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5 deaths at NYC nursing home blamed on Legionnaires' disease

Nov. 14, 2022 13:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Five people died of Legionnaires' disease over the summer at a New York City nursing home that had been cited repeatedly for improper maintenance of the cooling towers where the Legionella bacteria can spread, The New York Times reported. The outbreak at Amsterdam...

Supreme Court skeptical of rejecting civil rights precedent

Nov. 08, 2022 16:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed unlikely to agree to overturn decades of precedent in a case about civil rights lawsuits, a result that would preserve the ability of individuals to use federal law to sue. The justices had been asked to use a case about a...

Operation Remember now spreading joy year-round

Oct. 30, 2022 09:04 AM EDT

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Ten years ago, after her father died following a short stay in a local nursing home, Betty Sue Unger, along with relatives and friends, decided to do something to bring a little Christmas cheer to 60 of the facility’s residents with no family members. “It...