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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. men's basketball team has won its third straight gold medal, beating Serbia 96-66. With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games. Carmelo Anthony now has three gold medals and a bronze, becoming the most decorated male in Olympic basketball history. And Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEF'-skee) becomes the first coach to win three Olympic gold medals.

MIAMI (AP) — An official with the National Institutes of Health official says the Gulf Coast states are the most vulnerable to the spread of the Zika virus. Dr. Anthony Fauci (FOW'-chee) told ABC's "This Week" that he wouldn't be surprised to see cases in Louisiana, particularly after the recent flooding. Cases of mosquito-borne Zika have already turned up in two neighborhoods of Miami-Dade County.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York senator says the recent scare at Kennedy Airport raises "disturbing" questions about the facility's vulnerability to an actual attack. Democrat Charles Schumer says he wants a "swift" review by federal agencies of the incident and the security response to it. Reports of gunfire last Sunday led to chaos and evacuations. Authorities later determined no shots were fired.

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A paraglider has died after plunging through the roof of a Utah church. Police and fire crews say the man was operating a motorized paraglider this morning when he crashed into a Mormon church in Draper. The church was evacuated and Sunday services were canceled. No other injuries were reported.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three hundred people in Alaska looking to raise awareness of homelessness are the new world record holders in fist-bumping. The previous record was set by a chain of 250 people. KTVA-TV reports a Guinness World Records representative verified each of the fist bumps passed along a line of registered participants yesterday in the event organized by the United Way of Anchorage.

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