US approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent

MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities gave final approval Friday to a plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida, but none of the insects will be immediately dispatched in the state's fight against the spread of Zika.

  • Written by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Poll: Young adults support new efforts to curb gun violence

CHICAGO (AP) — LaShun Roy supports a ban on semi-automatic weapons and more comprehensive background checks. But the 21-year-old gun owner from rural Texas doesn't consider gun-control measures a top priority in this year's elections.

  • Written by TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press