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Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than two dozen homes since it began spewing lava hundreds of feet into the air last week, and residents who evacuated don't know how long they might be displaced.

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Edwin Montoya's family carved their farm on the slopes of the Kilauea volcano out of "raw jungle," transforming it into a fertile collection of gardens, animal pens and fruit trees.

Now the property is imperiled by the very land it stands upon. A couple of...Read more

President Donald Trump shows a signed Presidential Memorandum after delivering a statement on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the U.S. is pulling out of the landmark international nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he was making the world safer but dealing a profound blow to allies and deepening his isolation on the world stage.

"The United...Read more

Cannes jury members Khadja Nin, Lea Seydoux, Cate Blanchett, Ava Duvernay and Kristen Stewart

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer

CANNES, France (AP) — The 71st Cannes Film Festival was opening Tuesday with the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows," but the spotlight at the first post-Harvey Weinstein edition of the glamorous French Rivera gathering was focused...Read more

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan District Attorney's office is investigating allegations of violence against women by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned just hours after accounts of abuse by four women.

It was a...Read more

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Semi Ojeleye (37) and Jayson Tatum (0).

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — T.J. McConnell turned a surprise start into the save of the season and Dario Saric scored 25 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers stave off elimination in a 103-92 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 on Monday night.

The Sixers still face daunting odds...Read more

Karina Sartiaguin, 23, of Aurora, Colorado speaks at a rally Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Capitol in Washington, to urge stricter gun laws. She was paralyzed from the waist down in a drive-by shooting in her hometown in 2010.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Aalayah Eastmond hid beneath the lifeless body of a classmate as a gunman opened fire at her Parkland, Florida high school in February.

"No student should have to literally dodge bullets to survive," Eastmond recalled Monday, "but I was that...Read more

Melania Trump announces her initiatives as first lady.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump on Monday gave her multipronged effort to promote the well-being of children a minimalist new motto: "BE BEST."

The first lady formally launched her long-awaited initiative after more than a year of reading to children, learning about babies born...Read more

Nestle's directors speak in front of the Nestle's logo

SEATTLE (AP) — Nestle has entered into an agreement to bring Starbucks products to millions of homes worldwide.

The Swiss-based company announced Monday that Starbucks will receive an up-front cash payment of $7.15 billion for a business which generated annual sales of $2 billion...Read more

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat poses with a new road sign to the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem's city hall says it has put up road signs pointing to the new U.S. Embassy, which is set to move to the contested city next week.

Mayor Nir Barkat placed the first signs on Monday in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood where the embassy is to be located...Read more

Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt and wife Maureen

By Wanye Parry, Associated Press

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep's show.

The Boss made a...Read more