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Schools rethink age-old concept with telehealth clinics

Jan. 29, 2023 00:05 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Peering into a girl’s eye with a beam of light from her cellphone, Kim Gordon didn’t find anything amiss. So the Cone Health nurse sent the Bessemer Elementary student back to class. On a daily basis, schools call parents to get children who aren’t...

Italy, Libya sign $8B gas deal as PM Meloni visits Tripoli

Jan. 28, 2023 13:07 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Italy’s prime minister held talks in Libya on Saturday with officials from the country’s west-based government focusing on energy and migration, top issues for Italy and the European Union. During the visit, the two countries' oil companies signed a gas deal worth $8 billion —...

Report: Grow house hid unregistered weed plants during audit

Jan. 25, 2023 22:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state board charged with overseeing Nevada’s booming marijuana industry suspended the license of a cannabis grow house near Las Vegas on Tuesday after inspectors said they found unregistered plants at the facility that pose an “immediate threat to public health and safety."...

AP PHOTOS: Archery tradition thrives in northeast India

Jan. 24, 2023 00:13 AM EST

SHILLONG, India (AP) — Thirty archers armed with bamboo bows and arrows sit on a platform awaiting instruction. Then they take aim at a straw cylinder 60 feet away. They each have 34 arrows to shoot in four minutes. They release one arrow after another, their movements languid and practiced. The...

China's Huawei looks to ports, factories to rebuild sales

Jan. 23, 2023 23:20 PM EST

TIANJIN, China (AP) — As technicians in a distant control room watch on display screens, an automated crane at one of China’s busiest ports moves cargo containers from a Korean freighter to self-driving trucks in a scene tech giant Huawei sees as its future after American sanctions crushed its...

Moroccan lawmakers denounce European Parliament criticism

Jan. 23, 2023 15:13 PM EST

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The Moroccan Parliament decided Monday to reconsider its ties with the European Parliament and subject them to a comprehensive evaluation after the EU legislature criticized the state of press freedoms in Morocco. The decision followed an extraordinary joint...

AI tools can create new images, but who is the real artist?

Jan. 19, 2023 14:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Countless artists have taken inspiration from “The Starry Night” since Vincent Van Gogh painted the swirling scene in 1889. Now artificial intelligence systems are doing the same, training themselves on a vast collection of digitized artworks to produce new...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jan. 12, 2023 13:59 PM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. January 8, 2023. Editorial: TikTok ban on state devices makes sense Gov. Tony Evers’ move to ban TikTok from state-owned devices that employees use isn’t the first by a governor. It probably won’t be the last. But it is a point on...

Watchdog sees 'light at the end of the tunnel' for the IRS

Jan. 11, 2023 12:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is beginning to see “a light at the end of the tunnel” of its customer service struggles, thanks to tens of billions of new money from the Democrats' climate and health law and the authority to hire more people, according to an independent watchdog within the agency....

Justices turn away Israeli spyware maker in WhatsApp suit

Jan. 09, 2023 12:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an Israeli spyware maker's bid to derail a high-profile lawsuit filed by the WhatsApp messaging service. The justices left in place lower court rulings against the Israeli firm, NSO Group. WhatsApp claims that NSO targeted some...