Guns, immigration and Zika top agenda as Congress returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun control, immigration and money to combat the Zika virus top the congressional agenda as lawmakers sprint toward the political conventions this month and a seven-week summer recess.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

No charges recommended in Clinton email probe, FBI says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state, agency Director James Comey said Tuesday, lifting a major legal threat to her presidential campaign. But Comey called her actions "extremely careless" and faulted the agency she led for a lackadaisical approach to handling classified material.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

FDA approves first dissolving stent for US patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — A medical implant that slowly dissolves into the body could be the answer to long-standing safety concerns with devices used to treat clogged arteries.

But not so fast, say experts.

  • Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer