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Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 22, 2020 10:41 AM EST

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ Jan. 20 The Herald-Dispatch on a county's upcoming vote that could declare it a “Second Amendment sanctuary": On Jan. 23, the Cabell County Commission will decide whether to follow the lead of Putnam County, the town of Fort Gay and 400 other counties,...

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019 file photo, a sign at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., explains the local state of emergency regarding a measles outbreak. There were nearly 1,300 case of measles in the U.S. through November 2019 - the largest number in 27 years. There were no deaths but about 120 people ended up in the hospital. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

'Tough year' for measles and other infectious diseases in US

Dec. 27, 2019 10:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — This year, the germs roared back. Measles tripled. Hepatitis A mushroomed. A rare but deadly mosquito-borne disease increased. And that was just the United States. Globally, there was an explosion of measles in many countries, an unrelenting Ebola outbreak in Africa and a surge in dengue...

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., right, speaks at a protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, during arguments in the first gun rights case before the Supreme Court in nine years. The case was filed by three New York City gun owners who are challenging a ban on carrying a licensed handgun outside city limits to a gun range, shooting competition or second home outside city limits. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Spending deal would end two-decade freeze on gun research

Dec. 16, 2019 5:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal on a government spending bill would for the first time in two decades provide money for federal research on gun safety. A law adopted in the 1990's has effectively blocked such research and prohibits federal agencies from engaging in advocacy on gun-related issues. The...

Courtney, Hayes add their support to impeachment

Dec. 13, 2019 12:41 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney and Jahana Hayes added their names Friday to those supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The announcements mean all five members of Connecticut's all-Democratic delegation are now on the record saying they will vote in favor of impeachment. ...

Majority of Connecticut House members back impeachment

Dec. 10, 2019 3:58 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The majority of Connecticut's all-Democratic delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives plans to support articles of impeachment announced Tuesday against Republican President Donald Trump. Both U.S. Reps. John Larson and Rosa DeLauro announced Tuesday they will vote in favor of...