Election Skeptics Seek Office of Alabama Secretary of State | Health, Medicine and Fitness

GARDENDALE, Ala. (AP) — The Republican runoff for Alabama secretary of state features two candidates who have expressed concerns about the integrity of the election and voter rolls while opposing the expansion of early voting or by correspondence. One candidate, State Auditor Jim Zeigler, is backed by a key supporter of former President Donald Trump’s … Read more

Kentucky AG sues stalled abortion law in federal court | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican Kentucky attorney general appeared in court Tuesday, saying the Democratic governor’s administration missed a deadline to put in place a regulatory process for a sweeping new law on the abortion currently blocked by federal court order. In a move fraught with political and … Read more

Doubts hang over Britain’s Johnson although his bid to oust him fails | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JILL LAWLESS – Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson rushed to mend his tattered authority on Tuesday after surviving a no-confidence vote that exposed deep divisions within his Conservative party and raised serious doubts as to the length of his term. Under party rules, Johnson is now free from another … Read more

Sri Lankan Prime Minister resigns after weeks of protests | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KRISHAN FRANCIS, BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRUTIKA PATHI – Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister has resigned after weeks of protests demanding that he and his brother, the country’s president, step down for dragging the country into its worst economic crisis in decades. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Twitter … Read more