In this May 15, 2015 photo, Mandi Butler, left, of Future B Homes, talks with finish carpenter Darrell Fosback at a home under construction in Eugene, Ore. More Americans bought new homes in April — fresh evidence that the improved job market is powering the real estate sector. (Paul Carter/The Register-Guard via AP)

US new-home sales jump in April

More Americans bought new homes in April — evidence that the stronger job market is powering the housing sector.

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4 people rescued from roller coaster

A mechanical problem at Indiana Beach caused four people to be stuck in a roller coaster about 70 feet in the air Monday evening.