• NHL suspends Sabres defenseman Ristolainen 3 games

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL has suspended Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen for three games following his blindside hit that led to Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel sustaining a concussion.

  • NHL to hold hearing on Sabres’ Ristolainen’s hit on Guentzel

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL is considering further disciplinary action against Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen for his blindside hit that led to Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel suffering a concussion.

  • Rusty patched bumblebee first of species called endangered

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The rusty patched bumblebee on Tuesday became the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S., overcoming objections from some business interests and a last-minute delay ordered by the Trump administration.

  • To aid ferrets, vaccine treats planned for prairie dogs

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Feeding peanut butter kibbles to millions of prairie dogs — by flinging the treats from four-wheelers and dropping them from drones — could be the next big thing to help a spunky little weasel that almost went extinct.