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Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights

Oct. 20, 2021 04:33 AM EDT

In Ghana, home to a diverse array of religions, leaders of major churches have united in denouncing homosexuality as a “perversion” and endorsing legislation that would, if enacted, impose some of the harshest anti-LGBTQ policies in Africa. In Nigeria, the umbrella...

Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick

Oct. 20, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek and the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show for the first full house at Xcel Energy Center in 19 months. The Wild were overwhelmed with gratitude for their off-the-ice help, from start to finish. Eriksson Ek...

Foligno's late goal gives Wild 2-1 win over Ducks

Oct. 16, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored with 7.2 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Foligno beat Anthony Stolarz between his legs from the slot off a rebound to give the Wild a win in their...

Russia struggles to meet global orders for Sputnik V vaccine

Oct. 15, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Esperita García de Perez got her first vaccination against COVID-19 in May. That, along with her Catholic faith, made her feel better protected against the virus, and she had hoped to get her second shot of the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccine a few weeks...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 15, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adair 20, Kansas 12 Anadarko 20, McLoud 7 Antlers 50, Idabel 19 Apache 28, Cordell 20 Arkoma 54, Cave Springs 6 Balko 40, Shattuck 12 ...

The Latest: Vaccine mandate for Calif. prison guards blocked

Oct. 13, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California judge has partially blocked an order taking effect this week that requires state prison employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. A Kern County judge issued a temporary restraining order that prevents enforcement of the...

Russia, WHO differ on when approval will come for Sputnik V

Oct. 13, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is ready to provide up to 300 million doses of its Sputnik V vaccine to the U.N.-backed COVAX initiative, a top Russian official promoting the shot says, even though the World Health Organization hasn’t yet signed off on it and production issues have fanned customers'...

Today in History

Oct. 10, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2021. There are 82 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 2014, Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH’-lah YOO’-suhf-zeye), a 17-year-old Pakistani...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adair 28, Sperry 22 Anadarko 29, Douglass 0 Antlers 55, Valliant 13 Ardmore 28, Duncan 21 Barnsdall 38, Olive 22 Beggs 24, Metro Christian 22 ...

Golden Knights, Avalanche appear to be teams to beat in West

Oct. 06, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

The Vegas Golden Knights have made deep playoff runs in three of their four years and are used to being looked at as the team to beat in the Western Conference. Advancing in the postseason, though, is not going to satisfy a young franchise that lost in the Stanley Cup...