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A woman wearing a mask against the spread of the coronavirus walks past graffiti depicting late Bishop Amfilohije in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. After the two most senior Serbian Orthodox Church leaders died within a month after testing positive with the coronavirus, health experts and even hardcore believers are starting to worry. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

The Latest: Mask mandate spurs Idaho official to push back

Nov. 26, 2020 12:45 PM EST

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — A county commissioner in northern Idaho has proposed defunding the local health district after the district instituted a mask mandate to slow the spread of the coronavirus as it surges in the area. The Bonner County Dailey reports that Bonner County Commissioner Steven Bradshaw...

3 Missouri officers charged in assault of handcuffed man

Nov. 26, 2020 12:23 PM EST

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — Two eastern Missouri police officers have been charged in a jailhouse attack on a handcuffed man and a third with helping them cover it up. James Daly is charged with felony assault and two counts of misdemeanor assault, Bethany Zarcone is charged with a misdemeanor assault, and...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) heads for a long gain as coach Nick Saban watches during the team's NCAA college football game against Kentucky on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

No. 22 Auburn has chance to spoil No. 1 Tide's season again

Nov. 26, 2020 4:01 AM EST

Here are things to watch in Week 10 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 22 Auburn at No. 1 Alabama. There’s one sure way to make Auburn fans move past lingering bad memories of the Tigers’ unexpected 30-22 loss at South Carolina on Oct. 17 — spoiling top-ranked...

FILE - In this July 25, 2003, file photo, St. Louis Rams offensive line coach Jim Hanifan, left, works with Kyle Turley during NFL football training camp in Macomb, Ill. Hanifan, the former St. Louis Cardinals coach who returned to the city as offensive line coach to help the Rams win the Super Bowl, has died. He was 87. Hanifan’s daughter, Kathy Hinder, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2020. She said the cause of death hasn't been determined, but said it wasn't related to COVID-19. (AP Photo/James A. Finley, File)

Jim Hanifan, offensive line coaching great, dies at 87

Nov. 26, 2020 1:15 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jim Hanifan, the former St. Louis Cardinals coach who returned to the city as offensive line coach to help the Rams win the Super Bowl, has died. He was 87. Hanifan’s daughter, Kathy Hinder, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he died Tuesday at Missouri Baptist Hospital. She said...

Perkins leads Saint Louis over SIU-Edwardsville 89-52

Nov. 25, 2020 10:26 PM EST

Javonte Perkins had 22 points, Jordan Goodwin had a double-double and Saint Louis easily defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 89-52 in the season-opener on Wednesday night. Goodwin, the nation's top rebounding guard last year with 10.4 a game, had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Billikens. Gibson Jimerson...

Missouri's Mitchell Smith, left, and Oral Roberts' RJ Glasper scramble for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Smiths help Mizzou roll past Oral Roberts 91-64

Nov. 25, 2020 9:25 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Mark Smith scored 18 points, Xavier Pinson added 17 and Dru Smith 16 as Missouri cruised past Oral Roberts in a season opener 91-64 Wednesday night. Mark Smith and Dru Smith, who are not related and are among three Smiths on the team, shot a combined 12-of-19 for the Tigers. Mark Smith...

Posters on precautions against the coronavirus are displayed at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The signs on posters read

The Latest: South Korea has most daily cases in 8 months

Nov. 25, 2020 8:29 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has recorded more than 500 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours for the first time in about eight months as health authorities struggle to contain a third surge of infections. The Asian nation has been experiencing a spike in cases since it relaxed stringent social distancing...

Allick leads Kansas City past Culver-Stockton 105-35

Nov. 25, 2020 8:00 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josiah Allick had a career-high 21 points as Kansas City beat Culver-Stockton 105-35 on Wednesday in a season opener. Allick shot 9 for 12 from the floor. Jacob Johnson had 18 points for Kansas City. Marvin Nesbitt Jr. added 15 points, seven rebounds and six steals. Franck Kamgain...

Allick leads UMKC past Culver-Stockton 105-35

Nov. 25, 2020 7:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josiah Allick had a career-high 21 points as Missouri–Kansas City easily beat Culver-Stockton 105-35 on Wednesday. Allick shot 9 for 12 from the floor. Jacob Johnson had 18 points for UMKC. Marvin Nesbitt Jr. added 15 points, seven rebounds and six steals. Franck Kamgain had...

Lawyer: Man was stunned before DEA shot him 3 times

Nov. 25, 2020 6:07 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot in a confrontation with federal agents had stumbled into a Springfield drug investigation, an attorney for the man's family said. Craig Lowther, a lawyer hired by Caleb Slay’s mother to look into his Nov. 2 death, said the confrontation happened...