In a story yesterday about an inquiry into CORE Philly, it was incorrectly stated that Raymond Jones is chairman of the nonprofit Educational Advancement Alliance. Jones chaired that group for three years until early 2007, when he stepped down because he was running for City Council.

A photo caption with a story yesterday on a Russian beauty pageant misstated the location of the stage. It was in front of St. Basil's Cathedral on the edge of Red Square.