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Losing a spouse may be more lethal for men. In a new study, A widower was 70% more likely to die in the year after loss than his non-widowed peers, while that raised risk was only 27% among widows. Read more

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says humanity’s survival depends on how people manage water. He was speaking Friday at the end of a three-day conference on global water resources during which developing nations made urgent calls for help with cleaner drinking water and better sanitation. Guterres said: “All of humanity’s hopes for the future depend, in some way, on charting a new course to sustainably manage and conserve water.” This includes rational use of water for agriculture and more aggressive action again climate change. Water, Guterres said, “needs to be at the center of the global political agenda.”

Kentucky’s Democratic governor has vetoed a sweeping Republican measure aimed at regulating the lives of transgender youths. Gov. Andy Beshear said in his veto message Friday that the bill would increase youth suicides. The bill would also ban transgender students’ access to gender-affirming health care and restrict the bathrooms they use at school. It cleared the GOP-led legislature by veto-proof margins. Lawmakers will reconvene next week for the final two days of this year’s session, when they could vote to override the veto. Beshear is seeking reelection to a second term this year in Republican-trending Kentucky. His veto Friday could reverberate through the November election.


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