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.
Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar had participated in or supported the strikes against Islamic State targets.
The U.S. and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters.
A bipartisan group of almost 80 U.S. lawmakers urged regulators not to end the ban on making calls on commercial airline flights.
A record 20 percent of adult Americans, or 42 million people, have never married, marking a U.S. demographic and social shift.