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Arizona quietly suspends Medicaid work requirement

Oct. 22, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona quietly suspended plans to require about 120,000 people to work, volunteer or go to school to receive Medicaid benefits, as courts have taken a dim view of similar mandates in other states. The decision is another setback to efforts by President Donald Trump and his allies in many...

USC RB Stepp needs ankle surgery, out up to 5 weeks

Oct. 21, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California running back Markese Stepp needs surgery and could miss up to five weeks due to an ankle injury suffered against Arizona last weekend. Trojans coach Clay Helton said Monday that Stepp will need surgery to repair a torn ligament and is out at least three weeks. Stepp,...

The Latest: Pelosi says Trump "most afraid" of Schiff

Oct. 21, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 7:30 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are "afraid" of the chief impeachment investigator, following a failed effort to censure him. Pelosi said "the GOP has not even tried...

Cardinals' defense clicking through 7 games

Oct. 21, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals' offense is still trying to find its way after a day of taking bite-sized yardage chunks just outside the Big Apple. Arizona's defense appears to be in top form after devouring the New York Giants. The Cardinals' voracious defense made up for their inconsistent offense in...

Sen Martha McSally of Arizona has a book coming out next May

Oct. 21, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the Arizona Republican appointed to the seat once held by John McCain, has a book deal. William Morrow announced Monday that McSally's "Dare to Fly" is coming out next May. Like McCain, who died in 2018, the 53-year-old McSally has a military background. She was the...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson slides to 4, but why now?

Oct. 21, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

AP Top 25 voters are being tougher on Clemson than any preseason No. 1 team in 48 years. The undefeated defending national champion Tigers are now No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. Alabama was No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, followed by LSU and Ohio State at No. 3. The...

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

Oct. 21, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — "That's not real Mexican food," ''My grandma would slap you" and "sellout" are just some of comments Jose and Leticia Gamiz received when they started their pop-up vegan Mexican food business, Mi Vegana Madre, four years ago. People saw them doing something new and took it personally, Jose...

Edmonds runs for 3 TDs, Cards top Giants in Barkley's return

Oct. 20, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The game was billed as the return of Saquon Barkley to the New York Giants' lineup and the matchup of first-round rookie quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones. It had an unexpected star: Arizona Cardinals backup running back Chase Edmonds. Edmonds rushed for career highs...

Kedon Slovis and USC defense lead 41-14 win over Arizona

Oct. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenan Christon only got in the game because the first three tailbacks on Southern California's depth chart were all hurt and the fourth-stringer had just fumbled. With the eye-popping speed that made him California's 100-meter high school champion last May, the freshman scored two...

Moss sets record, leads No. 13 Utah past No. 17 Arizona St

Oct. 19, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With its star running back and quarterback knocked out of the game in the first half, No. 13 Utah's hopes for a special season seemed as dim as the dark clouds around Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday night. The rain kept falling but the mood changed considerably, with Zack Moss...