• In this May 27, 2016, photo, company representative Zach Servideo demonstrates Segway's new self-balancing scooter, the MiniPro, in downtown Los Angeles. The MiniPro is going on sale on Amazon, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Hoverboards are attempting a comeback in the U.S., months after videos showing them bursting into flame went viral. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Forget the fires: Hoverboards just want a second chance

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don’t look now, but hoverboards are angling for a comeback.

  • In this Wednesday, May 25, 2016 photograph, customers buy food at a Case's Pork Roll Paradise vendor during a Trenton Thunder baseball game in Trenton, N.J. The salted pork-based processed meat was developed in the state's capital city of Trenton by John Taylor in 1856. It's often consumed as a breakfast meat paired with egg and cheese in a sandwich usually served on a bagel, bun or hard roll. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    A state divided: Do you call it Taylor ham or pork roll?

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It’s one of the most divisive issues in New Jersey, one that inflames regional rivalries and spurs fierce debate among residents and lawmakers.

  • This May 13, 2015, file photo, shows Google's self-driving car during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. The U.S. auto industry's home state of Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation _ a significant expansion beyond an existing law that sanctions autonomous vehicles for testing only. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

    Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. auto industry’s home state of Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation — a significant expansion beyond an existing state law that sanctions such vehicles for testing only.

  • Union activists block the entrance of the industrial area in Boucau, near Bayonne, southwestern France, on a day of nationwide strikes and protests over a labor reform, Thursday, May 26, 2016. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he is open to improvements and modifications to a labor bill that has sparked intensifying strikes and protests, but will not abandon it. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

    France’s growing labor standoff: What could happen next?

    PARIS (AP) — France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande is engaged in the biggest test of his presidency, facing months of protests and strikes against a labor law that are threatening nationwide fuel shortages.

  • Drivers line up as they wait to buy gas in a station, in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  A two-month protest movement against a bill weakening France's famed worker protections reached a new level this week as fuel industry workers joined in. Strikes have spread to all eight of France's refineries, and one in five gas stations are now dry or running low. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    The Latest: Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France’s strikes and protests against the government’s labor reforms (all times local):

  • Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., speaks with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 19, 2016, before joining a bipartisan group of senators at a news conference to discuss legislation to improve the federal regulation of chemicals and toxic substances.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday easily approved a bipartisan bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.

  • In this June 10, 2013 file photo, Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. speaks in Trenton, N.J.  Pallone has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease. Pallone's report says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the project away from a researcher that the NFL feared was biased.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    NFL doctor sends strong response to House report

    SEATTLE (AP) — The co-chairman of the NFL’s head, neck and spine committee has sent a letter to Congress stressing that he was not contacted during a government study on the link between football and brain disease.

  • Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan speaks to the media following an NFL football practice in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

    No scoops for you: Bills media policy has many restrictions

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have unveiled a wide-ranging policy restricting media from reporting on who threw an interception during practice or what someone might overhear during a post-practice team huddle.