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3.2-magnitude quake rattles area on Kansas-Oklahoma line

Oct. 22, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook an area on the Kansas-Oklahoma line Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The tremor struck at 8:17 p.m. and was centered in a remote area 22 miles (35 kilometers) northwest of Ponca City, Oklahoma, at a depth of almost 5 miles (8...

Members of the festival organizing team at the Kali Bari Hindu temple pray via live transmission on the first day of Durga Puja celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Most of the festival festivities are being scaled down following the health officials warning about the potential for the coronavirus to spread during the religious festival season, which is marked by huge gatherings in temples and shopping districts. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The Latest: UN chief urges G20 to unite on coronavirus fight

Oct. 22, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. chief says it’s “very frustrating” that leaders of the 20 major industrialized nations didn’t come together in March and establish a coordinated response to grapple with the coronavirus in all countries as he proposed. The result, he says, is every...

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., talks to the crowd in front of photo of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett while attending a Concerned Women for America event outside a gun store in Kansas City, Kan. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Marshall is facing stiff competition from state Sen. Barbara Bollier in the race to fill an open Senate seat in Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Democrat says she opposes expanding court in Senate debate

Oct. 22, 2020 9:39 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrat Barbara Bollier said Thursday that she wouldn't support adding additional justices to the U.S. Supreme Court or vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's plan to raise taxes on high-income earners if she's elected to Kansas' open U.S. Senate seat. Bollier made the...

New England Patriots tight end Ryan Izzo, below, fumbles as Denver Broncos cornerback Michael Ojemudia (23) tackles him in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Broncos, like so many others, search for code to stop Chiefs

Oct. 22, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Slow down Patrick Mahomes and potentially park closer to the training facility. It’s as good of an incentive as any. It certainly worked out well last week when Denver coach Vic Fangio offered up his prime parking place at Broncos headquarters for a job well done. There may...

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., talks to the crowd in front of photo of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett while attending a Concerned Women for America event outside a gun store in Kansas City, Kan. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Marshall is facing stiff competition from state Sen. Barbara Bollier in the race to fill an open Senate seat in Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

GOP in ruby red Kansas stresses over costly Senate race

Oct. 22, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Republicans who were desperate to have Kansas Congressman Roger Marshall as their candidate for an open Senate seat are finding the race to be anything but the sure thing they once thought it would be. GOP groups are pouring in millions of dollars to help the two-term congressman...

Protest at Kansas school after student told to remove hijab

Oct. 22, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Officials at a Kansas high school are investigating after a student was told to remove her Islamic head scarf, known as a hijab, prompting other students to stage a demonstration. A spokeswoman for the Geary County School District said officials are still determining details of...

Officials prepare to faceoff over masks as Kansas cases rise

Oct. 22, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ coronavirus case count continued to climb, even as one GOP lawmaker pushed back against Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s call for a statewide mask mandate. “I’ve stated all along, and still believe, a one-size-fits-all COVID solution doesn’t...

Kansas State running back Deuce Vaughn (22) gets past Texas Tech linebacker Kosi Eldridge (20) as he runs for a first down during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

No. 20 K-State looks for 12th straight win over Kansas

Oct. 22, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

Kansas (0-4, 0-3 Big 12) at No. 20 Kansas State (3-1, 3-0), Saturday at noon ET (FS1). Line: Kansas State by 20. Series record: Kansas 65-47-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Kansas State could extend its winning streak over Kansas to a series-record 12 consecutive games. But more importantly, the Wildcats can remain...

Police: 1 killed in shooting near youth football game

Oct. 22, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Pittsburg State University basketball player was shot to death outside a Wichita sports stadium where a youth football game was being played, police said. The death Wednesday night of 31-year-old Marquell Nolan stemmed from an ongoing feud between Nolan and the suspect and was...

Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) throws a pass on a 2-point conversion against Texas during the fourth overtime of NCAA college football game in Dallas, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Oklahoma defeated Texas 53-45 in four overtimes. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

OU looks to build on Texas win, rejoin poll in visit to TCU

Oct. 22, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The last time Oklahoma was unranked for more than a month, Bob Stoops had just started rebuilding a perennial contender he eventually handed to Lincoln Riley, who led the Sooners to the playoff each of his first three seasons. Riley's team should be in position to return to the Top...