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FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Amy Coney Barrett, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit judge, speaks during the University of Notre Dame's Law School commencement ceremony at the university, in South Bend, Ind. Barrett, a front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)

Top contenders for Ginsburg's seat on Supreme Court

Sep. 22, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. A look at the top contenders: ___ AMY CONEY BARRETT Barrett, 48, is widely considered to be the front-runner. She was...

FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Amy Coney Barrett, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit judge, speaks during the University of Notre Dame's Law School commencement ceremony at the university, in South Bend, Ind. Barrett, a front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)

Top contenders for Ginsburg's seat on Supreme Court

Sep. 21, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. A look at the top contenders: ___ AMY CONEY BARRETT Barrett, 48, is widely considered to be the front-runner. She was...

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (10) runs past Indianapolis Colts free safety Malik Hooker, left, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Hooker is 2nd Colts player with torn Achilles tendon in 2020

Sep. 21, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have played two games and lost two starters with torn Achilles tendons. Coach Frank Reich announced Monday that safety Malik Hooker would miss the rest of this season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Sunday's 28-11 victory, the same injury running back Marlon...

New York Jets head coach Adam Gase yells instructions during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Gase: Struggling Jets need to go on 'hyperdrive' to improve

Sep. 21, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase knows exactly where it all went wrong for the New York Jets. Offense. Defense. And special teams. “Overall, we’ve got to put everything in hyperdrive,” the coach said Monday, “and do a better job this week and improve quickly and get ourselves ready for...

El corredor novato de los Colts de IndianĂ¡polis Jonathan Taylor corre mientras lo defiende Eric Kendricks de los Vikings de Minnesota el domingo 20 de septiembre del 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indianapolis gets back on track with defense, running game

Sep. 21, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich kept it simple Sunday: Run the ball and let the defense do its job. And once again, the Indianapolis Colts proved old-school football still works. “There’s no question that this is a blueprint to what we want to look like,” Reich said after Indy’s...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo shows the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. A wave of federal executions by the Trump administration after a 17-year hiatus are set to resume. If it goes ahead as scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, William Emmett LeCroy would be the sixth federal death-row inmate executed this year at the U.S. prison in Terre Haute, Indiana. Another is scheduled Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

US execution planned of killer who said witchcraft drove him

Sep. 21, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A former U.S. soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to slay a Georgia nurse in a bid to lift a spell he believed she put on him is the first of two more inmates the federal government is preparing to put to death this week. William Emmett LeCroy, 50, on Tuesday would be the...

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020 file photo, New York Jets' Breshad Perriman participates during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J.  The New York Jets are getting healthy again at just the right time. Wide receivers Breshad Perriman and Denzel Mims practiced fully Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 and are expected to be healthy for the season opener against the Bills in Buffalo on Sunday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Jets WR Perriman could miss some games with sprained ankle

Sep. 21, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Breshad Perriman could be sidelined for some games after spraining his left ankle against San Francisco on Sunday. Perriman left the 31-13 loss midway through the second quarter and didn't return. “He may miss a game or possibly two,” coach Adam...

Teen brothers among 3 killed in plane crash near Kokomo

Sep. 21, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Two teenage brothers who were members of a flying club were among the three people killed in a plane crash near a north central Indiana airstrip, authorities said Monday. The crash Sunday morning killed Liam Patrick Kelly, 17, and Reece David Kelly, 15, both of Carmel, and the pilot,...

Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler (26) celebrates with Minnesota Twins' Marwin Gonzalez (9) after they score on Kepler's two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Kepler homers and Twins beat Cubs and Darvish 4-0

Sep. 20, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered, José Berríos threw six shutout innings to outduel Yu Darvish and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Sunday night. Kepler had three hits and Josh Donaldson added two for the Twins, who took two of three from the NL Central-leading Cubs. After...

An honor guard with the American Legion Post 374 of Millard wear face masks against COVID-19 present arms during the graveside service of David Owen Cary at the Omaha National Cemetery in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

The Latest: New Zealand to end restrictions except in 1 city

Sep. 20, 2020 10:11 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: All remaining virus restrictions will be lifted across much of New Zealand from late Monday with the exception of the largest city, Auckland, which will continue to have some restrictions for at least another 16 days. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement Monday after...