News archive from 21 January 2018

ASU rescinds scholarship offer to Hamilton OL Hunter Mayginnes

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS Graham speaks after final game as ASU coach | 1:09Todd Graham talks to reporters following a loss in the Sun Bowl to close his career at Arizona State. SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH...

AZCentral, 19:16 in Sport
Who will be blamed for the government shutdown?

Who will be blamed for the government shutdown?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure, Republicans and Democrats are battling over spending and immigration. But they're also battling over blame. On Day One of a government shutdown, both parties on Saturday launched a frantic messaging campaign aimed at mitigating...

Chron, 19:56 in Politics
Congressman on ethics panel settled own misconduct case

Congressman on ethics panel settled own misconduct case

WASHINGTON - Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., who has taken a leading role in fighting sexual harassment in Congress, used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own misconduct complaint after a former aide accused him last year of making...

Chron, 19:56 in Politics

Arizona Cardinals' coaching job now the only vacancy in NFL

When the Cardinals began their search for a coach nearly three weeks ago, team President Michael Bidwill vowed that he would operate on one timetable - his - and didn't feel pressured by other teams needing a coach. And that's how it played out. The...

AZCentral, 20:27 in Sport

Titans hire Mike Vrabel as head coach

CLOSE Former Houston Texans defensive coordinator was announced as the next coach of the Tennessee Titans. Titans general manager Jon Robinson quickly charted a course to a championship, hiring a first-year head coach with first-hand experience...

AZCentral, 20:27 in Sport

President George W. Bush, Jay Leno auction Corvette, raise $1.4 million for veterans

Former President George W. Bush took the stage at Barrett-Jackson on Saturday afternoon to help auction a 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition for a charity that benefits military veterans. The surprise appearance by the nation's 43rd president brought the...

Bitter bickering muddies the path to ending the government shutdown

Bitter bickering muddies the path to ending the government shutdown

WASHINGTON - With the federal government one day into a shutdown, the House and Senate reconvened Saturday for a new round of bitter partisan bickering and public posturing that seemed to cloud the path to a resolution despite initial talk of a...

Chron, 21:04 in Politics

Anti-abortion demonstrators rally in Phoenix as part of March for Life movement

Thousands of people participated in the Arizona for Life March and Rally in downtown Phoenix on Saturday as part of the nationwide anti-abortion movement that drew attention this week from President Donald Trump. The March for Life movement started as...


You don't know everything about Fiona's first year. We promise.

CLOSE Fiona became the world's hippo when she was born six weeks premature at the Cincinnati Zoo. Today she's over 600 lbs., thriving and entertaining her many fans. Buy Photo "Is that what I think it is?" asks zookeeper Wendy Rice. She can...


Game Day: ASU basketball looks for rebound at California

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Arizona State men's basketball 2017-18 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Stanford forward Kezie Okpala (0) shoots against Arizona State during the second half of an NCAA college...

AZCentral, 22:07 in Sport

Cold front brings wet, chilly weather through Phoenix area

After near-record highs in Phoenix last week, temperatures are heading in the opposite direction thanks to a cold front that’s moving through the Valley. With a low of 41 degrees expected Sunday morning, temperatures are forecast to remain below...

Trump the dealmaker comes up short ahead of shutdown

Trump the dealmaker comes up short ahead of shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess. The failure...

Chron, 00:25 in Politics
Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdown

Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdown

Now Playing: Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says the partial government shutdown is "inflicting needless uncertainty on our country" and he is blaming it all on Senate Democrats. (Jan. 20) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Chron, 01:08 in Politics

Boy fatally shot in Compton

A young boy was fatally shot Saturday evening in Compton, officials said. Officers were called to the scene on the 2800 block of West Alondra Boulevard around 7:45 p.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department....


5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including James Patterson on Aaron Hernandez

CLOSE Aaron Hernandez suffered the worst case of CTE ever seen in someone his age, according to researchers at Boston University. ­ USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. All-American Murder by James Patterson...


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