• Cyclist dies from injuries sustained in Tortilita crash

    Cyclist dies from injuries sustained in Tortilita crash
    TUCSON (KVOA) - The bicyclist injured in Friday morning's crash in Tortilita succumbed to his injuries.According to Pima County Sheriff's Department, 72-year-old Thomas Sturdy was reportedly involved in a crash near Overton Road and La Choola Boulevard at around 10:14 a.m. Friday.Officials say Sturdy reportedly was conscious and alert when he was transported to a local hospital for treatment on an apparent leg fracture sustained in the collision.After arriving at the hospital, authorities say St
  • Patriots’ goal-line stand proves key win over Cardinals

    Patriots’ goal-line stand proves key win over Cardinals
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have had several moments this season when they haven’t been able to make a big play when they’ve needed to in close games. If they qualify for the playoffs, they may look back on their goal-line stand at the end of the first half of Sunday’s 20-17 win over the Cardinals as one of the plays that got them there. Trailing 10-7, safety Adrian Phillips said the play gave the Patriots a needed emotional lift. They scored the first 10 points
  • Center-right mayor beats socialist in Brazil’s biggest city

    Center-right mayor beats socialist in Brazil’s biggest city
    SAO PAULO (AP) — The mayor of the largest city in the Americas has easily fended off a reelection challenge from the socialist leader of a squatters movement as 57 Brazilian cities held runoff elections. With less than 1% of Sunday’s ballots still to be counted in Sao Paulo, Mayor Bruno Covas had just under 60% of the votes to 40% for Guilherme Boulos, who had been backed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Covas is a close ally of current Sao Paulo state Gov. Jo&at
  • Arizona State routs Houston Baptist 100-77 in home opener

    Arizona State routs Houston Baptist 100-77 in home opener
    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Marcus Bagley scored 21 points, fellow freshman Josh Christopher added 17 and No. 18 Arizona State used a huge first-half run to rout Houston Baptist 100-77.  Arizona State was much more crisp offensively than in a loss to No. 3 Villanova last week, dishing out 21 assists on 36 field goals, and put the game out of reach early with a 33-3 first-half run. Ty Dalton led Houston Baptist with 19 points.The post Arizona State routs Houston Baptist 100-77 in home opener a
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  • Navajo Nation health director named to Biden COVID-19 board

    Navajo Nation health director named to Biden COVID-19 board
    PHOENIX (AP) — The executive director of the Navajo Nation Department of Health has been named a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board.
    KPHO-TV reported Dr. Jill Jim was among the board members announced as part of Biden’s transition team preparing to implement the president-elect’s coronavirus containment plans.
    The Navajo Nation member’s work has focused on preventing chronic diseases and addressing healthcare and health disparities involvi
  • The Latest: Virus hospitalizations hit record in California

    The Latest: Virus hospitalizations hit record in California
    LOS ANGELES — More than 7,400 people are hospitalized for coronavirus in California, the state’s highest number yet.
    The state reported 7,415 coronavirus hospitalizations on Sunday, citing the most recently available data from the previous day. More than 1,700 of those patients were in intensive care units. California’s previous record was 7,170 in July.
    As of Sunday, California has had nearly 1.2 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 19,000 deaths since the pandemi
  • Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting

    Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus. A person with direct knowledge of the event tells The Associated Press that Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano got the results at the White House on Wednesday. Mastriano was there for a meeting between Trump and like-minded Republican state lawmakers about efforts to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s vi
  • Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

    Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director, and Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary. Psaki has already been working with Biden’s team, serving as one of the main spokespeople for the transition. Karine Jean Pierre, who was Vice President-elect K
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  • Police call tear-gassed Polish lawmaker a protest threat

    Police call tear-gassed Polish lawmaker a protest threat
    Polish police say an officer who sprayed tear gas into the face of a member of parliament during a protest probably did so because he perceived the politician as a threat. An officer sprayed Barbara Nowacka in the face with the gas as she held out her parliamentary identity card to show him Saturday night. The incident occurred during a protest in Warsaw against a restrictive abortion ruling. Nowacka was one of several lawmakers who attended the protest to monitor events after police used force
  • Center-right mayor leads socialist in Brazil’s biggest city

    Center-right mayor leads socialist in Brazil’s biggest city
    SAO PAULO (AP) — The mayor of the largest city in the Americas appears headed to successfully fending off a reelection challenge from the socialist leader of a squatters movement as 57 Brazilian cities held runoff elections Sunday. With nearly two-thirds of ballots counted in Sao Paulo, Mayor Bruno Covas leads with just under 60% of the votes to 40% for Guilherme Boulos, who was backed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Covas is the grandson of a former state governor an
  • Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals

    Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Nick Folk kicked a 50-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots rallied in the second half to beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-17. James White rushed for two touchdowns for the Patriots, who earned seventh victory in eight meetings with the Cardinals to keep alive their playoff hopes. Arizona hasn’t beaten New England since 2012. Cam Newton struggled Sunday, finishing 9 of 18 for 84 yards and two interceptions. But New England’s defense
  • Wind gusts could reach 40 mph on Monday; Wind Advisory issued

    Wind gusts could reach 40 mph on Monday; Wind Advisory issued
    TUCSON - Low and high pressure centers will be very close together in Southern Arizona leading to strong winds all over Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties.A WIND ADVISORY has been issued for all of Southern Arizona from 2 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, November 30th.
    Consistent winds will be upwards of 20-30 mph for the first half of the day dying slowly in the afternoon.Wind gusts could reach 40 mph in Tucson with values as high as 50 mph for higher elevations.
    High temperatures will also star
  • George Clooney’s secret to cutting his hair, as seen on TV

    George Clooney’s secret to cutting his hair, as seen on TV
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is just like us, maybe. The star said he does his own haircuts with a device touted in infomercials. In an interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” the Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker said he’s been cutting his own hair for more than two decades. Clooney said his hair is like “straw” and easy to cut, so he uses a Flowbee haircutting device that he bought years ago. Flowbee sales reportedly surged when the coronavirus pandemic limi
  • Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

    Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The office of President-elect Joe Biden says Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs and will be examined by a doctor “out of an abundance of caution.” Biden’s office says Biden suffered the injury on Saturday and is visiting an orthopedist for an examination Sunday afternoon. Biden was playing with Major, one of the Bidens’ two dogs. They adopted Major in 2018, and acquired their first dog, Champ, after the 2008 election.
  • Wind Advisory issued November 29 at 2:08PM MST until November 30 at 12:00PM MST by NWS Phoenix AZ

    Wind Advisory issued November 29 at 2:08PM MST until November 30 at 12:00PM MST by NWS Phoenix AZ
    * WHAT…East winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mphexpected.
    * WHERE…Superior, Rio Verde/Salt River and ApacheJunction/Gold Canyon.
    * WHEN…From 2 AM to noon MST Monday.
    * IMPACTS…Difficult driving conditions, especially for largervehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Portions ofHighway 87 and Highway 60 may be affected. Light, unsecuredobjects may become airborne.A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between30 and 40 mph are expected, or win
  • Wind Advisory issued November 29 at 1:59PM MST until November 30 at 12:00PM MST by NWS Tucson AZ

    Wind Advisory issued November 29 at 1:59PM MST until November 30 at 12:00PM MST by NWS Tucson AZ
    * WHAT…East to southeast winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45mph expected.
    * WHERE…Eastern Pima County, Eastern Pinal County, NorthernSanta Cruz County, Northern Cochise County, Southern and WesternGraham County and far southern Greenlee County.
    * WHEN…From 2 AM to noon MST Monday.
    * IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages mayresult.
    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Not everyone in the advisory area w
  • Mexico charges ex-security chief who faces trial in US

    Mexico charges ex-security chief who faces trial in US
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say they want to prosecute former security chief Genaro Gará Luna in his own country, despite the fact he faces trial in the U.S. for allegedly protecting a drug gang. The action follows a U.S. decision to drop charges against another former top Mexican official accused of drug links, ex-Defense Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos. A federal official told The Associated Press on Sunday that the Attorney General’s Office had issued an arrest warra
  • George Clooney says he has cut his own hair ‘for 25 years’

    George Clooney says he has cut his own hair ‘for 25 years’
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is just like us, maybe. The star said he does his own haircuts with a device touted in infomercials. In an interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” the Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker said he’s been cutting his own hair for more than two decades. Clooney said his hair is like “straw” and easy to cut, so he uses a Flowbee haircutting device that he bought years ago. Flowbee sales reportedly surged when the coronavirus pandemic limi
  • WOMEN: No. 7 Wildcats pull away in 2nd half to beat NAU

    WOMEN: No. 7 Wildcats pull away in 2nd half to beat NAU
    By DAVID BRANDT
    AP Sports WriterTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Cate Reese scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Aari McDonald added 18 points and No. 7 Arizona opened its season with a 76-63 victory over Northern Arizona on Sunday.McDonald, a preseason AP All-America selection, scored in double figures for a 67th straight game, which is the nation's longest active streak. She made just 6 of 17 of her shots but finished with eight assists, seven rebounds and six steals.The Wildcats struggled from long
  • No. 7 Arizona pulls away in 2nd half to beat N Arizona 76-63

    No. 7 Arizona pulls away in 2nd half to beat N Arizona 76-63
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cate Reese scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Aari McDonald added 18 points and No. 7 Arizona opened its season with a 76-63 victory over Northern Arizona on Sunday. McDonald scored in double figures for a 67th straight game, which is the nation’s longest active streak. She was named a preseason All-American earlier this month. She made just 6 of 17 of her shots but affected the game in other ways, finishing with eight assists, seven rebounds and six steal
  • Police announce arrest in deadly Glendale shooting

    Police announce arrest in deadly Glendale shooting
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Glendale police have have arrested a 50-year-old man in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and a woman wounded. Authorities say a wounded man and woman were encountered inside a vehicle in central Glendale on Saturday evening. They were transported to the hospital and the wounded man was pronounced dead. Police arrested Vincel Lee Perkins in connection with the shootings. It was unclear where Perkins is being held and whether formal charges have been f
  • Grosjean escapes F1 fireball at Bahrain GP after huge crash

    Grosjean escapes F1 fireball at Bahrain GP after huge crash
    Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escaped with minor burns to his hands and ankles after his car crashed and burst into flames moments after the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The 34-year-old French driver slid off the track on the first lap and his Haas car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Grosjean clambered out with the fire roaring behind him and his race helmet singed. Moments later Grosjean was shown on television chatting with the race doctor in the medical car.
  • George Clooney says he’s cut his hair ‘for 25 years’

    George Clooney says he’s cut his hair ‘for 25 years’
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is just like us, maybe. The star said he does his own haircuts with a device touted in infomercials. In an interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” the Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker said he’s been cutting his own hair for more than two decades. Clooney said his hair is like “straw” and easy to cut, so he uses a Flowbee haircutting device that he bought years ago. Flowbee sales reportedly surged when the coronavirus pandemic limi
  • Trump “ashamed” to have endorsed Republican Georgia governor

    Trump “ashamed” to have endorsed Republican Georgia governor
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he was “ashamed” for endorsing the Republican governor of Georgia after he lost in the state to Democrat Joe Biden. Trump said on Fox News that Gov. Brian Kemp has “done absolutely nothing” to question the state’s results. Trump has made baseless accusations that illegal votes cost him the election in Georgia and beyond. His legal challenges have failed in several states. Democrats hope to continue winning i
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claims

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claims
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump clung to false notions Sunday that Joe Biden stole the presidential election, citing thousands of votes magically switched to the president-elect and poll watchers illegally barred on Election Day, neither of which happened.
    Even after his administration agreed to allow the formal transition of power to Biden to begin, Trump insisted anew in his first live interview since losing the Nov. 3 election that he was a victim of widespread voter fraud. He
  • The Latest: California tightens restrictions as virus surges

    The Latest: California tightens restrictions as virus surges
    LOS ANGELES — Counties across California will begin stricter COVID-19 restrictions on Monday as cases surge statewide and Thanksgiving travelers return home.
    Health officials are preparing for a wave of cases in the next two or three weeks that could be tied to holiday gatherings.
    Los Angeles County will impose a lockdown calling for its 10 million residents to stay home beginning Monday.
    Santa Clara County is banning all high school, collegiate and professional sports and imposing a quara
  • Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert

    Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mysterious silver monolith that was illegally placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by state wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep. The Bureau of Land Management said it had received credible reports that the three-sided stainless steel structure was removed on Nov. 27. A Colorado man told reporters that he and his girlfriend were driving to the site Friday when they passed a long bed truck wit
  • The Latest: COVID-19 death toll, cases rising in Illinois

    The Latest: COVID-19 death toll, cases rising in Illinois
    CHICAGO — Public health officials in Illinois on Sunday reported 57 more deaths from COVID-19, as well as 7,178 new confirmed and probable cases.
    There have been 720,114 COVID-19 cases in Illinois since the pandemic began. The death toll has reached 12,193 people.
    The state reported 62,740 tests in the past 24 hours with more than 10.4 million tests overall.
    Currently, 5,858 people in Illinois are being hospitalized for COVID-19, with 1,185 people in intensive care units.
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  • Rocket attack causes fire at oil refinery in northern Iraq

    Rocket attack causes fire at oil refinery in northern Iraq
    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Oil Ministry says a rocket attack caused a large fire to break out at an oil refinery in the country’s north, briefly halting operations. There were no reports of casualties at the small Siniya refinery in Salahuddin province. It was not immediately clear who was behind Sunday’s attack. Although the Islamic State group no longer holds territory in Iraq, the group maintains sleeper cells and frequently carries out attacks across parts of the country,
  • 1 inmate dead, 3 wounded in Sri Lanka prison riot

    1 inmate dead, 3 wounded in Sri Lanka prison riot
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Officials say at least one inmate has been killed and three others injured when inmates clashed with prison officers Sunday at a facility on the outskirt of the capital Colombo. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana says inmates created “unrest” at the Mahara prison located about 15 kilometers north of Colombo and prison officials took steps to control the situation. The latest unrest comes as more than a thousand inmates from five prisons have tested positive

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