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Correction: Australia-Obit-Great Escape story
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- In a story Aug. 28 about a World War II Australian pilot who took part in a mass escape from a German prison camp, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the three prisoners who successfully made it home was Danish. He was, in fact, Dutch....

Correction: Financial Markets-Herd Mentality story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund....

Correction: Great Escape anniversary story
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- In a story from March 25, 2014, about a 1944 escape of Allied airmen from a Nazi prisoner camp, The Associated Press erroneously reported the nationality of one of the survivors. He was Dutch, not Danish....

Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story
PARIS (AP) -- In a story Aug. 24 about terrorist attacks, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the percentage of attacks for which extremist groups have claimed responsibility. Extremist groups have claimed responsibility for only 35 percent of attacks that can be attributed to them, not 65 percent....

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

Clarification: Teen Swimmer-20 Miles story
SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) -- In a story Aug. 25, The Associated Press reported that teenager Charlotte Samuels was the first person to swim a course of just over 20 miles through what's known as the New York Bight. The story should have included background about Patricia Sener, who swam 17 miles through the New York Bight in July....

Correction: Katrina-The Water City story
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a story Aug. 25 about a new urban water plan for the city of New Orleans, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a chief architect of the plan. He is David Waggonner, not Waggoner....

Correction: Reality Show-Helicopter Crash story
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- In a story Aug. 23 about the crash of a helicopter being used to film a reality TV show, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Houston Chronicle, erroneously reported the show's name and the age of an injured passenger. The show is "Hunt Wicked Close Television," not "A Haunting," and passenger Wayne Bomstad was listed as age 71, not 77....

Correction: Immigrant Birth Certificates story
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- In an Aug. 21 story about immigrant families who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children, The Associated Press reported erroneously that immigration authorities have been stopped and questioned by immigration officials about their children's immigration status. The story should have said immigrant parents have been stopped and questioned by immigration officials about their children's immigration status....

Correction: Spying TVs-California story
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- In a story Aug. 20 about legislation to warn consumers about recording TVs, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Samsung changed its policy on recording conversations. The company changed its manuals to reflect that its smart TVs do not record or store conversations. AP also erroneously reported that Samsung supports the legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, AB1116. The company has not taken a public position on the bill....