This is AP News Minute.
Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among people casting early ballots. The AP has found she may also be building an advantage in Arizona and Colorado. More than four million early votes have been cast.
Meanwhile, Donald Trump says he’ll be packing his schedule with events from now until Election Day so that he won’t have any regrets. He said he never wants to look back and think if he’d only held one more rally, he could have won a state.
Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attack targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Multiple explosions rocked the city in an attack that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul.
And the London Zoo is welcoming its first ever baby aye aye lemur. It was born July 1st, but only emerged from its nesting box this week.
I am Matt Freedman, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.