What's Wrong with this Sentence?

From the AP:

Investigators have questioned a young woman they suspect gave birth to a fetus found in a restroom on a Continental Airlines plane after it landed in Houston, police said Monday.
Here's a hint:

  1. The unborn young of a viviparous vertebrate having a basic structural resemblance to the adult animal.
  2. In humans, the unborn young from the end of the eighth week after conception to the moment of birth, as distinguished from the earlier embryo.
Emphasis mine.

You cannot give birth to a fetus. You can miscarry a fetus, and you can give birth to a child, but the word "fetus" refers to the unborn young.

There actually is a difference between a fetus and a child, AP folks. It's probably even in your own style guide. Just a friendly reminder.

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