FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows novel coronavirus particles, also known as the MERS virus, colorized in yellow. On Saturday, May 17, 2014 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus, but the man has not needed medical treatment. (AP Photo/NIAID - RML, File)

Health officials retrack report of MERS spreading

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Wednesday said they were wrong in reporting that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spre…

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2008 file photo, poet Maya Angelou is shown in Washington. (AP File Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Photos: Maya Angelou over the years

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and th…

FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, author Maya Angelou socializes during a garden party at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. (AP File Photo/Nell Redmond)

Poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Maya Angelou, a cultural pioneer, died Wednesday morning at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C.