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No. 2 Kansas extends home win streak against Oklahoma to 22

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — KJ Adams scored a career-high 22 points and No. 2 Kansas closed the game on an 18-4 run to beat Oklahoma 79-75 on Tuesday night. Kansas (14-1, 3-0 Big 12) got 17 points from Jalen Wilson, 11 from Dajuan Harris and 10 from...

 

No. 3 Kansas edges North Carolina State in Self's return

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — First-year guard Gradey Dick scored a season-high 25 points to help No. 3 Kansas beat North Carolina State 80-74 in Wednesday's Battle 4 Atlantis opener, giving coach Bill Self a successful return to the bench after...

 

OSSAA Football Playoffs Friday

Quarterfinal Class 6A-I Bixby 63, Enid 0 Jenks 34, Mustang 31 Owasso 41, Norman North 34 Union 45, Broken Arrow 17 Class 6A-II Choctaw 48, Sand Springs 29 Deer Creek 45, Booker T. Washington 6 Muskogee 18, Ponca City 0 Stillwater 56, Bartlesville 0...

 

Elon Musk's Twitter reinstates Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Elon Musk's Twitter has reinstated the personal account of far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, which was banned in January for violating the platform's COVID misinformation policies at the time. Greene's reinstatement comes after Musk over the...

 

Oklahoma State tries to remain in Big 12 hunt vs. Iowa St.

Oklahoma State still has an outside shot at reaching the Big 12 championship game, and a win against Iowa State would help. A loss would be the third straight for a team that just a month ago had been in the AP Top 10 and had aspirations of winning...

 

High cost of Russian gains in Ukraine may limit new advance

After more than four months of ferocious fighting, Russia claimed a key victory: full control over one of the two provinces in Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland. But Moscow's seizure of the last major stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in...

 

A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

The church shooting Thursday in Alabama is just the latest recent high-profile shooting in May and June, starting with a racist attack that killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Some of the more notable episodes of gun...

 

The Latest: GOP, Democratic lawmakers visit climate talks

The latest on the U.N. climate summit COP26 in Glasgow: GLASGOW — Glasgow became the site of a rare event Saturday -- a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation attending a climate summit. Sen. Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, led the Republican...

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Fauci had no...

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Online posts...

 

AUTO RACING: Kansas and Texas highlight NASCAR, Indy slate

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Buschy McBusch Race 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas. Schedule: Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (FS1). Track: Kansas Speedway Race distance: 267 laps, 400 miles. Last year: Denny Hamlin won in July after starting 10th. Last...

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Delivering...

 

The Latest: Variant identified in UK found on Navajo Nation

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — A coronavirus variant first identified in Britain has been found on the Navajo Nation. Tribal health officials said that the United Kingdom strain was confirmed in a sample obtained in the western part of the reservation. The...

 

The Latest: California sees record COVID-19 deaths

LOS ANGELES -- California health authorities on Saturday reported a record high of 695 coronavirus deaths as many hospitals strained under unprecedented caseloads. The state Department of Public Health said the number raises the state’s death toll...

 

MTV VMAs honor Chadwick Boseman: 'His impact lives forever'

NEW YORK (AP) — "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman, whose death from colon cancer shocked fans, was honored at the MTV Video Music Awards as a hero in real life, not just on the big screen. Host Keke Palmer said the Sunday night awards show was...

 

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high Tuesday as Wall Street clawed back the last of the historic, frenzied losses unleashed by the coronavirus. The benchmark index's milestone caps a furious 51.5% rally that began in late March. Tremendous amounts...

 

Harden and the Rockets play Oklahoma City to start playoffs

Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28, fifth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Houston Rockets (44-28, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season) Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. EDT LINE: Thunder -1.5;...

 

The Latest: At least 8 die from strong storms in South

The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Two more deaths have been blamed on the weekend storms that ravaged the South, bringing the death toll to at least eight. One of the deaths in East Texas was that of a person...

 

NRA sues longtime ad agency over requests for bill details

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The National Rifle Association has sued its longtime advertising agency, accusing the company that has helped shape its Second Amendment advocacy of withholding crucial financial details in its billing documents. The lawsuit...

 

The Latest: Door-to-door searches in damaged Georgia town

The Latest on Deep South storms (all times local): 10 p.m. Authorities in southwest Georgia are searching door to door in darkened neighborhoods after a possible tornado touched down in the rural city of Cairo. Cairo City Manager Chris Addleton said...

 

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2018. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attendi...

 

Chiefs-Chargers each without defensive stars Berry, Bosa

The Los Angeles Chargers will replace defensive end Joey Bosa with second-year player Isaac Rochell, while the Kansas City Chiefs will be without one of their defensive stars in safety Eric Berry. Bosa already had been listed as out for Sunday's...

 

Sexual misconduct claims in state legislatures since 2017

Since the start of last year, The Associated Press has tallied at least 76 state lawmakers who have faced public allegations or repercussions over sexual misconduct claims. Most of those cases became public since the #MeToo movement gained momentum...

 

Oregon hires Oklahoma assistant Lombardi as head coach

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oregon has hired Oklahoma associate head softball coach Melyssa Lombardi as head coach. Oklahoma made the announcement in a news release on Monday. Lombardi guided Oklahoma's pitchers and catchers for the past 21 years and...

 

America's most dangerous volcanoes are on the West Coast

Here are the 10 most dangerous volcanic mountains in the U.S., according to the U.S. Geological Survey: 1. Kilauea, Hawaii 2. Mount St. Helens, Washington 3. Mount Rainier, Washington 4. Mount Hood, Oregon 5. Mount Shasta, California 6. South...

 

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