Mayim Bialik: Don't forget the vegans this July 4th

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fourth of July often means hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on an open fire, but Mayim Bialik is pleading with all those grill masters out there to not ignore their vegan guests...

Indonesian who took dog into mosque faces blasphemy case

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian woman who doctors say should receive psychiatric treatment has been named a suspect in a blasphemy case after taking a dog into a mosque. A vi...

ESPN takes a gulp of competitive eater Kobayashi in new film

NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies, pizza, hot dogs, even cow brains. If it can be eaten, chances are Takeru Kobayashi holds the world record for eating it. The 41-year-old competitive eater h...

'American positivity': Baseball popular with British fans

LONDON (AP) — America's national pastime made a positive impression on British fans the first time they got to see the game up close and personal on British soil. That may have been ...

Beagles sniff out snails in luggage at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA (AP) — Two dogs, part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's "beagle brigade," sniffed out two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Atlanta's airport from Nigeri...

The Latest: Utah man arrested in death of missing student

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Utah college student's disappearance (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Authorities are filing murder and ki...

Police: 1 person in custody in missing Utah student case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — One person was taken into custody Friday in the case of a Utah college student who disappeared 11 days ago, police said. Officials did not immediately provide f...

London Calling: Yanks, Red Sox promote MLB's Euro arrival

LONDON (AP) — An array of retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers conducted a youth clinic. Workers put final touches on new clubhouses, batting cages and bullpens. No ducks on the pond...

The Latest: 'Person of interest' in missing woman case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the case of a university student who went missing in Utah on June 17 (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Utah police say they have spok...

Utah house searched in case of missing university student

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police have completed their search of a Salt Lake City house as part of their effort to find a missing University of Utah student. Neighbors said authorities co...

Farewell party to be held for sniffer dog in Taiwan's Penghu

A police dog renowned for its ability to detect even the faintest smell of drugs is retiring at the end of June on Taiwan's outlying island of Penghu and the Penghu County Police Bureau (PCPB) is ...

UK: Police visit incident dogs Johnson's leadership campaign

LONDON (AP) — The leading contender to become Britain's next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his London home after a reported quarrel with his girlfriend. ...

The Latest: Scamp the Tramp wins California Ugly Dog Contest

The Latest on the Ugly Dog Contest in California (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scamp the Tramp's looks have made him a winner — but it wasn't a beauty contest. ...

No criminal charges in dog mauling death of 14-year-old boy

DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have concluded their investigation into the dog mauling death of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy without bringing criminal charges. The Bristol dist...

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in...