No bones about it: Dog mayor plans to run for president

BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — She might be a bit shaggy, but Lucy Lou wants to run for president — and she comes with political experience.

The border collie has served as mayor of Rabbit Hash, an unincorporated...

Swaziland's government says official crash death toll is 13

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Swaziland's government says 13 people died in a road accident taking young women to the annual Reed Dance festival.

A statement released by the government spokesman on Monday said 13...

Moldova: separatist leader to wed his foreign minister

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — The leader of a pro-Russian separatist republic has announced that his foreign minister is resigning to take up another position: she'll become his wife.

Leader of Trans-Dniester,...

Rape trial set to begin for ex-Colts linebacker Josh McNary

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary, who is accused in the rape of a woman in December, is scheduled to begin Monday.

McNary is charged with rape, criminal...

Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

HELSINKI (AP) — As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a remote Arctic...

Kansas judge ejects white supremacist from court

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A judge has ejected a white supremacist from a Kansas courtroom after the man objected to jury instructions in his murder trial, saying he doesn't respect the process.

Frazier Glenn Miller...

Police: Dad cleaning handgun shoots daughter, 9, in stomach

IRA, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a man cleaning his handgun at a campsite accidentally shot his 9-year-old daughter in the stomach, sending her to the intensive care unit.

The shooting happened Sunday...

A racial gap in kidney transplants closes but work remains

CHICAGO (AP) — A racial gap in kidney transplants appears to have closed. That's according to an analysis of data on nearly 200,000 end-stage kidney disease patients.

The study shows the transplant rate for...