• Frank Giaccio, an 11-year-old of Falls Church, Va., got the lawn-mowing gig of a lifetime when the White House put him to work in the Rose Garden, and he was so focused on his work that he didn’t notice at first when President Donald Trump came out to greet him.
• Linda Spilker, a scientist for NASA’s Saturn study that relied on the Cassini spacecraft, which burned up in the ringed planet’s atmosphere Friday, 20 years after its launch, said the end of the mission felt “like losing a friend.”
• Paul Maloney, a U.S. district judge, cited First Amendment rights in ordering East Lansing, Mich., to make room again for a farmer who was barred from selling apples at a seasonal market because he doesn’t allow gay couples to get married at his orchard, a popular wedding spot.
• James Lamont, the Financial Times‘ managing editor, called reporter Paul Stewart McClean “a dedicated young journalist” after Sri Lankan navy divers found the body of the Briton, who officials believe was attacked by a crocodile while vacationing with friends.
• Samer Tobea, 57, the owner of the Round Up eatery in Knoxville, Tenn., was arrested after Knox County sheriff’s deputies said he bought stolen meat from informants eight times from Aug. 24 to Sept. 8.
• Will Powers and his wife, Lauren, whose two cats each hold world records — one deemed the tallest at about 19 inches, the other with the longest tail at more than 17 inches — told The Detroit News that they sought the Guinness World Record titles to raise awareness for a cat shelter.
• Wade Wilson, owner of Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home in Rapid City, S.D., said the cremated remains of a…
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