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Sen. Ron Johnson renews call for Wisconsin abortion vote

Sen. Ron Johnson renews call for Wisconsin abortion vote

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday renewed his call for a statewide vote in Wisconsin on abortion rights, saying he thought most voters would support a ban after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Iqaluit water treatment plant to return to service after more than a year

Iqaluit water treatment plant to return to service after more than a year

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit says its water treatment plant is to return to service Tuesday morning, more than a year after it was shut down due to contamination.
No fines issued by hospitals under Ontario's new long-term care law: province, OHA

No fines issued by hospitals under Ontario's new long-term care law: province, OHA

No one has been fined in Ontario so far under a new law that can require patients to pay a daily $400 penalty if they refuse to move from a hospital to a long-term care home not of their choosing, the province and its hospitals say.
Dying patients protest looming telehealth crackdown

Dying patients protest looming telehealth crackdown

At age 93, struggling with the effects of a stroke, heart failure and recurrent cancer, Teri Sheridan was ready to end her life using New Jersey's law that allows medically assisted suicide -- but she was bedbound, too sick to travel. So last Nov.
'People are suffering': Food stamp woes worsen Alaska hunger

'People are suffering': Food stamp woes worsen Alaska hunger

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of Alaskans who depend on government assistance have waited months for food stamp benefits, exacerbating a long-standing hunger crisis worsened by the pandemic, inflation and the remnants of a typhoon that wiped o
For transgender kids, a frantic rush for treatment amid bans

For transgender kids, a frantic rush for treatment amid bans

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a third grader in Utah, mandolin-playing math whiz Elle Palmer said aloud what she had only before sensed, telling a friend she planned to transfer schools the following year and hoped her new classmates would see her as a gi
What's next for abortion pill after Supreme Court's order

What's next for abortion pill after Supreme Court's order

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nothing will change for now. That's what the Supreme Court said Friday evening about access to a widely used abortion pill.
Health Canada approves new antibody drug to help prevent serious RSV in babies

Health Canada approves new antibody drug to help prevent serious RSV in babies

Health Canada has approved a new antibody drug to help protect babies from serious illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Nirsevimab, also known by its brand name Beyfortus, was authorized on April 19.
Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill for now

Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday preserved women’s access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion , rejecting lower-court restrictions while a lawsuit continues.

Review finds no misconduct at Missouri trans youth clinic

COLUMBIA, Mo.