DALLAS (AP) — The first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine began arriving arriving throughout the U.S. on Monday including in Texas, with health care workers first in line to receive the shots.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The blowout win by Rebecca Dallet makes Wisconsin's Supreme Court the nation's highest in percentage of women justices, the latest example of the strength of the liberal, female candidates in the year of the #MeToo movement.
Dallet made advocating for women's rights a centerpiece of her winning campaign over a conservative, male opponent. She captured the endorsement of Planned Parenthood and a host of liberals on her way to a 12-point win Tuesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The kick-off event of a new publicly funded policy center at the University of Wisconsin has a bipartisan mix of speakers, including Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman and Democratic Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz.
They are among four Republican and two Democratic current or former office holders who are slated to speak at the Nov. 17 event hosted by the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The parents of a 10-year-old homicide victim have settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing the girl in southwest Missouri.
The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/2oPLv2h ) reports that court documents show that Hailey Owens's parents, Stacey Barfield and Markus Ryan Owens, settled the lawsuit last week for an undisclosed amount.
HONG KONG (AP) — Denis Dmitriev became the first individual Russian male world champion in indoor cycling when he defeated the Netherlands' Harrie Lavresen in the sprint race on Saturday, the fourth day of the world track cycling championships.
A bronze medalist in both last year's world championships and the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Dmitriev did not lose a heat in the men's sprint race.
New Zealand's Ethan Mitchell edged Great Britain's Ryan Owens for bronze.