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Things to know about a vote in Ohio, court action in Kansas and Utah and other abortion developments

Things to know about a vote in Ohio, court action in Kansas and Utah and other abortion developments

Voters in Ohio and judges across the U.S. are weighing in on the future of abortion access in several states more than a year after the nation's top court overturned Roe v. Wade and the right to an abortion, setting off a series of policy shifts.
Wild mushrooms suspected of killing 3 who ate a family lunch together in Australia

Wild mushrooms suspected of killing 3 who ate a family lunch together in Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police on Wednesday were trying to figure out how three people died and a fourth became critically ill after apparently eating wild mushrooms at a family lunch. Homicide detectives have been investigating the case.
CAE tops earnings predictions in first quarter amid renewed demand in civil aviation

CAE tops earnings predictions in first quarter amid renewed demand in civil aviation

MONTREAL — CAE Inc. is reporting a 13 per cent spike in revenues as commercial aviation bounces back following a prolonged pandemic downturn.

Gunmen attack police guarding polio team in northwest Pakistan and kill 1 officer

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked police officers providing security for polio vaccination workers during a door-to-door campaign in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing one of them before fleeing the scene, police said.
Romanian care homes scandal spotlights abuse described as 'inhumane and degrading'

Romanian care homes scandal spotlights abuse described as 'inhumane and degrading'

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — After receiving distressed text messages from a young man worried about the conditions his friend was living in at a social care home in central Romania, Georgiana Pascu arranged an impromptu visit to inspect the facility.
Abortion rights advocates push for 2024 ballot initiative in Arizona

Abortion rights advocates push for 2024 ballot initiative in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Abortion rights advocates on Tuesday began a push to ask Arizona voters to create a constitutional right to abortion , injecting the issue into the battleground state's volatile politics ahead of next year's election .
In Utah and Kansas, state courts flex power over new laws regulating abortion post-Roe

In Utah and Kansas, state courts flex power over new laws regulating abortion post-Roe

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College professors sue Idaho over a law that they say criminalizes classroom discussions on abortion

College professors sue Idaho over a law that they say criminalizes classroom discussions on abortion

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Six university professors and two teachers’ unions are suing Idaho over a law that they say violates their First Amendment rights by criminalizing teaching and classroom discussion about pro-abortion viewpoints.
How extreme heat takes a toll on the mind and body, according to experts

How extreme heat takes a toll on the mind and body, according to experts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Southwestern U.S.
Health advocacy work helped to heal Mark Holland during mental health crisis

Health advocacy work helped to heal Mark Holland during mental health crisis

OTTAWA — Advocating for the health of Canadians gave Mark Holland a sense of purpose he needed to help pull him out of the darkest period of his life, the newly appointed health minister said in an interview.