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  • Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs pleads guilty to escape, fraud

    A high-ranking polygamous sect leader pleaded guilty in a food-stamp fraud and escape case, ending a wide-ranging investigation on the secretive group.
  • Report: Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of March

    Hackers broke into Equifax’s computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had previously disclosed, according to a Wall Street Journal report . That gave the intruders months to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans. The Journal cited a report from the Mandiant unit of security […]
  • Main Street Minute: Chompie’s Deli to offer holiday bread at Costco

    Chompie's Deli has lined up availability of its challah bread Wednesday at all Arizona Costco stores for Jewish New Year.
  • Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

    Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film “Raging Bull,” has died. He was 95. The former middleweight champion died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar […]
  • Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivors

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes and prodded rescuers to work furiously hour after hour Wednesday in a delicate effort trying to free her from unstable debris — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings […]
  • Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans’ last-resort “Obamacare” repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week. The legislation by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina would repeal major pillars of former President Barack […]
  • 7.1 magnitude quake kills dozens as buildings collapse in Mexico

    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing dozens of people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust.
  • Main Street Minute: Phoenix Zoo hiring full-timers in several departments

    The Phoenix Zoo has several full-time openings it wants to fill, including technician for the popular holiday ZooLights show.
  • Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

    Toys `R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
  • At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

    President Donald Trump, in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened ``total destruction" of North Korea if it continued a drive to nuclear weapons.