Man sets fire to ballot box in Boston, destroying 35 ballots

Boston police are looking for a man who set fire to a ballot box this weekend. There were 122 ballots inside. Police say that 87 were still legible. Voters who are worried their ballots might have been destroyed can go online to confirm whether their vote was recorded.

Man dies from eating bags of black licorice

Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man’s heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesday.