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Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (Ken Cedeno/Pool via AP)

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Jan. 21, 2021 7:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, was headed down a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on Thursday to work with them to carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation’s...

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, center, talks to officials in the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Irish on probation, faces recruiting limits for violations

Jan. 21, 2021 2:46 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame's football program is on NCAA probation until next January after admitting to recruiting violations in 2019 in which a now-former assistant had an impermissible in-person meeting with one prospect and sent impermissible text messages to another. The NCAA announced the...

Notre Dame's Cormac Ryan, left, goes up to shoot over Boston College's Rich Kelly (22) and Steffon Mitchell (41) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Goodwin, Notre Dame hold off Boston College 80-70

Jan. 16, 2021 6:20 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Dane Goodwin scored 21 points, Prentiss Hubb and Juwan Durham had double-doubles, and Notre Dame got its first ACC victory with an 80-70 win over Boston College on Saturday. Hubb had 13 points and 10 assists and Durham had 12 points and 11 rebounds. Nate Laszewski added 16 points on...

Notre Dame hires Cincy's Freeman as defensive coordinator

Jan. 8, 2021 6:42 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame has found its new defensive coordinator, hiring Marcus Freeman away from Cincinnati. Freeman, who turns 35 on Sunday, had spent the last three seasons as Cincinnati’s linebackers coach and defensive coordinator. He now will fill both those roles at Notre Dame. He...

DC National Guard stand outside the Capitol, Wednesday night, Jan. 6, 2021, after a day of rioting protesters. It's been a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Capitol Police says officer dies after riots

Jan. 8, 2021 12:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The U.S. Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died. Officer Brian D. Sicknick died Thursday due to injuries...

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 file photo, President-elect Joe Biden, right, campaigns for Senate candidates Raphael Warnock, left, and Jon Ossoff, not pictured, in Atlanta. Sen.-elect Warnock shares more than a party with Biden: Both Democrats made faith a central part of their political identity on the campaign trail — and their victories are emboldening religious liberals. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Warnock, Biden wins give twin thrills to religious liberals

Jan. 8, 2021 12:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. and Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock shares more than a party with President-elect Joe Biden: Both Democrats made faith a central part of their political identity on the campaign trail — and their victories are emboldening religious liberals. Warnock, who leads the Atlanta...

Former Notre Dame assistant charged with voyeurism, assault

Jan. 6, 2021 6:31 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A former Notre Dame men’s basketball assistant coach has been charged with three counts of voyeurism and one count of domestic battery. The charges filed Tuesday stem from Ryan Ayers’ relationships with two women over a four-year span in which he allegedly recorded...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Wisconsin's Jack Coan throws during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa in Madison, Wis. Former Wisconsin quarterback Coan has indicated on social media that he is transferring to Notre Dame. Coan sent out a tweet Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, that included the Notre Dame logo along with the message, “Extremely thankful for the opportunity. Let’s get to work! @NDFootball.” (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Ex-Wisconsin QB Coan says he's transferring to Notre Dame

Jan. 4, 2021 11:42 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Former Wisconsin quarterback Jack Coan says he's transferring to Notre Dame. Coan posted a tweet Monday night that included the Notre Dame logo along with the message, “Extremely thankful for the opportunity. Let’s get to work! @NDFootball.” Wisconsin disclosed...

Virginia's Justin McKoy (4) looks for a shot as Notre Dame's Juwan Durham defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

No. 23 Virginia beats Notre Dame 66-57 in ACC opener

Dec. 30, 2020 9:22 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Virginia’s momentary shakiness against surging Notre Dame reminded Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett of a toy from the 1970s. “Weebles wobble, but they don’t fall down,” Bennett said after the No. 23 Cavaliers relinquished almost all of an 11-point second-half...

Indiana AG: No charges recommended in fetal remains case

Dec. 30, 2020 3:20 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general recommended no criminal charges or licensing actions Wednesday after concluding an investigation into more than 2,000 sets of fetal remains found last year at the suburban Chicago garage of a late prolific abortion doctor. Attorney General Curtis Hill...