Mosquito season brings no urgency for money to fight Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Man accused of killing 3 in Md. ordered held without bond

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A federal security officer charged with killing three people, including his estranged wife, in a shooting rampage in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital was ordered held without bond on Monday.

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

North Carolina governor files lawsuit over LGBT rights law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration sued the federal government Monday in a fight for a state law that requires transgender people to use the public restroom matching the sex on their birth certificate.

  • Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Treasury Secretary heads to Puerto Rico to pressure Congress

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew hoped to jump-start congressional efforts to aid debt-stricken Puerto Rico, traveling to the U.S. territory on Monday and focusing on basic services in jeopardy at public hospitals and schools.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Powerball winner yet to come forward to claim prize

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The winner of the $429.6 million Powerball jackpot has yet to come forward to claim the prize, as the New Jersey store that sold the winning ticket celebrates.

  • Written by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press