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NEW YORK (AP) — Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog. Cheered loudly all around the ring by a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden, Rumor was picked as best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night. Rumor became just the second German shepherd...
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by the Obama administration has been taken into custody in the Seattle area in what could be the first case of its kind in the country. Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, was...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In keeping with tradition, dozens of couples have obtained marriage licenses in Las Vegas this Valentine's Day. The Clark County Marriage License Bureau reported issuing more than 110 marriage licenses by Tuesday afternoon. Its main office in downtown Las Vegas...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago toddler was shot and killed on Tuesday in what police suspect was a "gang hit" on a man in a vehicle with her, just a few days after two young girls were shot in the head. It marked the latest spasm of violence in a city struggling to contain such...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan ordered a Flint hospital Tuesday to immediately comply with federal recommendations that were issued due to its association with a deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreak, saying the hospital's water system is unsanitary and a possible source of...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials waited more than five months to alert dozens of domestic violence programs that their funding had been eliminated, an omission that has forced layoffs and other cuts at some facilities, according to interviews and documents reviewed by...
CHICAGO (AP) — States are moving forward with new initiatives to help workers save for retirement, even as the Republican-led Congress tries to block rules making it easier for them to do so. Studies show a sharp divide in retirement savings between those who have employer-...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Musicians Lada Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jessica Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities condemning a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. Britney Spears and late-night host Jimmy Kimmel also signed a letter...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Catholic hospital denies that it unfairly discriminated against a transgender man who sued after the hospital refused to allow a surgeon to remove the man's uterus as part of his sex transition. Saint Joseph's Healthcare System said that a court ruling in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Mayer's "Dark Money" and Zachary Roth's "The Great Suppression" are among several works about...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Mayer's "Dark Money" and Zachary Roth's "The Great Suppression" are among several works about...
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers have agreed to new rules aimed at preventing multinational...
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 years old on Tuesday, described his wife...
LONDON (AP) — A British couple who want their relationship recognized in law without the "patriarchal baggage" of...
GENEVA (AP) — A United Nations report says the trial in Libya of over three dozen people including Moammar Gadhafi...