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Spa owner faces trafficking, prostitution charges

Nov. 10, 2019 11:48 AM EST

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts spa owner is facing sex trafficking charges. The Lowell Sun reports 34-year-old Xuedan Ou, of Tewksbury, was arrested Thursday following a nine-month investigation into sex trafficking and prostitution at the TCM Therapy Center. Assistant District Attorney Greg...

Woman charged with harassing child with genetic disorder

Nov. 9, 2019 9:34 AM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state police say a Long Island woman used social media and the U.S. mail to harass a child with a genetic disorder that causes skin to harden and crack. Police arrested Krista Sewell on Thursday on charges including aggravated harassment as a hate crime, a felony. The child...

Sunshine State considers banning sunscreen bans

Nov. 5, 2019 4:52 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida tourist haven Key West wants to protect coral reefs that attract divers, so it's banning sunscreens that contain chemicals that could harm them. But Florida lawmakers who think it's more important to protect humans are moving toward outlawing the Key West's sunscreen ban...

1 in 2 seriously ill Medicare enrollees struggles with bills

Nov. 4, 2019 4:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees face financial hardships with medical bills, with prescription drug costs the leading problem, according to a study published Monday. The study in the journal Health Affairs comes as legislation to curb drug costs for seniors languishes...

San Francisco: Mayor has easy reelection; vaping on ballot

Nov. 4, 2019 12:33 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a bruising fight last year to become San Francisco's mayor, London Breed faces token opposition on Tuesday's ballot as she struggles to find solutions to the city's homelessness crisis, drug epidemic and a housing shortfall that have put the politically liberal city in the...

State must talk to Medicaid recipients before coverage drop

Nov. 2, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents who will face work requirements to continue receiving Medicaid health care coverage won't lose their benefits until after they have spoken to a caseworker, according to a proposed state plan. And if case workers determine eligibility should be terminated, a review will...

Nebraska prisons seek crackdown on out-of-control contraband

Oct. 27, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have declared war on contraband in Nebraska's largest prisons, repeatedly combing cells in the hunt for cellphones, drugs and weapons, but one top administrator admits the sweeps probably miss dangerous items and characterizes the cleanup as a near-impossible task....

NY law could prevent costly surprise ER bills

Oct. 22, 2019 5:25 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Insurance companies must ensure that patients don't face higher out-of-pocket costs when receiving emergency care under a new state law. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed the legislation. He said it's ridiculous to expect someone facing a life or death situation to check if a...

New Chicago mayor faces familiar problems as teachers strike

Oct. 18, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot swept into office this spring declaring it "a new day" for the nation's third-largest city. She pledged to change the way City Hall operated under Rahm Emanuel and for decades before him, invest in poor neighborhoods, improve schools and address the city's deeply...

Virginia officials issue warning as wildfire season begins

Oct. 16, 2019 4:29 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years. On Tuesday, Gov. Ralph Northam announced the start of the fall wildfire season in Virginia, which runs through Nov. 30. Most of Virginia faces an increased risk of wildfires...