"We work so hard for that badge ... never imagining that our badge is going to save our life," said California Highway Patrol officer Steve Carapia.
Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
Since Congress went on a summer break, Zika has started appearing in homegrown outbreaks in Florida. The president says that's a serious problem.
Mahrous al-Tukhie recalls the night three years ago this week when poison rained down from the sky and wiped out almost everyone in his family.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said "There is nothing so American as our national parks."