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.
Republicans in Congress had to retreat a bit, and pass a so called “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.
It is another one of the signs of spring. The beginning of severe weather spotter training classes.
Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.
A candlelight vigil is planned this evening (Wednesday) outside the Iowa Air National Guard base in Des Moines to protest the use of weaponized drones.