• This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows, from left, Martin Charrat, Myriam Deraiche and Samuel William Charlton during a performance of the Broadway show, "Paramour," in New York. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)

    Review: Prepare to tumble for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Paramour’

    NEW YORK (AP) — The first signal you get that “Paramour” is no ordinary Broadway show is the size of the playbill. It’s a monster, easily dwarfing the regular booklets you get handed at every other theater.

  • Tourists walk around theJR project at the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. For his latest bold project, street artist JR is creating an eye-tricking installation at the Louvre Museum that makes it seem as if the huge glass pyramid at the heart of the courtyard has disappeared. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Artist makes Louvre Pyramid disappear in optical illusion

    PARIS (AP) — French street artist JR has made the famous Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion.

  • O’Keeffe Museum buys artist’s rarely seen Lake George work

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe has acquired a rarely seen painting created by the artist in 1926.

  • In this undated photo provided by Six Flags New England, visitors ride the new Superman The Ride Virtual Reality Coaster at the park in Agawam, Mass. (Six Flags New England via AP)

    Best new theme park rides: Virtual reality, interactivity

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — You’re flying alongside Superman, seeing the world as the Man of Steel views it, thanks to virtual reality headsets on a roller coaster at Six Flags New England.

  • Congressman calls on New Mexico to help with water dispute

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s only Republican member of Congress has joined the fight between ranchers and the federal government over access to water on national forest lands, saying the state can do more to protect the private property and water rights of its citizens.

  • Akash Vukoti, 6, of San Angelo, Texas, tries to shorten the microphone before spelling his word during the preliminary round two of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Md., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Vukoti is the youngest speller in this year competition. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Memorable moments from the National Spelling Bee

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 284 kids competing in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday — and to hear the dreaded bell that signals an incorrect spelling. At the end of Wednesday’s onstage rounds, the field was cut to 45 spellers for Thursday’s finals.

  • In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016, photo, the Roadside Presidents smartphone app directs people to the statue of George Washington on the steps of the Federal Hall National Monument, in New York's Financial District. Heading out for a holiday weekend road trip? There are a number of apps available to entertain and educate along the way. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps — they’re useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something.

  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) chief Peter Neffenger testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, before the House Homeland Security Committee which is looking for answers on how to balance security with long lines at airport checkpoints.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

  • Correction: Italy-NATO story

    ROME (AP) — In a story May 25 on the Italian premier’s comments about NATO, The Associated Press reported erroneously that NATO experts will visit Libya. Instead, Libyan experts are to visit NATO.

  • In this Jan. 5, 2016, photo, an employee at Santa Teresa Southern Railroad works on trains in the booming New Mexico town of Santa Teresa along the U.S.-Mexico border. The nonprofit group that operates Santa Teresa is working to transform the area from a place where people work into one where they might live. Officials are drafting plans that call for the building of a plaza on an upslope, surrounded by Mediterranean-style housing and international restaurants. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Planners seek to transform border town into destination

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.