Military dog hurt in al-Baghdadi raid is K-9 combat veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Central Command has provided some more information about the military working dog that was injured in the raid on the compound of the leader of the Islamic State gro...

Order to 'stick to sports' has Deadspin site in open revolt

NEW YORK (AP) — A dispute between management and staff members over the focus of Deadspin is playing out on the popular sports and culture web site for all of its readers to see. Sto...

AP-NORC poll: Halloween plans, from candy to costumed pets

CHICAGO (AP) — The good news for kids this Halloween: They'll likely come home with a bigger pile of candy than of healthy snacks while out trick-or-treating. Americans have a wide v...

Wildfire forces LeBron James, Arnold Schwarzenegger to flee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire swept through the star-studded hills of Los Angeles on Monday, destroying several large homes and forcing LeBron James and thousands of others to flee. Meanwhile, a blaze...

Vermont remembers farmer who refused to sell for interstate

ASCUTNEY, Vt. (AP) — A symbol of progress overtaking the state's agricultural past — a tree that once shaded a farm now largely buried beneath Interstate 91 — is dying and must be cut down. ...

The tip, the raid, the reveal: The takedown of al-Baghdadi

WASHINGTON (AP) — The helicopters flew low and fast into the night, ferrying U.S. special forces to a compound where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding in Syria. Half a world away, P...

The Latest: Dogs sniff through clubhouses as precaution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Washington pitcher Stephen Strasburg could tell it was a big game by the poo...

Hong Kong rally targets police conduct, use of dogs

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kongers are set to rally over concerns about police conduct in monthslong pro-democracy demonstrations, including exposing police dogs to tear gas during chaotic confrontations w...

Having a catch: Astros, Nats kids crash World Series warmups

WASHINGTON (AP) — After Robinson Chirinos yanked a line drive off the foul pole in left field to give the Houston Astros a 4-1 lead in Game 3 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals, he h...

Firefighters race to control blazes before winds roar back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Howling winds that fueled destructive wildfires across California began to die down Friday, but residents in the northern part of the state braced for another round of power outages...

Service organization commissions statue of Bush's dog

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A program that trains and places service dogs with disabled military veterans has commissioned a statue of the late George H.W. Bush's service dog for the 41st president'...

Investigators: Outlaw biker gang growing at alarming rate

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A violent biker gang that is involved in illegal drug trafficking and considers women to be "below dogs" is growing in New Jersey at an alarming rate, state investigators said Wed...

Ex-Tennessee Gov. Bredesen introduces renewable energy firm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new business venture by former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen takes on global warming by helping companies fund solar panels in communities with dirty-power electric grids. ...

226 dogs and cats in Central Taiwan looking for new homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 226 dogs and cats are looking for new homes after a raid on an illegal breeding farm in Central Taiwan’s Yunlin County, reports said Friday (October 18). ...

Allen, McCaffrey and defense have led Panthers resurgence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Truth be told, the Panthers could probably do without a bye this week. Coach Ron Rivera's team is playing its best football since 2015, when it went 15-1 in th...