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Chiefs, Mahomes will get major test in New England

There can be no better measuring stick for the Chiefs and young quarterback Patrick Mahomes than what they face Sunday night. Beat the Patriots in Foxborough and all that excitement in Kansas City might be validated. Remember, though, that the Chiefs, with Alex Smith, went into Gillette Stadium and won the 2017 kickoff to the … Continue reading Chiefs, Mahomes will get major test in New England

PHOENIX | Studies in healthy older people aim to prevent Alzheimer’s

PHOENIX — It may be too late to stop Alzheimer‘s in people who already have some mental decline. But what if a treatment could target the very earliest brain changes while memory and thinking skills are still intact, in hope of preventing the disease? Two big studies are going all out to try. Clinics throughout … Continue reading PHOENIX | Studies in healthy older people aim to prevent Alzheimer’s

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Pats tempering expectations as Gordon practices for 1st time

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Josh Gordon arrived at a Patriots’ team facility that was abuzz with excitement about what he could potentially bring to their depleted receiving group. There was also just as strong a sentiment in the building to keep any lofty expectations in check — at least for now. Gordon practiced with the Patriots … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Pats tempering expectations as Gordon practices for 1st time

DUBLIN | The Latest: Plane carrying pope touches down in Ireland

DUBLIN — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland for the first papal visit to the country in almost four decades. A plane carrying Francis and his entourage landed at Dublin International Airport on Saturday after a two-hour flight from Rome. Hundreds of … Continue reading DUBLIN | The Latest: Plane carrying pope touches down in Ireland

NEW YORK | Cardi B wins big at MTV VMA, a show that feels flat

NEW YORK — With most of music industry’s top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads — for the wrong reasons. Exhibit A: Camila Cabello beat out Drake, Mars, Cardi B, Ariana Grande and Post … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cardi B wins big at MTV VMA, a show that feels flat