Johnson of UK no longer faces fine over ‘partygate’ scandal | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By SYLVIA HUI – Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Metropolitan Police told Prime Minister Boris Johnson he faced no further action over lockdown-breaking gatherings at his official residence and other government sites, after police said on Thursday that it had concluded its investigation into the country’s coronavirus violations. limitations. Police said they issued a … Read more

After Buffalo Massacre, New York Governor Calls for Action Against Guns | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARINA VILLENEUVE – Associated Press ALBANY, NY (AP) — New York would require state police to seek court orders to keep weapons away from people who may pose a threat to themselves or others under a set of executive orders and gun control bills touted Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul in the wake of … Read more

Paul-Booker Fall Game Hits in Kentucky Senate Race | Health, Medicine and Fitness

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul won his party’s nomination Tuesday to seek a third term, setting up a campaign of contrasting agendas that pits his vision of limited government against the challenger’s backing Democrat Charles Booker for the sweep of health care and anti-poverty programs. The libertarian-leaning Paul swept to victory … Read more

Midterms 2022: What to watch in the primaries in 5 states | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARC LEVY and GARY D. ROBERTSON – Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s winning streak in the U.S. Senate primaries hangs in the balance Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in the midterm elections. Trump made bold recommendations by supporting famed heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania … Read more

Chicago alt-weekly survives column clash, going non-profit | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KATHLEEN FOODY – Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Reader, the city’s popular alternative weekly, is set to become a nonprofit this month after the sale was nearly derailed on a co-owner’s column opposing vaccine demands COVID-19 for children. The publication was on the verge of being sold to the new nonprofit last … Read more

Midterms 2022: What to watch as 5 states hold primaries | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARC LEVY and GARY D. ROBERTSON – Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s winning streak in the U.S. Senate primaries hangs in the balance Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in the midterm elections. Trump made bold recommendations by supporting famed heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania … Read more

Buffalo shooter targeted black neighborhood, officials say | National

By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALSAMO – Associated Press BUFFALO, NY (AP) — The 18-year-old white man who fatally shot 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket researched local demographics and arrived a day early to conduct a reconnaissance for the purpose. to kill as many black people as possible, officials said. Sunday. The racially motivated … Read more

Supermarket shooter searched black neighborhood, official says | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALSAMO – Associated Press BUFFALO, NY (AP) — The 18-year-old white man who shot and killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket had been researching local demographics while looking for places with high concentrations of black residents, arriving there at least a day in advance to conduct a reconnaissance, law … Read more

Louisiana judges issue COVID-related charges against pastor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY – Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday dismissed charges against a pastor who flouted restrictions on gatherings at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, ruling 5-2 that the governor’s executive orders violated freedom of religion. “This is a tremendous victory for religious civil liberties and it … Read more

Alabama transgender drug law blocked by judge | Health, Medicine and Fitness

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that makes it a crime to prescribe puberty blockers and gender-affirming hormones to transgender minors. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke issued a preliminary injunction to stop the state from enforcing the drug ban, which took effect May 8, while a … Read more