Samsung stops making Galaxy Note 7s as fresh problems emerge

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after stopping global sales of the ill-fated devices.

  • Written by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer

As babies stricken by Zika turn 1, health problems mount

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Two weeks shy of his first birthday, doctors began feeding Jose Wesley Campos through a nose tube because swallowing problems had left him dangerously underweight.

  • Written by ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press

WHY IT MATTERS: LGBT

NEW YORK (AP) — THE ISSUE: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. Two polarizing questions: What sort of access should transgender people have to public bathrooms? And are the advances for LGBT rights infringing on the religious freedom of some Americans?

  • Written by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sport drinks and even 100-percent fruit juices as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

Call that ended officers lives was among most unpredictable

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A domestic violence call that ended the lives of two California police officers last weekend was the kind of report that many authorities say they hate and fear the most.

  • Written by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press