From Yale to jail: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes’ path

PHOENIX (AP) — Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart Rhodes was a promising Yale Law School graduate. He secured a clerkship on the Arizona Supreme Court, in part thanks to his unusual life … Read more

GOP quiet as Arizona Democrats condemn abortion ruling

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Democrats vowed Saturday to fight for women’s rights after a court reinstated a law first enacted during the Civil War that bans abortion in nearly all circumstances, looking to capitalize on an issue they hope will have a major impact on the midterm elections. Republican candidates were silent a day after … Read more

Police investigating allegation that fan struck Kyler Murray

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas said Monday they’re investigating allegations that a fan in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray amid celebrations of Arizona’s 29-23 overtime victory over the Raiders. Murray was high-fiving front-row spectators at Allegiant Stadium following Byron Murphy Jr.’s game-ending fumble return on Sunday when a man appeared … Read more

Why car-free cities could be the future

Cities around the world are proposing to replace the space taken up by parked cars with usable areas for people. Personal cars sit parked about 95% of the time, according to a study by the RAC Foundation. And they take up valuable real estate in urban areas. Roads and parking occupy nearly a quarter of … Read more

Baby joy for US mother who was told she’d never carry a child of her own

A mother who was told she would never carry a child of her own has revealed her joy at falling pregnant with two miracle babies after adopting another couple’s embryos. Jenna Lowell and her husband Jon, both 29, from Arizona, married in 2015 seven months after meeting on a dating app and it wasn’t long … Read more

The clearest ever image of Saturn has been captured

An astrophotographer has taken his clearest ever picture of Saturn while it made its closest approach to Earth this year. Our planet moved almost directly between Saturn and the sun on Sunday, in an annual celestial event known as ‘opposition’.  This is the moment when the gas giant is closest to us and is in its … Read more

Greyhound Racing Victoria unveil world’s richest greyhound carnival at Sandown Park and The Meadows

The Group 1 Melbourne Cup will soar to $1 million in prizemoney and be staged in prime time on a Saturday night under a reshaped Festival of Racing unveiled by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). November and December will see the spotlight of the greyhound racing world shift to Sandown Park and The Meadows where five … Read more

‘I’m taller than my 5ft husband – people ask me if he’s my son,’ says woman, 30,

A woman who is six inches taller than her husband has revealed people often mistake her partner for her son but she’s fed up with nasty comments from trolls. Jesika, 30, from Arizona, stands at 5ft 7in and her taller stance sees her grabbing things off the shelves for 5ft 1in husband Hunter, 31. The … Read more

Teen documents herself quitting nicotine cold turkey vaping for years: throwing up, mood swings

A teenage YouTuber documented herself quitting nicotine cold turkey after spending four years vaping, capturing the horrifying side effects of her withdrawals – which included throwing up, mood swings, manic episodes, insomnia, and binge eating. McCall Mirabella, 19, from Scottsdale, Arizona, decided to stop using electronic cigarettes back in January, after a friend offered her … Read more