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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)  Derrick Henry scored his third touchdown with 3:05 left, and the Tennessee Titans stopped Josh Allen on a fourth-down quarterback sneak in the final seconds to beat Buffalo 34-31 on Monday night, snapping the Bills' four-game winning streak.

The AFC East-leading Bills drove to the Titans 3 on their final possession and could have sent the game to overtime with a field goal, but instead went for the win — and didn't execute.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  Nearly two-thirds of New York residents are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to the latest federal statistics.

About 12.7 million of New York's 20 million residents are fully vaccinated, according to data released Saturday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

That's the seventh highest percentage of any state — below Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, according to corrections officials.

Smith, now 41, appeared for the 11th time before the Board of Parole on October 5 and was granted release as early as Nov. 17, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said in an emailed statement Saturday.

Transcripts of the hearing were not immediately released.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)  Josh Allen threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, sending the Buffalo Bills to a 38-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night in an AFC title game rematch delayed more than an hour by lightning.

Allen finished with 315 yards through the air, and Micah Hyde returned a rare interception of Patrick Mahomes 26 yards for another score, as the Bills (4-1) beat the turnover-prone Chiefs (2-3) for only the second time in their last seven meetings.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds had the first of Buffalo's four interceptions, and the Bills suffocated the offensively inept Houston Texans in a 40-0 win on Sunday.

Micah Hyde, Tyler Matakevich and Jaquan Johnson, in his first career start, each had interceptions, while Cam Lewis forced a fumble as Buffalo overwhelmed rookie quarterback Davis Mills in his second career start.

Eric Camping

In a swift string of developments, a migrant camp of tens of thousands, mostly Haitians seeking asylum, was disbanded at the U.S. - Mexico border last week. Many were deported back to Haiti. Others have been granted a temporary stay. 

While the camp cleared at the Del Rio border crossing is about 1,800 miles from Rochester, for Vitolio Jeune, a Haitian choreographer and principal dancer with Garth Fagan Dance, the unfolding events hit home.

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NEW YORK (AP)  New York Attorney General Letitia James dismissed criticism  from former Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the  bombshell report from her office that detailed sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo, saying the former governor has "never taken responsibility for his own conduct."

James, speaking to a group of civic leaders from business, nonprofits and other organizations in New York City on Wednesday, defended the 165-page report her office released in August that found Cuomo sexually harassed at least 11 women, prompting the Democrat's resignation.

New York NOW

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members and retirees to address potential staffing shortages caused by an approaching vaccine mandate for health care workers.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP)  Another Buffalo-Miami game, another lopsided Bills victory. And this one might wind up hurting the Dolphins more than most of the others.

Josh Allen threw two touchdown passes, Zach Moss ran for two scores and the Bills knocked out Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa early with a rib injury on the way to a 35-0 win on Sunday.

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NEW YORK (AP) U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin revealed Saturday that he was diagnosed last November with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia but said he responded well to treatments and is now in remission.

Zeldin, a Long Island Republican who's running for New York governor, said the diagnosis had no impact on his work or Army Reserve duties. The Iraq War veteran said he suffered no side effects from treatment and that his health is now "phenomenal."

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