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Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 06, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. May 3, 2022. Editorial: CT positions itself as an abortion sanctuary An editorial we published on the 25th anniversary of Roe v. Wade in 1998 predicted “the debate over abortion will be just as passionate in 2023 as it was in 1973.” ...

Major companies stay mum on thorny abortion issue - for now

May. 05, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would abolish a nationwide right to abortion has thrust major companies into what’s arguably the most divisive issue in American politics. But while some are signaling support for abortion rights, many want to stay...

Starbucks, Lumentum rise; Lyft, Tupperware fall

May. 04, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Advanced Micro Devices Inc., up $8.29 to $99.42. The chipmaker raised its revenue forecast for the year after reporting strong first-quarter financial results. ...

Feds will appeal mask ruling only if mandate still needed

Apr. 19, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

The Justice Department said Tuesday it will not appeal a federal district judge’s ruling that ended the nation’s federal mask mandate on public transit unless the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes the requirement is still necessary. In a statement released a day...

EXPLAINER: What happens in the post-mask world of travel?

Apr. 19, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A ruling by a federal judge has ended — at least for now — the requirement that people wear masks on planes and public transportation, and there is plenty of confusion about the new, post-mask world of travel. The Justice Department left the door open Tuesday to a...

Disney World: Face masks optional for all areas of resort

Apr. 19, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World has lifted the last of its mask requirements, meaning face coverings will be optional for visitors at all locations on the central Florida Disney property. The rule change was posted Tuesday on Disney's website. Masks are still recommended,...

Court ruling creates mishmash of transportation mask rules

Apr. 19, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

A decision by a federal judge in Florida to throw out a national mask mandate for public transportation across the U.S. created a confusing patchwork of rules for passengers as they navigate airports and transit systems. The ruling gives airports, mass transit systems, airlines and...

Massachusetts Senate debating sweeping climate change bill

Apr. 14, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The steps Massachusetts needs to take to meet its goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 were debated by the state Senate on Thursday as part of a sweeping climate bill. The bill sets out a range of strategies: Allowing solar panels on agricultural and...

Yelp to cover travel expenses for workers seeking abortions

Apr. 12, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yelp will cover the travel expenses of employees who must travel out of state for abortions, joining the ranks of major employers trying to help workers affected by new restrictions in Texas and other states. The benefit announced Tuesday covers all 4,000...

Massachusetts Senate unveils sweeping climate proposal

Apr. 07, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate unveiled a sweeping climate bill Thursday aimed at helping the state meet its net-zero greenhouse gas emissions goal by 2050. The bill sets out a range of strategies, from lending support to emerging energy technologies like nuclear fusion,...