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Moms seeking formula tire of those who say, just breastfeed

May. 18, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

As Morgan Fabry drives around Chicago looking for baby formula that is in short supply, she can’t help but be bothered by comments from people who don’t understand why she can’t breastfeed. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first six months of life by major medical...

Vikings assistant Pettine leads coaching diversity workshop

May. 18, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Mike Pettine has just begun working with the Minnesota Vikings, the assistant head coach on a staff busy implementing a fresh culture and installing new schemes under the direction of first-time head coach Kevin O'Connell. The full plate didn't stop Pettine...

UNC-Chapel Hill to rename dormitory, student affairs office

May. 12, 2022 09:43 AM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The flagship school of North Carolina's university system is renaming a residence hall and a student affairs office long named for people tied to white supremacy. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will dedicate the Hortense McClinton Residence...

Kicker's lawsuit could shed light on Meyer's time with Jags

May. 11, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Placekicker Josh Lambo's lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars could uncover more details about former coach Urban Meyer's tumultuous NFL tenure. Lambo's attorney is seeking a host of records pertaining to Meyer's time with the team, including “any...

Ex-kicker sues Jags, cites Urban Meyer for hostile workplace

May. 10, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL placekicker Josh Lambo has filed a lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars, seeking more than $3.5 million in salary and damages for emotional distress caused by former head coach Urban Meyer. The Tampa Bay Times first reported details of the...

Argentina hoping to entice remote workers with new visa

May. 10, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina on Tuesday joined a growing list of countries trying to woo remote workers by implementing a temporary visa targeted at digital nomads, who can work anywhere in the world as long as they have a good internet connection. Interior Minister...

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul tests positive for COVID-19

May. 08, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, saying she will isolate and work remotely this week. “Thankfully, I'm vaccinated and boosted, and I'm asymptomatic,” Hochul, 63, tweeted. “A reminder to all New Yorkers: get vaccinated and...

Workers grapple with new stresses as they return to office

May. 08, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last summer, Julio Carmona started the process of weaning himself off a fully remote work schedule by showing up to the office once a week. The new hybrid schedule at his job at a state agency in Stratford, Connecticut, still enabled him to spend time cooking dinner...

S Korea's next leader faces escalating N Korean nuke threat

May. 07, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — During his election campaign, South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol had tough words for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he would teach his rival some manners and sternly deal with his provocative missile tests with a strengthened alliance with the United...

Youngkin wants state workers back in offices by July

May. 06, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state employees will be expected to return to in-person work this summer unless they have been granted an exception for telework under a new policy announced by GOP Gov. Glenn Youngkin. “We know that creative, innovative, and effective solutions for...