The term originated in southern Europe, when back in ancient days, observers along the Mediterranean Sea used to follow Sirius, which is the brightest star in the nighttime sky and part of the constellation known as Canis Major, or "The Big Dog," when translated to English.
A backpacker visiting from South America is locked in federal detention after reportedly over-extending his stay by 30 minutes. A Seattle immigration attorney has taken on the case for free saying it's absurd.
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Barack Obama’s health-care law, ruling that closely held companies can claim a religious exemption from the requirement that they offer birth-control coverage in their worker health plans.
A 73-year old veteran says he was fired from a cracker barrel restaurant for giving a needy man a few condiment packets and a corn muffin. He admits it was against the restaurant's rules, but says he thinks it was the right thing to do. Josh Taylor has the story.