• Germany's Sebastian Brendel and Jan Vandrey, far right,  paddle for gold in the men's canoe double 1000m final during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Water issues linger for residents after Olympics close

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Helicopters were up at daybreak spotting rubbish flows at the Olympic sailing venue, with boats below collecting the debris.

  • A vendor sells Biscoito Globo and other items on a beach during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. The starchy, puffy treats made with coconut oil, milk, water and a pinch of salt and sugar are manufactured locally and sold in paper bags by street vendors along the coast and in stores throughout Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Josh Hoffner)

    At Olympics, Rio draws a line when snack comes under attack

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As the Olympic whirlwind sweeps through Rio and brings with it disapproval of everything from shoddy construction to water pollution, residents are drawing a line in the sand. Nobody better attack their favorite snack.

  • FILE- In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Dr. Vanessa Rouzier examines a child suffering cholera symptoms, as his mother watches, inside Haiti's first permanent cholera center, run by Gheskio Centers, in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The United Nations is saying for the first time on Thursday, Aug. 18, that it was involved in the introduction of cholera to Haiti and needs to do "much more" to end the suffering of those affected. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File)

    UN says it was involved in introducing cholera to Haiti

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is working on a package that would provide “material assistance” to cholera victims in Haiti, his spokesman said Friday, strongly indicating for the first time that hundreds of thousands of people affected will get financial help from the United Nations.

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 photo, lava from Kilauea, an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, flows into the ocean as seen from a boat operated by Lava Ocean Tours off the coast of Volcanoes National Park near Kalapana, Hawaii. The current lava flow erupted from a vent on the volcano in May and made its way to the sea in late July. Visitors can hike about 10 miles round trip to see the lava flow, or take a boat or helicopter tour to see the flow. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

    Lava from Hawaii volcano cascades into sea in vivid display

    HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping into the Pacific Ocean, where it’s creating new land and putting on a crackling, hissing, fire-spitting show.