|Hawaii's Big Island declares emergency over dengue fever infections|
(Reuters) - The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared a state of emergency on Monday to deal with a growing outbreak of dengue fever, spread by infected mosquitoes, with 250 cases confirmed over the past four months.
|California murder suspect mistakenly freed from jail captured in Nevada|
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Southern California jail last month has been captured in Nevada, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office said on Monday.
|U.S. judge again denies Texas request to bar Syrian refugees|
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. judge denied for the second time a request by Texas to bar relief agencies from bringing Syrian refugees into the state, a decision that could have a bearing on the attempts of 30 other governors to block refugees from their states.
|FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing|
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - An FBI agent on Monday accused lawyers for a convicted murderer of manipulating cell phone records in their bid to win a retrial for the Maryland slaying made famous by the podcast "Serial."
|Widow of Islamic State leader charged in death of American: U.S. Justice Dept.|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday in federal court in Virginia with conspiracy in the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said.
|Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic|
WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on Monday, but he added there is no reason to panic over the mosquito-borne virus.