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Lawsuit seeks to block Washington parental rights law that critics call a 'forced outing' measure

Lawsuit seeks to block Washington parental rights law that critics call a 'forced outing' measure

SEATTLE (AP) — A school district, a nurse, and civil rights and youth services organizations sued Thursday to block a new Washington state parental rights law that critics describe as a “forced outing” measure.
Louisiana Legislature approves bill classifying abortion pills as controlled dangerous substances

Louisiana Legislature approves bill classifying abortion pills as controlled dangerous substances

BATON ROUGE, La.
Canada 7th in foreign aid spending, but a fifth goes to refugees inside the country

Canada 7th in foreign aid spending, but a fifth goes to refugees inside the country

OTTAWA — While Canada is one of the top contributors to foreign aid among some of the world's richest countries, one-fifth of the spending never leaves Canada's borders.

Doctors engage the public by bringing a human side to social media

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HPV vaccines prevent cancer in men as well as women, new research suggests

HPV vaccines prevent cancer in men as well as women, new research suggests

New research suggests the HPV vaccine is preventing cancer in men, as well as in women, but fewer boys than girls are getting the shots in the United States.
'I won't stop,' Celine Dion says in trailer for upcoming doc about her health woes

'I won't stop,' Celine Dion says in trailer for upcoming doc about her health woes

Celine Dion’s fans are getting a first glimpse of the superstar’s struggle with a rare neurological disorder in an emotional trailer for an upcoming documentary about her career and life.
Attempts to regulate AI’s hidden hand in Americans’ lives flounder in US statehouses

Attempts to regulate AI’s hidden hand in Americans’ lives flounder in US statehouses

DENVER (AP) — The first attempts to regulate artificial intelligence programs that play a hidden role in hiring, housing and medical decisions for millions of Americans are facing pressure from all sides and floundering in statehouses nationwide.
TikTok rolls out new rules to limit the reach of state-affiliated media accounts on its platform

TikTok rolls out new rules to limit the reach of state-affiliated media accounts on its platform

NEW YORK (AP) — TikTok is putting in place new rules to limit the reach of state-affiliated media accounts that are attempting to exert influence abroad during a crucial election year .

Danish court throws out claim that a patient's rights were violated when she wasn't given vegan food

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Thursday ruled against a claim that a patient's rights were violated when a hospital failed to give her adequate meals for her vegan diet during her stay there four years ago.
Black Americans are underrepresented in residential care communities, AP/CNHI News analysis finds

Black Americans are underrepresented in residential care communities, AP/CNHI News analysis finds

Norma Upshaw was living alone south of Nashville when her doctor said she needed to start in-home dialysis.