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In Rio, rife with dengue, bacteria-infected mosquitoes are making a difference

By DIARLEI RODRIGUES and DIANE JEANTET Associated Press NITEROI, Brazil (AP) — Since Rio de Janeiro declared a public health emergency after an outbreak of dengue fever last month, the city has ramped up testing capacities, opened up a dozen dengue health centers and trained medical staff ...

Volcano on uninhabited Galapagos island erupts, sends lava flowing to sea

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A volcano on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos has begun erupting, lighting up the nighttime sky as lava tumbled down its sides toward the sea. The La Cumbre volcano on Fernandina island began erupting Saturday around midnight in what officials with Ecuador's ...

5 key issues at stake in the upcoming 2024 Mexican elections

By MARK STEVENSON Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is almost certainly about to get its first woman president. Ruling-party candidate Claudia Sheinbaum leads in polls on the race leading to the June 2 vote. The second-place candidate is also a woman. A man running for a small ...

Russian drone strike on the Ukrainian port city of Odesa kills 7

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Seven people were killed when debris from a Russian drone hit an apartment block in the southern Ukrainian port city of Odesa overnight, Ukraine's State Emergency Service said Saturday. A 3-month-old baby was among the dead. A further eight people were injured, ...