{FD} Authorities: Boy shoots 11-year-old in face

Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has been shot in the face with a handgun by another boy inside a Massachusetts home.

{FD} Memorial held for Gen. John Vessey, ex-Joint Chiefs chairman

Hundreds of mourners have gathered for a service honoring former Army Gen. John Vessey, a Minnesota native who became chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Ronald Reagan.

{FD} Hurricane warning downgraded for Hawaii’s Big Island

Forecasters on Wednesday downgraded a previously issued warning for Hawaii’s Big Island, saying Hurricane Madeline would likely weaken to a tropical storm as it passes to the south of the island.

{FD} FBI seeks public’s help in Indiana girl’s 2005 killing

Haunted by the 2005 slaying of an Indiana schoolgirl, whose decapitated and dismembered body was found by boaters in a river near Chicago, federal and local officials appealed for the public’s help Wednesday in solving the crime.

{FD} UN body says Sioux must have say in pipeline project

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe must have a say with regard to a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members, representatives of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said Wednesday.

{FD} An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Compliance

Leaders in any capacity have a responsibility to maintain compliance, not only with industry and company standards, but with state and federal regulations as well.

{FD} 5 people killed in midair plane crash, Alaska troopers say

Alaska State Troopers say all five people aboard two small planes died in a midair collision in the western part of the state.

{FD} UN test ban head: Israel should ratify treaty within 5 years

The head of the United Nations nuclear test ban treaty organization says it should take at most five years for Israel to ratify the treaty — and he thinks Iran will also ratify but the timing is uncertain.

{FD} Hurricane Madeline weakens as it nears Hawaii’s Big Island

Merchants boarded up shop windows Wednesday along Hilo Bay, and shoppers snatched supplies of food and water from grocery store shelves as what could be the first hurricane to hit Hawaii in a quarter-century neared the island.

{FD} The Latest: Man who allegedly kidnapped wife now brain dead

The Latest on a man hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after the wife he allegedly kidnapped was found dead in a barn (all times local): 6:50 p.m.

{FD} Brazil’s ousted and incoming leaders go from allies to foes

For years, President Dilma Rousseff and Vice President Michel Temer had a political partnership of convenience.

{FD} 10 Social Media Posts That Deserve a Place in Your Content Calendar

These easy-to-customize structures can help you drive up engagement and attract a community of avid brand users.

{FD} Police look into whether sun glare was factor in New York City kayak crash

Authorities are looking into whether sun glare was a factor in an accident in which a ferry departing a pier slammed into a group of kayakers, critically injuring one and knocking some into the Hudson River.

{FD} Woman gets 18 months after feticide conviction overturned

An Indiana woman whose feticide conviction for a self-induced abortion was overturned has been re-sentenced to 18 months in prison.

{FD} Let There (Not) Be Light! How Technology Can Help You Get Better Sleep

Did you ever consider that the hue of the light your electronic device emits is what’s keeping you up at night?

{FD} How to Keep Your Culture Intact When You Expand to Another City

Replicating your headquarters’ desirable vibe means, first and foremost, hiring great people who will help you stay cool.

{FD} Police: Turtle set afire on live video stream, 1 arrest made

Alabama police say they’ve arrested a teenager who allegedly set fire to a live turtle during a live video stream on social media.

{FD} Elderly woman accused in poisoning case granted bail

An elderly Pennsylvania woman convicted of poisoning her son’s girlfriend with antifreeze, leaving her near death, has been granted bail following a judge’s decision to throw out the convictions.

{FD} Kansas teen found guilty of killing mom, sister in fire

A 17-year-old Kansas boy has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree for setting a fire that killed his mother and sister.

{FD} 4 Tips for Success From a Multi-Millionaire Serial Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys talks to serial entrepreneur Kenny Ditcher about his track record building and selling one successful business after another.