HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas jury that convicted a Houston woman of fatally stabbing her Swedish-born boyfriend with the 5 1/2 -inch (14 centimeter) stiletto heel of her shoe is set to hear more testimony before deciding on a sentence.
NEW YORK (AP) — From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000 miles away, on a vacation at Disney World. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder.
BOSTON (AP) — After taking heat from some of its own over a decision to grant an honorary degree to an advocate for Muslim women who has made comments critical of Islam, Brandeis University withdrew the honor Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, has been in office nearly 100 days, a time marked by political hardball over pre-kindergarten, second-guessing over snowplows and an unfortunate attempt to eat pizza with a knife and fork.