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San Jose Sharks' Tomas Hertl, right, scores the game winning goal past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during a shootout of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Hertl's shootout goal lifts Sharks over Blues, 2-1

Jan. 21, 2021 1:22 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored the only goal in a four-round shootout to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night. Marcus Sorensen scored the tying goal late in the second period and Martin Jones made 22 saves for the Sharks, who snapped a six-game losing...

A Sri Lankan airport worker stands next to a thermal scanner inside a terminal at the Katunayake International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Sri Lanka's tourism minister said that the airports in the country will be reopened for tourists according to health guidelines from Jan.21. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

The Latest: Sri Lanka reopens tourism after 10-month closing

Jan. 20, 2021 11:56 PM EST

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka is welcoming tourists again after keeping the doors closed to visitors for nearly 10 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government’s action Thursday is seen as an effort to revive the island nation’s tourism industry, which has been badly hit by the...

Appeals court rejects prosecutor's appeal in McCloskey case

Jan. 20, 2021 5:45 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Wednesday denied a second challenge from St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner to an order removing her and her office from prosecution of Mark McCloskey, who along with his wife, Patricia, pointed weapons at racial injustice protesters last year....

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is helped off the field by teammate Mike Remmers, right, after getting injured during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs' Mahomes practices, remains in concussion protocol

Jan. 20, 2021 4:00 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remained in the NFL's concussion protocol Wednesday, but practiced in a limited capacity, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo. The Chiefs typically breeze through their midweek practice...

FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Wade Davis throws during a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Reliever Wade Davis is returning to the Kansas City Royals, the team he helped pitch to the 2015 World Series title. Davis and the Royals agreed Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, to a minor league contract, and the 35-year-old right-hander will go to spring training trying to earn a spot on the major league roster. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

Wade Davis returns to Royals, gets minor league contract

Jan. 20, 2021 3:33 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reliever Wade Davis is returning to the Kansas City Royals, the team he helped pitch to the 2015 World Series title. Davis and the Royals agreed Wednesday to a minor league contract, and the 35-year-old right-hander will go to spring training trying to earn a spot on the major...

Harris leads SE Missouri past Tennessee State 63-59

Jan. 19, 2021 11:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Harris had 17 points as Southeast Missouri beat Tennessee State 63-59 on Tuesday night. Harris shot 10 for 12 from the free-throw line. DQ Nicholas had 11 points and seven rebounds for Southeast Missouri (4-8, 2-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which snapped its five-game road...

Missouri's Jeremiah Tilmon, left, celebrates with Javon Pickett after he came off the court during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won 81-70. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Tilmon leads efficient No. 19 Missouri past South Carolina

Jan. 19, 2021 10:09 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jeremiah Tilmon had 19 points and 10 rebounds in another efficient performance, and No. 19 Missouri beat South Carolina 81-70 on Tuesday night. Tilmon, who came in shooting a SEC-leading 74% from the floor, improved on that mark by going 8 of 11. With the exception of a nine-point game...

A long-term care facility staff member, Pam Byers LPN, receives the COVID-19 vaccination for Oklahoma nursing home residents and staff at The Lodge at Brookline in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP)

The Latest: Hawaii says scarcity hinders vaccination efforts

Jan. 19, 2021 9:10 PM EST

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s leaders say limited supply is the main thing constraining distribution of the coronavirus vaccine in the state. Hawaii received 59,000 doses of the vaccine last week, but expects to get only about 32,000 this week. Still, Lt. Gov. Josh Green says the state expects to be able to...

Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

The Latest: Hawley blocks quick confirmation of DHS nominee

Jan. 19, 2021 3:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for President-elect Joe Biden’s nominees for his administration (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President-elect Joe Biden’s hopes of quick confirmation of his nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security have been blocked by a...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne celebrates after a run during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

#HenneThingIsPossible as Chiefs look toward AFC title game

Jan. 19, 2021 1:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The 35-year-old journeyman quarterback that made the two plucky plays in the final minutes of regulation that helped get the Kansas City Chiefs into the AFC championship game was fortunate to even be on the team. Chad Henne had spent nearly a decade with Miami and Jacksonville,...