USDA cracks down on Internet pet sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet with new regulations that w…

Big student debt in unexpected places

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t let the big price tags nix an application to Harvard or Yale. The average student receiving financial aid on those c…

NAACP launching search for new leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next president of the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights group needs to be energetic, charismatic and willing to…

France to float UN council resolution on Syria

PARIS (AP) — France’s top diplomat is trumpeting Western pressure for leading to a “turnaround” in Russia’s position about chemical weapons …

Trial starts for Kenya deputy president Ruto

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The trial of Kenya’s deputy president has opened at the International Criminal court on charges of orchestrati…