• Dog owner acquitted of keeping vicious animals

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman whose three dogs attacked and killed a Maltese mix has been acquitted of keeping vicious animals, but was convicted on other charges for not having her boxer and two pit bulls licensed or properly vaccinated for rabies.

  • In this Nov. 23, 2015, photo, a pair of bear hunters walk up the road towards the sign marking a game commission's deer hunter focus area at Pennsylvania state game lands 74 in Fisher, Pa. The Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes the more than 30 of these areas across the state will draw more hunters to spots where they’re likely to see more deer when rifle season opens Monday (Nov. 29). Meanwhile, game commission foresters are hoping hunters will kill enough deer to safeguard the rebounding forest vegetation meant to attract deer to the focus areas in the first place. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Deer here: Game commission to steer hunters to prime spots

    FISHER, Pa. (AP) — Yo, hunters! Deer here.

  • San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9) is pressured by Phoenix Suns defenders Jon Leuer (30) and Mirza Teletovic (35) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 98-84. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Spurs’ Parker names cubs at Texas zoo for self, wife, son

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs star Tony Parker had a walk on the wild side this week and has named three African lion cubs at the San Antonio Zoo after his wife, their son and himself.

  • In this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 photo, Cuban migrants line up for breakfast given to them by an evangelical church, outside of the border control building in Penas Blancas, Costa Rica, on the border with Nicaragua. Thousands of Cuban migrants have been able to make the trip to the U.S. thanks to a constant flow of information between migrants starting the journey and those who have just completed it. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US

    PENAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica (AP) — As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.

  • In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 file photo, an elderly man tosses fallen gingko leaves into the air in a park in Beijing. China's capital has been hit with unusually cool and wet weather in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

    AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

    In images from across Asia last week, Nepalis lit candles for the victims of Paris attacks, U.S. President Barack Obama visited Asia to meet with regional leaders and a darling panda cub made her public debut at a Malaysian zoo.

  • New Mexico Game Commission delays decision on wolf permit

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The State Game Commission has decided to delay a decision on an appeal that would allow endangered Mexican gray wolves to be kept at Ted Turner’s ranch in southern New Mexico.