• United States Feb 25

    Why You Should Adopt a Shelter Animal

    Thinking about taking home a new furry friend? Here’s why you should head to a local animal shelter to adopt during Clear the Shelters on August 19.

  • Attorney Feb 25

    ‘A Way to Help': In Connecticut, Abused Animals Get a Legal Voice in Court

    Many states have victim’s advocates or child advocates, people in the judicial system who represent those affected by crime or abuse. Now, one state has created legal advocates for abused animals, an experiment being watched nationwide for signs of success. There are eight approved volunteer advocates across Connecticut — seven lawyers and a University of Connecticut law professor, working with...

  • Associated Press Feb 25

    ‘Her Bark Always Gave Hope': Mexican Rescue Dog Frida Retires

    After participating in 53 rescue operations, saving a dozen lives and finding 41 bodies in disaster zones, Frida, the beloved yellow Labrador retriever from Mexico’s Navy unit, retires. The Mexican navy celebrated the contributions of their canine fellow honoring her in a ceremony on Monday. “Her bark always gave hope, and in moments of pain and uncertainty she brought relief,”...

  • director Feb 24

    Runaway Piglet Rescued by Friar in Mission District Heads to New Home in Sonoma

    A piglet that ran wildly among cars and brought traffic to a halt in the Mission District last has traded in city life for the country.

  • Associated Press Feb 20

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    After participating in 53 rescue operations, saving a dozen lives and finding 41 bodies in disaster zones, Frida, the beloved yellow Labrador retriever from Mexico’s Navy unit, retires. The Mexican navy celebrated the contributions of their canine fellow honoring her in a ceremony on Monday. “Her bark always gave hope, and in moments of pain and uncertainty she brought relief,”...

  • director Feb 20

    FDA Investigates Link Between Some Pet Foods, Canine Heart Disease

    The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachael Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets...

  • Attorney Dec 13, 2019

    ‘Law & Order' Director Jason Alexander Charged With Child Pornography: Police

    “Law & Order” director Jason “Jace” Alexander has been arrested on child pornography charges, according to police.

  • director Nov 26, 2019

    Second Fairfax Accuser Is Intensely Private Maryland Mom

    The Maryland woman who has accused Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of raping her while they were students at Duke University in 2000 is a single mother who values her privacy, worked for several years as a school fundraiser and had a sometimes-turbulent personal life.

  • director Nov 26, 2019

    Alabama Officials Address Deadly Tornado

    Lee County Sheriff Jay Johnson and Chris Darden of the National Weather Service address the media after a tornado swept through the region over the weekend, leaving at least 23 dead and dozens more unaccounted for.

  • Donald Trump Nov 25, 2019

    Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Washington Post

    President Donald Trump responded to accusations of Russian collusion in two separate bombshell reports from the New York Times and the Washington Post. Trump denied that he fired former FBI Director James Comey to advance Russian interests and a Post report that he hid conversations he had with Vladimir Putin.

  • California Nov 25, 2019

    Avalanche Buries Unknown Number of People in NM

    Ski Patrol and first responders are working to rescue an unknown number of skiers buried in an avalanche at Taos Ski Resort in New Mexico

  • Donald Trump Nov 23, 2019

    DOJ Report: FBI Lawyer Suspected of Altering Russia Probe Document

    President Donald Trump on Friday touted news reports that a former FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser in 2016. The Associated Press has confirmed reports by CNN and The Washington Post that the finding is part of a Justice Department inspector general investigation into the FBI’s probe of ties...

  • Donald Trump Nov 20, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump Tries to Distance Himself From Sondland

    President Donald Trump sought to defend against accusations that he pushed Ukraine’s president for a political “favor” by making a dubious claim that he had little involvement with the U.S. ambassador testifying in House impeachment hearings. Trump distanced himself Wednesday from Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union who had direct conversations with the president and other top...

  • Donald Trump Nov 20, 2019

    ‘I Don't Know Him Very Well': Trump Responds to Sondland Testimony

    President Donald Trump responded to Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s testimony during the second week of impeachment hearings, telling reporters he doesn’t “know him very well,” and claiming that Sondland was a late supporter of his.

  • Donald Trump Nov 18, 2019

    Pelosi Invites Trump to Testify in Impeachment Hearings

    Eight witnesses are expected to testify over three days as public impeachment hearings continue in Washington, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi extending an invitation to President Donald Trump to join.

  • Donald Trump Nov 18, 2019

    Democrats Invite Trump to Testify as New Witnesses Prepare

    Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly. Pushing back against accusations from the president that the process has been stacked against him, Pelosi said Trump is welcome to appear or answer questions in writing, if...

  • NBC News Nov 17, 2019

    Here's Why It Feels So Good to Watch Those Hallmark Holiday Movies

    Even the most die-hard Hallmark holiday movie fans will admit that the acting is over-the-top, the plotlines are unrealistic (as in someone’s hiding the fact that they’re royalty) and the endings are predictable (happily ever after, naturally). So, why can’t we seem to get enough (to the point where Hallmark is pumping out 24 new movies this year to feed...

  • director Nov 15, 2019

    Historic Flooding Highlights Venice's Vulnerability

    The historic lagoon city of Venice exists on the edge of a double threat: As it sinks, the seas rise. That reality became more stark this week when Venice was hit with its worst flood in over 50 years, caused by a nearly 1.9 meter (6-foot) tide that sent waist-high water flowing through St. Mark’s Square, cast the city’s world-famous...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2019

    Do Trump Tweets Cross Legal Line for Obstruction of Justice?

    President Donald Trump’s tweet on Wednesday calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Russia investigation raises difficult questions about whether Trump’s frequent use of Twitter might be used to build a case of obstruction of justice against him. The latest round of presidential tweets bashing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation fueled criticism that Trump is illegally interfering with...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2019

    US Presses European Countries to Take Islamic State Fighters

    European and other members of the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group must take back and prosecute their nationals detained in Iraq and Syria to help keep ISIS from regaining territory, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday. Pompeo told foreign ministers and senior officials from some 30 coalition members that it’s imperative that they hold thousands of detained...

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