Corrections & Clarifications 2022
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The following corrections & clarifications have been published on stories produced by USA TODAY's newsroom:
News: An earlier version of this story misquoted President Joe Biden's comment on Ukraine. Biden said he believes that Putin will "move in" on Ukraine. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/01/19/biden-press-conference-live-updates/6565007001/
News: An earlier version of this story misstated the rank of a former New Orleans Police Department member who is now on death row. He was a police officer. https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2021/12/30/price-cops-pay-exposing-misconduct-louisiana/8846473002/
News: An earlier version of this story misrepresented a percentage. The U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline saw a nearly 20% increase in the number of victims and survivors directly contacting the hotline from 2018 to 2019. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/01/11/national-slavery-human-trafficking-prevention-month-what-to-know/9111171002/
News: A section of this story describing the different commemorations of Epiphany for the Western and Eastern churches was incorrectly attributed. The explanation should have been attributed to the Jan. 4 Newsweek article entitled, "When Is Epiphany 2022? Definition and Origin of the Christian Festival." https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/01/06/three-kings-day-holiday-second-christmas/9107753002/
Opinion: This A7 column on Jan. 10 misstated an Oscar category. Hattie McDaniel won the Oscar for best supporting actress. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2022/01/09/sidney-poitier-actor-civil-rights/9148902002/
News: An earlier version of this story misspelled the name of Kathryn K. O’Neill, a co-author of a Williams Institute report on food insufficiency among transgender adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/12/29/transgender-adults-food-insecurity-covid/9024774002/
Tech: A previous version of this story misstated the distance the Webb telescope will travel. https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2022/01/01/james-webb-telescope-its-way-talking-tech-podcast/9066873002/