Teenage suspect sought in triple stabbing in Midtown Manhattan
NEW YORK A 16-year-old boy stabbed three other teens near their high school in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday and then fled, New York City police said.
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama found a report confirming a coverup of long wait times at veterans' care facilities "extremely troubling," the White House said on Wednesday, noting the Veterans Affairs department must take immediate steps to reach out to people who are waiting for care.
"The president found the findings extremely troubling," White House spokeswoman Jessica Santillo said, noting Obama was briefed on the inspector general's report by his chief of staff, Denis McDonough.
(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Peter Cooney)
Vermont's governor on Wednesday halted, at least temporarily, efforts to become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but offered to work with state legislators to resolve what he cited as the bill's shortcomings.
PITTSBURGH The Pennsylvania jury that will decide comedian Bill Cosby's fate at his upcoming sexual assault trial was nearly complete on Wednesday, a day after defense lawyers claimed prosecutors were trying to exclude black people from the panel.