Republican LePage says he would veto 15-week abortion ban

PORTLAND, Maine — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who’s seeking his old job back, said he’d veto a bill banning abortions at 15 weeks, delivering disappointing news to abortion opponents….

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Exercise caution with zero-premium Medicare Advantage plans

Health insurers will flood the Medicare Advantage market again this fall with enticing offers for plans that have no monthly price tag. The number of so-called zero-premium plans has been…

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Meet the scientist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for evolution research

A Swedish scientist won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week for his work in evolution. The committee awarded Svante Pääbo, director of the Max Planck Institute for…

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Flint water crisis charges dropped for 7 former officials

A Michigan judge threw out felony charges Tuesday against seven people in the Flint water scandal, including two former state health officials blamed for deaths from Legionnaires’ disease. The dismissal…

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Arizona abortion rights backers sue to overturn old ban

PHOENIX — Supporters of abortion rights on Tuesday sued to block an old Arizona law that criminalizes nearly all abortions, arguing that laws passed by the state Legislature after 1973’s…

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Oklahoma governor urges action on anti-transgender medicine

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on the GOP-controlled Legislature to impose a statewide ban when it…

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Revival sought for pastor’s lawsuit over COVID restrictions

NEW ORLEANS — An outspoken Christian conservative attorney from Alabama has asked a federal appeals court to revive a Louisiana pastor’s damage claims against state officials over long-expired COVID-19 restrictions….

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Key moments in Flint, Michigan’s lead-tainted water crisis

FLINT, Mich. — A Michigan judge’s order dismissing charges against seven people in the Flint water scandal is the latest development in a crisis that started in 2014. That was…

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Judge throws out charges against 7 people in Flint water crisis, following Michigan Supreme Court decision

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Judge tosses charges against 7 people in Flint water crisis

A Michigan judge dismissed charges Tuesday against seven people in the Flint water scandal, including two former state health officials blamed for deaths from Legionnaires’ disease. Judge Elizabeth Kelly took…

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