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  • President Trump ‘proud of NASCAR’ for protest-free race

    LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted he was proud of NASCAR because no drivers, crew or other team members protested during the national anthem Sunday prior to a race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won’t put up with disrespecting our Country or our Flag – they said it loud and clear!” Trump tweeted Monday. So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up with disrespecting our […]

  • President Trump signs proclamation for new restrictions to replace expired travel ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban. Administration officials say the new measures are required to keep the nation safe. The indefinite restrictions apply to citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and North Korea. As part of the presidential proclamation signed Sunday, the U.S. will also bar the entry of certain Venezuelan government officials […]

  • Lawyer says Kushner used personal email for White House communications

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said Sunday. Between January and August, Kushner either received or responded to fewer than 100 emails from White House officials from his private account, attorney Abbe Lowell said in a statement that confirmed Kushner’s use of a personal address in the first months of the administration. The use of a private email […]

  • Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact. Today, health care is based on averages, what worked best in short studies of a few hundred or thousand patients. The massive “All of Us” project instead will push what’s called precision medicine, using traits that make us unique to forecast health and treat disease. The goal is to end cookie-cutter health […]

  • Hoosier legislators seek to stop new graduation guidelines

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers seek a moratorium on federal guidelines that would lower the state’s high school graduation rate. Thousands of Indiana diplomas won’t be counted toward the state’s graduation rate under new rules from the U.S. Department of Education and the Every Student Succeeds Act, the Indianapolis Star reported. The state’s had a nearly 90 percent graduation rate for the class of 2016. The new guidelines wouldn’t have counted about 8,600 General Diplomas and would’ve dropped that year’s rate […]

  • Ravens, Jaguars players kneel for national anthem after President Trump’s comments

    LONDON — About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams’ game at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Other players on one knee during the performance included Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley, wide receiver Mike Wallace and safety Lardarius Webb as well as Jaguars linebacker Dante Fowler, defensive tackle Calais Campbell, defensive end Yannick Ngakoue and cornerback Jalen […]

  • Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share information with the U.S. or haven’t taken necessary security precautions. Officials haven’t said which — or how many — […]

  • O’Korn, defense help No. 8 Michigan rally past Purdue, 28-10

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Chris Evans ran for two touchdowns in the second half and backup quarterback John O’Korn rallied No. 8 Michigan from a halftime deficit Saturday to a 28-10 victory at Purdue. Evans finished with 14 carries for 97 yards for the Wolverines (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten). O’Korn was forced into action when starting quarterback Wilson Speight left late in the first quarter with an undisclosed injury, and the former Houston starter came up every bit as […]

  • Indiana takes charge to beat Georgia Southern 52-17

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Morgan Ellison found Indiana’s starting tailback spotlight; J-Shun Harris entered team record books; and the Hoosiers dominated from the start in a 52-17 victory over winless Georgia Southern on Saturday. Ellison, a freshman making his first college start, ran for 186 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns. He’s IU’s 11th true freshman to rush for more than 100 yards in a game. It’s the fourth-best total by a Hoosier freshman. Anthony Thompson has the record […]

  • Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at 68

    NEW YORK— Charles Bradley, known as the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” for a powerful, raspy style that evoked one of his musical heroes, James Brown, died Saturday at age 68. Bradley, who achieved success later in life with his 2011 debut album “No Time for Dreaming,” was diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall of 2016 and underwent treatment, according to a statement from his publicist Shazila Mohammed. He headed out to tour earlier this year after receiving a clean […]