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2020 Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ community

Oct. 10, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Addressing an LGBTQ community fearful that their gains in equality are slipping, Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday promised an aggressive agenda to end workplace discrimination, improve health care and ensure protections for people who face threats, or worse, because of...

California eases mandatory sentences, restricts body cameras

Oct. 9, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras under more than two dozen criminal justice bills that freshman Gov. Gavin...

Arkansas attorney general warns retailers over youth vaping

Oct. 8, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The attorney general in Arkansas has warned retailers that they can face steep fines for selling or shipping vaping products to minors. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge delivered the warning in an enforcement advisory Monday at the start of a youth vaping conference at Arkansas...

Clampdown on vaping could send users back toward cigarettes

Oct. 5, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two years ago, electronic cigarettes were viewed as a small industry with big potential to improve public health by offering a path to steer millions of smokers away from deadly cigarettes. That promise led U.S. regulators to take a hands-off approach to e-cigarette makers, including...

Prosecutors charge 3 Wyoming men suspected of Medicaid fraud

Oct. 3, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged three Wyoming men after prosecutors say they were involved with a yearslong Medicaid fraud scheme. The Casper Star-Tribune reported Wednesday that prosecutors allege the men billed the government $8.5 million worth of therapy for gym exercises and video...

Issues remain at state foster system after pledge of reform

Sep. 30, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Months after Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker pledged to upgrade the state's troubled foster care system, concerns remain. The Boston Globe reports social workers face a series of problems in the department's system even after the governor's announced reforms in May. Some of those issues...

11 accused of stealing IDs to fake opioid prescriptions

Sep. 24, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities say 11 people face charges accusing them of involvement in an opioid ring that allegedly stole identities of health care providers to write fake prescriptions. The state Attorney General's Office said Tuesday an investigation by city, county and federal agencies...

Skin care company from Poland opens center in West Virginia

Sep. 23, 2019 3:56 AM EDT

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A company from Poland has opened its first branch in the U.S. with a sales and distribution center in West Virginia. Bandi Laboratories has made skin care products in Poland for more than 30 years. It opened its center in Martinsburg last week. The West Virginia Development Office...

Elderly often face neglect in California care homes

Sep. 19, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In her final months, Elaine Geslicki, a bedridden dementia resident at a home for seniors in the Los Angeles area, had difficulty communicating. But by the time the owner of Court Yard Estates sent her to the hospital in an ambulance, the severe pressure sores and bite marks from rats...

Truck driver crashes through Florida gas station, injuring 1

Sep. 18, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police say an impaired driver crashed his pickup truck into a Florida gas station and convenience store, sending a customer running for his life. Fort Lauderdale police Det. Tracy Figone says 67-year-old Joseph Wayne Aligns faces charges of DUI and failure to use due care after...