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Grieving parents in Mississippi find help in one another

Dec. 05, 2021 00:06 AM EST

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A support group for grieving parents founded six to seven years ago by Jacqueline Marsaw has resumed social gathering since COVID-19 and has added new members. It is not a club anyone wants to join, but it can help parents through the most...

Milwaukee records 175 homicides so far in 2021

Nov. 26, 2021 12:53 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The city of Milwaukee has seen nearly 200 homicides so far this year. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that as of Tuesday the city had recorded 175 homicides in 2021. Two more homicides took place Wednesday after two men...

Support effort helps military members get home for holidays

Nov. 11, 2021 04:05 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee distillery producing Jack Daniel’s whiskey is teaming with a military support group to help service members and their families get home for the holidays. More than 1,700 service members and relatives will head home through...

Mobile services for opioid use disorder to serve rural areas

Oct. 09, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Chittenden County's Howard Center plans to launch a mobile clinic next year to help rural residents access treatment for opioid use disorder. A federal grant supporting the project is intended to get service to the rural areas of Chittenden,...

NH 'safe station' drug recovery program ends

Oct. 04, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — As a drug recovery program comes to an end at Manchester fire stations, a local center that's part of a state-founded network can offer immediate screening and other services, Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday. The Doorway of Greater Manchester is...

US targets 5 al-Qaida operatives in Turkey with sanctions

Sep. 16, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions Thursday against five men in Turkey suspected of providing financial services and travel assistance to al-Qaida. The five are a mix of Turkish and Egyptian nationals who Treasury said provided various...

Wyoming troop deaths 20 years apart bookend Afghanistan war

Sep. 10, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — When news came that a 20-year-old Wyoming soldier was one of the last casualties of the two-decade-long U.S. war in Afghanistan, it arrived as a tragic bookend: A 20-year-old soldier from Wyoming was among the first to die in the same war. Army...

Malaysian mothers win battle over 'sexist' citizenship law

Sep. 09, 2021 06:16 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Several Malaysian mothers won a legal battle Thursday for the right to pass their nationality to their children born abroad, a landmark court decision hailed by activists as a giant step toward gender equality. Malaysia is one of 25...

Rival congresswomen greet Afghan refugees at New Mexico base

Sep. 08, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Some incoming Afghan refugees were greeted by two members of New Mexico’s all-female U.S. House delegation, from opposite ends of the political spectrum, at Holloman Air Force Base. Afghans evacuated in recent days by the American military are...