NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Heather Abbott says One Fund Boston — the charity set up in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings — helped her reclaim a degree of normalcy after losing part of her left leg.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a story Dec. 14 related to a Rolling Stone article about a rape on the University of Virginia's campus, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the magazine had retracted the article. The magazine issued a statement in which they noted discrepancies in the piece and apologized.
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture.
A flurry of loud bangs erupted early Tuesday as a swarm of heavily armed police stormed a downtown Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people hostage for more than 16 hours.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Court officials canceled a two-day pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Monday at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a U.S. Army spokesman said. The hearing, intended to examine allegations the FBI tried to infiltrate legal defense teams, according to a docket on a Pentagon website. It would have been the first such proceeding since a U.S. Senate report on CIA torture was released last week. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...