oswald was shot. It was a Sunday.
Life: A year-end music preview Oct. 25 incorrectly characterized how Lady Gaga arrived at Interscope Records. The label picked her up as a songwriter after she met Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine.
Life: Worth Fighting For by Vi Keeland should have been ranked No. 23 on the Oct. 14 USA TODAY Best-Selling Books list. It was omitted due to a reporting error.
Life: A story Oct. 21 misreported the year that Fox's Bones premiered. It was 2005.
Life: A story Oct. 21 about bacteria in samples of breast milk bought online misstated the percentage of samples contaminated with streptococcus that were donated to a milk bank. Twenty percent were colonized with strep.
News: An Oct. 21 State-by-State item for New Mexico misstated the name of the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper. The Associated Press provided the information.
Sports: The First World in some editions Oct. 10 incorrectly described the circumstance Cleveland Browns running back Willis McGahee commented about concerning a possible game against his former team, the Denver Broncos. It should have said in the AFC playoffs.
Money: A story Oct. 8 about places to retire incorrectly referred to the population of the town Pocatello, Idaho. The population cited was for the Pocatello metro area.
Sports: A photo caption Oct. 9 incorrectly described high school football coach Bob Ladouceur. He is not in the running for the usatodayhss.com top coach contest.
Sports: An incorrect game summary from the Washington Redskins-Oakland Raiders game appeared in some Sept. 30 editions. The correct summary appears in the Oct. 1 issue, on page 9C.
Sports: A headline in some editions Sept. 25 misspelled the surname of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado in a story about his leg injury.
Sports: A photo caption in the Sept. 17 issue misidentified the coach from the Jacksonville Jaguars talking to defensive end Andre Branch. It was defensive line coach Todd Wash.
News: A story Sept. 17 on women running for mayor in big cities misstated the name of former Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon.
News: A Sept. 18 1A story about an IRS list of organizations screened for potential activity misstated the number of groups represented by the American Center for Law and Justice in a lawsuit against the IRS. The center represents 33 groups.
Life: A story Sept. 16 on improvements in child obesity mischaracterized numbers representing average percentile declines on body mass index growth charts. BMI percentile averages fell slightly between 2005 and 2009.
Life: The name of Malin Akerman, a star of upcoming ABC comedy Trophy Wife, was misspelled in a photo caption in the Sept. 13 fall TV preview.
Life: Cassandra Kulukundis is the producer of the film The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her. A story Sept. 11 about the Toronto International Film Festival was incorrect.
News: In a 1A Snapshot that ran Sept. 4, the bar chart should have reflected that as of August 2013 fewer U.S. cities use red-light cameras that did in 2012.
Money: The $38,000 Full-size Sedan Challenge in Sept. 9 editions misstated the model year the 2013 Hyundai Azera was redesigned. It was 2012.
Life: Feels Like Home, the album from Sheryl Crow to be released Sept. 10, was produced by Crow and Justin Niebank. Richard Bennett and Brad Paisley did not co-produce. Crow, who lives in Nashville, wrote many, but not all, of the songs, and she worked with a variety of collaborators. An item in the fall music preview Sept. 6 was incorrect.
News: An item from Sioux Falls in the Sept. 6 State-by-State roundup should have run under South Dakota.
Money: WPX Energy is a oil and natural gas exploration and production company. It was misidentified in a table that ran Aug. 22.
Sports: A USA TODAY Sports Images photo that ran on page 4C in the Aug. 23 edition was misidentified as being New York Yankee Ichiro Suzuki's 4,000th hit. The photo was from a different time in the at-bat.
Opinion: An Aug 23 editorial about sexual harassment misidentified Chai Feldblum. She is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission but is not its chairman.
News: A fatal crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines jet July 6 occurred at San Francisco International Airport. A story Aug. 23 about pilots and automated flight controls gave an incorrect name for the airport.
News: An item on the Aug. 22 front page incorrectly attributed a quote about Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow. The quote was from Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells.
Money: An Aug. 21 story about new TiVo DVRs misstated the number of shows the Roamio Plus ($399.99) records simultaneously. It records six shows and stores 150 hours of HD programming.
News: A headline on an Aug. 20 1A story about state health insurance exchanges should have made clear that consumer sign-ups are projected and no one will use one until Oct. 1.
Life: An incorrect photo was published Aug. 19 with a preview of rapper Juicy J's album Stay Trippy (out Aug. 27).
News: A note accompanying an Aug. 16 front page Snapshot graphic misstated how many homes a megawatt of solar energy can power for a year. The correct number is 164.
Life: The first country-Western song nominated for an Academy Award was The Ballard of High Noon from 1952's High Noon. A story Aug. 13 about Glen Campbell was incorrect.
Money: A Moneyline item Aug. 14 about competing offers to buy Steinway Musical Instruments misstated the size of the higher offer from an investment firm now identified as Paulson & Co. Its bid was $38 a share, or $477 million. Steinway announced Aug. 14 that Paulson will pay $40 a share in a deal worth $512 million.
News: A story in the Aug. 2-4 weekend edition about the sentencing of Ariel Castro for kidnapping three women in Cleveland misstated who spoke for two of the women. Sylvia Colon spoke for her cousin, Gina DeJesus. Beth Serrano spoke for her sister, Amanda Berry.
News: The state-by-state news item for Oregon on Aug. 14 was mistakenly placed under Washington. The items for South Dakota on Aug. 12 were mistakenly placed under Iowa.
Opinion: An Aug. 12 editorial on ObamaCare should have said most companies that offer health insurance to their employees had to begin including contraception coverage after Aug. 1, 2012, not Aug. 1, 2013.
Life: A story Aug. 9 on AMC's Breaking Bad misattributed a comment about the show's protagonist. Kristine Weatherson, an assistant professor of media studies and production at Temple University, said: "Flaws are compelling, and Walter is flawed to perfection. Uniquely unassuming, cancer-stricken, family-driven, middle-class Walter White looks uncannily like our next-door neighbor."
Life: Andrea and Brian Pinkney, authors of Martin & Mahalia, are the parents of a teenage son and daughter. That information was incorrect in a story Aug. 8.
News: In a story Aug. 8 about insurance coverage for brain scans to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease, a quote was incomplete. Steven Pearson of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review at the Massachusetts General Hospital said, "The evidence in favor of beneficial effects of this test is among the weakest I have ever seen come before the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee."
News: A story Aug. 5 about shark sightings misstated when the movie Jaws was released. It was 1975.
News: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provided incorrect information for a story Aug. 2 on the state-by-state page about a swim beach closed because of geese. The swim beach at the corps park on Norfolk Lake in Arkansas was closed over safety concerns involving a nearby marina, although geese are also a problem there, according to the corps.
Video: An Aug. 7 USA NOW video incorrectly stated details about the Obamas' vacation in Martha's Vineyard, from Aug. 10-18. The Obamas will stay in a 5,000-square-foot, four-bedroom house valued at $7.6 million, just a short distance off South Road, in Martha's Vineyard.
Opinion: A national movement to raise the low wages of fast food workers to $15 an hour is not rooted solely in an effort to boost the federal minimum wage, contrary to an assertion in an Aug. 5 Forum column. Strikers are also pursuing state and local legislation and unionization.
Life: A story Aug. 5 about the Brian Wilson/Jeff Beck tour incorrectly characterized Don Was' involvement in Wilson's upcoming film. Was is a musician on the album; Wilson is producing.
Sports: A 2C photo that accompanied a story about Los Angeles Dodgers head athletics trainer Sue Falsone in the July 30 edition misidentified the woman shown. The person was Nancy Patterson, a Dodgers assistant athletic trainer.
Life: A story July 29 on children who have multiple sclerosis gave the wrong name of the hospital where Victoria Esselman was treated. She was treated at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.
Money: A story July 29 about spray-on bedliner plastic for pickups incorrectly referred to the measure of thickness of paint. It is in mils.
Life: The Poisoned Pilgrim by Oliver Potzsch is No. 4 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list, and Inferno by Dan Brown is No. 5. The top five list was incorrect in a July 24 Life USA Snapshot.
News: A July 22 page 2A appreciation of Helen Thomas misstated her history-making role at the White House Correspondents Association. She was the first female president of the group, which has previously admitted women as members.
Money: A 1B story July 23 about home sales misspelled the last name of David Zugheri, executive vice president of Envoy Mortgage.
Video: A USA NOW video for July 18 misstated the source of a mobile dating survey. It was conducted by ChristianMingle.com and Jdate.com. The video has been taken down from our site.
News: A story July 12 about the discovery of a "blue planet" orbiting a distant start misstated its distance from Earth. It is 372 trillion miles away. (So you might want to rethink your travel plans.)
News: Due to an editing error, the news for Arkansas was listed under Oklahoma in the July 15 State-by-State report.
News: A story on the George Zimmerman trial in some July 12 editions gave the incorrect date for the shooting of Trayvon Martin. It happened Feb. 26, 2012. A July 15 column gave an incorrect height for Trayvon. The autopsy report lists him at 5-foot-11.
Life: A story July 12 on family camps had an incorrect name for syndicated newspaper columnist April Masini.
News: The headline on a health care law story on 2A July 11 misstated how much both sides are likely to spend on ads about the law by 2015. The correct amount is $1 billion.
Life: A July 10 Listen Up review of Preservation Hall Jazz Band's album That's It! was attributed to the incorrect critic. The review was written by Brian Mansfield.
Money: Test Drive on July 5 should have said that all 2014 Acura MDX models have a selectable driving mode feature, but adjustable suspension no longer is offered.
Opinion: A July 1 editorial on efforts to ban abortions starting 20 weeks after fertilization should have stated that the measure being considered in Texas would allow an exemption for "severe fetal abnormalities" that are "incompatible with life outside the womb." Laws in Georgia and Louisiana have similar exemptions. Laws in nine other states, and a bill passed by the U.S. House, do not.
News: A June 17 story on Iranian President-elect Hasan Rawhani misstated his previous position. He was a negotiator over Iran's nuclear program.
Money: A story June 25 incorrectly cited the amount of money for mortgage relief programs in the Independent Foreclosure Review settlement. It is $5.7 billion.
Money: Men's Wearhouse's founder and former executive chairman was misidentified in Moneyline June 25. His name is George Zimmer.
News: The name of Blenko Glass was misspelled in the West Virginia state-by-state report in June 21 editions.
Money: Exchange traded fund assets total nearly $1.5 trillion, according to XTF.com. A story June 21 was incorrect.
News: A story June 18 on the Battle of Gettysburg battle incorrectly listed the unit for U.S. Col. Joshua Chamberlain. He commanded the 20th Maine.
Life: An item June 20 had the incorrect finale air date for NBC's The Voice. It is 9 p.m. ET/PT, June 21..
Life: Only Colton Swon of the Swon Brothers was once in American Idol's top 48. A story June 20 was incorrect.
News: The states of Arizona and New Mexico were mislabeled on a 3A map showing the route of the One Run for Boston relay in some editions June 14.
News: A June 11 front-page photo of Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods should have made clear it was taken in May.
News: A story June 7 about D-Day veteran Hal Miller misidentified who tweeted about his visit to Washington. The tweets were sent by a companion on his behalf.
Life: Stephen King's September novel is called Doctor Sleep. The title was incorrect in the June 3 paper.
Money: A story about mobile net growth in the June 5 issue should have said that projected U.S. spending on video games will rise to $18.2 billion in 2017.
News: The New Mexico item in State-By-State on June 4 misidentified David Coss. He is the mayor of Santa Fe.
Money: A 1B chart showing worst-performing bond funds in May, published June 3, was incorrect. The correct version appears in the June 5 issue of the newspaper on page 2B.
News: The caption on the June 3 front-page photo of storm chaser Tim Samaras, who was killed by a tornado in Oklahoma on May 31, should have made clear that it was taken in South Dakota in 2003. Also, the photographer's name was incorrect. The photo was taken by Carsten Peter.
News: A 1A graphic on beef prices May 31 misstated the average price for a pound of ground beef in 2003. It was $2.19.
Life: Because of a technical error, 14 books were omitted from USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list published on May 30, 10 books were omitted from the list published on May 23, and one book was omitted from the list published May 16. The corrected lists have been published at booklist.usatoday.com
News: The identifications of two men in a photo on page 3A were reversed in the May 30 issue. Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero was on the left. Robert Edsel, of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, was on the right.
News: A story May 29 on immigration misstated the years comparing the demographics of Hispanic populations in Republican and Democratic congressional districts. The change was between 2010 and 2012.
Life: A story May 17 about the PBS Mel Brooks documentary Make a Noise incorrectly identified the filmmaker. His name is Robert Trachtenberg.
News: A May 13 1A story on John McAfee misidentified the author of the book Of Time and The River. It was written by Thomas Wolfe.
Opinion: A May 7 Forum column by Jonah Goldberg misspelled the first name of Emily's List President Stephanie Schriock. Also, in listing the few presidents who won a third presidential election in a row for their political party, he should have included Republican Herbert Hoover in 1928.
Money: A story May 1 on Apple's corporate bond offering gave the incorrect amount the company plans to pay investors through the end of 2015 in the form of dividends and by buying back stock. It totals $100 billion.
Money: A story April 18 about banks misidentified banking analyst Mike Mayo's employer. His firm is CLSA.
News: Republican Sen. John Boozman represents Arkansas. His state was listed incorrectly in a gun control voting chart on 1A April 18.
Money: Honda says it plans to sell the Accord plug-in hybrid only in California and New York, not nationwide. A story April 12 was incorrect.
Money: A photo caption April 10 misidentified the maker of a smartwatch. It is the "I'm watch" from imsmart.
Money: The caption on a photo April 10 with a story about the popularity of the Ford Focus overstated how many Focuses have been built. It should have said that the Focus pictured was the 350 millionth Ford produced.
Life: A story April 9 about Halle Berry's pregnancy misstated the affiliation of physician Ranit Mishori. She is at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
News: A story March 28 about distracted driving mischaracterized the results of an AT&T survey of commuters. In the survey, 98% said they know that texting or emailing while driving is unsafe, and 49% admitted texting while behind the wheel.
Sports: A headline on 3C in March 27 editions misspelled the name of new Baltimore Raven Elvis Dumervil.
News: The president and CEO of Save the Children was misidentified in a story March 22 about the Syrian civil war. Carolyn Miles holds the position.
Money: A headline March 26 misidentified the company that proposes to bridge a looming gap in weather data. It is PlanetIQ.
News: An article March 22 about the upcoming congressional agenda mischaracterized a House Republican comp-time bill. It would increase comp time flexibility for private-sector, not government, workers.
News: Brian Brown of the National Organization or Marriage is the father of eight children. An article March 22 about gay-marriage opponents provided the wrong number of his children.
News: A story on Palestinians in the West Bank on March 20 should have made clear that the number of Palestinians who work in Israel annually exceeds 30,000, and the number who receive medical treatment in Israeli hospitals surpassed 200,000 in 2012, according to Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Money: A photograph of Sears Hometown and Outlet CEO Bruce Johnson was misidentified as Sears Holdings CEO Edward Lampert in a March 22 Moneyline item.
News: Joel Silver produced the short film Max. A story about old post office buildings in some editions March 21 incorrectly credited him with producing a different movie.
News: Philip Jenkins' book is The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity. The title was incorrect in a story about Pope Francis in some editions March 21.
Money: A March 11 story on promising Canadian tech companies should have named Sierra Wireless as the company that delivers a variety of hardware and software for the so-called Internet-of-things.
News: A story March 14 incorrectly described a lung surgery Pope Francis had when he was young. The Vatican said March 14 that the operation removed part of one lung.
Sports: A 1C story March 13 discussed the time frame during which teams with five or fewer losses were left out of the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament. Coastal Carolina in 2011 is the only team with five or fewer losses not admitted since the field expanded to 68 teams.
Sports: In a column on Page 3C March 12, Michigan' seeding in the Big Ten Conference men's basketball tournament was incorrect. Michigan is seeded fifth.
Sports: The Olympics in which Team USA player Brandon Phillips served as a batboy was incorrect in March 11 editions. He was a batboy in the 1996 Games.
Life:Wild author Cheryl Strayed hiked the Pacific Crest Trail. The name of the trail was incorrect in the Book Buzz column March 7.
Sports: A TV sports column published on page 3C March 11 misidentified the college where ESPN/CBS college basketball analyst Bill Raftery coached before becoming a broadcaster. It was Seton Hall.
News: The South by Southwest Interactive festival is taking place in Austin. The location was misstated in the USA Now column in some March 8 editions.
News: A symposium about Harriet Tubman at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, N.Y., will take place Nov. 8-9. The dates were incorrect in a March 8 story about Tubman's legacy.
News:The amount of time spent by adults on a mobile device in 2012 should have been depicted as 82 minutes in a graphic that ran March 7.
Sports: The number of world championships won by boxer Bernard Hopkins was incorrect in March 7 editions. He won six titles.
Sports: A story in March 5 editions on college men's basketball teams ineligible for the NCAA tournament because of academics included an incorrect school. Jacksonville State is the team that is ineligible for the tournament.
Sports: Cliff Drysdale's career singles and doubles titles were listed incorrectly in March 5 editions. Drysdale had 35 singles titles and 24 doubles titles during his career.
News: A February 27 story on the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's killing mischaracterized what Florida prosecutors have said about the circumstances of the teenager's death. Prosecutors say Trayvon was "profiled" by George Zimmerman, but they have not specified how he was profiled.
Sports: The score of the Penn State men's basketball game against No. 4 Michigan was incorrect in the Feb. 28 edition. Penn State beat Michigan 84-78.
Money: A story Feb. 19 about auto repossessions misstated the direction of the change in consumers who were at least 60 days late on their car payments in the fourth quarter vs. a year earlier. The number rose 3.5%.
News: A Feb. 20 cover story about the Voting Rights Act misspelled the name of Leroy Clemons, organizer for the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, in some editions.
News: A story Feb. 13 should have identified the former Society of Automotive Engineers by its current name, SAE International, and said that of its estimated 28,000 members working in automotive fields only 1,500 - or 5% - are women.
News: A story Feb. 12 on who might be elected pope gave incorrect ages for two cardinals. Leonardo Sandri is 69. Angelo Scola is 71.
News: The location of the Missouri House of Representatives was incorrect in a state-by-state item in some editions Feb. 11. It is in Jefferson City.
News: An article Feb. 7 about a Bulgarian government report implicating Hezbollah in a bus bombing misstated Brian Jenkins' background. He is a former captain in the U.S. Army Special Forces and a terrorism expert. He is now senior adviser to the president of RAND Corp.
News: A Feb 8 state-by-state item for North Carolina gave the incorrect cost for bricks from Grimes Mill. It is $100 a pallet.
Money: A chart Feb. 4 should have said that from Oct. 9, 2007, through Feb. 1, 2013, ExxonMobil stock fell 2.8%; DuPont fell 3.0%; and Verizon fell 2.3%.
Money: A story Feb. 4 should have said Activision's upcoming Skylanders game will come with two new SWAP Force characters and one figure that does not separate. And, currently, additional figures are sold separately starting at $10.
Money: The score listed for the Taco Bell ad in USA TODAY Ad Meter on Feb. 4 was incorrect. It was 6.55, placing it in the No. 11 spot behind Audi's prom-goer commercial.
Life: A story Feb. 4 misstated the height of the giant robots in the movie Pacific Rim. They are 25 stories tall.
Life: Because of technical problems, the titles Wait for Me by Elizabeth Naughton, Someone to Love by Abbi Glines, The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorensen, the box set Tall, Dark and Deadly by Lisa Renee Jones and Collide by Gail McHugh were not included in the top 50 of USA TODAY Best-Selling Books list Jan. 31. The titles are ranked at No. 11, 19, 23, 30 and 32 respectively. All titles' ranks are adjusted to reflect the change. Please visit books.usatoday.com/list/index for an updated best-seller list.
Money: A USA TODAY cover story published Jan. 30 misstated how former Research In Motion co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis left that role. They voluntarily stepped down.
News: An online story about Sen. John Kerry's role as President Obama's new secretary of state misstated how many women have led the U.S. State Department. Hillary Rodham Clinton was the third female secretary of state.
Sports: The Big West, Ohio Valley, Pac-12 and Patriot men's basketball standings were omitted in some editions Jan. 29. Those conference standings can be found on page 9C.
News: A Jan. 30 cover story about teens and tragedy misstated the toll of the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. Six were killed, 13 injured.
Sports: Caleb Moore was misidentified in a photo on 2C in Jan. 28 editions. He and his brother Colten were injured during the Winter X Games Jan. 24.
News: A Jan. 25 1A story about states seeking new tax revenue for roads misidentified the name of an engineering group that says the USA is dramatically under-spending on infrastructure. The group is the American Society of Civil Engineers.
News: A Jan. 22 cover story about President Obama's inauguration gave the wrong hometown for one of the attendees quoted. Rusty Areias is from Sacramento.
Money: An example in John Waggoner's Investing column Jan. 18 miscalculated the number of Apple shares that $6,000 would purchase at $600 a share. It would be 10 shares.
News: Veterans advocate Garry Augustine's organization was misidentified in a story Jan. 16 about the increase in disability payments to veterans. He is with Disabled American Veterans.
News: A story Jan. 14 about Saudi Arabian college students in the USA misstated the number of 9/11 hijackers who entered the country with a student visa. Several had trained at U.S. flight, but only one entered the country using a student visa.
News: A Jan. 8 State-by-State item Jan. 10 misidentified the Florida city that repealed an ordinance banning saggy pants. It is Cocoa.
News :A Jan. 8 State-by-State item about the shooting death of Police Chief Ralph Painter had an incorrect dateline. It should have been Rainier, Ore.
News: The photographer credited for the Jan. 9 weather photo was incorrect. It was Kevin Swisher.
News: In some Jan. 10 editions, the 1A story on possible changes in mail delivery gave the incorrect cost of a first-class stamp. It is 45 cents. Also, the cost of a pilot project to track highway mail routes with global positioning technology was incorrect in all editions. It was $1.6 million.
Life: A story Jan. 8 on a Broadway fundraiser for Newtown incorrectly identified Van Dean, instead of Michael Unger, as the father of two children.
Life: In a story Jan. 9 about Netflix, the name of Cowen & Co. analyst John Blackledge was misspelled.
News: A story Jan. 8 about the July 20 mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., misstated Caleb Medley's condition. He was wounded but survived.
News: A Dec. 27 cover story on unsafe medical injections gave an incorrect time frame for the advent of the disposable syringe. It came into use in the mid-1950s.
News: A caption on Page 2A Dec. 28 incorrectly identified the late Sen. George McGovern in some editions.
News: A photo accompanying a 1A story Dec. 28 about Mexicans growing mariquana in U.S. national forests misidentified the agency where Mike Evans works. He is with the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Division.
News: In the Dec. 28 "Passages" package, the item on the late Levon Helm omitted The Weight in a list of studio recordings in which the member of The Band both drummed and sang lead.
Money: In some editions Dec. 27, the car in a photograph on 1B should have been identified as a Kia Optima.
News: The image of a Maya calendar on the Dec. 21 front page (and which has been displayed in numerous other places in the media) was incorrect. What was shown was actually an Aztec symbol. The Aztec calendar runs to 2027, so we all still have time.
Sports: In a story Dec. 21 about Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's attempt to break Eric Dickerson's rushing record, Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown was quoted as saying Dickerson's record was "fake." To clarify, Brown was speaking in general terms that one cannot compare seasons of different lengths and that "too many records are fake records." You have too many records that have no meaning whatsoever. And so therefore they diminish the conversation about record."
Sports:The wrong photo was used in Dec. 20 editions of Huntsville, Ala., offensive lineman Grant Hill with the American Family Insurance All-USA team. A correct photo was published on Dec. 20.
News: A caption with a photo Dec. 18 of Sen. Daniel Inouye and Sen. Joe Montoya, D-N.M., misstated Montoya's first name.
Money: Pearson does not have a mandatory retirement age for its executives or directors. A column Dec. 17 said otherwise.
News: A story Dec. 13 about the Hubble Space Telescope's latest findings incorrectly reported the affiliation of astrophysicist Richard Ellis. He is with the California Institute of Technology.
Sports:The date for CBS' first boxing coverage was incorrectly listed in Dec. 12 editions. The correct date is Dec. 15.
Sports:The season that the Dallas Mavericks won the NBA championship was misstated in Dec. 6 editions. It was 2010-11.
Money: A story and photo caption Dec. 7 about the USA TODAY car-shopping roundtable should have said that Jared Rowe is the president of Kelley Blue Book.
Money: A Dec. 6 story should have said that total Call of Duty franchise revenue has surpassed the current worldwide box office receipts for 2012's top 10 films combined.
Money: A story Nov. 28 on e-readers didn't list the correct current price for the Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight. It now costs $119.
News: An Across the USA states item Nov. 9 incorrectly identified the political party of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. He is a Republican.
News: A story Nov. 8 about Sen.-elect Angus King mischaracterized the Maine independent's position on abortion. He supports abortion rights.
News: A story Nov. 9 on the sentencing for convicted killer Jared Loughner included incorrect information on who spoke at the proceeding. The fiancee of Gabe Zimmerman did not attend.
News: In some editions Nov. 14, a graphic about the scandal surrounding former CIA director David Petraeus misstated the first name of Scott Broadwell, the husband of Petraeus' biographer, Paula Broadwell.
Life: A story Nov. 12 on The Voice finalists had an incorrect age and hometown for a contestant. Dez Duron, 22, is from Shreveport, La.
News: Due to an editing error, some West Coast Nov. 16-18 editions contained the wrong date.
Sports: The Super 25 boys basketball rankings in Nov. 15 editions misstated the school Shabazz Muhammad played for last season. He played for Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas).
Money: The Test Drive review of the 2013 Ford Focus on Nov. 1 should have said the navigation is included in the top trim level.
Sports: The Division II coaches poll ranking for the Minnesota State-Mankato football team was incorrect in Oct. 31 editions. The school is No. 6.
Money: A review of the Apple iPad Mini on Oct. 31 should have said the device' speakers are stereo, not mono.
Life: The merger of Random House and Penguin publishers headed off a bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to buy Penguin for $1.6 billion. The name of the publisher Murdoch wanted to buy was incorrect in a story Oct. 30.
Sports: An Oct. 23 story on postseason performance helping potential free agents misstated the playoff series in which Carlos Beltran excelled. It was the 2006 National League Championship Series.
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