In Zika-stricken Miami, aerial pesticide spray adds to fears

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In the only U.S. city confirmed to have mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, some residents say they'd rather be bitten than be exposed to droplets of chemicals sprayed from planes to kill the bugs.

  • Written by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press, JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Trump criticized for bait and switch on 'birther' statement

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's renouncement of birtherism came with some media gamesmanship that compelled television news networks to air 20 minutes of endorsements by retired military men before the candidate briefly got to the point.

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Obama aims to define his global leadership in last UN speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of his last major appearances on the world stage, President Barack Obama will try to define how his leadership has made the planet safer and more prosperous when he gives his farewell speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press