Recreation and leisure

Visitors leave the music festival Rock am Ring outside the western town of Nuerburg, Germany, Friday, June 2, 2017. German authorities have shut down a popular rock music festival because of a possible terrorist threat. (Thomas Frey/Dpa via AP)
June 03, 2017 - 4:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — Organizers of a popular German rock festival say it is set to resume on Saturday after police searches failed to confirm fears of a terrorist threat. Authorities shut down and cleared thousands of fans from the three-day Rock am Ring festival Friday evening, its opening night. They...
Read More
Visitors leave the music festival Rock am Ring outside the western town of Nuerburg, Germany, Friday, June 2, 2017. German authorities have shut down a popular rock music festival because of a possible terrorist threat. (Thomas Frey/Dpa via AP)
June 03, 2017 - 3:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are considering whether to let a popular rock festival go ahead after its opening night was curtailed amid concerns over a possible terrorist threat. The top security official in western Rhineland-Palatinate, Roger Lewentz, planned a news conference at 11 a.m. (0900...
Read More
In this August 5, 1982 photo, Jack O'Neill suits up in the small craft harbor before windsurfing off Santa Cruz, Calif. A California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit has died. O'Neill's family says he died Friday, June 2, 2017, at home of natural causes. He was 94. (Dan Coyro/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 11:34 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Jack O'Neill, a Northern California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit, has died. O'Neill's died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz, California home, his family said in a statement. He was 94. The eye-patch wearing ocean lover died peacefully, surrounded...
Read More
In this August 5, 1982 photo, Jack O'Neill suits up in the small craft harbor before windsurfing off Santa Cruz, Calif. A California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit has died. O'Neill's family says he died Friday, June 2, 2017, at home of natural causes. He was 94. (Dan Coyro/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 9:08 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Jack O'Neill, a Northern California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit, has died. O'Neill's died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz, California home, his family said in a statement. He was 94. The eye-patch wearing ocean lover died peacefully, surrounded...
Read More
In this August 5, 1982 photo, Jack O'Neill suits up in the small craft harbor before windsurfing off Santa Cruz, Calif. A California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit has died. O'Neill's family says he died Friday, June 2, 2017, at home of natural causes. He was 94. (Dan Coyro/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 8:32 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Jack O'Neill, a Northern California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit, has died. O'Neill's family says he died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz, California home. He was 94. The eye-patch wearing ocean lover died peacefully, surrounded by family in his...
Read More
Louise Bourgeois' "The Quartered One," right, hangs in the Robert B. Menschel Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Friday, June 2, 2017. The museum is dramatically expanding and reconfiguring its midtown Manhattan galleries that now draw more than 3 million annual visitors from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project opens to the public Friday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 02, 2017 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is boldly expanding its midtown Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world — including those who came Friday to see the first completed phase of the $450 million project. Spread over three floors of the art...
Read More
June 02, 2017 - 5:40 am
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — A search is on for $500,000 in jewelry stolen from a traveling artisan attending a suburban Chicago arts show. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald ( http://bit.ly/2qLj722 ) cites police in St. Charles as saying the stolen jewelry included gold and silver, as well as rubies...
Read More
Ananya Vinay, 12, from Fresno, Calif., holds the trophy after being declared the winner of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee, in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 02, 2017 - 4:18 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Ananya Vinay showed little emotion as she plowed through word after mystifying word in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Later, as she stood beside the confetti-covered stage, the newly crowned champion flashed a toothy grin as she inadvertently revealed...
Read More
Ananya Vinay, 12, from Fresno, Calif., is kissed by her father Anupanna Vinay moments after winning the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
June 01, 2017 - 11:41 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Twelve-year-old Ananya Vinay has won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee. The sixth-grader from Fresno, California, won by spelling "marocain," a French word for dress fabric made of...
Read More
May 30, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 48th Annual World Series of Poker kicked off 54 days of play Tuesday, enticing tens of thousands of players from around the world to Las Vegas with an estimated prize pool of more than $200 million. Participants in this year's edition of the poker extravaganza will see two...
Read More

Pages