Trump campaign backs off in-person events as coronavirus cases pick up

US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center on June 20, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images With coronavirus cases on the rise, the Trump campaign is backing off its plans to resume an aggressive schedule of in-person rallies and meetups. The next planned event […]

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Under-25s turning their backs on alcohol, study suggests

Young people are turning their backs on alcohol, a new study has suggested. Researchers looked at official health data from the last decade and found almost a third of 16 to 24-year-olds in 2015 said they didn’t drink, compared with around one in five in 2005. Non-drinking was found across a broad range of groups, […]

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Mormon Church Backs Deal To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate. The compromise comes as people prepare to vote in November on an insurgent medical marijuana ballot initiative that held its ground despite opposition […]

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Court backs agreed end-of-life decisions

Legal permission will no longer be required to end care for patients in a permanent vegetative state, the Supreme Court has ruled. It will now be easier to withdraw food and liquid to allow such patients to die. When families and doctors are in agreement, they will be able to remove feeding tubes without applying […]