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Arkansas is sued for rejecting petitions on an abortion-rights ballot measure

Arkansas is sued for rejecting petitions on an abortion-rights ballot measure

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.
Judge refuses to extend timeframe for Georgia's new Medicaid plan, only one with work requirement

Judge refuses to extend timeframe for Georgia's new Medicaid plan, only one with work requirement

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge ruled that the Biden administration complied with the law when it declined to grant an extension to Georgia's year-old Medicaid plan , which is the only one in the country that has a work requirement for recipients of t
Despite an industrial past, Montreal's Lachine Canal now a popular fishing spot

Despite an industrial past, Montreal's Lachine Canal now a popular fishing spot

MONTREAL — Live music pulses through the air as Henry Leung casts a lure into the murky waters of the Lachine Canal, at a site wedged between a noisy festival and the high-rises of Montreal's Griffintown neighbourhood.
Repeated extreme weather events linked to rise in mental health problems, trauma

Repeated extreme weather events linked to rise in mental health problems, trauma

FREDERICTON — Jennifer Moore was helping a neighbour on flood-prone Stannus Street, in Windsor, N.S., last week when she fell face first in waist-deep brown water in her driveway.

Detroit-area county to pay $7 million to family of man killed while jailed for drunken driving

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area county agreed to a $7 million settlement in the death of a man who was severely beaten by another man while in jail for a misdemeanor.
A sweet, native and nutritious snack from the garden? Look no further than blueberries

A sweet, native and nutritious snack from the garden? Look no further than blueberries

I’ve been growing dwarf blueberries for three years, and my plants are covered in green fruits right now.
A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Health workers in Ivory Coast began giving children the latest malaria vaccine on Monday, the beginning of a regional campaign that experts hope might curb the impact of one of Africa's top killers.
3 hikers die in Utah parks as triple-digit temperatures linger in western US

3 hikers die in Utah parks as triple-digit temperatures linger in western US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three hikers died over the weekend in suspected heat-related cases at state and national parks in Utah, including a father and daughter who got lost on a strenuous hike in Canyonlands National Park in triple-digit temperatures.
A Baltimore man died after being sedated and restrained by medics. His mom wants answers

A Baltimore man died after being sedated and restrained by medics. His mom wants answers

BALTIMORE (AP) — When Trea Ellinger left a Baltimore drug rehab facility last summer, he assured his anxious mother that everything was fine. He had his medications and was planning to meet up with his girlfriend.
B.C. government is testing out AI tools for rapid disease diagnosis

B.C. government is testing out AI tools for rapid disease diagnosis

VANCOUVER — Provincial labs in B.C. are testing out artificial intelligence for more rapid disease diagnosis, including cancer.