The infected persons have "not exhibited symptoms" requiring medical attention, said Florida's governor. US health authorities have yet to issue a travel warning to the impacted area north of downtown Miami.
The new indictments in an alleged city-wide lead poisoning case follow the charging of three others earlier this year. Residents of the poverty-stricken city of Flint, Michigan, were put at risk for 18 months.
The website of US presidential candidate Donald Trump's wife Melania has vanished after questions were raised about her university education. Meanwhile, her husband focused on election rival Hillary Clinton's nomination.
Two San Diego police officers have been shot. The department announced on Twitter that the shooting took place in the Southcrest neighborhood, just inland from the naval yards on the trolley line that leads to Tijuana.
Donald Trump's campaign chief Paul Manafort previously helped run electoral campaigns in Ukraine. Former president Victor Yanukovych was one of those he led to victory. What role does he play in politics?
The Republican and Democrat party conventions could not have been more different. While Trump spreads fear and panic, Clinton has chosen to fight using the power of love. Ines Pohl reports from Philadelphia.
US Democratic Party vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine has formally accepted his party nomination. Kaine, like President Barack Obama, praised presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and derided her rival Donald Trump.
WikiLeaks has released files of what it claims are voicemails hacked from the Democratic National Committee. Included are demands for former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his supporters to be sidelined.
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The decision has dealt a major blow to efforts at holding officers responsible for police brutality. Maryland's state attorney for Baltimore said she stood by the coroner's determination that his death was a homicide.
The US Coast Guard and good samaritans have rescued 46 people off the coast of Alaska. The crew abandoned ship as the vessel began to take on water.
Bernie Sanders supporters protested at the Democratic National Convention even as Hillary Clinton won a large majority of votes and backing from her progressive rival. DW's Hecko Flores reports from Philadelphia.
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is to miss the opening ceremony on August 5 due to her impeachment trial. Her ally, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, will also not go to the event.
Computing giant Apple Inc announced second quarter profits were down 27 percent, as iPhone sales dropped 15 percent compared with the same period last year. It has announced a focus on mobile apps and online services.
Clinton has passed the vote threshold at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia to win the party's backing. She makes history by becoming the first woman to be nominated for president by a major US party.
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