Matthew Stafford threw for 357 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions topped the Vikings 34-24 in the season opener at Ford Field. Christian Ponder finished 18-of-28 for 236 yards and a TD, but threw three interceptions and had a fumble. Adrian Peterson had a 78-yard TD run on his first carry but ended with just 93 yards for Minnesota, which heads to Chicago next week.
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.