‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes

The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “Saturday Night Live” won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Awards ceremony that took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

Winston, Buccaneers’ defense shine in 29-7 rout of Bears

Jameis Winston threw for 204 yards and one touchdown Sunday, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers return from an unscheduled bye week forced by Hurricane Irma to open the season with a 29-7 rout of the mistake-prone Chicago Bears.

Palmer rallies Cardinals to steal 16-13 OT win at Indy

Carson Palmer’s late rally got the Arizona Cardinals into overtime Sunday and Tyrann Mathieu’s interception set up Phil Dawson for a 30-yard field goal to help them leave Indianapolis with a 16-13 win.

Adams, Wimbush run Notre Dame past BC 49-20

ig plays, you don’t look for them,” Wimbush said after helping Notre Dame bounce back from its fall from the rankings by beating Boston College 49-20 on Saturday.

Ferrer sets record in #1 USF Top 25 road win

Time was an ally for University of Saint Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer in the No. 1 Cougars’ 49-21 win at 23rd-ranked Saint Ambrose on Saturday afternoon.

St. Louis area readies for third day of demonstrations

Suburban St. Louis shop owners on Sunday swept up broken glass and boarded up storefront windows that were shattered overnight when a day of peaceful protests turned violent, as the city and its surrounding communities prepared for a third day of demonstrations.

UK lowers official terrorist threat level after 2nd arrest

British police made progress Sunday in their investigation of the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London subway, leading counter-terrorism officials to lower the country’s threat level because a fresh attack no longer was judged to be imminent.

Top US diplomat says closing Embassy in Cuba ‘under review’

The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday.

Science Sunday: Arachnids

The newest traveling exhibit at Science Central focuses on the art and science of spiders. It is open until January 7, 2018.