Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse.
In a story Sept. 29 about the shooting of a deer in Washington, D.C., The Associated Press erroneously described the animal that was shot. The animal was a white-tailed deer; it was not an Imperial Stag, which refers to a red deer.
Once a month in the summer, a small parking lot on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's campus transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offerings. Tables overflow with antique radio equipment, some of it a century old. Visitors can buy a telescope that's the size of a cannon. One man has hauled in a NASA space capsule he owns.