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Kansas has a new anti-DEI law, but the governor has vetoed bills on abortion and even police dogs

Kansas has a new anti-DEI law, but the governor has vetoed bills on abortion and even police dogs

TOPEKA, Kan.
Equifax Canada testing use of rental payment data for credit scores

Equifax Canada testing use of rental payment data for credit scores

TORONTO — Equifax Canada is exploring how rent data could factor in to credit scores to help make credit and financial services accessible to more people.
Richmond Mayor Stoney drops Virginia governor bid, will run for lieutenant governor

Richmond Mayor Stoney drops Virginia governor bid, will run for lieutenant governor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced Tuesday he is dropping his bid for Virginia governor in 2025 , avoiding a nomination contest with U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger , and will instead run for lieutenant governor.
As Blinken heads to China, these are the major divides he will try to bridge

As Blinken heads to China, these are the major divides he will try to bridge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken is starting three days of talks with senior Chinese officials in Shanghai and Beijing this week with U.S.-China ties at a critical point over numerous global disputes.
Canadian Olympic Committee joins Centre for Sport and Human Rights

Canadian Olympic Committee joins Centre for Sport and Human Rights

The Canadian Olympic Committee has become the first national Olympic committee in the world to join the Centre for Sport and Human Rights.
Trump could avoid trial this year on 2020 election charges. Is the hush money case a worthy proxy?

Trump could avoid trial this year on 2020 election charges. Is the hush money case a worthy proxy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump faces serious charges in two cases over whether he attempted to subvert the Constitution by overturning the results of a fair election and illegally remain in power.

Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

SHERBROOKE, Que. — On Monday morning in Sherbrooke, Que., dozens of tractors slowly rolled along a stretch of road between the regional offices of Quebec's farmers association and the Agriculture Department a few hundred meters away.
Large study shows caribou herds in Alberta, B.C., growing from wolf culls, cow pens

Large study shows caribou herds in Alberta, B.C., growing from wolf culls, cow pens

Fresh research suggests western Canada's once-dwindling caribou numbers are finally growing. But the same paper concludes the biggest reason for the rebound is the slaughter of hundreds of wolves, a policy that will likely have to go on for decades.
Mississippi lawmakers move toward restoring voting rights to 32 felons as broader suffrage bill dies

Mississippi lawmakers move toward restoring voting rights to 32 felons as broader suffrage bill dies

JACKSON, Miss.
Trump called this visa 'very bad' for Americans. Truth Social applied for one

Trump called this visa 'very bad' for Americans. Truth Social applied for one

MIAMI (AP) — The social media company founded by former President Donald Trump applied for a business visa program that he sought to restrict during his administration and which many of his allies want him to curtail in a potential second term.
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