Freshman GOP Rep. Curbelo diagnosed with whooping cough

In this photo taken July 6, 2015, Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla. speaks in Miami. Curbelo has been diagnosed with whooping cough, a rare and contagious disease that's officially known as pertussis. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo has been diagnosed with whooping cough, a rare and contagious disease that's officially known as pertussis.



Greece: Prospect of new election grows, market hit

A man walks at the reception hall of the Athens' Stock Exchange as stock prices are on display on a ticker screen in Athens, Greece, on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. The Stock Exchange is suffering a second day of losses after reopening amid capital controls, with banks again suffering the worst damage. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while bank shares plummeted again on the stock market, which reopened this week after a long closure.



US stocks edge lower; Allstate slumps on weak earnings

Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Stocks are mostly higher in early trading as investors focus on the latest earnings and deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved between small gains and losses on Tuesday as investors assessed the latest company earnings reports and deal news. Allstate slumped after the insurance company reported earnings that missed analysts' expectations. Pharmaceutical company Baxalta jumped after rival Shire agreed to buy the company for about $30 billion. Apple fell sharply for a second day.



Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert

FILE - In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Big Sean arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Authorities say a shooting happened late Monday, Aug. 3, outside the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J., where hip hop artists J. Cole and Big Sean performed at the venue. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.



Total reboot: How to fix Greece's economy

A man carries a closet past an abandoned branch of the National bank in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. In Athens, the heads of the EU-IMF audit mission met with the Greek ministers of finance and economy with the talks focusing on bank recapitalisation, privatisations and fiscal targets, the finance ministry said. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.





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