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Guard Marta Sniezek transfers from Stanford to Notre Dame

May. 23, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Guard Marta Sniezek has announced her transfer from Stanford and is immediately eligible to play for national runner-up Notre Dame next season. The 5-foot-8 Sniezek, from McLean, Virginia, was injured and didn't play last season for the Cardinal, who were ousted from the NCAA...

Buttigieg sells out fundraiser at iconic Hollywood gay bar

May. 10, 2019 3:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar, providing an intimate moment with the first Democratic White House contender who is a member of the LGBT community. Attendees at The Abbey each paid about $25 to attend the South...

The Latest: Trump: Don't worry about US-China trade talks

May. 8, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to the Florida Panhandle (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling supporters at his campaign rally in Florida not to worry about the trade talks the U.S. will be holding with China this week. A Chinese delegation is scheduled...

Top Buttigieg mayoral aide wins primary to lead Indiana city

May. 8, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) has won the party's primary to replace him as mayor of his Indiana hometown. James Mueller won the Democratic nomination for South Bend mayor with 37% of Tuesday's vote to comfortably lead a...

2020 candidate Buttigieg makes hires in Iowa, New Hampshire

May. 6, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has hired four staffers in Iowa and three in New Hampshire as he works to build on the momentum his campaign has seen in recent weeks. None of the four Iowa hires has top-level experience on a presidential, federal or statewide...

The Latest: Harris says Barr representing Trump, not US

May. 5, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential campaign (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Fresh from last week's viral moment in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. Kamala Harris said the attorney general "lied to Congress" and "is clearly more interested in representing the...

Buttigieg acknowledges work needed to appeal to black voters

May. 5, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Continuing his outreach to African American voters, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged Sunday that he needs to do more work to connect with the community, particularly in the early-voting state of South Carolina. "It shows we've got a lot of work to...

Buttigieg, husband attend Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class

May. 5, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, joined the large crowd at former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class in rural South Georgia. At Carter's invitation Buttigieg stood and read from the Bible as part of the lesson at Maranatha Baptist...

Autopsy: Indiana murder suspect died in jail of cancer

May. 3, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An autopsy has determined that a man who died in jail in March after pleading guilty to murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant Indiana woman died of cancer. St. Joseph County Deputy Coroner Mike Samp gave an update Thursday to the South Bend Tribune on the investigation into...

Dem 2020 hopeful Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns

Apr. 30, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) has released 10 years of tax returns. Buttigieg's campaign posted the returns online Tuesday, saying candidates for president "should play by the rules, pay their fair share and be held accountable by the voters." The...