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

Georgetown to give slave descendants priority for admission

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people, the president of the prominent Jesuit university in Washington announced Thursday.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press, COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press