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The laws for keeping kosher are complex. A breakdown of the basic rules:MEAT AND FISH:The Torah, the Jewish holy scripture, identifies specific animals that may or may not be eaten. It says a land animal is kosher if it has split hooves a ...more

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher in Big Sky Country.Eli Chaikin, 23, and Dovid Lepkivker, 25, ca ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A photojournalist who was found slain in Mexico City after he fled harassment in his home state appears to have been tortured before he was shot to death, the head of a free press advocacy group said Sunday.Ruben Espinosa sust ...more

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MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an autistic 3-year-old boy was pulled from a lake in central Georgia after a frantic search for the missing child.Sheriff's officials say the body of Dylan Mark Walsh was found by fire department div ...more

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DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and four other GOP presidential candidates are at a luxury Southern California resort speaking to the billionaire Koch brothers and other conservative donors.Industrialists Charles and David ...more

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants at two churches in southern New Mexico.There were no injuries or deaths from the blasts Sunday morning outside Calvary Baptist and Holy ...more

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LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off evacuations.Wildfires are also burning in W ...more

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HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidates dismissed the dominance of Donald Trump in early primary polling, scrambling to position themselves days before their first debate.While candidates and their teams have spent hours privately s ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Fresh off its deadliest month in 43 years, Baltimore saw 11 people shot — and two of them killed — in the first two days of August.The latest incident occurred early Sunday in northwest Baltimore, acting Police Commissioner Kevi ...more