Associated Press

Correction: School Security-Illinois story
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- In a story April 19 about an Illinois bill concerning school resource officers, The Associated Press misstated the name of a poverty advocacy group. It is the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, not the Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law. The AP also misspelled the name of one the center's employees. Her name is Michelle Mbekeani-Wiley, not Michelle Mbekani-Wiley....

Correction: Four Dead-Fire story
LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) -- In a story April 19 about a deadly Missouri fire, The Associated Press relying on information from fire officials misspelled one of the victims' names. The 8-year-old boy killed is Cason Otto, not Carson....

Correction: Israel at 70 story
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In a story on April 18 and April 19 about Israel's 70th independence day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Israel's founding document described the country as a "light unto the nations." While the biblical phrase has been widely used by leaders, it does not appear in the Declaration of Independence....

Correction: Obit-Mellon story
In a story April 17 about the death of Matthew Mellon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mellon had died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico. Police have confirmed that Mellon died in a Cancun hotel room prior to checking into the rehab facility....

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) -- In a story April 18 based on an interview with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was Asia's longest-serving political leader when he retired. He was one of the region's longest-serving leaders, but not the longest....

Correction: Great Lakes-Coolant Spill-The Latest story
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) -- In a story April 17 about a leak of insulation fluid from electric cables in the channel that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the fluid contained benzene. The fluid contained a benzene compound, which is different from benzene....

Correction: Missouri Governor-Charity-Timeline story
In an April 17 timeline about the investigation of a charity founded by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of Sen. Claire McCaskill....

Correction: Venezuela-Chevron Employees Arrested story
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- In a story sent April 17 about the arrest of two Chevron employees in Venezuela, The Associated Press misstated the title of a former executive who traveled to Caracas last year to meet with President Nicolas Maduro. Ali Moshiri was president of Chevron's operation in Africa and Latin America, not the company's CEO....

Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story
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Correction: Sexual Misconduct-Doctors story
In a story sent April 16 about sexual misconduct by doctors, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a health services researcher with nonprofit advocacy organization Public Citizen. Her name is Azza AbuDagga, not Azza Abbudagga....