NAMED. RUFUS, 5, a colored bull terrier; as Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, making him the first bull terrier to win dog breeding's most prestigious contest; in New York. The frisky tan-and-white underdog, nicknamed "Puppyhead," beat out six other finalists, including classic crowd-pleasing family dogs such as a golden retriever and an Old English sheepdog. Kathy Kirk, his beaming handler, said, "We're going to have to buy him a steak somewhere."

DECLARED PRESIDENT. RENE PREVAL, 63, ex-leader of Haiti; by election officials, following allegations of ballot fraud after Préval's lead appeared to be...

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