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Updated at 11:52 AM

MIAMI (AP) " In a highly unusual travel warning, health officials advised pregnant women to avoid a part of Miami where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans. Health officials last Friday announced that mosquitoes have apparently started spreading Zika on the U.S. mainland, citing four cases they strongly believe were caused by bites. Ten more cases were announced Monday, even though Florida authorities have yet to find any mosquitoes actually carrying the...

Updated at 11:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Vice President Joe Biden has officiated a gay wedding, a first for the early proponent of same-sex marriage. Biden presided over the union of Joe Mahshie and Brian Mosteller, both longtime White House aides. The White...

Updated at 11:21 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " Britain's ambassador to France is set to take up a newly created European Union security portfolio, the EU's executive arm announced Tuesday. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wants Julian King to lead the...

Updated at 11:16 AM

In Olympic rowing, two people make a "pair" and four make a "four" but eight won't do for an "eight." Sitting in the stern in the biggest boat class is a ninth crew member, facing the others. He or she is the coxswain, typically a small...

Updated at 11:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 8:10 a.m. Hillary Clinton says she raised $63 million for her campaign last month. The Democratic presidential nominee raised another $26 million...

Updated at 11:01 AM

TIANJIN, China (AP) " A Chinese court issued a suspended three-year prison sentence to a human rights activist charged with subversion of state power after a brief trial Tuesday, the first publicly acknowledged hearing in a secrecy-shrouded...

Updated at 10:52 AM

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) " Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence defended a military mom's right to criticize Donald Trump's comments about the Muslim parents of a slain U.S. Army veteran during a campaign stop in Nevada, and then lashed...

Updated at 10:51 AM

LONDON (AP) " British cyclist Lizzie Armitstead won an appeal against an anti-doping violation, clearing the world road race champion to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Armitstead missed three doping tests in a 12-month period,...

Updated at 10:51 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says officials are finding it challenging to eradicate mosquitoes in a part of Miami where 14 people appear to have contracted the Zika virus. CDC Director Tom...

Updated at 10:28 AM

1852 " The first intercollegiate rowing race is held on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H., where Harvard beats Yale by four lengths on the 2-mile course. 1949 " The National Basketball Association is formed by the merger of the National Basketball...

Updated at 9:56 AM

LONDON (AP) " Britain's High Court has ruled that the state-funded health service is responsible for paying for an HIV-prevention drug that has been called a "game changer" in the fight against AIDS. The National AIDS Trust charity argued...

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