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Can you afford to take care of your children and parents? Biden revives effort to lower costs

Can you afford to take care of your children and parents? Biden revives effort to lower costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden runs for reelection, he’s resurrecting proposals to reshape American life from the cradle to the grave by lowering the cost of child care , expanding preschool opportunities and making home aides more availabl
Louisiana lawmakers reject adding exceptions of rape and incest to abortion ban

Louisiana lawmakers reject adding exceptions of rape and incest to abortion ban

BATON ROUGE, La.
Recreational marijuana backers try to overcome rocky history in South Dakota

Recreational marijuana backers try to overcome rocky history in South Dakota

Advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana in South Dakota, a mission with a rocky history, submitted thousands of signatures to election officials on Tuesday in the hopes of once again getting the issue on the conservative state's November ballo
B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

VICTORIA — On the same day the British Columbia government's approach to the overdose crisis faces a major shift, the provincial coroner announced another 192 people were killed by illicit drugs in March.
Democrats hope abortion issue will offset doubts about Biden in Michigan

Democrats hope abortion issue will offset doubts about Biden in Michigan

LANSING, Mich.

Judge: Alabama groups can sue over threat of prosecution for helping with abortion travel

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday said abortion rights advocates can proceed with lawsuits against Alabama’s attorney general over threats to prosecute people who help women travel to another state to terminate pregnancies. U.S.
Alberta ombudsman says rules for developmental disabilities program unfair

Alberta ombudsman says rules for developmental disabilities program unfair

EDMONTON — An Alberta man with autism has been unfairly denied the support he needs by a government program that relies too heavily on intelligence tests, the province's ombudsman has concluded.
New York judge blocks amendment barring discrimination on gender identity and pregnancy outcomes

New York judge blocks amendment barring discrimination on gender identity and pregnancy outcomes

ALBANY, N.Y.
Western Family yogurt, chocolate pretzels recalled over possible salmonella

Western Family yogurt, chocolate pretzels recalled over possible salmonella

OTTAWA — Health Canada has issued a warning about Western Family brand milk chocolate- and yogurt-covered pretzels due to possible salmonella contamination.

A doctor whose views on COVID-19 vaccinations drew complaints has her medical license reinstated

An Ohio doctor who drew national attention when she told state legislators that COVID-19 vaccines made people magnetic has had her medical license reinstated after it was suspended for failing to cooperate with an investigation.