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President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington,Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."


2016-02-08 12:48:43 -0700

Baltimore Police Officer William Porter and his attorneys arrive at the courthouse for pretrial hearings in the case of Caeser Goodson in BaltimoreBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors have asked a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer awaiting retrial on related charges can be compelled to testify against them.


2016-02-08 12:42:18 -0700