Bacteria-infected mosquitoes might be good thing for Miami


SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Mosquitoes are a year-round downside to living in subtropical Miami, but millions of bacteria-infected mosquitoes flying in a suburban neighborhood are being hailed as an innovation that may kill off more bugs that spread Zika and other viruses.

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  • Written by JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press

Trump says it's a 'tough time' for ex-aide accused of abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that a former aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives had done a "very good job" at the White House, adding, "We certainly wish him well." Trump emphasized that former staff secretary Rob Porter maintains his innocence, and the president made no mention of the women who have reported physical and emotional abuse.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

GOP the party of deficit hawks? That was then.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rode the tea party wave to power eight years ago on a message of fiscal responsibility and attacking budget deficits, and kept at it during President Barack Obama's two terms. That was then.

  • Written by By KEVIN FREKING and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press