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Abortion ban goes to S. Carolina House floor for big fight

Abortion ban goes to S. Carolina House floor for big fight

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs, doctors report

Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs, doctors report

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.
Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing “mild symptoms,” the White House announced Tuesday.
34-year-old woman is Iran's first monkeypox case

34-year-old woman is Iran's first monkeypox case

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities announced Tuesday the first case of monkeypox in the country, the official IRNA news agency reported. The report said health authorities quarantined a 34-year-old woman living in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.
New Scottish law makes period products free for all

New Scottish law makes period products free for all

LONDON (AP) — A law has taken effect in Scotland to ensure period products are available free of charge to anyone who needs them.
Honor or cultural appropriation? Hospital name spurs debate

Honor or cultural appropriation? Hospital name spurs debate

ST. LOUIS (AP) — While segregation was still casting its ugly shadow over the U.S., the Homer G. Phillips Hospital was providing top-notch medical care to a predominantly African American part of St.
Indonesian leader calls for unity, braces for global crises

Indonesian leader calls for unity, braces for global crises

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president called on all citizens to remain united, vigilant and alert as they face crises fueled by the war in Ukraine and coronavirus pandemic in his State of the Nation address Tuesday.
Gates eyes partnership with South Korea over global health

Gates eyes partnership with South Korea over global health

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bill Gates on Tuesday called for South Korea to become more involved in international efforts to prevent infectious diseases like COVID-19 as he stressed the need for the world to be better prepared for the next pandemic.

Gunmen kill 2 policemen escorting polio workers in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire on Tuesday on police escorting a team of polio workers in northwestern Pakistan, killing two policemen, authorities said.
Abortion foes tap credit cards to get partial Kansas recount

Abortion foes tap credit cards to get partial Kansas recount

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas plans to do a partial hand recount that won't change the outcome of this month's decisive vote in favor of abortion rights after abortion opponents charged almost $120,000 to credit cards Monday to cover the cost.