(AP) — Soon after Jim Medeiros bought his 143-acre cattle and poultry farm in rural Virginia a decade ago, he and his wife were startled by the sounds of 20 hunting dogs barking and howling as they circled their house and chased their chickens.

(AP) — A first-ofits-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 400 such schools that were supported by the U.S. government and more than 50 associated burial sites, a figure that could grow exponentially as research continues.

(AP) – A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:

A federal judge scheduled a trial next year for a far-right internet troll after the man, known to his social media followers as "Baked Alaska," balked at pleading guilty on Wednesday to a criminal charge stemming from the U.S. Capitol riot.

(AP) — Hong Kong authorities arrested a Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others Wednesday on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China's national security, reports said.

Naomi Judd faced demons and angels

Naomi Judd thought she understood the ties that bind country music stars and their audience – then one aggressive fan went and joined the Pentecostal church the Judd family called home.

Here's a preview of the Friday CDN

- Man allegedly hits woman holding child

- Call goes out for more hospital volunteers

- Texas woman hurt in wreck near Clinton

- Red Tornadoes prepare for title game

- Arapaho-Butler boys’ golf wraps up season

Wild best buds

Alex the Lion (Jonathan Reyes Flores), left, and Marty the Zebra (Jeremiah Abraham) talk about leaving the zoo and going into the “wild.” Clinton Middle School choir students recently put on their production of “Madagascar, a Musical Adventure Jr.”