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California requires menstrual products in public schools

Oct. 08, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California public schools and colleges must stock their restrooms with free menstrual products under a bill signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The move comes as women’s rights advocates push nationwide for affordable access to pads, tampons...

Massachusetts Senate approves bill to expand voting rights

Oct. 06, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A bill that would permanently write into Massachusetts law early voting options that were temporarily adopted during the height of the coronavirus pandemic was approved overwhelmingly Wednesday by the Massachusetts Senate. The bill would also enact...

Corral, Young meet for No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 12 Mississippi

Sep. 30, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

No. 12 Mississippi (3-0, 0-0 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (4-0, 1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Alabama by 14 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Alabama leads 56-10-2 (53-11-2 after NCAA forfeits/vacated games) and has won five...

Rapid City-area homeowners sue county over sinkhole risks

Sep. 28, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

BLACK HAWK, S.D. (AP) — More than 150 homeowners in a development outside Rapid City are suing Meade County over risks to their properties after a sinkhole exposed an abandoned gypsum mine. The federal complaint filed Monday by Hideaway Hills residents in Black Hawk...

Democrats see tax 'framework' to pay for huge $3.5T package

Sep. 23, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to tax possibilities they can pass to fund...

After Ida outages, utility proposals include city takeover

Sep. 22, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid calls for investigations following major power losses during Hurricane Ida, the power company subsidiary that provides electric service to New Orleans said Tuesday it's ready to discuss having the city assume control of the municipal power system. ...

Injured ex-cop now attorney running for Kansas AG's office

Sep. 21, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An attorney who was forced to give up a career as a police officer after a drunken driver struck him is running for Kansas attorney general next year as a Democrat. Chris Mann, of Lawrence, launched his campaign Tuesday with a short video, ...

Dems, backers face uphill immigration path after Senate blow

Sep. 21, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions between party leaders and progressive groups demanding bold results. ...

Dems, backers face uphill immigration path after Senate blow

Sep. 20, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight Monday to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions between party leaders and progressive groups demanding bold results. ...

MassMutual fined for failing to monitor GameStop saga star

Sep. 16, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Massachusetts regulators are fining MassMutual $4 million and ordering it to overhaul its social-media policies after accusing the company of failing to supervise an employee whose online cheerleading of GameStop's stock helped launch the frenzy that shook Wall Street...