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Arkansas sues 2 pharmacy benefit managers, accusing them of fueling opioid epidemic in state

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Monday sued two pharmacy benefit managers that oversee coverage for insurers, employers and other large clients, accusing them of fueling the opioid crisis in the state.
Tennessee is sued over law that criminalizes helping minors get abortions without parental approval

Tennessee is sued over law that criminalizes helping minors get abortions without parental approval

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Tennessee prepares to become the second U.S.
Infant mortality rate rose 8% in wake of Texas abortion ban, study shows

Infant mortality rate rose 8% in wake of Texas abortion ban, study shows

In the wake of Texas' abortion ban, the state's infant death rate increased and more died of birth defects, a study published Monday shows.
14-year-old boy charged in fatal Toronto shooting in high school parking lot

14-year-old boy charged in fatal Toronto shooting in high school parking lot

TORONTO — A 14-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in a shooting that left two men dead and three others wounded in a high school parking lot on a weekend in early June, police said Monday. Det. Sgt.

Arkansas Supreme Court reinstates rule eliminating 'X' option for sex on licenses and IDs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday reinstated an agency rule prohibiting residents from using “X” instead of male or female on state-issued driver’s licenses or identification cards.
On the anniversary of the fall of Roe, Democrats lay the blame for worsening health care on Trump

On the anniversary of the fall of Roe, Democrats lay the blame for worsening health care on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is using the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v.
Planned Parenthood says it will spend $40 million on abortion rights ahead of November's election

Planned Parenthood says it will spend $40 million on abortion rights ahead of November's election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned Parenthood will spend $40 million ahead of November's elections to bolster President Joe Biden and leading congressional Democrats, betting that voters angry at Republican-led efforts to further restrict access to abortion c
Young gay Latinos see a rising share of new HIV cases, leading to a call for targeted funding

Young gay Latinos see a rising share of new HIV cases, leading to a call for targeted funding

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four months after seeking asylum in the U.S., Fernando Hermida began coughing and feeling tired. He thought it was a cold. Then sores appeared in his groin and he would soak his bed with sweat. He took a test.
Wisconsin AG argues letting disabled people vote electronically at home would create confusion

Wisconsin AG argues letting disabled people vote electronically at home would create confusion

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic attorney general pushed back Monday against a request to let people with disabilities vote electronically from home this fall.
Experts say Gaza is at 'high risk' of famine despite increased aid to the north

Experts say Gaza is at 'high risk' of famine despite increased aid to the north

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — An influx of aid appears to have eased a hunger crisis in northern Gaza for now, but the entire territory remains at “high risk” of famine after Israel's offensive in Rafah caused displacement and the disruption of aid