Author: JASON HANNA, CNN

LSU vs. Georgia: Governors make wager

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is feeling good. He just won re-election, and now he's making a splashy bet on Saturday's LSU-Georgia game for the SEC Championship.

Why tornadoes among a hurricane's potent threats

Hurricane Dorian wasn't the only vortex that the southeastern U.S. had to worry about Thursday. The cyclone spawned tornadoes in parts of the Carolinas -- typical of hurricanes that get enough of their circulation over land.

Phoenix police must document when they point gun at someone

Phoenix police officers must now document every instance in which they point a gun at a person -- a decision that the city long considered but now has been made after recent public outcry about aggressive police tactics in Arizona's capital.

Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours

The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing several law enforcement and prison officials with knowledge of

Saoirse Kennedy Hill once wrote about depression

Former US Rep. Patrick Kennedy left office years ago to focus on battling a drug addiction and bipolar disorder. Now, after his relative Saoirse Kennedy Hill died this week, he's praising her for having written about her depression a few years ago.

New York City Triathlon canceled because of heat

The roughly 4,000 athletes who trained for Sunday's New York City Triathlon will have to wait for another event -- thanks to this weekend's major heat wave that's scorching much of the United States.

Breeders' Cup to stay at Santa Anita

Thoroughbred racing's year-end championships will happen as scheduled at Southern California's Santa Anita Park in November, despite a recent spotlight on racehorse deaths at the park, the event's board of directors said Thursday.

Tyson expands recall of chicken strips

Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, federal food safety officials said Friday.