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The Latest: Buttigieg takes hits on issue of his experience

Nov. 21, 2019 8:12 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:20 p.m. In Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, Pete Buttigieg became the focus of several of his Democratic opponents for what they characterized as a lack of experience. After the South Bend, Indiana, mayor...

Democrats spar at debate over health care, how to beat Trump

Nov. 21, 2019 5:51 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates clashed in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The Wednesday night faceoff came after hours of testimony in the impeachment inquiry...

Buttigieg speaks at black college in push to boost support

Nov. 19, 2019 1:27 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a crowd at Morehouse College that what black voters on the campaign trail most want to hear from him are whether he can win and what he is going to do for black America. Buttigieg told the audience of about 250 people at the historically...

Laszewski fills in to help Irish top Presbyterian 63-53

Nov. 18, 2019 10:42 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With Notre Dame star forward John Mooney out due to a stomach virus, the team’s other two tallest players each stepped up huge as the Fighting Irish pulled away late for a 63-53 victory over pesky Presbyterian on Monday night. Sophomore forward Nate Laszewski delivered a pair...

Buttigieg touts military service, wary of overstating role

Nov. 18, 2019 1:48 PM EST

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg strides past an oversized photograph of himself dressed in fatigues, the Afghan horizon behind him, as he enters a Des Moines arena for an Iowa Democratic Party gala. In his first Iowa television ad, he holds a rifle and points it toward the rubble at his feet,...

Officials: Two-state commission to help address river issues

Nov. 17, 2019 11:19 AM EST

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Officials hope a commission with representatives from Indiana and Illinois will help address problems with the Kankakee River, including flooding and sedimentation. The Kankakee River runs from near South Bend, Indiana, to near Channahon, Illinois, where it meets the Des Plaines...

Claypool catches 4 TDs as No. 16 Notre Dame rout Navy 52-20

Nov. 16, 2019 8:41 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — If Chase Claypool and Ian Book continue connecting as they did Saturday in No. 16 Notre Dame’s 52-20 rout of No. 21 Navy, the hotel roommates may deserve a penthouse suite. Claypool caught four touchdown passes to match a school record and Book threw five for the third time...

Mooney’s 28 leads Notre Dame to74-64 win over Marshall

Nov. 15, 2019 10:31 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With Notre Dame struggling to put pesky Marshall away, coach Mike Brey began having flashbacks to last season when the Fighting Irish were stunned at home by Radford. “Like, ‘will we be mentally enough to figure out how to get over the hump?’ I thought our...

No. 21 Navy's defense concerns Kelly, No. 16 Irish

Nov. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Preparing for Navy’s triple-option offense is an annual headache for Notre Dame, but it’s the Midshipmen’s defense that has coach Brian Kelly reaching for the aspirin. “I’m really impressed with their defensive structure,” Kelly said....

10 Democrats qualify for next week’s presidential debate

Nov. 14, 2019 3:54 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Ten Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for next Wednesday’s debate in Georgia, giving voters a smaller lineup on stage to consider even as the party’s overall field expands. The Democratic National Committee confirmed the lineup Thursday after reviewing polling...