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Liberty tames Missouri in 66-45 beat down behind McGhee

Dec. 02, 2021 21:18 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — No Southeastern Conference team had ever visited Liberty Arena until Missouri on Thursday night. There may reluctance on the part of SEC members to return. Darius McGhee scored 20 points and Shiloh Robinson scored a career-high 15 and Liberty beat...

US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

Dec. 02, 2021 20:28 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctantly announced plans Thursday to reinstate the Trump-era policy and agreed to Mexico’s conditions for resuming it. ...

Records: Missouri planned to thank glitch-finding journalist

Dec. 02, 2021 19:59 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just before Missouri Gov. Mike Parson condemned a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter for exposing a state database flaw, records show the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education was instead preparing to thank him for finding the glitch. ...

1 dead, 2 hurt when car hits Walmart in Kansas City, Kansas

Dec. 02, 2021 18:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One person was killed and two others were critically injured Thursday when a vehicle hit two pedestrians and crashed into a Walmart in Kansas City, Kansas, police said. The crash occurred Thursday afternoon at a Walmart in the Legends Outlet...

Convicted Kansas City officer to be sentenced March 4

Dec. 02, 2021 17:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A white Kansas City police detective who was convicted of shooting and killing a Black man will be sentenced on March 4, a judge ruled Thursday. Eric DeValkenaere, 43, was convicted last month of second-degree involuntary manslaughter and armed...

EXPLAINER: Must employers follow Biden's vaccine mandates?

Dec. 02, 2021 16:14 PM EST

Millions of health care workers across the U.S. were supposed to have their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by this coming Monday under a mandate issued by President Joe Biden's administration. Thanks to legal challenges, they won't have to worry about it, at least for now. ...

Chiefs leaning on unsung heroes in their Super Bowl pursuit

Dec. 02, 2021 14:45 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The top-ranked cornerback in the NFL, at least according to some advanced metrics, is not Jalen Ramsey or some other high-profile player that was a first-round pick and developed into a Pro Bowl-caliber talent. The top center isn't Jason Kelce or...

Chiefs aim for 12th straight vs Broncos in AFC West showdown

Dec. 02, 2021 14:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have won 11 straight games against the Denver Broncos, their onetime AFC West nemesis. And Kansas City coach Andy Reid's teams have won 19 of the 22 times they have played following a week off. Heck, the Broncos might as well not show...

Donations improve how kids learn amid ongoing COVID concerns

Dec. 02, 2021 13:46 PM EST

When COVID-19 forced Claire Mansur to teach her fourth-grade reading students online instead of in the classroom, she thought about giving up as a teacher. Students at Gladstone Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri, which serves a large population of immigrants and...

Chiefs seeking 12th straight win over Broncos on Sunday

Dec. 02, 2021 13:32 PM EST

DENVER (6-5) at KANSAS CITY (7-4) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Chiefs by 10, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Broncos 6-5; Chiefs 4-7. SERIES RECORD: Chiefs lead 67-55. ...