California mother reunited with son abducted in 1995

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California mother was reunited Thursday with her abducted son, laying eyes on him and wrapping her arms around him for the first time in 21 years.

  • Written by ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press

WHO says delaying pregnancy option for women in Zika areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Health Organization says women who live in areas where Zika is spreading should consider delaying pregnancy, since there's no other sure way to avoid the virus' devastating birth defects.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Prosecutors: 13-year-old Detroit boy killed over about $70

DETROIT (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday in the death of a 13-year-old Detroit boy, who prosecutors say was beaten and choked and whose body was dumped in a vacant lot after he picked up about $70 that had been dropped outside of a convenience store.

  • Written by JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press

With careful staging, Obama backs Clinton, nudges Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Testifying to Hillary Clinton's grit and experience, President Barack Obama endorsed his former secretary of state's bid to succeed him on Thursday and urged Democrats to line up behind her. It was all part of a carefully orchestrated pressure campaign aimed at easing Clinton rival Bernie Sanders toward the exit and turning fully to the fight against Republican Donald Trump.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press KEN THOMAS, Associated Press