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Nebraska lawmakers to debate a bill on transgender students' access to bathrooms and sports teams

Nebraska lawmakers to debate a bill on transgender students' access to bathrooms and sports teams

Last year objections to a Nebraska bill that sought to ban gender-affirming care for anyone under age 19 ground the work of the Legislature to a near standstill.
Water main break leaves Halifax hospital complex without water, surgeries cancelled

Water main break leaves Halifax hospital complex without water, surgeries cancelled

HALIFAX — A second water main break in as many days at a large hospital complex in Halifax forced the cancellation of some surgeries Thursday, while leaving no running water for drinking or for flushing toilets.

Lawsuit challenging Indiana abortion ban survives a state challenge

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals gave an incremental win Thursday to a group of residents suing the state over its near-total abortion ban, arguing that it violates a state law protecting religious freedom.
Tennessee lawmakers pass bill to require anti-abortion group video, or comparable, in public schools

Tennessee lawmakers pass bill to require anti-abortion group video, or comparable, in public schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee would become the latest state to require public school students to watch a video on fetal development produced by an anti-abortion group, or something comparable, under legislation that is headed to Republican Gov.

Saskatoon doctor accused of making abortion comments facing disciplinary charges

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon doctor is facing disciplinary charges over accusations he told a patient not to get an abortion for religious reasons. The comments Dr.
Tennessee court to weigh throwing out abortion ban challenge, blocking portions of the law

Tennessee court to weigh throwing out abortion ban challenge, blocking portions of the law

NASHVILLE, Tenn.
ALS drug will be pulled from US market after study showed patients didn't benefit

ALS drug will be pulled from US market after study showed patients didn't benefit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease that recently failed in a large study said Thursday it will pull the medicine from the market, acknowledging it didn't help patients with the deadly neurological condition.

Judge finds last 4 of 11 anti-abortion activists guilty in a 2021 Tennessee clinic blockade

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The final four of 11 anti-abortion activists charged with blocking access to a Tennessee clinic in 2021 have been convicted of violating the federal Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act.
Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

Cultural LTC admissions drying up in Ontario due to new priority rules

TORONTO — In an Italian long-term care home in Toronto, about three new non-Italian residents are admitted each month due to government changes to priority rules, leaving them confused and isolated in a setting where they do not speak the language.
Police arrest 22 in EU raids linked to suspected theft of Italy's pandemic funds worth $650 million

Police arrest 22 in EU raids linked to suspected theft of Italy's pandemic funds worth $650 million

BRUSSELS (AP) — Police in Italy, Austria, Romania and Slovakia arrested 22 people Thursday as part of an investigation into the suspected siphoning of hundreds millions of euros in post-pandemic relief funds from the European Union .