• In this July 11, 2016 photo, Tai Sheppard, 11, Brooke Sheppard, 8, and Rainn Sheppard, 10, left to right, run warm-up laps at Boys and Girls High School, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Every morning, the three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life. The girls have blossomed since taking up track and field just a year and a half ago, rising to the top tier of their national age-group rankings and earning a spot in the Junior Olympic Games, now underway in Houston. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    3 sisters go from homeless shelter to junior track stardom

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every morning, three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life.

  • In this 2013 photo provided by RxArt, Kenny Scharf paints a hallway with his art at Kings County Hospital Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. RxArt commissions leading contemporary artists to create original artworks on walls, ceilings, floors - even medical equipment - of pediatrics wards across the country, with the mission of making pediatrics facilities less intimidating and help young patients heal through the power of visual art. (RxArt via AP)

    Art with heart: Making children’s health wards less scary

    NEW YORK (AP) — For Dorkas Kaya and other young patients with HIV, seeing the walls of their residential treatment facility transformed with broad splashes of color and graffiti-like scribbles brought a singular reaction: “Whoa!”

  • In this July 13, 2016 frame grab from video, Jordan Clark, left, and Lewis Gutierrez sit in Prospect Park as they talk about their new "Pokemon Go" business in the Brooklyn borough of New York. They are among the new entrepreneurs who offer their services as "trainers" for the game at $20 per hour - logging onto a client's "Pokemon Go" account and effectively running up their score while a client is stuck at work or sitting in class. (AP Photo/Ezra Kaplan)

    Too busy for Pokemon? These entrepreneurs will play for you

    NEW YORK (AP) — Too busy with your real life to play the hit augmented reality game “Pokemon Go”? For a price, some entrepreneurs will play the game for you.