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AP Count: Death toll in Venezuela civil unrest hits 100
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from months of unrest to 100 on Thursday....

Poll: Brazil president's approval ratings hit new low, 5 pct
SAO PAULO (AP) -- A new poll in Brazil shows President Michel Temer's already-abysmal popularity ratings have hit a new low as corruption allegations continue to swirl around him and others in government....

Brazil church rejects abuse claims detailed in AP stories
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- One of Word of Faith Fellowship's two churches in Brazil has rejected claims made by former members that they were subjected to physical and verbal abuse at the hands of ministers and that young congregants were sent to the mother church in North Carolina and forced to work without pay....

Death toll in nearly 4 months of civil unrest in Venezuela reaches 100, according to an AP tally of official reports
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Death toll in nearly 4 months of civil unrest in Venezuela reaches 100, according to an AP tally of official reports....

Hurricane Hilary loses strength in Pacific west of Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Forecasters have downgraded Hurricane Hilary to a Category 1 storm as it loses strength and heads through the Pacific Ocean away from the west coast of Mexico....