Dane County serves as model for recidivism task force

Dane County serves as model for recidivism task force

Dane County Jail inmate Christopher Beierle says he is in constant pain from an untreated hernia, but he cannot get a surgery that would alleviate his symptoms because he is not eligible for health care ...

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions

Lebanon's health minister — named to the post by the country's Hezbollah group — said Saturday he has overcome U.S. concerns about his ministry potentially funneling finances to the militant organization by gaining public trust ...

Bismarck high schooler creates website for mental health

Bismarck high schooler creates website for mental health

Rachel Roehrich created a website to help students navigate life in high school and connect them to mental health and addiction resources.The website was an idea generated by Roehrich, a sophomore at Century High School, ...

Update: Doctors decry threat of penalties for abortions

Update: Doctors decry threat of penalties for abortions

The Latest on Missouri's proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local):6:20 p.m.The Missouri Section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says it strongly opposes the threat of criminal ...

Prison health care provider resolves disabilities lawsuit

Prison health care provider resolves disabilities lawsuit

Two companies that provide health care in jails and prisons across the United States have agreed to pay $950,000 to resolve a lawsuit that alleged it discriminated against employees with disabilities by failing to accommodate ...

Update: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law

Update: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law

The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance ...

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers

As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions passed ...

Update: Alabama’s governor signs abortion ban into law

Update: Alabama’s governor signs abortion ban into law

The Latest on a proposed on Alabama's abortion bill (all times local):5 p.m.Alabama's governor has signed the most stringent abortion ban in the nation.Sen. Bobby Singleton speaks about a ban on nearly all abortions during ...