In an article Sunday about Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s plan to adopt a dog, the names of Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the United States, and ABC's George Stephanopoulos were misspelled.

A package of photographs that appeared in some editions Sunday of a Christmas event for special-needs children at Immanuel Baptist Church in Maple Shade mischaracterized the volunteers at the event. They were special-education teachers and community members.

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