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Democratic presidential rivals Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders link arms during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

2020 Democratic contenders link arms in MLK Jr. Day march

Jan. 20, 2020 6:22 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hit pause on their recent feuds Monday as they walked shoulder to shoulder through the streets of South Carolina’s capital city to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and rally around their push to defeat President Donald Trump in...

Indiana boy, dad, shot when gun discharges while wrestling

Jan. 20, 2020 3:40 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A 4-year-old Indiana boy is in critical condition Monday after a gun his father had concealed in his clothing discharged while the two were wrestling, police said. The Herald-Times reported that the two were play wrestling Sunday night on a bed inside a home near Bloomington,...

Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Baylor jumps Zags to give AP poll record-tying seventh No. 1

Jan. 20, 2020 2:23 PM EST

Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week. That doesn't mean they didn't move around, too. The Bears (15-1) leaped over the Bulldogs and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, using wins over Iowa State and...

Hundreds of Indiana warehouse workers face job uncertainty

Jan. 20, 2020 12:24 PM EST

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — More than 200 workers are worried about the future of their jobs at a southern Indiana warehouse. The company that operates Legacy Supply Chain Services in Jeffersonville has notified state officials that it would cease operations and lay off all 257 employees in March. Many of...

2 Indiana counties become latest to end library late fees

Jan. 20, 2020 11:39 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Libraries in two southern Indiana counties are the latest in the state to stop fining patrons for overdue items. The Owen County Public Library’s trustees voted last month to end overdue fines on Jan. 1, and last week the Monroe County Public Library’s trustees voted...

Indiana's infant mortality rate at its lowest in 6 years

Jan. 20, 2020 10:34 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana saw the biggest decrease in its infant mortality rate in six years, officials said. In 2018, 7.3 out of every 1,000 babies born in Indiana died in their first year of life, one of the highest rates in the nation. Last year, the rate dipped to 6.8 per 1,000, reported The...

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks with supporters after speaking at an oyster roast campaign event on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Orangeburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Election 2020: The unexpected durability of Biden, Sanders

Jan. 20, 2020 12:46 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Kamala Harris’ advisers assessed the Democratic primary field early in her campaign, they viewed Joe Biden as headed for an inevitable collapse and Bernie Sanders as unlikely to recapture the magic of his 2016 campaign. A year later, Harris is out of the race, and...

Indiana DNR tightens rules for 3 Ohio River fish species

Jan. 19, 2020 4:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has imposed more restrictive regulations on three popular game fish found in the Ohio River to align the state with Kentucky's regulations. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources said the new emergency rule covers walleye, sauger and saugeye, which are collectively known...

No. 14 DePaul women Butler own 3rd in a 15-point win

Jan. 19, 2020 4:26 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sonya Morris scored 22 points and Deja Church had a double-double and No. 14-ranked DePaul beat Butler 80-65 on Sunday. Kelly Campbell scored 15, Church and Lexi Held each scored 13 — Church grabbed 12 rebounds — and Chante Stonewall scored 10. DePaul (17-2, 7-0 Big East)...

Authorities: Child, 6, dies after being hit by falling tree

Jan. 19, 2020 12:52 PM EST

BOONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A 6-year-old southwestern Indiana child hit by a falling tree has died, authorities said. Authorities were called Saturday afternoon, according to the Warrick County Sheriff's Office. Emergency responders dispatched to the scene were unable to save the child, identified as Elliana...