Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. Poll: Trump Leads Clinton Among Military, Vet Voters
Donald Trump is trouncing Hillary Clinton when it comes to voters who are associated with the military. The GOP nominee leads his Democratic rival by 19 points — 55 percent to 36 percent — among voters who are currently serving or have previously served in the U.S. military, new polling shows. Read more in POLITICS.
2. Are Trump’s 88 Military Endorsers Lacking Firepower?
Trump released a list of 88 military endorsements Tuesday morning, but what's most surprising about the list is the names that are absent, some observers say. He and Clinton enter a week that will focus on national security, with a Wednesday commander-in-chief forum on MSNBC and the anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday. Read more in POLITICS.
3. Hurricane Hits Mexico, Threatens Southwest U.S.
Northwest Mexico was bracing for a second landfall of Hurricane Newton as it moves over the Gulf of California late Tuesday and early Wednesday, after the storm soaked tourist destinations of the southern Baja California peninsula. Read more in NEWS.
4. Zika Funding Fails Again in Congress
Congress came back from a seven-week break Tuesday and once again failed to move forward a bill that would pay for a federal Zika response. Florida health officials, meanwhile, say they have found seven more home-grown cases of Zika, mostly in Miami Beach. Read more in HEALTH.
5. Bill Cosby Is Victim of ‘Racial Bias’: Attorney
Cosby's lawyers said Tuesday that the comedian — who will stand trial in June for allegedly drugging and sexually molesting a woman — is a victim of "racial bias." With the 79-year-old comedian listening, his attorneys complained that a "barrage" of new accusers have gone public while his supporters have been silenced. Read more in INVESTIGATIONS.
6. Pedophile Tells of Missing Boy’s Last Moments
For nearly 27 years, the kidnapping of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling remained an open and active investigation — his family never giving up hope to one day know the truth. On Tuesday afternoon, a Minnesota man considered a person of interest in the case confessed publicly to killing him. Read more in NEWS.
7. Orlando Hospital Releases Last Pulse Victim
The Florida hospital that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre discharged its last patient from the June shooting. Forty-four people who were hurt in the attack were treated at the hospital, nine of whom died. Read more at NBC MIAMI.
8. Nine Cool New Apple Features to Master
Apple is expected to unveil a new iPhone and second generation Apple Watch at its annual hardware event at 1 p.m. ET Wednesday. Even is you're not in the market for those, expect to get a big upgrade to each when Apple rolls out its software updates, likely this month. Read more in TECH.