• How to capture a runaway NY bull? Bring in the cowboys

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is there a cowboy in the house?

  • APNewsBreak: Therapy, husband lead musher back to Iditarod

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One of dog mushing’s leading figures has suffered panic attacks and undergone therapy in the year since she was stalked by a drunken snowmobile driver on an isolated stretch of the Iditarod race across Alaska.

  • $9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers.

  • Fishermen at odds over impact of Trump executive order

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them — and lawmakers and regulators aren’t sure what the answer is.

  • Follow that horse: German police track manure to culprit

    BERLIN (AP) — Police in Bavaria say they were able to track down a man responsible for a hit-and-run by following the hoof prints and manure left behind by the horse pulling his carriage.

  • From restaurants to reefs: recycling discarded oyster shells

    ON LAKE ATHANASIO, La. (AP) — If you slurp oysters from the half-shell in New Orleans, you may be doing more than satisfying a culinary craving: You could be helping to construct reefs that environmental groups hope will save a bit of Louisiana’s coastline.

  • Circus lionized for cutting animal acts will bring them back

    BOSTON (AP) — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes.