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Wyoming governor signs measure prohibiting abortion pills

Wyoming governor signs measure prohibiting abortion pills

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law the nation's first explicit ban on abortion pills since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last summer.
Regulators: Nuclear plant leak didn't require public notice

Regulators: Nuclear plant leak didn't require public notice

Minnesota regulators knew four months ago that radioactive waste had leaked from a nuclear power plant in Monticello — but they didn’t announce anything about the leak until this week.
New Mexico passes bill to safeguard abortion providers

New Mexico passes bill to safeguard abortion providers

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators raced against the clock Friday to advance hard-fought proposals aimed at safeguarding abortion access, delivering tax relief and reducing gun violence in the final hours of a 60-day legislative session.
New COVID origins data point to raccoon dogs in China market

New COVID origins data point to raccoon dogs in China market

The canines, named for their raccoon-like faces, are often bred for their fur and sold for meat in animal markets across China.
State and US officials tout spending to plug 'orphan wells'

State and US officials tout spending to plug 'orphan wells'

ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, La.
Veto of Kansas bill on trans athletes sets up override fight

Veto of Kansas bill on trans athletes sets up override fight

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas bill banning transgender athletes from girls' and women's sports was vetoed by Democratic Gov.
Work to begin on new B.C. health centre, owned and operated by Sts'ailes First Nation

Work to begin on new B.C. health centre, owned and operated by Sts'ailes First Nation

HARRISON MILLS, BRITISH COLUMBIA — A community in British Columbia's Lower Fraser Valley is one step closer to having its own Indigenous-led health centre.
Elizabeth Holmes returns to court in bid to avoid prison

Elizabeth Holmes returns to court in bid to avoid prison

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Mother: Irvo Otieno was 'brilliant and creative and bright'

Mother: Irvo Otieno was 'brilliant and creative and bright'

Irvo Otieno had realized his passion: making hip-hop. He could write a song in less than five minutes. And he was streaming his music under the moniker “Young Vo,” while working toward starting his own record label.
Lawmaker pauses filibuster on agreement to debate trans bill

Lawmaker pauses filibuster on agreement to debate trans bill

A lawmaker who has been holding up the work of the Nebraska Legislature for weeks to protest a bill that would ban gender-affirming therapies for minors has paused her persistent filibuster in a deal that will see lawmakers debate the bill next week.