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States promise to help disabled kids. Why do some families wait a decade or more?

Feb. 28, 2024 10:46 AM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — When Lilly Miller was in elementary school, teachers told her parents they needed to immediately sign up their youngest daughter, who has Down syndrome, for a wait list so the state would pay for a day program when she grew up. The teachers predicted a six-year wait. ...

About as many abortions are happening in the US monthly as before Roe was overturned, report finds

Feb. 28, 2024 09:23 AM EST

The number of abortions performed each month is about the same as before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the nationwide right to abortion more than a year and a half ago, a new report finds. The latest edition of the #WeCount report conducted for the Society of...

BYU ends No. 7 Kansas' 19-game home win streak, 76-68

Feb. 27, 2024 23:07 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — BYU coach Mark Pope had just been given a technical foul late in the game, and the volume was quickly ramping up inside Allen Fieldhouse, where so many opponents over the years have wilted down the stretch against mighty Kansas. Pope walked back to his huddle...

Duke's Scheyer wants the ACC to implement measures to prevent court-storming after Filipowski injury

Feb. 27, 2024 18:44 PM EST

Duke coach Jon Scheyer wants the Atlantic Coast Conference to implement measures to prevent court-storming after star big man Kyle Filipowski was hobbled following a collision with a fan during a weekend loss at Wake Forest. Scheyer said Monday that Filipowski was “a little bit...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas - Advisory

Feb. 27, 2024 07:11 AM EST
Eds: The Kansas editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. The AP

BYU visits Dickinson and No. 7 Kansas

Feb. 27, 2024 04:03 AM EST

BYU Cougars (19-8, 7-7 Big 12) at Kansas Jayhawks (21-6, 9-5 Big 12) Lawrence, Kansas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jayhawks -7; over/under is 153 BOTTOM LINE: No. 7 Kansas faces the BYU Cougars after Hunter Dickinson scored 20 points in...

Houston rises to No. 1 in AP Top 25 ahead of Purdue, UConn; South Florida makes its rankings debut

Feb. 26, 2024 13:06 PM EST

Now it is Houston's turn at the top of The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll. The Cougars moved to No. 1 for the first time this season in Monday's latest poll, climbing one spot to end the six-week stay of reigning national champion Connecticut. Houston (24-3)...

No. 25 BYU visits Dickinson and No. 9 Kansas

Feb. 26, 2024 03:49 AM EST

BYU Cougars (19-8, 7-7 Big 12) at Kansas Jayhawks (21-6, 9-5 Big 12) Lawrence, Kansas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 9 Kansas hosts the No. 25 BYU Cougars after Hunter Dickinson scored 20 points in Kansas' 86-67 victory against the Texas Longhorns. ...

Freshman S'Mya Nichols scores 22, leads Kansas past No. 10 Kansas State 58-55

Feb. 25, 2024 17:18 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Freshman S'Mya Nichols scored 22 points to lead Kansas to a 58-55 win over No. 10 Kansas State on Sunday. Taiyanna Jackson added 11 points and Holly Kersgieter scored 10 for Kansas (16-11, 9-7 Big 12), which closed out the victory with an 11-4 run and improved...

Hunter Dickinson scores 20 to lead Kansas past Texas 86-67

Feb. 24, 2024 20:59 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 20 points, KJ Adams had 16 and No. 9 Kansas beat Texas 86-67 on Saturday night. All five Kansas starters scored in double figures as Johnny Furphy contributed 16, Dajuan Harris had 14 and Nicolas Timberlake scored 13. ...