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Arizona abortions won't stop for a month while case proceeds

Arizona abortions won't stop for a month while case proceeds

PHOENIX (AP) — Legal abortions that restarted in Arizona this week after a court blocked enforcement of a pre-statehood ban will be able to continue for at least five weeks while an appeals court considers the case.
White House: Get new booster by Halloween for safer holidays

White House: Get new booster by Halloween for safer holidays

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday said eligible Americans should get the updated COVID-19 boosters by Halloween to have maximum protection against the coronavirus by Thanksgiving and the holidays, as it warned of a “challenging” virus seas
Ex-Michigan governor asks court to drop Flint water charges

Ex-Michigan governor asks court to drop Flint water charges

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder urged a judge Tuesday to dismiss misdemeanor charges related to the Flint water crisis, a week after another judge took that step with seven other former officials.
UK prosecutor: Nurse poisoned 2 babies with insulin

UK prosecutor: Nurse poisoned 2 babies with insulin

LONDON (AP) — A hospital neonatal nurse in Britain accused of killing seven babies and trying to kill 10 others poisoned two infants deliberately with insulin, a British prosecutor said Monday.
As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

WASHINGTON (AP) — After finishing a tour in Afghanistan in 2013, Dionne Williamson felt emotionally numb. More warning signs appeared during several years of subsequent overseas postings.
Dutch activists sue government over assisted suicide

Dutch activists sue government over assisted suicide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Activists calling for the decriminalization of assisted suicide in the Netherlands took the Dutch government to court Monday, arguing that its ban on helping a person end their life breaches human rights.
'Nothing's left': Hurricane Ian leaves emotional toll behind

'Nothing's left': Hurricane Ian leaves emotional toll behind

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China imposes lockdowns as COVID-19 surges after holiday

China imposes lockdowns as COVID-19 surges after holiday

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese cities were imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday, ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week.
Campaigns in crisis mode as B.C. mayors pivot from parks and potholes to big picture

Campaigns in crisis mode as B.C. mayors pivot from parks and potholes to big picture

When Merlin Blackwell ran for mayor four years ago in the small community of Clearwater in British Columbia's North Thompson River valley, the issues were simple, to say the least.
Telemedicine was made easy during COVID-19. Not any more

Telemedicine was made easy during COVID-19. Not any more

Telemedicine exploded in popularity after COVID-19 hit, but limits are returning for care delivered across state lines. That complicates follow-up treatments for some cancer patients.