Opponents of Arizona's sweeping new school voucher law took a step toward blocking it until voters can weigh in, after officials determined that 97 percent of the signatures collected by a grassroots group passed an initial certification.
Louisiana's flood recovery board has agreed to Gov. John Bel Edwards' plan to widen eligibility for a homeowner aid program to include those whose flood insurance proceeds didn't cover their rebuilding costs.
Sierra Leone's president has joined with families in paying final respects to victims of this week's mudslides and flooding in the capital, while the government is warning residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack opened.
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died in an ambulance helicopter crash has been thrown out by a judge who said the case must go through California's workers' compensation death benefits program.
While those of us with average incomes might take the canoe out on the weekends, rich people leave port in luxury yachts. And while some of us spend time snuggling our Labrador retrievers, others pay visits to their countryside stables.