WENATCHEE — Dr. Pete Rutherford, CEO at Confluence Health, said Friday that a recent state Supreme Court ruling won’t affect how the hospital treats mentally ill patients who are being detained because they are a threat to themselves or others.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Canada lynx gained federal protections in New Mexico on Thursday, but U.S. wildlife officials again declined to designate critical habitat for the elusive animal in the Southern Rockies, parts of New England and other areas considered non-essential to their survival.
SEATTLE — Public health officials in King County are investigating whether patients being treated at Seattle Children’s Hospital have a severe respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children nationwide.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at times. Hamas now admits “mistakes” were made.
GUEN, Central African Republic — More than 5,000 people have died in sectarian violence in Central African Republic since December, according to an Associated Press tally, suggesting that a U.N. peacekeeping mission approved months ago is coming too late for thousands.