WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has a new prosthetic leg that will allow her to wear her favorite high heels. Heather Abbott of Newport showed off the […]
(AP) – Cost of amputating a leg? At least $20,000. Cost of an artificial leg? More than $50,000 for the most high-tech models. Cost of an amputee’s rehab? Often tens of thousands of dollars more. These are just a fraction of the medical expenses victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will face.
(AP) — It was an offer President Barack Obama couldn’t refuse. “You’re welcome to try this out if you like,” the Oakland Park, Fla., high school student said. With that, a president who often laments a lifestyle that denies him the pleasure of driving eagerly hopped on.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius says he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. Click to listen to an interview with a reporter in South Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing says he looks forward to driving and swimming with his new arms. WATCH a video of his press conference.
CHICAGO (AP) — The metal on Zac Vawter bionic leg gleamed as he climbed 103 floors of Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a mind-controlled prosthetic limb. […]