US launches airstrikes targeting IS in Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched multiple airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya on Monday, opening a new, more persistent front against the group at the request of the United Nations-backed government, Libyan and U.S. officials said.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Regardless of vote, Americans see division

NEW YORK (AP) — Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump is seen as likely to unify the U.S. if elected, but pessimism about the Republican candidate is far greater, according to a poll released Monday that reflects deep division in the country.

  • Written by MATT SEDENSKY, AP National Writer

Study points way to finding genes affecting depression risk

NEW YORK (AP) — In a key advance for the study of depression, a comprehensive scan of human DNA has turned up the apparent hiding places of more than a dozen genes linked to the disorder.

  • Written by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Obama: Strides on helping veterans but more work to do

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the U.S. has made serious strides in improving services for military veterans, but work remains to overcome shortcomings in the delivery of health care, housing and mental health services.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

CDC warns pregnant women from Zika-stricken part of Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Government health officials are warning that pregnant women should avoid travel to a Zika-stricken part of Miami and urging expectant mothers who frequent the neighborhood to get tested for the virus, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito bites in the U.S. climbed to 14.

  • Written by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press JOSH REPLOGLE, Associated Press