LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ Republican attorney general and lawmakers have unveiled legislation that would prohibit transgender athletes from playing in girls’ and women’s sports teams at schools. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Monday said she wasn’t aware of any instances of transgender athletes playing on school sports teams, but called the legislation a preemptive effort in response to an executive order President Joe Biden signed that prohibited discrimination based on gender identity in school sports and elsewhere. Similar legislation has been introduced in at least 20 states so far this year. A similar measure was approved in Idaho but blocked by a court.
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reported its biggest single-day increase in coronavirus cases. The Health Department on Thursday said at least 22,075 people in the state have tested positive for […]
By TAMARA LUSH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tyson Foods is looking into reports that China’s customs agency has suspended poultry imports from a Tyson facility in the United States after coronavirus cases were confirmed […]