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  • Officials remind pregnant women to avoid Zika-affected areas

    Following an increase in Zika cases in the Mexican state of Sonora over the past two weeks, Maricopa County public health officials want to reaffirm that traveling to Zika-affected areas is dangerous and should be avoided for pregnant women or women looking to become pregnant.
  • Migrants vow to re-form caravan, continue north toward US

    Gathered at a park in the border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, the migrants voted by a show of hands and then marched to the bridge to urge those still there to cross the river and join them.
  • Banksy artwork self-destructs just after $1.4 million sale

    A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million).
  • Rosa weakens to tropical storm on way to Baja, Southwest US

    Hurricane Rosa weakened into a tropical storm Sunday as it headed toward northwest Mexico and parts of the U.S. Southwest.
  • Tesla, Musk settle gov’t suit for $40M; Musk to stay CEO

    The settlement allows Musk to remain CEO of the electric car company but requires him to relinquish his role as chairman for at least three years.
  • Tsunami, earthquake in Indonesia kills 384; residents camp outside

    The official death toll stands at 384, with all of the fatalities coming in the hard-hit city of Palu, but is expected to rise once rescuers reach surrounding coastal areas
  • Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday that included a promise by Kim to permanently dismantle the North’s main nuclear complex if the United States takes corresponding measures, the […]
  • Big quake hits northern Japan, leaving 9 dead, 30 missing

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — A powerful earthquake Thursday on Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido triggered dozens of landslides that crushed houses under torrents of dirt, rocks and timber, prompting frantic efforts to unearth any survivors. At least nine people were killed, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. Officials said at least 366 were injured, five […]
  • Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected Sen. John McCain

    Sen. John McCain's Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot, who later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together.
  • Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river

    DECIN, Czech Republic (AP) — Due to this summer’s drought in Central Europe, boulders known as “hunger stones” are reappearing in the Elbe River. The low water levels in the river that begins in the Czech Republic then crosses Germany into the North Sea has exposed stones on the river bed whose appearances in history […]