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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...

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....

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Biden's warning on oil tests voter resolve on climate change

Oct. 24, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change. The Democratic presidential nominee has spent months touting a $2 trillion plan to boost investment in clean energy and stop all climate-damaging emissions from the U.S. economy by 2050. The plan...

Tulsa quarterback Zach Smith throws a pass against South Florida during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tulsa capitalizes on 3 South Florida turnovers, wins 42-13

Oct. 23, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Deneric Prince rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, Corey Taylor II added 67 yards rushing and two scores, and Tulsa beat South Florida 42-13 on Friday night. Tulsa led 21-6 at halftime after outgaining USF 289-113. Zach Smith connected with JuanCarlos Santana for a 33-yard score,...

A researcher gives a thumbs-up as work continues on a second test excavation and core sampling in the search for remains at Oaklawn Cemetery from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Another body found in search for Tulsa race massacre victims

Oct. 22, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The search for remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims on Thursday revealed another body in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery before coming to an end, Oklahoma's state archaeologist said. “We are now able to confirm that we have at least 11 individual...

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) breaks away from Kansas cornerback Johnquai Lewis (11) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Iowa St., Oklahoma St. put unbeaten Big 12 records on line

Oct. 22, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

No. 17 Iowa State (3-1, 3-0 Big 12) at No. 6 Oklahoma State (3-0, 2-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (FOX). Line: Oklahoma State by 3 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 32-19-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oklahoma State has a legitimate shot at a College Football Playoff berth, but the Cowboys might be knocked out...