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For the Record

Nuclear weapons: In the Aug. 10 Section A, an article about the challenges of a successful nuclear strike misstated the date the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was Aug. 6, 1945, not Aug. 9. Also, the article said the first full-scale demonstration of a thermonuclear weapon created a blast equal to 19 megatons of TNT. The blast was equal to 10 megatons.

Kenya election: In the Aug. 10 Section A, an article about Kenya’s presidential election misstated when the opposition candidate said hackers had manipulated data in the election commission’s computer system. He made the accusation on Aug. 9, not Aug. 8.

Emmy nominees: In the Aug. 10 Envelope section, the Gold Standard column omitted “Ray Donovan” star Liev Schreiber from the list of lead drama actor Emmy nominees.

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