• Detroit Federation of Teachers President Ivy Bailey addresses teachers outside the school district's headquarters, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Detroit. Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed for a second consecutive day Tuesday after hundreds of teachers called out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the financially struggling district runs out of money. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day

    DETROIT (AP) — Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district’s manager that they would be paid.

    Updated: 8:47 pm

  • Suspect in Florida slayings ex-sheriff’s nephew

    GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say the nephew of a former county sheriff is suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend, her father and his ex-wife and is still at large.

  • Guantanamo workforce to include SC National Guard unit

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Military police from the South Carolina Army National Guard have been ordered to prepare for a possible deployment to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba as early as this fall, a Guard official said Tuesday.

  • In this June 10, 2015 file photo, Archbishop John Wester, of Santa Fe, participates in a news conference during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Spring General Assembly in St. Louis. Wester says he is "concerned" about the political rhetoric surrounding immigration as the presidential primary campaign heads to New Mexico. Wester told The Associated Press on Monday, May 2, 2016, candidates who seek to blame immigrants for nation's problems are diverting attention from other issues like poverty and inequality.  (AP Photo/Sid Hastings, File)

    Archbishop ‘concerned’ as primaries head to New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester has joined other religious leaders in voicing concerns about the political rhetoric surrounding immigration as the presidential primary campaign heads to New Mexico.

  • People help survivors retrieve their household items at the site of a building collapse in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 30, 2016.  A six-storey residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday night under heavy rain and flooding, killing at least seven people and injuring over 100 others, Kenyan officials said. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    6-month-old rescued from collapsed building in Kenya

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 people dead and 93 others missing.

  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff lights the Olympic flame as Brazilian volleyball player Fabiana Claudino looks on during the lighting ceremony at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The start of the torch relay comes just a week before the Brazilian senate is expected to suspend Rousseff for six months as it considers her impeachment. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

    Rio de Janeiro Olympic torch relay kicks off 3-month journey

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country’s deep political and economic crisis.

  • New Mexico lobbyists report greater spending

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico political lobbyists are reporting a nearly 20 percent increase in spending in the first four months of 2016 over last year.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs with Scott Conley while talking to steelworkers in Ashland, Ky., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, “Achy Breaky Heart” before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally.

  • Palestinians inspect the damaged house of Zaid Amer, after it was demolished by the Israeli army, in the West Bank city of Nablus, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The Israeli army demolished the house of Amer, an arrested member of a Hamas cell who carried out an attack and shot dead a U.S. couple, residents of the West Bank Israeli settlement of Neria, while driving home last October, the army said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed 2 Israelis

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the main attacker in the killing of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 whose death helped spark a chain of events that led to that year’s Gaza war.

  • Abdiqadir Dulyar, director for the Somali television station Horn Cable, looks at the smashed window of a car that was carrying journalists working for his station, that unidentified gunmen opened fire on last week although no one was hurt, in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Somali journalists frequently receive threats and although many have been killed, police rarely investigate or provide adequate protection to reporters, according to Human Rights Watch, which marked World Press Freedom Day Tuesday by issuing a report on the dangers faced by Somali journalists. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

    Press Freedom: Journalists face murders but keep working

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can be chilling.