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For WVa. abortion protester, charges dropped with conditions

For WVa. abortion protester, charges dropped with conditions

CHARLESTON, W.Va.
Biden won't veto Republican-led bill ending COVID emergency

Biden won't veto Republican-led bill ending COVID emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden won’t veto a Republican-led measure to end the national COVID emergency , despite having expressed strong objections against it earlier this year, ensuring the bill is on an easy path to becoming law.
West Virginia governor signs ban on gender-affirming care

West Virginia governor signs ban on gender-affirming care

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Republican Gov.
GOP lawmakers override veto of transgender bill in Kentucky

GOP lawmakers override veto of transgender bill in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky.
California may end travel ban to states with anti-LGBTQ laws

California may end travel ban to states with anti-LGBTQ laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Most gig workers paid sick leave under new Seattle law

Most gig workers paid sick leave under new Seattle law

SEATTLE (AP) — Most gig workers in Seattle will be permanently entitled to paid sick leave and safe time under a first-in-the-nation law signed by Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell on Wednesday.
North Dakota aims at school curriculum to deter abortions

North Dakota aims at school curriculum to deter abortions

North Dakota schools would be required to show students high-quality video of how a human fetus develops in each week of pregnancy under a bill Senate lawmakers approved during a vote Wednesday.
Alleged Quebec cop killer was on probation, had history of mental health problems

Alleged Quebec cop killer was on probation, had history of mental health problems

MONTREAL — A Quebec man accused of killing a provincial police officer had a history of mental health issues and had been found not criminally responsible at least five times for past offences.
Saskatchewan to spend $6 million for some hip and knee surgeries in Calgary

Saskatchewan to spend $6 million for some hip and knee surgeries in Calgary

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is to spend up to $6 million to send patients to Calgary for hip and knee surgeries, a move that has irked the province’s largest health-care union.
FDA approves over-the-counter Narcan. Here's what it means

FDA approves over-the-counter Narcan. Here's what it means

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved selling the leading version of naloxone without a prescription, setting the overdose-reversing drug on course to become the first opioid treatment drug to be sold over the counter.