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Raiders fans in Kansas City expect to be heckled, but love playing the villains

On the day of the biggest Chiefs-Raiders game in a generation, KC fans explain why — gasp! — they’re rooting for the Raiders.

National

Sold! This couple is the proud new owner of their backyard

Sarah and Jason Kriess learned last month they didn’t own the backyard of their recently purchased home. The land was listed in a public auction Monday and by Tuesday morning the couple were confirmed as the winning bidders, having spent roughly $2,500 on land they thought they already owned.

Travel

What’s next? Oxygen? No more free overhead bin on United

As part of the company's new pricing tier, Basic Economy, passengers who purchase the airline's cheapest fares will only be allowed one personal item that must fit under a seat. Additionally, customers will not be assigned seats until the day of departure, meaning people on the same ticket could be separated.

Health & Fitness

What is mumps and how does it spread?

Although vaccines have nearly eliminated this once common childhood disease in the U.S., mumps is still a concern throughout much of the undeveloped world, and has had several recent outbreaks stateside. Carrie Bohenick, MD, a pediatrician at Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics, discusses the painful swelling of glands and other more serious symptoms of this viral infection.

 

Videos

Living in Kansas City as an Oakland Raiders fan

Kansas City resident Justin Parrish will be wearing his Oakland Raiders gear as he cheers on his team during Thursday night's football game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
John Sleezer and Eric Adler The Kansas City Star
Living in Kansas City as an Oakland Raiders fan 0:51

Living in Kansas City as an Oakland Raiders fan

What is mumps and how does it spread? 2:00

What is mumps and how does it spread?

From the Frozen Tundra to KC, tips for Chiefs fans on staying warm 4:03

From the Frozen Tundra to KC, tips for Chiefs fans on staying warm

Theodis “Sonny” Williams turns a box fan into a pretty and unique accessory 5:03

Theodis “Sonny” Williams turns a box fan into a pretty and unique accessory

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