|Maine man's ashes launched into space
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine mother who's using social media to have her son's ashes scattered all over the world has sent him on his greatest journey yet: to space.
Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man appeared in a suburban Detroit courtroom Thursday, where a judge set her bond at $1 million...
New Mexico wants renowned artist's home recognized
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The larger-than-life works of public art created by sculptor Luis Jimenez are on display in cities across the United States. He's credited with helping transform the definition of public art and open the door for other Mexican-American artists...
Haitians' lawyer to NY judge: Ignore UN immunity
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Haitians seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a deadly cholera outbreak have asked a New York judge to ignore the U.N.'s immunity and let their lawsuit proceed...
Plea deal in FAMU case is off the table
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A plea deal that was contemplated by one of the four defendants facing trial next week for the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major is off the table.