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Correction: Strip Mall-Arson story
BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) -- In a story Oct. 29 about a suspected arson fire in a Pennsylvania strip mall, The Associated Press reported erroneously the relationship of the suspect to the store where the fire took place. Police say suspect Johnathan Szabo was a customer of the Dollar General store, not an employee....

Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health story
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) -- In a story Oct. 29 about Superstorm Sandy victims experiencing mental health issues, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an organization helping with disaster distress response. The organization is the Visiting Nurse Service, not the Visiting Nurse System....

Correction: Vietnam-US-Human Rights story
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- In a story Oct. 26 about Vietnam's human rights situation, The Associated Press used an incorrect word in a quote by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski. He had said "demonstrable," not "multiple." The story also dropped two words, "what" and "is," in a subsequent quote....

Correction: Colon Cancer Test story
In a story Oct. 26 about Cologuard, a new DNA test for colon cancer screening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the test was approved in September and was not yet available nationwide. The test was approved in August and has been available through the Cologuard website and private practice physicians for people willing to pay for it themselves, not just starting Monday at the Mayo Clinic with Medicare reimbursement....

Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a story Oct. 24 about the death of a U.S. service member in the fight against the Islamic State group, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the soldier who died in a noncombat-related incident was the first death in the military operation. A Marine who ejected from a plane over the Persian Gulf earlier in October and was presumed lost at sea was the first death, although that soldier isn't on the Defense Department's public list of deaths because the official paperwork hasn't been completed....

Correction: Earns-McDonald's story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In an Oct. 21 story about McDonald's third-quarter earnings results, The Associated Press reported that a TV station in China showed one of the company's suppliers repackaging expired meat. The story should have said the station showed the supplier repackaging meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed by the government or the supplier....

Clarification: Turkey-Islamic State-Istanbul story
ISTANBUL (AP) -- In a story Oct. 17, The Associated Press reported that the owner of a bookstore in Istanbul that sells pins bearing the emblem of the Islamic State group said jihadists should not be classified as terrorists. The story should have specified that Osman Akyildiz said he does not support the Islamic State militants' campaign of beheadings....

Correction: Air Bag Recall-Glance story
In a glance box Oct. 20 about an auto industry air bag recall, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 133,221 older General Motors cars were included in the recall, based on a statement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency later revised its list to show that only about 10,000 GM cars are part of the recall, including the Pontiac Vibe and Saab 9-2X....

Correction: Christie-Income Taxes story
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- In a story Oct. 17 about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's tax returns, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by his office, reported erroneously on the nature of his wife's employment. Mary Pat Christie works full-time, not part-time....

Correction: Pennsylvania Employees-Porn story
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In a story Oct. 20 about the suspension of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery, The Associated Press attributed a statement to an attorney for McCaffery, Dion Rassias. The statement was distributed by Frank Keel, who said Tuesday he wrongly attributed the comments to Rassias due to miscommunication. Keel, who described himself as an unofficial media adviser to the court, said the statement was from him....