• French unions plan strikes to disrupt trains, ports, flights

    PARIS (AP) — Travelers beware: French labor unions plan a string of strikes in the coming days that will target trains, the Paris subway system, ports and possibly airports.

  • In this May 25, 2016 photo, Haitian visual artist Tessa Mars stretches out on a concrete path to correct a detail on the bottom of a student's oil painting, at the resurrected Centre d’Art or Art Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Mars is helping the students who hope to enter their work in a best depictions of daily life in a democracy compeition. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

    In Haiti, cradle of rich visual heritage is being reinvented

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Youvensky Despeignes used to spend hours a day at home drawing pencil-and-ink abstractions on cheap notebook paper, his aspirations as a painter frustrated by a lack of opportunities in Haiti where a rich artistic heritage has suffered decades of decline.

  • Navajo Mine owner to research possible methane leaks

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Researchers will look at whether methane is escaping from Navajo Mine.

  • A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Sky high: NYC ‘trophy apartment’ could list for $250 million

    NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaires’ Row.

  • In a May 14, 2016 file photo, Mouttet from the Corpus Christi Utilities Department collects a sample of water to test on the corner of Claremore St. and Kentner St. in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Texas Gulf Coast city has issued three orders in less than a year telling residents to boil their water to ensure it’s safe to consume, including a two-week order this month that sparked outrage, contributed to the city manager’s resignation and renewed questions about how to fix the problem.  (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File)

    Boil-water alerts in Texas on the rise for many reasons

    DALLAS (AP) — A glass of drinking water hasn’t been easy to come by lately for the 320,000 people in Corpus Christi.

  • FILE -- In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw, right, sits with Maryland head coach Brenda Frese for a live interview with sportscaster David Lloyd, left, on SportsCenter at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. About a decade after the state had high hopes of luring major movies, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

    Connecticut focuses on developing TV and digital industry

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Once hoping to be known as Hollywood East, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms, from cable TV’s TLC to the Internet’s YouTube.

  • Israel arrests Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bus attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s internal security service says it has arrested six Palestinians from the West Bank suspected of preparing explosives and planning the bomb attack on a bus in Jerusalem that wounded 21 Israelis last month.

  • In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Gold Rush Dancer and jockey Flavien Prat, inside, win the $200,000 Snow Chief Stakes horse race Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. (Benoit Photo via AP)

    Gold Rush Dancer wins Snow Chief Stakes at Santa Anita

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Gold Rush Dancer won the $200,000 Snow Chief Stakes by a nose Saturday at Santa Anita on California Gold Rush Day for state bred or sired horses.

  • Santo Domingo Pueblo begins housing project construction

    SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — A Santo Domingo Pueblo housing project is intended to keep the Native American community connected with tradition while linking commuters to trains.

  • FOR STORY SLUGGED FRANCE PAUL WATSON - Canadian captain Paul Watson speaks with the Associated-Press in Paris, Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  Founder  of Greenpeace and the controversial Sea Shepherd, anti-whaling activist Watson has a long history of confronting governments, and is on Interpol’s international fugitives list, but now, France has granted him political asylum. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson rams whalers for a living

    PARIS (AP) — He’s a fugitive on Interpol’s Red List and a marine vigilante who’s done jail time for extradition requests. Yet to many, he’s also a heroic marine conservationist who risks his life and those of his crew to save countless endangered whales, turtles, dolphins and sharks from slaughter.