• This March 15, 2013 file photo shows Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Vatican says Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who has been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, was found dead in his Vatican room early Friday: the Vatican prosecutor ordered an immediate autopsy. (AP Photo/Manuel Diaz, File)

    Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died Friday of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.

  • Strong winds and waves batter the coast as Tropical Storm Erika approaches Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, Friday, August 28, 2015. Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that included several people killed on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)

    Puerto Rico braces for TS Erika after 4 dead in Dominica

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people and left another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.

  • Jack Beven, senior hurricane specialist, tracks the movement of Tropical Storm Erika as it moves westward towards islands in the eastern Caribbean, at the National Hurricane Center, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Miami. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, and the Leeward islands. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    TS Erika swirls toward Puerto Rico, dumps heavy rain

    ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika pounded the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Thursday, unleashing flooding and mudslides that killed at least four people and knocked out power and water supplies.

  • Vicky Duval, of the United States, reacts after winning a point against Luksika Kumkhum, of Thailand, during the first set of a U.S. Open qualifying tennis match, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in New York. The qualifying round is Duval's second tournament this year after missing last season to undergo treatment for cancer. Duval won the match. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    US OPEN 2015: Back on court, Duval still a winner in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Vicky Duval suspects tennis’ locker rooms were a bit too quiet without her.

  • South Africa's Wayde Van Niekerk and United States' Lashawn Merritt, right, look at the clock as they cross the finish line in their men's 400m semifinal at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Merritt, James renew their rivalry in 400 meters at worlds

    BEIJING (AP) — Bolt vs. Gatlin isn’t the only rivalry going on in track these days.