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Myanmar military plane crash kills 12, including senior monk

Jun. 10, 2021 05:31 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A well-known senior Buddhist monk was among at least 12 people who died when a plane belonging to Myanmar’s military crashed Thursday in the country’s central Mandalay region, state media reported. Army-run Myawaddy TV said a boy was one of two...

Military medical service mission coming to eastern Kentucky

Jun. 10, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — A military medical service operation that will provide free health services is coming to eastern Kentucky in July. Military health care workers will operate clinics roughly between July 10 and July 21 as part of the Operation Gateway Kentucky...

History lesson: A look at 75 years of North Las Vegas

Jun. 06, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Long before becoming mayor pro tem of North Las Vegas, Isaac Barron was a kid who went dove hunting in the desert off Craig Road and attended classes at Rancho High School, where the motto was “the best is yet to come.” ...

USS Constitution to pay respects to health care workers

Jun. 06, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S.S. Constitution and its crew are paying tribute to health care workers and first responders for their service during the coronavirus pandemic. Old Ironsides as the warship is known, is scheduled to take about 200 health care workers and first...

Report: Oversight lapses at impaired pathologist's hospital

Jun. 02, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas veterans hospital's poor oversight caused it to miss the errors made by a pathologist who was fired for being impaired on duty and pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, according to an inspector general's report released Wednesday. ...

Probe of VA hospital worker deaths finds safety violations

Jun. 02, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal investigation of a hot steam accident that killed two workers at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut found workplace safety violations and concluded the deaths were preventable, according to a report released Wednesday by the Occupational Safety and...

Western Sahara independence chief leaves Spain for Algeria

Jun. 02, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The leader of a movement seeking independence from Morocco who is at the center of a diplomatic row flew out of Spain to Algeria, arriving in the middle of the night before being taken to an Algerian military hospital Wednesday. Brahim Ghali was released...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 01, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

Anderson Herald Bulletin. May 26, 2021. Editorial: Setting an example on redistricting Groups such as Common Cause and the League of Women Voters have been working for years to take politics out of the once-a-decade redistricting process. ...

VA hospital to hold Memorial Day ceremony on Facebook

May. 29, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The White River VA Medical Center will be holding a Memorial Day ceremony online on Sunday. Chaplain Anthony Madu will speak, a memorial wreath will be placed and Taps will be played during the Facebook Live event at 10 a.m. ...

Eyeing calendar, Biden to end GOP infrastructure talks soon

May. 28, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants to wrap up infrastructure negotiations soon with Senate Republicans and is looking ahead to June action in the House after finding their idea of tapping leftover COVID-19 relief funds to pay for the investment unworkable, a White House adviser...