• In this Tuesday, April 12, 2016 photo, Sewage flows from an outlet into the sea in front of Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has damaged Gaza's limited fresh water supplies, decimated fishing zones, and after years of neglect, is now floating northward and affecting Israel as well, where a nearby desalination plant was forced to shut down, apparently due to pollution. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel

    SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip’s Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.

  • In this Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old Afghan Lionel Messi fan plays with a soccer ball during a photo opportunity as he wears a shirt signed by Messi, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The father of Ahmadi says the family was forced to leave Afghanistan amid constant telephone threats. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

    Threats force Afghan boy, fan of Messi, to leave the country

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old Afghan boy who received autographed shirts from his soccer hero Lionel Messi was forced to leave Afghanistan amid constant telephone threats, the boy’s father said Tuesday.

  • In this Dec. 9, 2014, photo, golden jellyfish swim in Jellyfish Lake in Palau. Part of a UNESCO World Heritage area, the saltwater lake has long been a source of wonder for tourists, who have delighted in snorkeling among the millions of golden jellyfish which can fill the water as thick as corn chowder. But some tourists in recent weeks have struggled to find even a single jellyfish, prompting at least one tour operator to suspend its trips.(Kevin Davidson via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES

    In Pacific nation of Palau, Jellyfish Lake losing namesake

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The big question at Palau’s Jellyfish Lake: Where are all the jellyfish?

  • This June 7, 2014 image shows the Tepee Curios neon sign along historic Route 66 as a storm approaches in Tucumcari, N.M. The shop was originally a gas station that carried souvenirs and groceries. The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association has released a guidebook that details tribes and notable sites along the route. (AP photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

    Guide highlights Native American link to historic Route 66

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new story is unfolding along historic Route 66 thanks to a yearlong project coordinated by a tourism group with help from the National Park Service and American Indian tribes along America’s Mother Road.

  • The word HELP spelled out with fern fronds is seen by Amalgamated Helicopters chief pilot Jason Diedrichs as he hovers over head in Tararua Forest Park near Wellington on New Zealands North Island, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Carolyn Lloyd and her daughter Rachel Lloyd from North Carolina in the U.S. made the help sign after they got lost for five days while on a day hike in the New Zealand wilderness.(Photo/Jason Diedrichs/Amalgamated Helicopters Via AP)

    North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large “help” signs they had made from fern fronds.

  • People take photos as Adonia leaves port in Miami, Sunday, May 1, 2016, en route to Cuba. After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival's Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. (Patrick Farrell/The Miami Herald via AP)  MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

    MIAMI (AP) — Passengers set sail Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. port for the communist island nation.

  • Recalls this week: Tie-downs, folding bikes

    A line of faulty ratcheting tie-downs that can fail to hold a secured load is among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include faulty folding bikes.

  • This August 2013 photo provided by Eamonn Kelly shows Kelly on Newbury Street in Boston before his double-lung transplant. Born with cystic fibrosis, Kelly plans to run a 5-kilometer race on Saturday, April 30, 2016, just six months after transplant surgery. Cystic fibrosis is a deadly disease that affects the digestive system and lungs, making it difficult to breathe. (Elana Alfred via AP)

    Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant

    BOSTON (AP) — Six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant, a Boston school teacher who was born with a disease that robs him of lung capacity is running a 5K charity road race this weekend.

  • Authorities: Golf pro, wife sold bogus course memberships

    BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan golf pro and his wife are facing embezzlement charges after authorities say they sold bogus golf course memberships.

  • A man places candles for each of the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster at St George's Hall in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Liverpool is commemorating the deaths of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989 after a jury found that blunders by police and emergency services contributed to their deaths. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Lawyers representing Hillsborough families reveal lawsuit

    LONDON (AP) — Lawyers representing some of the families of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a U.K. soccer stadium in 1989 have filed a civil suit against two British police forces, alleging misuse of power in office.