Has corporate greed increased inflation? He’s not the biggest culprit | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – Outraged by price hikes at the gas station and supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to blame: on greedy companies that are relentlessly raising prices and making profits. In response to that sentiment, last month the Democratic-led House passed a partisan line vote … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the prize for best in show at the famous Westminster Kennel Club dog show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Oregon prison chief tops federal prison job | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Michael Balsmo and Michael R. Sisak – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – Collette Peters, director of the Oregon prison system, has now emerged as the main competitor to running the federal prison system, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Peters, who has run the state’s Department … Read more

McMaster, Cunningham win primary; to face in november | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jeffrey Collins – The Associated Press COLOMBIA, South Carolina (AP) – Former United States Representative Joe Cunningham won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday, setting up a standoff in November with Republican Governor Henry McMaster, who handily defeated his opponent in the primaries. Cunningham touted the fact that he is the only Democrat in … Read more

Rental business booms as US expelled Haitians flee Haiti | Health, medicine and fitness

By Julie Watson, Gisela Perez de Acha, Katie Liccari, Trenton Danielle and Patricia Luna – Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – With jokes, cheerful Caribbean music, and holiday scenes of sunny beaches and palm trees, Haitian influencers on YouTube and TikTok are advertising charter flights to South America. But they do not target tourists. Instead, … Read more

New York State Protects Abortion Providers Under New Laws | Health, medicine and fitness

ALBANI, NY (Associated Press) – New York has expanded legal protections for people seeking and providing abortions in the state under legislation signed into law by Gov. Cathy Hochhol on Monday. The Democratic governor demanded passage of laws in anticipation of the US Supreme Court’s overturning the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, … Read more

Senate negotiators announce arms deal and deadlock | Health, medicine and fitness

By Alan Fram – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – Senate negotiators on Sunday announced a bipartisan framework for responding to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy if limited achievement that introduces modest gun restrictions and bolsters efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs. The proposal falls short of the tougher steps that … Read more

#ChurchToo Discoveries Growing Years After the Movement Started | Health, medicine and fitness

By Peter Smith and Holly Meyer – The Associated Press a Withers report on sexual assault And the cover-up of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States a viral video A woman confronts her chaplain in a separate Christian for sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager. A television … Read more

In a blow to Biden, the president of Mexico to skip the Summit of the Americas | Health, medicine and fitness

By Elliot Spagat, Joshua Goodman and Chris Megerian – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed Monday he will skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to US efforts to rally governments to work together to tackle soaring immigration in the hemisphere. López Obrador … Read more

In a blow to Biden, the president of Mexico to skip the Summit of the Americas | Health, medicine and fitness

By Elliot Spagat, Joshua Goodman and Chris Megerian – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed Monday he will skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to US efforts to rally governments to work together to tackle soaring immigration in the hemisphere. López Obrador … Read more