Recreation and leisure

A couple dances in shrimp boots as Yvette Landry performs at the Fais Do-Do stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 04, 2017 - 4:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The second weekend of the seven-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is kicking off with performances by Widespread Panic, Darius Rucker and Corinne Bailey Rae. Thursday is often less crowded than the weekends and is a popular day for New Orleans-area residents to attend...
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May 04, 2017 - 3:45 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Firefighters rescued 19 people from a roller coaster that got stuck on the tracks Thursday at an Oklahoma City amusement park. The last person was removed from the Silver Bullet coaster shortly after 1 p.m. and no one was injured, Fire Lt. Ray Lujan said. The roller coaster...
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FILE- In this Jan. 14, 2017 file photo, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ringmaster Kristen Michelle Wilson performs Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will broadcast its final show on the most 21st Century of channels: Facebook Live. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
May 04, 2017 - 12:58 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus first wowed audiences in the 19th century. For the iconic American spectacle's final act, it will broadcast the final performance on a 21st century medium: Facebook Live. The company told The Associated Press this week that...
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This undated image released by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame shows the original logo, top, and the first issue of Rolling Stone magazine, part of an anniversary exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after he launched an underground newspaper that changed music journalism and a great deal more, Jann S. Wenner finds Rolling Stone being showcased in a once-unthinkable forum: a museum. "At least it's a museum I own," Wenner said with a laugh during a recent telephone...
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May 03, 2017 - 12:48 pm
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Police say a rabid fox repeatedly attacked a golfer on his second hole at a Rhode Island country club. The Westerly Sun ( http://bit.ly/2qywdko ) reports the fox came charging from the woods and bit the golfer's pant leg April 28 at the Winnapaug Country Club in Westerly. The...
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This photo shows part of the exhibit from "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons Art on the In-Between" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Monday, May 1, 2017. The exhibit, which begins with the glitzy Met gala and then opens to the public May 4, is situated in a blinding white space, where visitors are encouraged to follow their own route around a series of geometric structures showing highlights of Kawakubo’s work. (AP Photo/Shelley Acoca)
May 01, 2017 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you're someone who likes a lot of guidance and explanation at the museum, you might want to dramatically recalibrate your expectations before heading into "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between," the lavishly presented new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's...
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Youth, right, face French riot police officers during the May Day demonstration, Monday May 1, 2017, in Paris. Paris police are firing tear gas at rowdy protesters on sidelines of May Day workers' march. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 01, 2017 - 11:28 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on May Day events around the world (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Police in Istanbul have detained 165 people during May Day events around the city, most of them demonstrators trying to march to a symbolic square in defiance of a ban. A security department statement said...
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Youths shield behind a banner as Paris police are firing tear gas, during the May Day demonstration, Monday May 1, 2017, in Paris. Scores of hooded youth have thrown Molotov cocktails at security forces who fired back with tear gas during the May Day workers' march in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 01, 2017 - 9:56 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day around the world Monday with defiant rallies and marches for better pay and working conditions. Police detained 70 people in Istanbul as they tried to march. Garment workers in Cambodia defied a government ban to demand higher wages, and...
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In this Sunday, April 30, 2017 photo, a sign warns beach goers at San Onofre State Beach after a woman was attacked by a shark in the area Saturday, along the Camp Pendleton Marine base in San Diego County, Calif. The beach remained closed Sunday. (Laylan Connelly/The Orange County Register via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 4:59 pm
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses said Sunday. The attack occurred Saturday near San Onofre State Beach in northern San Diego County. "All...
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In this Sunday, April 30, 2017 photo, a sign warns beach goers at San Onofre State Beach after a woman was attacked by a shark in the area Saturday, along the Camp Pendleton Marine base in San Diego County, Calif. The beach remained closed Sunday. (Laylan Connelly/The Orange County Register via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 3:59 pm
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh in the ocean off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses said Sunday. The attack occurred Saturday near San Onofre State Beach in northern San Diego...
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