Health officials are urging pregnant women to avoid travel to a Zika-stricken part of Miami. They're also urging expectant mothers living in the area to be tested for the virus. The number of people feared infected through mosquito bites in the U.S. has climbed to at least 14.
Monday marks the start of Texas' campus-carry law. It allows concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons in public university buildings, classrooms and dorms. Private schools are still allowed to ban guns.
A Russian transport helicopter was shot down in opposition rebel territory in northern Syria on Monday. Video appeared to show the burning wreckage. The kremlin said all five crew onboard were killed, making it the deadliest single incident for the Russian military since its entrance into Syria’s civil war.
In Italy, a land artist is paying tribute to the summer Olympics. The Games will be starting in just a matter of days in Rio de Janeiro. The artist used a tractor to create an image of the city's famous Christ the Redeemer monument.
Padmananda Rama, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.