Author: Associated Press

North Dakota Gov. Burgum pardons 16 low-level pot offenders

AP- North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum says he has pardoned 16 people convicted of low-level marijuana crimes. It's the first wave in what could be thousands of pardons under a new policy the first-term Republican said allows former offenders to…

4 dead in house fire in northeastern Wisconsin

OCONTO, Wis. (AP)- A house fire in northeastern Wisconsin has killed four people. Firefighters were called to the house in Oconto just before 3 a.m. Friday. Emergency crews arrived to find the house engulfed in flames. Crews were not able…

Body of Armenia's ex-security chief found shot in the head

(AP)- Armenian authorities say the former chief of the nation's top security agency has been found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Armenia's Investigative Committee said the body of 38-year-old Georgi Kutoian was discovered Friday in an apartment…