John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at age 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

Court upholds death sentence of condemned Ohio killer of 11

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction and death sentence of a Cleveland man who killed 11 women and hid the remains in and around his home.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press