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Arkansas lawmakers send Gov. Sanders school bathroom bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Transgender people at Arkansas public schools would not be able to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday.
Biden says he's focused 'intensely' on lowering drug costs

Biden says he's focused 'intensely' on lowering drug costs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration was focused “intensely” on lowering health care costs and took aim at “MAGA” Republicans who he said are intent on dialing back Medicare coverage for millions of Americans.

Report: Toddler overdosing on fentanyl revived by officers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police officers in Oregon revived a 2-year-old girl suspected of overdosing on fentanyl this week, news outlets reported.
Medication abortions are under fire: Here's how they work

Medication abortions are under fire: Here's how they work

Medication abortions became the preferred method for ending pregnancy in the U.S. even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. They usually involve taking two prescription medicines days apart — at home or in a clinic.
What will happen if medication abortion challenge succeeds?

What will happen if medication abortion challenge succeeds?

Medication abortions in the United States usually involve two different drugs. In the latest effort to limit abortion access, opponents of the procedure are seeking to ban one of those medications.
Here's how an AI tool may flag parents with disabilities

Here's how an AI tool may flag parents with disabilities

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the two weeks that the Hackneys’ baby girl lay in a Pittsburgh hospital bed weak from dehydration, her parents rarely left her side, sometimes sleeping on the fold-out sofa in the room.
Saskatchewan to provide $200,000 to family doctors in rural and northern areas

Saskatchewan to provide $200,000 to family doctors in rural and northern areas

SASKATOON — The Saskatchewan government is to provide family doctors in rural and northern communities $200,000 over five years in an effort to address staffing shortages in those areas.
Victoria group lends a helping hand to Ukraine, setting up prosthetic clinics

Victoria group lends a helping hand to Ukraine, setting up prosthetic clinics

Nick Dechev was startled when an air raid siren blared in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv last month. The resident of Victoria, B.C.
Iran says 110 arrested over suspected schoolgirl poisonings

Iran says 110 arrested over suspected schoolgirl poisonings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian police said Wednesday that 110 suspects have been arrested in connection with the suspected poisoning of thousands of girls in schools across the country.
In nursing homes, impoverished live final days on pennies

In nursing homes, impoverished live final days on pennies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New pants to replace Alex Morisey’s tattered khakis will have to wait. There’s no cash left for sugar-free cookies either. Even at the month’s start, the budget is so bare that Fixodent is a luxury.