Seven week-old puppies born by in vitro fertilization at the Baker Institute for Animal Health in Ithaca, N.Y. (Michael Carroll/Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine via AP)

The top dog names of 2016

According to, Americans were heavily inspired by pop culture for dog names this year.

Trucks are slowed along I-84 in Troutdale from the ice, December 9, 2016 (KOIN)

Photos: Oregon ice day, December 9, 2016

The Portland metro area and beyond was hit with snow and freezing rain on Thursday, December 8, leaving a thick sheet of ice over streets an…