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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce embraces wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) after Kelce scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chiefs to help Missouri schools with purpose-based athletics

Nov. 27, 2020 4:02 PM EST

The Kansas City Chiefs are joining with the Missouri State High School Activities Association and the NFL Foundation to launch a state chapter of InsideOut, a national initiative that is designed to empower and equip school communities to implement purpose-based athletics. Since its inception in 2015, the...

Balkissa Barro, 10, center, walks to school with friends in the Burkina Faso village of Dori Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020. Children returning to school in Burkina Faso's volatile Sahel region, have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist attacks that have ravaged the West African nation, killing more than 2,000 people this year. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)

Students in Burkina Faso fear extremists more than COVID-19

Nov. 27, 2020 4:59 AM EST

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Balkissa Barro’s been waiting for months to go back to school, but now that she has, the 10-year-old fears classes might once again stop. Children returning to school in Burkina Faso’s volatile Sahel region have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential...

This photo shows from Aztec Media LLC shows online educational company Test Prep Insight CEO John Ross posing in Auburn, Calif., in February, 2020. Promising news about a coronavirus vaccine has small business owners feeling more upbeat despite the virus's continuing spread.   Ross intends to hold off on any major changes.  (Megan Hesson/Aztec Media LLC via AP)

Business owners upbeat about vaccine, wary as virus spreads

Nov. 22, 2020 11:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Promising news about a coronavirus vaccine has small business owners feeling more upbeat despite cases of the virus surging in many parts of the U.S. Owners hope consumers and businesses will be more relaxed about spending now that two drug companies, Pfizer and Moderna, have vaccines that...

FILE - President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Bullhead City, Ariz.  Three civil rights groups are filing a lawsuit challenging  Trump’s executive order that banned federal agencies, as well as contractors and grant recipients, from offering certain diversity training which the president has deemed “anti-American.”The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the complaint Thursday, Oct. 29,  in federal court in Washington, D.C., along with the National Urban League and the National Fair Housing Alliance. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Trump's diversity training order faces lawsuit

Nov. 12, 2020 3:30 PM EST

New York (AP) — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits federal agencies, contractors and grant recipients from offering certain diversity training that the president deems “anti-American." The NAACP Legal Defense Fund...

Reporters and photographers walk in an area that will house a large bar overlooking an NHL regulation ice rink, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, during a media tour of the training center for the Seattle Kraken hockey team in Seattle. The building will house three NHL regulation ice rinks, and will serve also serve as the headquarters for the team. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kraken expect training center to open in summer of '21

Nov. 10, 2020 9:14 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The expansion Seattle Kraken expect to have the main portion of their training facility open in plenty of time for the team’s first NHL season. The primary NHL rink, locker rooms, training areas and front office space are on target to be finished by mid-July, Kraken senior vice...

FILE - Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., in this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo. Muffet McGraw has kept busy since retiring last spring from coaching Notre Dame. From teaching a sports business leadership class at the university to helping on Election Day as a poll worker, the Hall of Famer women's basketball coach has stayed active. Now she's ready to add a new job to her list, serving as a studio analyst for the ACC Network.(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

Muffet McGraw joins ACC Network as studio analyst

Nov. 9, 2020 1:50 PM EST

Muffet McGraw has kept busy since retiring last spring from coaching Notre Dame. From teaching a sports business leadership class at the university to helping on Election Day as a poll worker, the Hall of Famer women's basketball coach has stayed active. Now she's ready to add a new job to her list: serving as a...

Kentucky police head resigns after report on old training

Nov. 3, 2020 6:43 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The head of Kentucky State Police is stepping down days after a report surfaced about old training materials the agency used that encouraged cadets to be “ruthless” and quoted Adolf Hitler. Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer’s resignation is effective Wednesday,...

Attack in Kabul kills 18; al-Qaida leader killed in Ghazni

Oct. 24, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll from the suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan's capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including students, the interior ministry said. Afghan security officials separately announced on Saturday that a senior al-Qaida commander had been...

Afghan officials say bombing outside educational center in Kabul kills at least ten and wounds 20, including children

Oct. 24, 2020 9:17 AM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say bombing outside educational center in Kabul kills at least ten and wounds 20, including children.
Police Chief Medaria Arradondo speaks during a press conference to announce the Justice Department has put $3 million toward the creation of a national center to help law enforcement agencies prevent the use of excessive force at the Federal Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. Chief Arradondo says he's grateful for the offer and hopes city leaders will take advantage of it. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)

DOJ announces center to help cops, offers aid to Minneapolis

Oct. 20, 2020 3:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has put $3 million toward the creation of a national center that will provide training and assistance to help law enforcement agencies prevent the use of excessive force, and officials expressed hope that Minneapolis would be the...