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In this October 2019 photo provided by Pocho Sanchez, Daniela Dominguez, assistant professor in counseling psychology at University of San Francisco, draws and chats with children from Honduras at a migrant camp in Matamoros, Mexico. Dominguez said mutual aid networks are part of the Latino culture where people may feel safer getting help from their own community rather than government entities or formal charities. (Pocho Sanchez via AP)

Mutual aid networks find roots in communities of color

Jan. 21, 2021 11:16 AM EST

Amid the unfolding disaster of COVID-19 have been moments of generosity, whether it's people pulling together support for college students who've been tossed out of dorms, or collecting money to help restaurant workers, street vendors and movie theater employees pay for their medicine, groceries and rent. These...

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Transportation Secretary former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President-elect speaks during a news conference at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP, File)

Buttigieg aims for 'generational' change at Transportation

Jan. 21, 2021 6:02 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, is pledging to carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, calling it a “generational opportunity” to create new jobs, fight...

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon (7) goes to the basket against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Porzingis' big night leads Mavericks past Pacers 124-112

Jan. 20, 2021 11:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis posted season-high totals of 27 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-111 victory at Indiana on Wednesday night. Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Dallas snapped its first three-game losing streak in almost two years....

Krutwig scores 15; Loyola of Chicago routs Valparaiso 75-39

Jan. 20, 2021 10:25 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Cameron Krutwig had 15 points as Loyola of Chicago easily beat Valparaiso 75-39 on Wednesday night. Lucas Williamson had 11 points for Loyola of Chicago (11-3, 6-1 Missouri Valley Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Tate Hall added 10 points. Tom Welch had six assists....

Indianapolis Colts' Philip Rivers (17) throws a pass to Jack Doyle for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Colts QB Rivers, 39, retires from NFL after 17 seasons

Jan. 20, 2021 2:26 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could. The throwing motion stuck — and success soon followed. Rivers used that strange, shot put-like style to land a college scholarship, become a first-round draft pick and...

President Donald Trump speaks near a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Alamo, Texas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Trump declassifies Crossfire Hurricane material

Jan. 19, 2021 7:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local): 7:35 p.m. In his final full day in office, President Donald Trump says he has declassified information related to the FBI’s investigation into ties between Russia and his 2016 presidential campaign. He did not...

Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) goes for a layup as Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) and guard Jamal Murray (27) defend during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

LeVert, Pacers await test results before plotting next move

Jan. 19, 2021 6:07 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caris LeVert arrived in Indianapolis last week feeling perfectly fine. He was eager to meet his new teammates, join the starting lineup and make his Pacers debut. Then came the shocking news from Indiana's team doctors: They found a small mass on LeVert's left kidney. Suddenly...

Vice President Mike Pence walks to the West Wing of the White House after addressing staff on the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in the White House complex, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Pence heading back to Indiana hometown after Biden inaugural

Jan. 19, 2021 4:28 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will be returning to his southern Indiana hometown Wednesday afternoon following the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. The Republican former Indiana governor and his wife Karen are expected to attend Biden’s inauguration and will then fly into...

FILE - In this May 12, 2015, file photo, driver Simona de Silvestro, of Switzerland, watches during practice for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Beth Paretta and Simona de Silvestro will be teaming up to put another woman on the Indianapolis 500 starting grid this May. On Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, Paretta Autosport and IndyCar officials announced they would work together to put a predominantly women-run team in the series' biggest race as part of an outreach to create more diversity in motorsports. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Women-led race team gearing up to run in Indianapolis 500

Jan. 19, 2021 4:26 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Beth Paretta has a vision for her new IndyCar team. She wants to send the first female driver to victory lane at the Indianapolis 500 with the support of a predominantly female cast. And then Paretta hopes to turn it into a full-time pipeline for women in racing. On Tuesday, she...

FILE - In this March 30, 2010, file photo, light shines through the windows onto the basketball court at Butler University's Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The NCAA announced Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, that all 67 men's basketball tournament games including the Final Four will be played entirely in Indiana in a bid to keep the marquee event from being called off for a second consecutive year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Games will be played on two courts inside Lucas Oil Stadium as well as at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Mackey Arena at Purdue and Assembly Hall in Bloomington. Only one game at a time will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

NCAA announces tighter schedule for March Madness

Jan. 19, 2021 3:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — That much-anticipated opening Thursday of March Madness will belong to the play-in teams, part of a scrambled and modestly condensed schedule for the 2021 tournament released Tuesday. The coronavirus pandemic forced the NCAA to move the entire 67-game tournament to Indiana, which means...