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

Gang enhancement law ruled unconstitutional

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee attorney general will let stand a ruling striking down the state's gang enhancement law as unconstitutional.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS