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Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules 'click'

Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules 'click'

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists were jointly awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to design better medicines. Americans Carolyn R. Bertozzi and K.
B.C. breaking its own law on climate-change reporting, Sierra Club tells court

B.C. breaking its own law on climate-change reporting, Sierra Club tells court

VANCOUVER — An environmental group is in court accusing the British Columbia government of failing to report if its climate plans will achieve key greenhouse gas emissions targets, as required by a provincial law.

Manitoba backbencher says bill would protect health-care providers, patients

WINNIPEG — A backbench member of Manitoba's governing Progressive Conservatives is proposing new limits on protests outside hospitals, clinics and schools.
Decade-high suicide statistics in N.W.T. 'devastating': health minister

Decade-high suicide statistics in N.W.T. 'devastating': health minister

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories health minister says recent statistics indicating an increase in suicides in the territory are "devastating." N.W.T.
Arizona abortion rights backers sue to overturn old ban

Arizona abortion rights backers sue to overturn old ban

PHOENIX (AP) — Supporters of abortion rights on Tuesday sued to block an old Arizona law that criminalizes nearly all abortions, arguing that laws passed by the state Legislature after 1973's Roe v.
3 physicists share Nobel Prize for work on quantum science

3 physicists share Nobel Prize for work on quantum science

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists jointly won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for proving that tiny particles could retain a connection with each other even when separated, a phenomenon once doubted but now being explored for potential real-wor
Flint water crisis charges dropped for 7 former officials

Flint water crisis charges dropped for 7 former officials

A Michigan judge threw out felony charges Tuesday against seven people in the Flint water scandal, including two former state health officials blamed for deaths from Legionnaires' disease.
Wisconsin Democrats put abortion in spotlight

Wisconsin Democrats put abortion in spotlight

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature took mere seconds on Tuesday to reject Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' call to create a way for voters to get a chance to repeal the state's 1849 abortion ban, even as Republican U.S.

Oklahoma governor urges action on anti-transgender medicine

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on the GOP-controlled Legislature to impose a statewide ban when it returns in February.
Using tax system for social benefits a 'sticking point' for dental benefit: experts

Using tax system for social benefits a 'sticking point' for dental benefit: experts

OTTAWA — Economic and public policy experts warn the proposed federal dental benefit may not reach the families most in need because the government has chosen to distribute it through the tax system.