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Health issues force Canadian boxer to withdraw from Olympic qualifier in Bangkok

Health issues force Canadian boxer to withdraw from Olympic qualifier in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Canadian boxer Marie Al-Ahmadieh has withdrawn from a last-ditch Olympic qualifier due to "unforeseen health-related issues," according to Boxing Canada.
Charges reduced against 3 facing prosecution in man's death during admission to psychiatric hosptial

Charges reduced against 3 facing prosecution in man's death during admission to psychiatric hosptial

RICHMOND, Va.
Texas Democrat who joined GOP in supporting ban on gender-affirming care for minors loses primary

Texas Democrat who joined GOP in supporting ban on gender-affirming care for minors loses primary

A Texas Democratic lawmaker who broke with her party by supporting a ban on gender-affirming care for minors was ousted in a primary runoff that galvanized LGBTQ+ groups nationwide who then campaigned for her opponent in the race for the south Housto
West Virginia's first ombudsman for state's heavily burdened foster care system resigns

West Virginia's first ombudsman for state's heavily burdened foster care system resigns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The first ombudsman of West Virginia's heavily burdened foster care system has resigned. Pamela Woodman-Kaehler’s resignation will take effect June 6, the state Department of Health announced in a statement.
A nurse honored for compassion is fired after referring to Gaza 'genocide' in speech

A nurse honored for compassion is fired after referring to Gaza 'genocide' in speech

NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse was fired by a New York City hospital after she referred to Israel's war in Gaza as a “genocide” during a speech accepting an award.
Holland defends new ministerial powers to pull products off the shelves

Holland defends new ministerial powers to pull products off the shelves

OTTAWA — The federal health minister needs new powers to unilaterally take dangerous products off the shelves if they're hurting people and not being used as intended, Mark Holland said Wednesday.
Medical pot user who lost job after drug test takes case over unemployment to Vermont Supreme Court

Medical pot user who lost job after drug test takes case over unemployment to Vermont Supreme Court

MONTPELIER, Vt.
Lawyer for trucker who caused deadly Broncos crash says families have no right to sue

Lawyer for trucker who caused deadly Broncos crash says families have no right to sue

REGINA — A lawyer for the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash says families of the victims have no standing to seek compensation in an ongoing lawsuit.
Planned Parenthood asks judge to expand health exception to Indiana abortion ban

Planned Parenthood asks judge to expand health exception to Indiana abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Abortion providers are asking an Indiana trial judge this week to broaden access to abortions under the state's near-total ban.
The Washington Post said it had the Alito flag story 3 years ago and chose not to publish

The Washington Post said it had the Alito flag story 3 years ago and chose not to publish

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine days after The New York Times reported about the political symbolism of an upside-down American flag that flew at U.S.