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NEW YORK (AP) — A high-energy Hungarian herding dog is the latest new breed headed to the Westminster Kennel Club and many other U.S. dog shows. The American Kennel Club is announcing Wednesday that it is recognizing the pumi, the 190th breed to join the roster of the nation's...
PUEBLO OF ACOMA, N.M. (AP) — A decision to pull a tribal ceremonial shield off the auction block in Paris amid protests from the U.S. has been hailed by tribes and their advocates as they await final word on whether the item will be returned to the Pueblo of Acoma. The shield...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge gave himself until Thursday to decide the fate of an officer in whose van the neck of a young black arrestee was somehow broken. It could take much longer to repair the tense and uneasy relationship between Baltimore's prosecutors and police, now that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts to rescue sick worker from U.S. science station at South Pole (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. Federal officials say a rescue plane has landed at the South Pole to evacuate a sick worker from a remote U.S. science station. The small plane made...
The rooftop panels and churning turbines of booming solar and wind energy are helping make U.S. nuclear power plants, with all the safety fears and rising costs they bring, obsolete, some experts say. So much so that California's largest utility and environmental groups struck a...
DENVER (AP) — Legal marijuana is giving Colorado a stinky conundrum. Visitors can buy the drug, but they can't use it in public. Or in a rental car. Or in most hotel rooms. The result is something marijuana advocates and opponents feared — people toking up on sidewalks, in city...
NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo, Elsa and other costumed characters are getting boxed in at Times Square. New rules went into effect Tuesday that restrict street performers to designated painted rectangles on the pedestrian plaza. The boundaries apply to anyone who is performing a service...
LONDON, Ohio (AP) — More than two dozen investigators are focused on solving the slayings of eight relatives who were found shot in southern Ohio two months ago, officials overseeing the top-priority investigation said Tuesday. In terms of the manpower and resources devoted to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are beginning a study of up to 10,000 pregnant women in Puerto Rico, Brazil and other Zika-hit parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, to better understand the virus' threat. The U.S. National Institutes of Health announced the study Tuesday,...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police have arrested two men for reportedly throwing eggs and shouting racial slurs at...
MIAMI (AP) — Law enforcement officials immediately suspected terrorism and adjusted their staging areas due to...
TROY, Ill. (AP) — A police dog that spent more than six years on the job at a Metro East police department has...
MAHOMET, Ill. (AP) — Planners behind an effort to turn an old rail right-of-way into a trail between Urbana and...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 29-year-old man charged in the death of a Kansas City, Kansas, police detective has...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The PGA Tour says the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for next month has been canceled because...