• China reports 1st case of imported Zika virus

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s first case of the Zika virus has been found in a 34-year-old man who recently traveled to Venezuela and is now making a speedy recovery, the government said Wednesday.

    Updated: 4:51 am

  • In this March 19, 2014 file photo, Kelli Jo Griffin listens during her trial for voter fraud in Keokuk, Iowa. In a nationally watched voting rights case, the Iowa Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether to loosen the state’s lifetime ban on voting and holding public office by those with felony records. The case stems from the lawsuit brought by Griffin, a former drug offender who argues the Iowa constitution’s ban on voting by those who commit “infamous crimes” should not apply to her and many other ex-felons. (John Gaines/The Hawk Eye via AP, File)

    Iowa high court to consider state’s ban on voting by felons

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a major voting rights case, the Iowa Supreme Court will consider whether to relax the state’s lifetime ban on voting by convicted felons.

  • In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 photo, a woman stands in the doorway of then new Historic Colored Entrance at the Lyric Theatre, in Birmingham, Ala. Preservationists had to decide whether to keep reminders of The Lyric’s discarded color line before they unveiled an $11 million restoration of the 102-year-old theater, which had been closed for decades. In this case, they chose to highlight the history, installing a glass door with the etched words “Historic Colored Entrance” in the lobby wall so patrons can peer into the past. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    What should be done with architecture of white supremacy?

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham’s segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked “COLORED,” that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from the steep balcony where black patrons had to sit for generations.

  • Mayor of Super Bowl host city says he’s retiring this week

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Mayor of Santa Clara says he is retiring as of Tuesday, just two days after his city hosted Super Bowl 50.

  • A woman clears off her snow-covered car after work in Pittsfield, Mass, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP) BERKSHIRE COURIER OUT, GREAT BARRINGTON RECORD OUT, RURAL INTELLIGENCER OUT, BERKSHIRES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Winter storm could dump up to 18 inches of snow on Cape Cod

    BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.

  • In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, former Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel speak in the City Council chambers in Chicago. For more than a year after officer Jason Van Dyke shot and killed Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage and autopsy results that raised serious questions about whether other officers on the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder. The lack of swift action against the officers illustrates the difficulty of confronting the “code of silence” that has long been associated with police in Chicago and elsewhere. (Rich Hein/Sun-Times via AP File) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES, CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUT

    Police at scene of black teen’s shooting falsified reports

    CHICAGO (AP) — For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder.

  • Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned

    IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.

  • A recovered wedding portrait is propped up at the search and rescue staging area of a collapsed building complex in Tainan, Taiwan, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.  More than 100 people are believed to still be under the debris in a powerful quake that struck on Saturday, Feb. 6, during the most important family holiday in the Chinese calendar — the Lunar New Year.(AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT

    Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

    TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets members of the House Of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Clinton calls Flint water crisis ‘immoral’ in break from NH

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Taking a detour from New Hampshire’s campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was “immoral” and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community’s battle with lead-contaminated water.

  • Two emergency workers carry a victim recovered from a collapsed building in Tainan, Taiwan, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. Rescuers on Sunday found signs of live within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed over a dozen people and injured hundreds. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Two survivors — one found shielded under the body of her husband — were pulled out alive from a toppled high-rise apartment building on Monday, two days after a powerful quake that killed at least 36.