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Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent

Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.

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Bridge-Gadd's 4 TDs lead NAU past Utah State 31-23

College Football

Daniel Bridge-Gadd threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth and Northern Arizona opened Big Sky Conference play with a 31-23 win over defending champion Utah State on Saturday night.

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Authorities pull globe, not honey pot, from bear cub's head

BALSAM LAKE, Wis. — A bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard plastic globe.

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Great Recession: 10 years later

A decade ago, as Lehman Brothers went bust and the fragile financial system was teetering, fund investors wondered how bad it could get.

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Decade Later: Safer financial system yet much hasn’t changed

On the brink of crumbling a decade ago, America’s financial system was saved by an extraordinary rescue that revived Wall Street and the economy yet did little for individuals who felt duped and left to suffer from the reckless bets of giant banking institutions.

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6 siblings of GOP congressman from Prescott endorse his opponent

PHOENIX — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.

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Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back

MIAMI — The drama of parents being separated from their children at the border dominated the headlines this summer. But thousands of immigrant families are experiencing a similar frustration with new hurdles to take custody of sons, daughters and relatives who crossed the border on their own.

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Maricopa County Recorder disputes report on Arizona voting issues

PHOENIX — An initial report examining voting problems in the Phoenix area during the August primaries faults the Maricopa County recorder for not having a backup plan, proper monitoring of lines and an efficient system for setting up voting machines.

Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law.

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Too soon? Fans find Red Sox division title banner in street

The Boston Red Sox have not clinched this year’s American League East division championship, but a banner marking the accomplishment has already been accidentally unveiled.

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Ryder Cup 2018 Preview: Capsules on the 12 American players

PGA Tour

A capsule look at the United States team for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 28-30 at Le Golf National in France. Players are listed in the order they made the team.

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Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

NFL

CLEVELAND — For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns found a way to win. Baker Mayfield showed them how.

Early voting begins as midterms season enters final phase

Much of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump’s social media posts.

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To protect pollinators, go easy on the fall garden cleanup

Time to rake up the yard, deadhead the perennials and till the vegetable garden? Not so fast.

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More than just glass boxes: Modernist homes vary by region

Anyone who imagines that modernist houses across the United States are a homogeneous collection of sleek glass boxes may want to look again.

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RIGHT AT HOME: Furniture with ports and plugs to connect you

We’re a nation of multi-taskers, often keeping an eye on our phones or other devices even while lounging on the sofa watching television.

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Free Saturday admission to Grand Canyon, other parks

People can visit the Grand Canyon and other national parks for free Saturday, the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day.

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Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.

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Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident in Arizona

NFL

PHOENIX — A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault.

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Rafael Nadal to skip tournaments in Asia because of bad knee

ATP Tour

MADRID — Rafael Nadal says he will not play in upcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai because of an injured right knee.

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Baez, Murphy go deep as Cubs romp past D-backs 9-1

MLB

PHOENIX — Javier Baez and Daniel Murphy each hit a two-run homer as the Chicago Cubs jumped out to a big early lead Tuesday night on their way to a 9-1 win over the fading Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Watch: Wandering mountain lion visits Colorado hotel

A mountain lion has been caught on a surveillance camera dashing to the doorstep of a Colorado motel office, venturing toward the open doorway and then wandering away.

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Watch: Tackling spider fear and other phobias with VR

Virtual reality therapy can help people with phobias like fear of heights by exposing them gradually to their greatest terrors. The technology is just now reaching the mainstream after 20 years of research. (Sept 18)

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Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts

There’s a bumper crop of squirrels in New England, and the frenetic critters are frustrating farmers by chomping their way through apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn fields.

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Man who walked near boiling-hot Old Faithful geyser ticketed

Yellowstone National Park officials have ticketed a man caught on video wandering close to Old Faithful geyser, where he risked burns from the boiling-hot water that erupts every hour or so.

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Driving lesson ends with car landing in a swimming pool

A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool.

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Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

NFL

PHILADELPHIA — He's back. Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3.

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Bodies of 4 men in ATV crash off an Arizona cliff recovered

The bodies of four men apparently killed in a fiery crash of an ATV that went over a northern Arizona cliff have been recovered, authorities said Monday.

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Man fined $52 for causing Phoenix airport terminal shutdown

A man who caused a busy terminal at Phoenix's airport to shut down for hours after abandoning a rental car in a no-parking area isn't facing charges.

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Body recovered from Grand Canyon believed to be missing man

A body recovered from the bottom of the Grand Canyon is believed to be that of a California man reported missing from a river trip.

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US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say

A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who confessed to killing four women and assaulting a fifth who managed to escape remained in jail Monday, police said in court records.

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NFL Roundup: Lutz’s 44-yard field goal lifts Saints past Browns 21-18

NFL

NEW ORLEANS — Wil Lutz kicked a 44-yard field goal for New Orleans with 21 seconds left, Cleveland kicker Zane Gonzalez pushed the second of his two missed field goals wide right in the final seconds, and the Saints held on for a 21-18 victory that extended the Browns’ winless streak to 19 games.

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Verlander, Astros beat Diamondbacks 5-4, extend AL West lead

MLB

HOUSTON — Justin Verlander struck out 11 in seven solid innings and the Houston Astros extended their AL West edge, topping the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Sunday.

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1 dead, 3 injured after car crashes into bus stop in Tucson

TUCSON — One man is dead and three other people are injured after a car crashed into a bus stop in midtown Tucson.

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Phoenix airport terminal re-opened after scare

PHOENIX — Police say a terminal at the Phoenix airport has been re-opened after an unattended rental car left in a curb lane prompted a security scare.

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Bald eagle saved by Arizona couple recovers from poisoning

WILLIAMS — An Arizona couple got to watch as a young bald eagle they helped save was finally able to take to the skies where it belongs.

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Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

HONG KONG — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide.

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Tate throws for 349 yards, 5 TDs as Arizona routs S. Utah

College Football

TUSCON — Khalil Tate passed for a career-best 349 yards and five touchdowns, then sat out most of the fourth quarter and Arizona gave Kevin Sumlin his first victory as Wildcats coach with a 62-31 rout of Southern Utah on Saturday night.

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Man charged with killing 2 Arizona girls who went missing

A man who is in jail has been charged in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014, authorities announced Saturday.

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Watch: San Francisco statue that some call racist is removed

Crews have removed a 19th century statue near San Francisco's City Hall that some have said is racist and demeaning to indigenous people.

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Watch: Dogs, cats rescued by boat in Jacksonville, NC

As floodwaters rise across southwest North Carolina, some residents are volunteering to perform animal rescues by boat in flooded neighborhoods. (Sept. 14)

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Watch: Train commuter caught on video shaving

A man caught on video lathering up and giving himself a shave while riding on a New Jersey train was violating the agency’s rules.

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Kentucky town mourns its first female mayor, Lucy Lou, a dog

The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. She was 12, and a dog.

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Arizona man fakes Down syndrome, hires women to bathe him, change his diapers

Police say they have arrested an Arizona man who pretended to have Down syndrome and hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers.

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‘Jaws of Life’ used to free bear with head stuck in milk can

Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to help free a black bear whose head was stuck in a milk can in northern Minnesota.

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Panicked neighborhoods evacuate as gas blasts destroy homes

LAWRENCE, Mass. — A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 20 homes across three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scramble to douse the flames and shut off gas and electric lines in an attempt to prevent further damage.

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Arrest warrant issued for Arizona lawmaker who missed a court date

An arrest warrant has been issued for State Rep. Paul Mosley, who was allegedly caught speeding along State Route 95 approximately six months ago.

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Married couple accused of robbing 9 Phoenix banks arrested

A married couple dubbed the "Criss-Cross Bandits" have been arrested and indicted for a series of bank robberies in the Phoenix area.

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Roundup: McCarthy: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready

NFL

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn't buying it. The Green Bay Packers can say all they want that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is day to day with a knee injury. The two-time NFL MVP will be given the whole week to get ready for Sunday's game against Minnesota, coach Mike McCarthy said.

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Labrador dog named Lucy saves Oregon man from sex conviction

The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence.

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