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Gov. DeSantis still hasn't made decision over sheriff's lies

May. 11, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis still has not said whether he will discipline a major county sheriff he appointed who state investigators found lied repeatedly about killing another teenager almost 30 years ago despite saying more than three months ago that he would soon...

3 convicted in $20M California drug treatment fraud scheme

May. 09, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people were convicted Monday in a scheme to bilk California's Medi-Cal system out of nearly $20 million by submitting phony claims for drug and alcohol treatment for school students, federal prosecutors said. They were the latest among 19 people convicted...

New Hampshire Senate rejects 2 marijuana legalization bills

Apr. 28, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Senate on Thursday rejected two marijuana legalization bills, one that would’ve created a state-run monopoly for retail sales and another more modest plan to allow small-scale personal use and home cultivation of the drug. Both bills...

COVID-19, overdoses pushed US to highest death total ever

Apr. 12, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — 2021 was the deadliest year in U.S. history, and new data and research are offering more insights into how it got that bad. The main reason for the increase in deaths? COVID-19, said Robert Anderson, who oversees the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's work...