Carter: Military will learn from 2 fatal training accidents

SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. military will investigate and attempt to learn from the tragic loss of life in two incidents Thursday, one in Texas, the other in Tennessee, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Seine still rising in Paris; Louvre scrambles to protect art

PARIS (AP) — The swollen Seine River kept rising Friday, spilling out across its banks and some streets in Paris as curators at the Louvre scrambled to protect a huge trove of art from the museum's priceless collection from the flooding.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press

US gains just 38K jobs, fewest in 5 years; rate at 4.7 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers drastically slowed their hiring in May, adding just 38,000, the fewest in more than 5 years and a sign of concern after the economy barely grew in the first three months of the year.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Wal-Mart testing Uber, Lyft for online grocery delivery

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will be testing its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft in the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.

  • Written by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Inverted Jenny stamp stolen in 1955 is returned to owner

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare 1918 U.S. postage stamp featuring an upside-down plane that was stolen six decades ago and ended up in Northern Ireland was returned to its American owner on Thursday.

  • Written by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press