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Bill allowing preteen vaccines without parental OK advances

May. 05, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California measure that would allow children age 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents’ consent, including against the coronavirus, cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday. If the proposal becomes law, California would allow the...

AP analysis finds growing number of poor, high-hazard dams

May. 05, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Constructed four generations ago, the massive rock and clay dam at El Capitan Reservoir is capable of storing over 36 billion gallons of water, enough to supply every resident in San Diego for most of a year. Today, it's three-quarters empty, intentionally kept low because of...

AP analysis finds growing number of poor, high-hazard dams

May. 05, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

More than 2,200 dams built upstream from homes or communities are in poor condition across the U.S., likely endangering lives if they were to fail, according to an Associated Press analysis. The number of high-hazard dams in need of repairs is up substantially from a similar AP...

Police: Man confessed to killing woman who vanished in 2001

Apr. 25, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a South Carolina truck driver has confessed to killing a woman who disappeared 21 years ago and to hiding her body in a suitcase. Police in Bessemer, Alabama told news outlets that South Carolina native Brian Jones traveled back to...

Last House on the Block helps people recover from addiction

Feb. 20, 2022 01:06 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Sometimes people need a second chance. Last House on the Block exists to give those affected by addiction and alcoholism a fresh start and help to rebuild their lives, board member Steve Tamboli said during a meeting of the Columbus Rotary Club. ...