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The Latest: 5 sites with Zika-infected mosquitoes identified

The Latest on the locations of Zika-infected mosquitoes in Miami Beach (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Miami-Dade County has released the locations of five sites in South Beach where mosquitoes were found to be infected with the Zika virus. The statement Wednesday from Mayor Carlos Gimenez's office says that mosquitoes ...

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2016 file photo, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala. Moore appeared before a judicial discipline panel Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, to answer accusations that he tried to block gay couples from marrying in the Deep South state. The outspoken Republican jurist could be removed from office for the second time in 13 years if the Court of the Judiciary finds he violated the state's canons of judicial ethics.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Moore goes before ethics panel on gay marriage order

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore defended his actions before a judicial discipline panel on Wednesday, calling it "ridiculous" to accuse him of encouraging judges to defy the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage. The outspoken Republican jurist could be removed from office for the second time in 13 years ...

Correction: Cuban Migrants-Search story

In a story Sept. 27 about the search for missing Cuban migrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boat left Cuba on Sept. 21. It left Sept. 20 and capsized Sept. 21. A corrected version of the story is below: Coast Guard searches for Cuban migrants from capsized boat ...

In this photo taken July 5, 2016, North Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Deborah Ross speaks at a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in Charlotte, N.C. Little-known former Democratic state legislator Deborah Ross is counting on public anger over the GOP political takeover of North Carolina to help her upset two-term U.S. Senator Richard Burr, a victory that could also help hand control of the U.S. Senate back to Democrats. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Unheralded NC Democrat's surge threatens GOP's Burr

Little-known former Democratic state legislator Deborah Ross is counting on public anger over the GOP political takeover of North Carolina to help her upset two-term U.S. Senator Richard Burr, a victory that could also help hand control of the U.S. Senate back to Democrats. Despite scant name recognition at the ...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrants

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a group of Cuban migrants reported missing from a makeshift vessel that capsized off the Florida Keys. The agency called off the search Tuesday night after searching more than 9,306 square miles. Three migrants were found on an island near Big ...

In this image made from an Oct. 11, 2011 video made available by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Florida Highway Patrol Officer Donna Watts arrests Miami Police Department Officer Fausto Lopez who was traveling at 120 miles per hour to an off-duty job, in Hollywood, Fla. After the incident, Watts says that she was harassed with prank calls, threatening posts on law enforcement message boards and unfamiliar cars that idled near her home. In lawsuits, she accused dozens of officers of obtaining information about her in the state’s driver database. (Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles via AP)

AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found. Criminal-history and driver databases give officers critical information about people they ...

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The Latest: Clintons mourn 'treasured friend' Shimon Peres

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 11:30 p.m. Former President Bill Clinton and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton say they have "lost a true and treasured friend" with the death of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres. The Clintons say Israel has lost a ...

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are introduced during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate

A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks. The day after his first general election debate, Trump blamed the moderator and a bad microphone and said ...

Law enforcement officers gather outside police headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, after a suspicious package was found inside the building. A city spokesman says the structure was evacuated and searched as a precaution following days of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black man. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

The Latest: Man charged in Charlotte parking deck assault

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): 10 p.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested a suspect in connection with an assault in a parking deck during violent protests over the shooting death of a black man by a ...

Donald Trump y Hillary Clinton se saludan antes del debate el 26 de septiembre del 2016 en la Universidad de Hofstra en Hempstead, Nueva York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Many women say Trump showed too much testosterone at debate

Constant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling. For many women, the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was a case study in deja vu. For more than 90 minutes on a national stage, they said Tuesday, Trump subjected the first female presidential candidate from a major party to indignities ...

Audience members show support for speakers at the Charlotte City Council during time for public comments, mainly concerning last week's Scott shooting, at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.   (David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

Court document: Black man killed by cop had threatened wife

The black man killed by Charlotte police had a restraining order filed against him a year ago when he threatened to kill his wife and her son with a gun, according to court documents obtained Tuesday. Keith Scott's wife filed the order on Oct. 5, saying that law enforcement officers ...

SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. In a receptive audience full of space buffs, Musk said he envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to Mars, 'Battlestar Galactica' style. He calls it the Mars Colonial fleet, and he says it could become reality within a century. Musk's goal is to establish a full-fledged city on Mars and thereby make humans a multi-planetary species. (AP Photo/Refugio Ruiz)

SpaceX chief envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars

On a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet well within the next century, "Battlestar Galactica" style. Musk outlined his zealous plan Tuesday to establish a self-sustaining city on Mars, complete with iron foundries and even pizzerias. ...

FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses an audience during a forum at John F. Kennedy School of Government on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Bombings in New York and New Jersey, and a stabbing attack in Minnesota the same day, underscore that homegrown attacks inspired by violent extremists are as much a threat to the United States as those directed by terrorists, the nation’s Homeland Security chief said. Johnson said the U.S. should be ‘building bridges to diverse communities' to defend the homeland. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Senators press FBI director on response to terrorism threat

Republican senators pressed FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday about whether anything more could have been done to prevent recent acts of extremist violence, including the Orlando nightclub massacre and the Manhattan bombing this month. Comey said the FBI admits mistakes when it makes them, but he did not agree ...

Feds charge seller of mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra substitute'

An Alabama man is accused of importing a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute, then selling it to gas stations. Nabil Chagri, 38, of Hoover, Alabama, has been charged with intentionally defrauding and misleading consumers, federal prosecutors said. Lab tests on Zhen Gong Fu revealed the drug sildenafil, a ...

Slain Florida club victims' estates to get $350,000 each

Each of the estates of the 49 patrons killed in the gay nightclub massacre in Orlando will receive $350,000 from donations raised for the victims, an official with the OneOrlando Fund said Tuesday. But at least half of the deceased patrons have family members or partners who are fighting over ...

Police: Woman robs Arby's restaurant, flees in taxi cab

A Florida woman faces armed robbery charges after police say she robbed an Arby's restaurant in Gainesville and then hailed a cab to get away. A Gainesville police report says 20-year-old Keshunte L. Taylor pointed a gun at a clerk on Sunday morning and demanded money. Authorities say Taylor took ...

Long dog-gone trip: Florida pooch travels to Boston and back

A Pyrenees mix named Apollo is back home in Florida after a journey that took him to the Boston area. Cynthia Abercrombie tells the Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/2cyq5Ay ) there were times over the past six weeks that she thought she'd never see Apollo again. But nearly two dozen volunteers helped ...

A bipartisan group of friends and colleagues of two former Colorado lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, former US Rep. Spencer Swalm, a Republican, and former US Rep. Joe Miklosi, a Democrat, listen to the first presidential debate during a watch party at Swalm's house in Centennial, Colo., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate

From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Viewers tuned in Monday on their TVs, cellphones and radios to watch and listen to the showdown between the two major presidential candidates. Here ...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police search a man's, center, backpack outside Bank of America Stadium, where people were protesting, in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. The Carolina Panthers hosted an NFL football game with the Minnesota Vikings at the stadium. When the national anthem was played, the protesters all dropped to one knee as many NFL players have been doing for weeks to call attention to issues, including police shootings. The man was detained for items contained in his backpack. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

Use of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings

The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras. Six people were fatally shot since body cameras were given to all patrol officers about a year ago. But the officers who ...

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Miami. The 2016 campaign for president reaches what may be a decisive milestone: the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This is an analytical reader that should largely stand until mid-afternoon, with updates on merits in the event of breaking news.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

The Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT): 6:20 p.m. Tim Kaine has visited the Orlando, Fla., memorial site of the worst mass shooting in modern American history. Weeping, he said, "we've got ...

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