A little more than one year after New York legalized medical marijuana, the health department selected five organizations to grow and sell the product throughout the state Friday.
A sailboard ran aground near a public park in northeastern Massachusetts on Friday afternoon. Inside was a dead body.
Flooding also killed up to 17 people in Vietnam, and a landslide in Nepal, triggered by torrential rains, killed 36.
Nine people were shot at a house party in New York City early Sunday; the motive of the attack remains unclear.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to give President Barack Obama fast-track authority on a trade accord eagerly sought by the president.