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Beto O'Rourke says nothing in his past will hinder 2020 run

Mar. 18, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke told supporters Sunday that he's never taken LSD and there's "nothing" he hasn't already revealed about his past that could come back to hurt his run for office. The former Texas congressman — who has become known for his...

Junior Jackie Young leading Irish seniors in title defense

Mar. 16, 2019 4:12 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — At first glance, Muffet McGraw didn't know what all the hubbub was about when it came to Jackie Young. "My staff would go and see Jackie and she'd get 35 points; I'd see her, and she'd score 10," McGraw recalled of the 6-foot guard who left Princeton High School as Indiana's...

Schultz apologizes to Gabbard, Buttigieg for military remark

Mar. 14, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who is considering an independent bid for president, is apologizing for saying he had likely spent more time with the military than the other candidates. Schultz made the comments during an interview Thursday with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. Two...

Man pleads guilty in pregnant Indiana woman's 1988 slaying

Mar. 11, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — One of two people charged in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother in northwestern Indiana has pleaded guilty to murder. George Kearney, 78, entered the plea Monday, about three years after he agreed to speak with police about the killing of 28-year-old Miriam Rice, St. Joseph...

Buttigieg asks how Pence can support 'porn star presidency'

Mar. 11, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Sunday night that he and Vice President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and that he doesn't understand Pence's loyalty to President Donald Trump. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said his feeling "is that the...

The Latest: Buttigieg questions Pence support for Trump

Mar. 10, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says he and Vice President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and that he doesn't understand Pence's loyalty to President...

Clemson beats Notre Dame 64-62 behind Reed

Mar. 7, 2019 12:53 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Clemson was overdue to be on the other side of a heartbreaker. After standing 0-5 this season in games decided by two points or fewer, the Tigers finally broke through Wednesday night, holding on for a 64-62 victory over upset-minded Notre Dame. Marcquise Reed scored 22 points and...

Boy, 11, charged after shooting dad, a state trooper

Mar. 5, 2019 8:43 AM EST

GRANGER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old Indiana boy who shot and wounded his state-trooper father has been charged as a juvenile with attempted murder. The South Bend Tribune reports that St. Joseph County prosecutors filed a petition alleging delinquency for attempted murder, the juvenile...

Ogunbowale, Young lead Notre Dame in 103-66 rout of Virginia

Mar. 3, 2019 4:31 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Even Notre Dame's leading scorer, Arike Ogunbowale, couldn't find enough words to describe the triple-double performance of Jackie Young off the bench as the No. 4 Fighting Irish routed Virginia 103-66 Sunday for their sixth straight victory. "The first one to get a triple-double...

Kelly's Irish resume climb for first title since 1988

Mar. 1, 2019 5:23 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — In two of his nine previous seasons at Notre Dame, Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish have had a legitimate shot at the national championship and fallen short. Starts of 12-0 have ended with losses, to Alabama in the title game in 2013 and to Clemson in a playoff semifinal after...