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Nurses staging 1-day strike at 12 hospitals in 3 states

Sep. 20, 2019 7:08 AM EDT

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding higher wages and better working conditions. About 6,500 National Nurses United members walked out at 12 Tenet facilities after working without a contract for...

Amazing Amy changing lives on and off the course

Sep. 20, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come. There are people who have the same effect, someone so generous, so genuine, so joyful, meeting them transforms perspective. Amy...

Former fugitive couple plead not guilty to Arizona killing

Sep. 19, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A couple arrested after a 16-day escape from extradition to southern Arizona to face charges in a Tucson murder pleaded not guilty in the case Thursday. Blane Barksdale, 56, and his 59-year-old wife, Susan Barksdale, had a video arraignment in Pima County Superior Court. The couple is...

Dolphins-Cowboys Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (0-2) at DALLAS (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 20 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Dolphins 0-2, Cowboys 2-0 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 24, Dolphins 14, Nov. 22, 2015 LAST WEEK — Dolphins lost to Patriots, 43-0; Cowboys beat Redskins, 31-21...

Prescott, sizzling Cowboys huge favorites vs dismal Dolphins

Sep. 19, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are off to a hot start that has them looking like the playoff contenders they figured to be as long as Ezekiel Elliott's preseason-long holdout ended in time, which it did. The Miami Dolphins are dealing with the latest "elephant in the room"...

No. 24 Arizona State and Colorado open Pac-12 play

Sep. 19, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

Colorado (2-1) at No. 24 Arizona State (3-0), Saturday at 10 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network). Line: Arizona State by 8 1/2. Series record: Arizona State leads 8-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Arizona State looks to avoid a letdown after beating then-No. 18 Michigan State and entering the AP poll for the first time this season....

No matter Murray's QB foe, Cards vs. Panthers has intrigue

Sep. 19, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyler Murray's going to be the quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The Carolina Panthers have a much more uncertain situation under center. Whether Cam Newton is healthy enough to play or the Panthers turn to backup Kyle Allen — who was Murray's college teammate —...

Panthers QB Allen awaits decision on starting vs Arizona

Sep. 19, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Allen doesn't have Cam Newton's flamboyant nature, his adventurous fashion sense or his huge contract. But teammates say Allen does have the confidence to be a successful NFL quarterback. And the Panthers, mired in an 0-2 hole to the start the season, will need Allen to have...

Court halts timber activity in Southwest over threatened owl

Sep. 19, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the population of a threatened owl. The order issued by the U.S. District Court in Tucson, Arizona, covers 18,750 square...

'I've got one!' Hunting neon scorpions in the Arizona desert

Sep. 19, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK, Arizona (AP) — As the setting sun left a yellow tinge on dirt-colored cactuses as far as the eye could see, park ranger Anna Roberts gave us a lesson on what we were about to hunt. "Scorpions know they will not kill us because we are much larger," said Roberts, explaining that the...