EU leaders plot a future without Britain, demand answers

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron fended off anger from other European Union leaders at an unprecedented summit charged with uncertainty about the union's future without Britain. Leader after leader rejected Cameron's pleas for favorable conditions for Britain once it leaves, while he frustrated them by refusing to initiate the divorce proceedings just yet.

  • Written by RAF CASERT, Associated Press LORNE COOK, Associated Press

Florida Democrats have backing for vote on special session

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida House and Senate Democrats have submitted enough letters to the Secretary of State's Office to trigger a poll of members on whether to have a special session related to toughening gun laws following the massacre of 49 club patrons.

  • Written by TERRANCE HARRIS, Associated Press

Senate Democrats block GOP's Zika funding bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dysfunctional Senate split along party lines on Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo, despite growing fears and a continental U.S. caseload that's exceeding 800.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.