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

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

Federal Reserve seizes $1.2 million over Florida’s refusal to impose COVID vaccine law on health care workers | National

FORT Lauderdale, Florida – As Governor Ron DeSantis battles passport vaccinations against the COVID-19 coronavirus – recently threatening the Special Olympics with a $27.5 million fine – there is one mandate he can’t stop. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services enforces a federal vaccine requirement for health care workers who provide only medical or … Read more

A book celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the music “Grease” | Wrote

Mark Kennedy Associated Press NEW YORK – On Valentine’s Day 1972, an off-Broadway musical that needs a lot of love opened. It already had $20,000 in debt, and reviews were mixed to poor. A decision had to be made: keep advancing or give him the kiss? The choice to continue was risky but fateful, not … Read more

In a historic shift, far fewer teens are facing adult US courts | Health, medicine and fitness

By Dave Collins – The Associated Press David Harrington spent eight tense months in a Philadelphia prison as a teenager – the result of a 2014 robbery charge that automatically sent his case to the adult court system under state law. He said he was only 16 years old at the time, getting into a … Read more

Hong Kong police patrol to enforce Tiananmen vigil ban | Health, medicine and fitness

By Zain Soo – The Associated Press HONG KONG (AFP) – A heavy police force patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities banned for the third year in a row public observances of the death anniversary. Tiananmen Square campaign In 1989, the vigil outside was the only place to commemorate this event. For … Read more