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Mahomes, Mayfield renew rivalry

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Back when their chances of playing quarterback in the NFL were still in the dream stages, Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield sat in an apartment near Texas Tech’s campus and played video games. It was 2013. Three years later, they appeared to do the same thing on the ...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren campaigns for Cordray Thursday in Columbus

COLUMBUS (AP) — Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging college students in Ohio to vote for a Democratic gubernatorial candidate criticized by President Donald Trump. Warren headlined rallies Thursday at Ohio State University in Columbus and at Ohio University in ...

Ohio commission again sidelines Kasich’s order on Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO — A state panel again Thursday delayed implementation of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s plan to create new regulations on thousands of farms in a bid to reduce fertilizer and manure feeding Lake Erie’s sometimes toxic algae blooms. The decision by the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation ...

Cavs offense sputters in loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Denver Nuggets aren’t getting too excited about their early season success. Denver moved to 7-1 with a 110-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, the Nuggets’ best start since going 8-0 in 1976-77. The Nuggets are keeping their feet on the ground ...

No. 9 UCF holds off Temple, 52-40

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — McKenzie Milton threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 9 UCF hold off Temple 52-40 and extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 21 games Thursday night. Taj McGowan scored on runs of 1 and 10 yards, the latter finishing a long drive that put the ...

Homecoming: No. 3 Notre Dame CB Love eager for Northwestern

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Julian Love can’t wait to get to Ryan Field. The fact that the junior cornerback for No. 3 Notre Dame played his high school football at Nazareth Catholic Academy in suburban Chicago, about 30 miles from the Northwestern campus in Evanston, has something to do with ...

US Interior Department sets July 1 goal for reorganization

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department said Thursday it wants to have its newly reorganized regions up and running by July 1. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s plan calls for realigning the department into 12 unified regions and relocating many decision-makers from Washington to field ...

Passions inflamed because much — too much — is at stake

The midterm elections are less than a week away, and predictions are changing daily. Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight predicts Democrats will take the House but not the Senate. MyBookie says the odds are better that Republicans will keep control of both. Some Democratic optimists are still hoping ...

Psychedelic advocate nears goal of legal ecstasy

WASHINGTON — Growing up amid the tumult of the Cuban missile crisis and the Vietnam War, Rick Doblin says he became convinced that humanity was “crazy” and “inherently destructive.” As a teenager, he came to see the mind-expanding effects of psychedelics — including LSD and magic ...

Worried about hubby working alongside a promiscuous woman

Dear Annie: My husband of 23 years has been working for a four-man department for that whole time. One man retired, so they will be hiring another person. A very qualified young man applied for the job. A married woman also applied. They are planning on hiring the woman. She now works in a ...

What causes urination at night and not daytime?

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a 68-year-old female. I’m in good health, take no medications and work at a desk job all day. I urinate at 5:30 a.m., once at lunch and once before bed, and I do not drink any beverages after 6 p.m. If I can go that many hours without urinating during the day, why do I ...

Malaysian financier charged in multibillion-dollar scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department announced charges Thursday against a fugitive Malaysian financier and two former Goldman Sachs bankers accused in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to spur economic ...

North Korea women suffer sexual abuse but no ‘MeToo’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean refugees say sexual violence against women in their former homeland is part of daily life. But a new report suggests there’s little chance that abused women in the North will get to say “MeToo” anytime soon. North Korea’s extremely patriarchal ...

Divers recover jet flight recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers in Indonesia recovered one of the crashed Lion Air jet’s flight recorders from the seafloor Thursday, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into the ocean earlier this week, killing 189 people. Relatives, ...

Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company’s original “Don’t be evil” motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the tech giant’s mishandling of sexual misconduct ...

Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest ...

Diana Ross, John Legend set for Macy’s parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Diana Ross, John Legend, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai will be among the stars celebrating at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Macy’s said Thursday that Martina McBride, Pentatonix, Rita Ora, Sugarland and Anika Noni Rose also will participate in the ...

Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah (AP) — Tammie Nakai lives under a vista of red-rock spires and purple sunrise sky that offers arguably some of the United States’ most breathtaking views. But her home lacks what most of the country considers basic necessities: electricity and running ...

Health care website up, running after slow start

WASHINGTON — The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as sign-up season for 2019 opened days before the midterm elections. During early morning hours, people accessing the site were directed to ...

Synagogue suspect pleads not guilty

PITTSBURGH — The anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that could put him on death row, as funerals for the victims of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in American history continued for a third ...