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Evansville shocks college basketball world

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Evansville showed no fear either of Kentucky or venerable Rupp Arena, where the Wildcats had been perfect at ruining visitors’ dreams of pulling off the seemingly impossible. Until Tuesday night. Not only did the Purple Aces deal No. 1 Kentucky a stunning 67-64 upset, ...

Ohio State slides to No. 2 behind LSU

Alabama is fifth in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia, which took over the fourth spot in the selection committee’s second top 25. LSU replaced Ohio State as No. 1 on Tuesday night after the Tigers won at Alabama on Saturday. The ...

Hunt-Chubb gives Browns new hope

BEREA — Freddie Kitchens has struggled to make two star wide receivers happy. The Browns coach now has a pair of elite running backs to please as well. One football. Four playmakers. That’s not necessarily a bad problem. With Kareem Hunt returning from his eight-game NFL suspension to ...

WHAT OTHERS SAY

Toledo Blade — Nov. 11 The suspicious deaths of 10 veterans at a clinic in Clarksburg, W.Va., has prompted federal lawmakers to finally pursue stricter oversight from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to address issues that have imperiled patient health. These reforms are long ...

Pompeo was not a Marine officer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has impressive credentials: He graduated third in his class from Los Amigos High School in California’s Orange County before winning an appointment from his congressman — “B-1 Bob” Dornan, a conservative remembered for his unstinting support for the ...

Will ‘sexist’ white males derail Warren?

After celebrating last Tuesday’s takeover of Virginia’s legislature and the Kentucky governorship, the liberal establishment appears poised to crush its biggest threat: the surging candidacy of Elizabeth Warren. From the tempo and tenor of the attacks, establishment fears of Warren’s ...

Most distant world ever explored gets new name: Arrokoth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. That means “sky” in the language of the Native American Powhatan people, NASA said Tuesday. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past the snowman-shaped Arrokoth ...

Girls get early training in art of writing thank-you notes

DEAR ABBY: I have my granddaughters write thank-you notes to everyone who gave them presents for Christmas, birthdays and special events. They are 7 and 8 years old now. They have fun drawing pictures and mailing the letters, and the recipients enjoy receiving their notes. I would like to order ...

PG&E faces potential showdown over its bankruptcy plan

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is stepping up pressure on Pacific Gas & Electric to fork over billions more in cash to pay thousands of people who lost homes in wildfires that drove the utility into bankruptcy. The rising tensions were scheduled to be aired out in a ...

Army’s use of TikTok app raises concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army’s use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill. Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer sent a letter to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy asking about potential national ...