More stories by Rod Hissong

3 children among victims in New York City house fire

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said witnesses saw someone tumble from a two-story window as smoke billowed. The person, a roughly 46-year-old man, fell onto a porch roof and then a lawn and survived, he said.

France’s next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union.

Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted the inmates stays of execution on Saturday, but she rejected their arguments that too little time between executions violated their constitutional rights. Arkansas originally planned to execute eight inmates between Monday and April 27.