Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Why black men fear that any police encounter could go awry

Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt a bullet rip into his leg.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Mosquito control officials: Even Zika suspicions are costly

MIAMI (AP) — Florida mosquito control officials worry they won't be able to keep up their efforts to contain the bugs that carry Zika without federal funding, even as concern mounts that the first infection from a mosquito bite on the U.S. mainland is near.

  • Written by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press