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Emergency rooms refused to treat pregnant women, leaving one to miscarry in a lobby restroom

Apr. 19, 2024 10:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One woman miscarried in the lobby restroom of a Texas emergency room as front desk staff refused to admit her. Another woman learned that her fetus had no heartbeat at a Florida hospital, the day after a security guard turned her away from the facility. And in North Carolina, a...

Man charged with 4 University of Idaho deaths was out for a drive that night, his attorneys say

Apr. 18, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Bryan Kohberger, the man charged in the deaths of four University of Idaho students in late 2022, was out for a drive the night they were killed, his attorneys said in a new court filing that lays out more details of the alibi defense he intends to use at his trial. ...

Idaho's ban on youth gender-affirming care has families desperately scrambling for solutions

Apr. 18, 2024 10:29 AM EDT

Forced to hide her true self, Joe Horras’ transgender daughter struggled with depression and anxiety until three years ago, when she began to take medication to block the onset of puberty. The gender-affirming treatment helped the now-16-year-old find happiness again, her father said. ...

Schumer says US will provide $6.1 billion to Micron Technology for chip plants in NY, Idaho

Apr. 17, 2024 20:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has reached an agreement to provide $6.1 billion in government support for Micron Technology to produce advanced memory computer chips in New York and Idaho. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., personally courted Micron to build...

Things to know as courts and legislatures act on transgender kids’ rights

Apr. 17, 2024 11:56 AM EDT

Three court rulings across the U.S. this week delved into laws restricting the rights of transgender kids, including the first time the U.S. Supreme Court has gotten involved in a ban on gender-affirming care. Most Republican-controlled states have now banned gender-affirming health...

Weedkiller manufacturer seeks lawmakers' help to squelch claims it failed to warn about cancer

Apr. 16, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Stung by paying billions of dollars for settlements and trials, chemical giant Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in three states to pass bills providing it a legal shield from lawsuits that claim its popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. Nearly identical...

Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Apr. 15, 2024 18:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth while lawsuits over the law proceed, reversing lower courts. The justices' order Monday allows the state to put in a place a 2023 law that subjects physicians to...

Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth, reversing lower courts

Apr. 15, 2024 17:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth, reversing lower courts.

Authorities say 4 people are dead after a train collided with a pickup in rural Idaho

Apr. 13, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Four people are dead after the vehicle they were traveling in was struck by a train in rural Idaho Saturday, authorities said. Idaho State Police said the pickup was carrying a 38-year-old man, 36-year-old woman and two children, who were all from Nampa. The...

Bird flu is spreading to more farm animals. Are milk and eggs safe?

Apr. 13, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

A bird flu outbreak in U.S. dairy cows has grown to affect more than two dozen herds in eight states, just weeks after the nation's largest egg producer found the virus in its chickens. Health officials stress that the risk to the public is low and that the U.S. food supply remains...