Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is optimistic that he’ll be able to play this week. Ponder suffered a shoulder injury in last Thursday’s 34-27 win over Washington. He says he’ll try and practice on Wednesday. The 2-and-7 Vikings play the 9-and-1 Seahawks on Sunday.
The Iowa Department of Human Services says a baby has been turned over to the state -- the third use of the Safe Haven law in four months.
A report from the National Wildlife Federation claims global climate change will lead to an increase in ticks, mosquitoes, other blood-sucking pests, and poison ivy.
A few polls have emerged on the Nebraska gubernatorial race...apparently a closer race than many expected.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.