Clinton tries to quell resurgent email issue late in race

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — For more than a year, Hillary Clinton has been a reluctant participant in the email controversy that has dogged her campaign, responding defensively to inquiries — and often only when there's a political imperative to do so.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press

Countries OK world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica's waters reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent.

  • Written by NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Deep South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months into a deepening drought, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years across much of the South.

  • Written by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

Libya's navy says 90 migrants perished after boat fell apart

CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan navy said on Thursday that at least 90 migrants are believed to have perished when their rickety boat started to fall apart in the Mediterranean Sea, after leaving the Libyan coast.