Student protest as discontent mounts over China’s zero-COVID | Health and fitness

By KEN MORITSUGU and DAVID RISING – Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Administrators at an elite Beijing university backed off plans to further tighten pandemic restrictions on students under China’s “zero-COVID” strategy after a weekend protest. end at school, according to students on Tuesday. Peking University graduate students staged a rare but peaceful protest on … Read more

Republican candidates, minus Craig, meet for 1st debate | Health and fitness

By DAVID EGGERT – Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidates in Michigan gathered in their first debate Thursday night, all staunchly opposed to abortion before the landmark Roe v. Wade from being potentially overturned while disagreeing over the exceptions and whether former President Donald Trump won the 2020 state. election. Trump, who … Read more

Select list of nominees for the 2022 Tony Awards | Nation/World

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Pulitzers Live Updates: Art Prize Winners Announced | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Joshua Cohen’s “The Netanyahus” has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The work is a comically rigorous campus novel based on the true story of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s father looking for a job in academia. The late artist Winfred Rembert won in biography for “Chasing Me to My … Read more

Parents challenge law outlawing treatment of trans kids | Health and Fitness

Idaho attorney general faces challengers in lively debate |  Health and Fitness

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Parents of transgender teens filed a lawsuit Tuesday attempting to overturn an Alabama law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans people under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity. The new lawsuit was filed in Montgomery federal court after two previous laws … Read more

Idaho attorney general faces challengers in lively debate | Health and Fitness

Idaho attorney general faces challengers in lively debate |  Health and Fitness

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s Republican attorney general candidates sparred over the validity of public health restrictions, the merits of lawsuits challenging the federal policies and other topics during a televised debate Tuesday night. Incumbent Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is facing former US Rep. Raul Labrador and attorney Art Macomber in the Republican primary on … Read more

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers | Health and Fitness

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers approved sweeping legislation Thursday to outlaw gender-affirming medications for transgender youths, as well as a separate measure setting rules about school bathrooms and prohibiting early classroom instruction on sexual and gender identity — a bill critics have dubbed “Don’ t Say Gay.” The … Read more

Families, doctors contest Alabama transgender treatment ban | Health and Fitness

Families, doctors contest Alabama transgender treatment ban |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Families with transgender teens sued the state of Alabama in federal court on Monday to overturn a law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity. The two lawsuits—one … Read more

Transgender treatment ban challenged by lawsuit in Alabama | Health and Fitness

Transgender treatment ban challenged by lawsuit in Alabama |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two families with transgender teens and two physicians sued the state of Alabama on Monday to overturn a law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity. The lawsuit … Read more

7 fitness apps beginners may want to check out

7 fitness apps beginners may want to check out

Indeed, thanks to fitness apps, we can access countless thousands of at-home workouts right from our smart devices Getty Images/iStockphoto Spring is coming — and some of you may finally want to make good on those promised to start a fitness routine, even if this season has plenty of April showers. Thanks to fitness apps, … Read more