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Dense fog possible in he morning Dense fog and another chance for scattered showers will wrap up the month of November. Find out if December will bring nicer weather by watching the forecast. ...

University of Missouri graduate assistant accused of assaulting teenager over hijab COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old University of Missouri graduate teaching assistant is accused of pulling a teenage family member out of a Columbia school because she wasn't wearing a traditional headscarf worn by some Muslim women. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/1NC9oWj ) reports Youssif Omar was arrested Wednesday at his home on suspicion of felony child abuse. He was released from the Boone County Jail ...

Police capture suspect in parking lot robberies after westside standoff Springfield police have arrested the suspect in a series of armed robberies around the city.  Police arrested Justin Russell Sunday afternoon after a standoff at an an apartment building on the city's west side.  VIDEO: Springfield police discuss standoff, capture of robbery suspect Officers went to the Orchard Park Apartments near W. Kearney Street and the West Bypass after receiving a tip that Russell was there. Officers ...

UPDATE: Teen passenger seriously injured when van runs off bridge into water A 16-year-old boy from Nixa suffered life threatening injuries Sunday afternoon when a van he was riding in ran off the bridge over Greasy Creek in Dallas County. The crash happened on Rocks Dale Road south of Buffalo. Police say the car was going too fast for conditions, ran off the road, flipped over and was submerged. The van was being driven by a 15-year-old boy from ...

Springfield police arrest man wanted for series of robberies around the city A huge break in the case of purse snatchings at some of Springfield’s busiest shopping areas. Police said they were following leads and Sunday they stumbled on a tip that Justin Russell was at the Orchard Park apartments in northwest Springfield near West Bypass and West Kearney. Police showed up around 10a.m. with help from the Springfield police special response team. They believed he was armed and ...

Chiefs hold off Bills 30-22 for 5th straight win Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and two touchdowns, Spencer Ware ran for 114 yards and a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills 30-22 on Sunday in a matchup of teams in the AFC wildcard race. Jeremy Maclin had nine receptions for 160 yards and a touchdown, and Cairo Santos hit three field goals for the Chiefs (6-5), who have won five ...

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Obama, Xi tout close US-China climate coordination
President Barack Obama, right, French President Francois Hollande, second from right, and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo pause for a moment of silence at the Bataclan, site of one of the Paris terrorists attacks, after Obama arrived in town for the COP21 climate change conference, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Paris. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday touted close U.S. cooperation with China on climate change as vital to world efforts to slow global warming, even as he acknowledged persistent differences with China's President Xi Jinping over cybersecurity and maritime security.

U.S. holiday sales on track amid online boost: NRF survey
A shopper takes part in Black Friday sales at a Target store in ChicagoU.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing an annual consumer poll. Black Friday is considered the kickoff to holiday shopping, and retailers will change strategy based on the weekend’s sales. "Consumers are in a good place to get us to a very good holiday season," Shay said on a conference call.

Report: Clashes between govt., rebels kill 30 in Congo
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A representative of civil society groups says at least 30 people have died, including civilians, in clashes between rebels and Congo's military in the country's east.

Broncos hand Patriots first NFL season loss in OT
Running back C.J. Anderson of the Denver Broncos scores a 4th quarter touchdown past cornerback Duron Harmon of the New England Patriots, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado, on November 29, 2015C.J. Anderson busted loose in driving snow flurries for a game-winning touchdown run Sunday as the Denver Broncos rallied to beat New England 30-24 in overtime, handing the Patriots their first loss of the season. Denver's defense thwarted quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots on the first overtime possession, and running back Anderson broke free from a couple of Patriot defenders for the 48-yard winning run. Not just once," said Denver coach Gary Kubiak.

The Latest: UN climate conference begins in Paris
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, right, and French President Francois Hollande arrive to welcome world leaders for the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)PARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local: