Great Lakes cleanup to continue 5 years under legislation

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program will continue an additional five years under newly enacted legislation that funds water projects around the nation.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio inmate loses appeal to block second try at execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the appeal by a condemned Ohio killer whose 2009 execution was called off after two hours during which he cried in pain while receiving 18 needle sticks.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press