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Oil leases

Biden offshore drilling proposal would allow up to 11 sales

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and one off the Alaska ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, July 2, 2022 7:56 am

abortion

State attorney general threatens jail for abortion providers

Louisiana’s attorney general on Wednesday warned doctors against performing abortions, despite a judge’s order blocking the state from enforcing its ban on the procedure. In ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 7:57 pm

supreme court

Supreme Court blocks plan for mostly Black voting district in Louisiana

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections to ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 6:29 pm

supreme court

Biden calls abortion ruling ‘a sad day’ for country

President Joe Biden said Friday that “it’s a sad day for the court and the country” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 24, 2022 12:36 pm

supreme court

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 24, 2022 9:28 am

Nation

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

U.S. health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, June 23, 2022 11:30 am

economy

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas, diesel taxes

President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months — an election-year move meant to ease ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 10:04 pm

covid

LDH advocates vaccine for all eligible children

The nation’s infants, toddlers and preschoolers are finally getting their chance at COVID-19 vaccination as the U.S. rolls out shots for tots this week. Shipments ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:45 am

covid-19

US opens COVID vaccine to infants, toddlers

The U.S. on Saturday opened COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The shots will become available next week, expanding the nation’s vaccination campaign to ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:45 pm

covid-19

FDA panel backs Moderna’s COVID vaccine for older kids

A government advisory panel Tuesday endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens. The Food and Drug Administration’s outside experts voted ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 8:30 pm

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