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A Milky-Way candy bar is deep-fried in oil free of trans fats at a food booth at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis in 2007. On May 14, 2018, WHO called on all nations to eliminate artificial trans fats from foods in the next five years.

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.

The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it's aiming to erase a hazard...Read more

Margot Kidder

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Margot Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died.

Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, Montana, posted a notice on its website saying Kidder died Sunday at...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and...Read more

 In this May 5, 2018, file photo, lava burns across a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii.

By Caleb Jones, Associated Press

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit.

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Israelis wave national flags outside the Old City's Damascus Gate.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Sunday kicked off festivities to celebrate the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, even as it bolstered its forces along the Gaza border and in the West Bank in anticipation of mass Palestinian protests of the move.

A day before the embassy's...Read more

Pulitzer Prize, a story that takes down an attorney general, a new book deal -- it’s been quite a run for the New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow.

NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps the least surprising aspect of The New Yorker magazine's story on abuse allegations against New York's attorney general last week was Ronan Farrow's name on it as one of the authors.

Farrow has been on a head-spinning run that started in October with an...Read more

A road sign leading to the U.S. Embassy is seen ahead the official opening in Jerusalem.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is preparing a series of festivities Sunday to celebrate the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, a move that has ignited Palestinian protests and raised fears of a further outbreak of violence.

As Israel marks Jerusalem Day, the 51st anniversary...Read more

Sofia Boutella, from centre left, Salma Hayek and Patty Jenkins stand as part of 82 film industry professionals on the steps of the Palais des Festivals.

CANNES, France (AP) — A day after joining the 82 women protest at the Cannes Film Festival, Salma Hayek says change for women in Hollywood is already happening.

In a conversation Sunday as part of the "Women in Motion" talk series at Cannes, Hayek said her production company is...Read more

Netta from Israel celebrates after winning the Eurovision song contest in Lisbon, Portugal.

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Netta Barzilai is sassy, she's fun and she can sing — and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women's empowerment.

The 25-year-old pre-competition favorite beat out competition from 42 other countries'...Read more

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting in Seattle in 2017.

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has told employees to let anyone use the restroom, even if they haven't bought anything, as it reviews its policies and tries to restore its reputation after the arrest of two black men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia.

The coffee chain said it wants all...Read more

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