NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — A spokesman for the head of Niger's National Assembly told reporters that assailants had opened fire on the leader's residence overnight in an apparent assassination attempt. Assembly President Hama Amadou is away on a business trip and no one was hurt during the attack.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fire officials say three children have died and five other people have been injured in a duplex fire in Minneapolis.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire attorney general's office has decided to forego a retrial for now in the case of a man accused of setting a 1989 fire that killed a family of four.
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A 16-year-old student who set himself on fire at a suburban Denver high school nearly two weeks ago has died, police said.