• Two union activists in fluorescent vests walk toward the Normandie Bridge outside of Le Havre, western France, during a blockade action, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The cloud of black smoke is from burning tires. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he is open to “improvements and modifications” in a labor bill that has sparked intensifying strikes and protests, but will not abandon it. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)

    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.

  • This undated photo provided by General Dynamics shows company CEO Phebe N. Novakovic. Novakovic was one of the highest-paid women CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. (Courtesy of General Dynamics via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

    For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.

  • Gov: Mako medical labs to create 100 new jobs in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mako Medical Laboratories will partner with Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute to establish a location in Albuquerque, creating 100 new jobs.

  • Suit seeks testimony from ex-Texas coach Mack Brown, others

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former University of Texas track coach’s sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent current and former administrators as they dig into one of college sports’ highest-profile athletic departments.

  • In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Joe Biden, the U.S. Vice President talks to the U.S. military personnel at an Air Base in United Arab Emirates. Biden is set to deliver the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy’s class of 2016. The graduation ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Michie Stadium on the West Point grounds along the Hudson River 50 miles north of New York City.  (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

    Vice President Biden gives West Point commencement speech

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told the U.S. Military Academy’s class of 2016 on Saturday that greater diversity, including more women and openly gay soldiers, will strengthen the country’s armed forces.

  • Fifth graders Davonayshia Hollis, left, and Denaya Rippey, review a group entrepreneurial project for a parent-approved music device, developed in a mentorship program, Thursday May 19, 2016, at Brooklyn's P.S. 307 in New York. Startups and established tech companies are providing a crash course in entrepreneurship, sending engineers and designers into public schools to mentor students. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    NYC mentorship program puts startup staffers in schools

    NEW YORK (AP) — The budding entrepreneurs wore glasses made of wooden tongue depressors to pitch their idea for glasses with a chip that lets you find them from your phone.

  • In this June 24, 2015, file photo, Orlando City's Kaka celebrates his goal against the Colorado Rapids during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Orlando, Fla. Kaka remains Major League Soccer's highest-paid player at just over $7 million, according to figures released Thursday, May 19, 2016, by the MLS Players Union. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

    Kaka again tops MLS salary list, followed by Giovinco

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Kaka remains Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player at just over $7 million, and American goalkeeper Tim Howard will earn slightly more than $2.5 million in his return to the league.

  • Former King Juan Carlos I of Spain, left, and FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, right, laugh as they wait for the start of the Europa League final soccer match between Liverpool and Sevilla in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    FIFA President Infantino to reveal salary when he knows it

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino will announce his salary “as soon as it has been confirmed.”