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Monkeypox: Experts at AIDS conference say the current global response is not enough

Monkeypox: Experts at AIDS conference say the current global response is not enough

MONTREAL — A panel of scientists and activists at the AIDS 2022 conference in Montreal urged worldwide governments over the weekend to ramp up resources to handle the monkeypox outbreaks.
Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row

Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the second straight day , in what appears to be a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug. In a letter noting the positive test , Dr.
Medicaid expansion breakthrough within reach in N. Carolina

Medicaid expansion breakthrough within reach in N. Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After a decade of vigorous opposition, most North Carolina Republicans have now embraced the idea of expanding the state's Medicaid program to cover hundreds of thousands of additional low-income adults.
How a mental health project from moratorium-era Newfoundland can inform senior care

How a mental health project from moratorium-era Newfoundland can inform senior care

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — When it comes to caring for seniors in Newfoundland's outport communities, there may be a homegrown model the province can use — and it sprang from the cod moratorium imposed 30 years ago.
Sacred site or rallying point? The politicization of Canada's National War Memorial

Sacred site or rallying point? The politicization of Canada's National War Memorial

OTTAWA — The sacrifices of Canadians who fought and died for democracy and freedom during the Korean War were honoured during a small ceremony last week at the National War Memorial.
New York City declares monkeypox a public health emergency

New York City declares monkeypox a public health emergency

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials in New York City declared a public health emergency due to the spread of the monkeypox virus Saturday, calling the city “the epicenter” of the outbreak.
Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation , the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-v
Indiana Senate narrowly passes near-total abortion ban

Indiana Senate narrowly passes near-total abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana state senators narrowly passed a near-total abortion ban Saturday during a rare weekend session, sending the bill to the House after a contentious week of arguments over whether to allow exceptions for rape and incest.
Overturning Roe v. Wade isn't the end for abortion opponents

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn't the end for abortion opponents

Now that Roe v.
EXPLAINER: What's the role of personhood in abortion debate?

EXPLAINER: What's the role of personhood in abortion debate?

ATLANTA (AP) — The concept of “personhood” has come up in debates since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal right to abortion .