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‘Disturbing’: Experts troubled by Canada’s euthanasia laws

TORONTO — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening. When the 61-year-old Canadian was hospitalized in June 2019 over fears he might be suicidal, he asked his brother to “bust him out” as soon as possible. Within a month, Nichols submitted a request to be euthanized and […]

Under fire, US officials say monkeypox can still be stopped

WASHINGTON — The country’s monkeypox outbreak can still be stopped, U.S. health officials said Thursday, despite rising case numbers and so far limited vaccine supplies. The Biden administration’s top health official pushed back against criticism about the pace of the response and worries that the U.S. has missed the window to contain the virus, which […]

Study casts more doubt on use of high-dose vitamin D pills

More research suggests it’s time to abandon the craze over vitamin D. Taking high doses of “the sunshine vitamin” doesn’t reduce the risk of broken bones in generally healthy older Americans, researchers reported Wednesday. It’s the latest in a string of disappointments about a nutrient once hoped to have wide-ranging protective effects. That same study […]

DOJ: Buffett company discriminated against Black homebuyers

NEW YORK — A Pennsylvania mortgage company owned by billionaire businessman Warren Buffett’s company discriminated against potential Black and Latino homebuyers in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware, the Department of Justice said Wednesday, in what is being called the second-largest redlining settlement in history. Trident Mortgage Co., a division of Berkshire Hathaway’s HomeServices of America, […]

Bacteria that causes rare tropical disease found in US soil

NEW YORK — A germ that causes a rare and sometimes deadly disease — long thought to be confined to tropical climates — has been found in soil and water in the continental United States, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. The bacteria was found on the property of a Mississippi man who had come down […]

New York reports 1st US polio case in nearly a decade

NEW YORK — An unvaccinated young adult from New York recently contracted polio, the first U.S. case in nearly a decade, health officials said Thursday. Officials said the patient, who lives in Rockland County, had developed paralysis. The person developed symptoms a month ago and did not recently travel outside the country, county health officials […]

Asia shares slip on inflation, China fears despite US rally

TOKYO — Asian shares mostly slipped Thursday as optimism over earnings was tempered by persistent concerns about inflation and the Chinese economy, despite an overnight rally on Wall Street. Eyes are on the Bank of Japan, set to wrap up a two-day policy meeting, although analysts expect no major changes. The BOJ has not indicated […]

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Trial begins in effort to remove Couy Griffin from ...
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Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin admitted ... Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin admitted a couple of times Monday that he wasn't ready for trial. 'I'm not as prepared as I should ...
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Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms
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First lady Jill Biden tested positive ... First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing 'mild symptoms,' the White House announced Tuesday. President Joe Biden continues to test ...
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Council OKs safe outdoor space moratorium
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Not clear how action will affect ... Not clear how action will affect applications already in the pipeline
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Council leaves Planned Parenthood funding intact
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Planned Parenthood is still in line ... Planned Parenthood is still in line to get $250,000 from the city of Albuquerque this year. The City Council voted Monday to keep the ...
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Federal judge orders Shaheen Syed jailed pending trial
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A judge ordered the son of ... A judge ordered the son of a man charged in the shootings of Muslim men in Albuquerque ...
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NM investment funds hit slowdown after rapid growth
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Land Grant Permanent Fund distributions to ... Land Grant Permanent Fund distributions to continue at high level
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School kicks off year with restorative practices
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While the rest of Garfield STEM ... While the rest of Garfield STEM Magnet and Community School was busy settling back int ...
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Man faces charges in Coronado Park death
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Joseph Garcia, 28, accused in shooting Joseph Garcia, 28, accused in shooting
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Deadline looms for western states to cut Colorado River ...
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Hydrology projections will require further reductions ... Hydrology projections will require further reductions in distribution
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Man charged after allegedly exchanging gunfire with Rio Rancho ...
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The man wounded while allegedly exchanging ... The man wounded while allegedly exchanging gunfire with Rio Rancho police officers in ...