In the Nov. 19 " Moneybox," Daniel Gross misspelled the name of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. He also misspelled the name of the city of Chongqing.
In the Nov. 17 "Prescriptions," Timothy Noah misspelled the name of Len Nichols' co-author on the paper that first proposed a "level playing field" version of the public option. It's John M. Bertko, not Berko.
In a Nov. 17 update to a Nov. 16 "Prescriptions," Timothy Noah stated that Richard S. Foster, chief actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, made an estimate on the Medicare drug benefit's 10-year cost that turned out to be too low. The estimate turned out to be (according to current projections) too high by 37 percent.
In a Nov. 16 "Technology" article, a quote about the sales numbers for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 incorrectly used the word environment rather than entertainment. This error was introduced at the editing stage.
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