Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together an array of world leaders and international dignitaries.
Democrats: Deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't open
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders appear to have broken a stalemate over money to help the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December. The spending bill also would provide long-delayed money to fight Zika.