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South Dakota Senate censures, reinstates suspended lawmaker

Feb. 01, 2023 17:04 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Senate on Wednesday censured and reinstated a Republican senator who was suspended last week amid allegations she harassed a legislative aide during an exchange about childhood vaccinations and breastfeeding. The Republican-controlled Senate...

'Dances With Wolves' actor to be charged with sex assault

Feb. 01, 2023 13:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former “Dances With Wolves” actor accused of leading a cult could be facing multiple felonies and life in prison after police said he sexually assaulted young Indigenous girls and took multiple wives during a period spanning two decades, court records show. ...

'Dances With Wolves' actor arrested in Nevada sex abuse case

Jan. 31, 2023 22:42 PM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police on Tuesday arrested and raided the home of a former “Dances With Wolves” actor turned alleged cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young Indigenous girls during a period spanning two decades, according to police records obtained by The Associated...

S. Dakota lawmakers push bill to bar transgender youth care

Jan. 31, 2023 17:31 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A state House committee voted Tuesday to advance a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth in South Dakota. Supporters argued a bill barring youth from accessing puberty blockers, hormones and surgery would protect adolescents from...

Biden, McCarthy, once breakfast mates, wrangle over US debt

Jan. 31, 2023 16:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not so long ago, Joe Biden and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy used to talk things over at breakfast in Biden's vice presidential home at the Naval Observatory. Biden was intent in those days on “keeping up relations with the opposition party,” as he writes...

Mayo leads South Dakota State over Kansas City 67-66

Jan. 30, 2023 23:00 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zeke Mayo scored 24 points and made two free throws with 12 seconds remaining to rally South Dakota State to a 67-66 victory over Kansas City on Monday night. Mayo had five rebounds for the Jackrabbits (12-11, 7-4 Summit League). William Kyle III scored 20...

Abmas scores 31, Oral Roberts routs South Dakota 103-53

Jan. 30, 2023 22:32 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Max Abmas scored 31 points, Oral Roberts pummeled South Dakota 103-53 on Monday night, and the Golden Eagles remained unbeaten in the Summit League with their seventh straight win. Abmas had six rebounds for the Golden Eagles (20-4, 11-0). Issac McBride was...

South Dakota lawmakers advance Medicaid work requirement

Jan. 30, 2023 19:03 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Republican lawmakers on Monday advanced a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the state to try and force people on Medicaid to work despite federal policy prohibiting such requirements. The proposal would change the state...

Kimberly Palmer: How to safely use payment apps

Jan. 30, 2023 09:00 AM EST

As a frequent PayPal user, I wasn’t surprised to see a payment request on the app pop up. But when I read it, I knew something was wrong. In the message, a stranger asked me to send them $699 in order to get a “refund.” While I instantly recognized the request as a scam, I...

Allen has 23 as UMKC takes down Denver 70-60

Jan. 28, 2023 23:40 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shemarri Allen's 23 points helped UMKC defeat Denver 70-60 on Saturday night. Allen added nine rebounds, five assists, and four steals for the Kangaroos (10-13, 6-4 Summit League). Rayquawndis Mitchell scored 13 points, going 3 of 14 from the floor,...