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Kansas State defensive back D.J. Render (23) recovers an on-side kick during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas State Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Arkansas State beats Kansas State 35-31 in final minute

Sep. 12, 2020 6:57 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jonathan Adams Jr. caught a career-high three touchdown passes, including the game-winner with 38 seconds remaining, and Arkansas State defeated Kansas State 35-31 on Saturday for the Red Wolves' first win over a Power 5 opponent in a dozen years. Layne Hatcher threw a 17-yard pass...

FILE - Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson passes to a teammate during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Arkansas State plays at Kansas State on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

K-State to kick off season against Arkansas State

Sep. 10, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Chris Klieman was visibly relieved when he settled down in front of a camera to discuss with reporters the Wildcats' season opener against Arkansas State this weekend. His team has had multiple players test positive for COVID-19, and at least one player who was...

A restaurant prepares delivery meal orders during lockdown due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus in Melbourne, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Victoria state, Australia's coronavirus hot spot, announced on Monday that businesses will be closed and scaled down in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

The Latest: Australian hot spot extends state of emergency

Sep. 1, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s hot spot Victoria state on Wednesday extended its state of emergency for another six months as its weekly average of new COVID-10 infections dipped to 95. The Victorian Parliament’s upper chamber passed legislation by a 20-19 vote to extend the state of...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson (10) passes to a teammate during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Manhattan, Kan. Thompson is back to direct the offense heading into the opener Sept. 12, 2020, against Arkansas State. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

K-State heads into Year 2 under Klieman with high hopes

Sep. 1, 2020 12:28 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — One of these days, Kansas State coach Chris Klieman will go through an offseason full of familiarity. He hasn't had one yet. He was hired away from North Dakota State to replace Bill Snyder, the Wildcats' longtime Hall of Fame coach, and spent his first offseason building a coaching...

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., speaks to a local Elephant Club meeting in the banquet room of a restaurant in Overland Park, Kan., on Aug. 18, 2020. Marshall is running for an open U.S. Senate seat and gives President Donald Trump an A+ grade for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

2 Kansas doctors but differing COVID-19 takes in Senate race

Aug. 29, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall's audience of about 40 people packed a banquet room in a Kansas City-area bistro. No one wore a mask during his lunchtime remarks about the coronavirus. The Republican nominee for Kansas' open Senate seat put one on later while talking to masked reporters...

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon speaks with reporters after pleading not guilty to charges that he ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a southern border wall, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Ex-Trump aide Bannon pleads not guilty in border wall scheme

Aug. 20, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, was pulled from a luxury yacht and arrested Thursday on allegations that he and three associates ripped off donors trying to fund a southern border wall, making him the latest in a long list of Trump allies to be charged...

Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House's coronavirus task force, meets with local media Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., to talk about ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the area. (Chris Ochsner/The Kansas City Star via AP)

The Latest: S. Korea reports largest virus jump since March

Aug. 15, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 279 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, it’s highest daily jump since early March, as fears grow about a massive outbreak in the greater capital region. The figures released by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sunday brought the...