• Tyka Nelson, center, the sister of Prince, is escorted by unidentified people as she leaves the Carver County Courthouse Monday, May 2, 2016, in Chaska, Minn. where a judge confirmed the appointment of a special administrator to oversee the settlement of Prince's estate. The pop  singer died on April 21 at the age of 57. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Judge confirms administrator for Prince’s estate

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Five of Prince’s six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn’t known to have left a will.

  • Vice President Joe Biden meets with U.S. diplomatic and military personnel serving in Iraq, Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. (AP Photo/Josh Lederman)

    Biden arrives in Iraq to try to help settle political crisis

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden pressed Iraq on Thursday not to let its crippling political crisis upend hard-fought gains against the Islamic State group as he returned to the country that’s come to symbolize America’s relentless struggles in the Middle East.

  • A mourner and fan touches the star for Prince on a wall at First Avenue where the singer often performed, Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Minneapolis. The pop superstar died Thursday at the age of 57. (Jim Gehrz /Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

    Prince’s estate to be temporarily managed by trust company

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge appointed a corporate trust company on Wednesday to temporarily oversee Prince’s multimillion-dollar estate, saying the emergency appointment was necessary because the superstar musician doesn’t appear to have a will and immediate decisions must be made about his business interests.

  • Hot-potato corruption case assigned to Albuquerque judge

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican district court judge from Albuquerque has been appointed to oversee criminal proceedings against former Sen. Phil Griego after nine Santa Fe-based judges stepped aside or were excused.