• Kip Holden, the Democratic mayor of Baton Rouge, talks with elections officials after signing up to run for Congress, on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. Many of the major candidates for U.S. Senate are expected to be among the first in line Wednesday morning at the Secretary of State's Office to qualify for their race. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

    Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After police killed a man outside a convenience store and protesters filled the streets, the first black mayor of the Louisiana capital seemed to be conspicuously missing. Kip Holden’s absence was so glaring that demonstrators called for his resignation.

  • Albuquerque mayor to announce revamps for Route 66 motels

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A $20 million restoration project is poised to revive two shuttered motels along separate sections of Historic Route 66 in Albuquerque, where the neon signs of motor inns once lit the highway’s miles-long run through the city.

  • Soldiers patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Nice, Riviera jewel, has flip side as jihadi breeding ground

    NICE, France (AP) — Nice, the city that sits on the Bay of Angels and that for many epitomizes the sun-splashed French Riviera, has a flip side unknown to tourists and invisible to most residents, as a breeding ground for Islamic radicals and jihadis.

  • Soldiers patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Nice, Riviera jewel, has flip side as jihadi breeding ground

    NICE, France (AP) — Nice, the city that sits on the Bay of Angels and that for many epitomizes the sun-splashed French Riviera, has a flip side unknown to tourists and invisible to most residents, as a breeding ground for Islamic radicals and jihadis.

  • A construction crane is sprawled across lanes in both directions after collapsing on the Tappan Zee Bridge, Tuesday July 19, 2016, in New York. (Peter Carr/The Journal News via AP)

    Crane collapses on lanes of Tappan Zee Bridge in NYC suburbs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cars crossing the Tappan Zee bridge north of New York City on Tuesday had to swerve out of the way as a crane boom from an adjacent bridge project crashed down across the key Hudson River crossing, halting traffic for hours.

  • Tahar, center, the father of Kylan Mejri, is comforted by relatives after carrying the coffin of his 4-year-old son at the ar-Rahma mosque in the eastern Nice suburb of Ariane, Tuesday, July 19, 2016, killed in Thursday's truck attack. Tahar's wife Olfa Kalfallah, 31, was also killed. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Jitters amid fear of new attacks after Nice bloodshed

    NICE, France (AP) — An axe attack on a German train. Four people stabbed in the French Alps. A shooting in Britain.