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Feds to deliver 1.2M rapid coronavirus tests to Oklahoma

Oct. 26, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal officials plan to send Oklahoma nearly 1.2 million rapid coronavirus tests that can diagnose the infection in as few as 15 minutes, the White House announced on Monday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to send 1,190,000 Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19...

Father of 2 slain Kansas boys has been in midst of divorce

Oct. 26, 2020 2:43 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of abducting his two daughters from a Kansas home where their two brothers were killed has been going through a divorce with the children’s mother, authorities said Monday. Maj. James Sherley, of the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department, said 40-year-old...

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) evades the tackle of SMU safety Roderick Roberson, Jr. (13) on a touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Who's best or rewarding success?

Oct. 26, 2020 11:35 AM EDT

The AP Top 25 is embracing diversity. Nine of the 10 FBS conferences have a ranked team this week, including all the leagues currently playing games. Plus, there is an independent. There is something for everyone, but that kind of variety can make some fans question whether those non-Power Five teams really...

Relatives bury Isaac Nolasco who died of reasons not believed related to COVID-19, in a section of the municipal cemetery Valle de Chalco amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Mexican families traditionally flock to local cemeteries to honor their dead relatives as part of the

The Latest: Mexico health officials acknowledge higher toll

Oct. 25, 2020 10:22 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Mexican health authorities acknowledge the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than previously thought, saying there were 193,170 “excess” deaths in the year up to Sept. 26. Of those, 139,153 are now judged to be attributable to...

Reported Oklahoma coronavirus cases down from record surge

Oct. 25, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State health officials reported 1,051 new cases Sunday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, a day after a one-day record increase was set and two days after Gov. Kevin Stitt extended a state of emergency because of the pandemic. The new cases reported by the Oklahoma State...

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, left, talk with quarterback Justin Fields during the second half of their NCAA college football game against Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 52-17. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman race begins as Fields enters

Oct. 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

Now that Justin Fields has arrived, the Heisman Trophy race can begin. Though the front-runner might not be the quarterback you think. Fields made up some ground Saturday with a spectacular season debut for No. 5 Ohio State against Nebraska. He went 20 for 21 for 276 yards and a couple of touchdowns. His only...

A policeman checks documents of a driver at central Syntagma square in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Greece's government has imposed a nightly curfew in greater Athens and other areas with high infection rates as well as a mask requirement. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

The Latest: New outbreak delays easing of rules in Melbourne

Oct. 24, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — A COVID-19 outbreak in the north of Melbourne has led health authorities in Australia’s Victoria state to hold off on any further easing of restrictions in the beleaguered city. Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews withheld any announcement on an easing on Sunday as the state...

Chuba Hubbard (30) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa State Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Stillwater, Okla. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Sanders, Hubbard lead No. 6 Oklahoma St. past Iowa St. 24-21

Oct. 24, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Spencer Sanders waited a long time for this moment. Oklahoma State's sophomore quarterback passed for 235 yards and ran for 71 and a touchdown in his return from injury, and the sixth-ranked Cowboys defeated No. 17 Iowa State 24-21 on Saturday. Sanders suffered a right hand injury...

Authorities find 2 abducted girls after 2 boys are killed

Oct. 24, 2020 8:57 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Authorities found two girls who were abducted from a Kansas home where two boys were discovered dead Saturday, and a suspect is in custody. The Kansas Amber Alert System said about 7 p.m. on Twitter that the girls were found by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol near Erick, Oklahoma. The...

Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver Marvin Mims (17) celebrates scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA College football game against TCU, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Oklahoma has first win streak after cruising past TCU 33-14

Oct. 24, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Spencer Rattler didn't throw an interception for the first time since the opener, and Oklahoma led from the first possession. The Sooners have their first winning streak of the pandemic-altered 2020 season, and might get back in the Top 25 after their longest absence in 21 years....