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Biden heading to Kentucky to see flood damage, meet families

Aug. 05, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to eastern Kentucky on Monday to survey the damage from last week's devastating floods and meet with those affected. The White House announced Friday that the Bidens would join Gov. Andy Beshear and his...

Missouri Dems turn to Illinois, Kansas for abortion help

Aug. 04, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A top Democratic state lawmaker from Republican-led Missouri on Wednesday wrote to the Democratic Illinois and Kansas governors asking for help paying for abortions for out-of-state Medicaid patients. Missouri House Democratic Minority Leader Crystal Quade...

Parson to travel to Netherlands, Germany to promote business

Jul. 20, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson and first lady Teresa Parson will travel to Germany and the Netherlands next week for a trade mission to promote Missouri businesses and trade. Missouri exported nearly $679 million in goods to Germany last year and more than $223 million...

St. Louis moves to fund help for out-of-state abortions

Jul. 08, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

The St. Louis Board of Adermen has given initial approval to creating a $1 million fund to help St. Louis women get abortions in other states in the wake of a near-total abortion ban in Missouri that went into effect June 24. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the measure...

Governors offer Democrats aggressive reply on guns, abortion

Jul. 08, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hours after a gunman killed seven people at a July 4th parade in suburban Chicago, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tapped into the frustration of many fellow Democrats at the seeming inability of the U.S. to curb gun violence. “If you’re angry today, I’m here to...

California budget won't cover out-of-state abortion travel

Jun. 28, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to make California a sanctuary for women seeking abortions, his administration won't spend public money to help people from other states travel to California for the procedure. Newsom's decision, included in a budget...

United Arab Emirates detects first case of monkeypox

May. 24, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates detected on Tuesday the country’s first case of the monkeypox virus in a young woman who traveled from West Africa. The government said little about the patient, but stressed that authorities were...

Here's how abortion clinics are preparing for Roe to fall

May. 19, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer services if the U.S. Supreme Court lets states restrict or eliminate abortion rights. They chose Carbondale...