After slamming Florida, Hermine threatens East Coast

DEKLE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first hurricane to hit Florida in more than a decade wiped away beachside buildings and toppled trees onto homes Friday before plowing inland on a path that could send it rolling up the densely populated East Coast with heavy rain, high winds and flooding.

  • Written by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

Cuba reports remarkable success in containing Zika virus

HAVANA (AP) — Six months after President Raul Castro declared war on the Zika virus in Cuba, a militarized nationwide campaign of intensive mosquito spraying, monitoring and quarantine appears to be working.

  • Written by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

Black vote concentrated, but key in Trump-Clinton matchup

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump will visit a predominantly black church in Detroit this weekend and, his campaign says, "outline policies that will impact minorities and the disenfranchised in our country." It's the latest move in the Republican presidential nominee's outreach to non-whites.

  • Written by BILL BARROW, Associated Press