A Jan. 5 "Recycled" incorrectly stated that a federal rather than a state appeals court reversed Andrea Yates' convictions. Also the term "matricide," which refers to killing of mothers, not killing by mothers, was misused.
In the Jan. 1 "Today's Papers" column, Andrew Riceoriginally stated that a U.N. official called the United States' initial tsunami relief efforts "stingy." In fact, the official said that, in general, the world's richest countries are tightfisted about giving international aid.
In "The Year in Culture," published Dec. 30, 2004, Jim Holt mistakenly referred to Arielle Dombasle as having played the title role in Erich Rohmer's Pauline at the Beach. Dombasle played Marion, not Pauline.