• director May 14, 2018 6:33 pm

    Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says as It Announces Plan to Rid Them From Food

    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 linked to chronic illness. In a statement Monday, the U.N. health agency said eliminating...

  • Oklahoma May 12, 2018 1:17 am

    4 Troopers Hurt, Suspect Dead in Oklahoma Shootout

    Four Oklahoma troopers were struck by gunfire or shrapnel while serving a warrant early Friday at a man’s home that may have been booby-trapped to spark a large fire, authorities said. The blaze consumed several buildings in downtown Talihina, a town of about 1,100 people that’s about 150 miles (240 kilometers) southeast of Oklahoma City.

  • food May 15, 2018 3:27 pm

    ‘Below Deck Mediterranean' Sets Sail for New Adventures in Season 3

    Season three of the reality show “Below Deck Mediterranean” sets its sails this evening against the beautiful backdrop of Italy as Captain Sandy Yawn and her crew voyage upon the 178 foot “Talisman Maiton” yacht.

  • President May 4, 2018 9:51 pm

    Political World Braces for The Next Generation of Fake News

    Have you ever wanted to manipulate the facial expressions of political leaders or copy a politicians voice to make them say exactly what you want? thanks to new technology, now you can. The rapid advancement of audio and video manipulation tools has a number of lawmakers, technology experts and campaign consultants concerned about what the future of “fake news” will...

  • United States May 4, 2018 7:14 pm

    Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fats shouldn’t make up more than 10 percent of a person’s diet. In its first draft guidelines on fat intake, the U.N. health agency said to avoid piling on the pounds, both adults and children should ensure that no more than 10 percent of their...

  • the Oscar May 3, 2018 6:48 pm

    Before ‘Solo,' Ron Howard Debuts Online Directing Class

    Ron Howard’s 40-year directing career almost ended before it began. His first day directing a feature film, the high-octane road movie “Grand Theft Auto,” came the day after his 23rd birthday. “I thought I was going to be fired by lunchtime,” remembers Howard. “The second day felt more comfortable. By the wrap party, it had fulfilled all my expectations for...

  • New York April 27, 2018 6:13 pm

    In Emotional Reunion, Spielberg Revisits ‘Schindler's List'

    The reunion was a chance for Spielberg and the cast to reflect on the singular experience of making an acknowledged masterwork that time has done little to dull the horror of, nor its necessity. “It feels like five years ago,” Spielberg said of making the film.

  • Dallas April 27, 2018 12:23 am

    Cleveland Browns Select Baker Mayfield with 1st Pick of 2018 NFL Draft

    The Cleveland Browns ended weeks of speculation by selecting Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield with the first pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-1 senior is the fourth quarterback the Browns have selected in the first round since 2007, and the first quarterback the team has taken first overall since Kentucky’s Tim Couch in 1999.

  • United States April 26, 2018 7:18 pm

    US to End Special Protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States. Immigrants will have until June 24, 2019, to leave or find another way to stay in the country to allow for an orderly transition. They were granted special protections under President Barack Obama after an earthquake in Nepal in April 2015...

  • President April 26, 2018 5:09 pm

    White House Says Trump to Visit UK in July

    President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for a “working visit” with Prime Minister Theresa May. That’s according to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom has been anticipated for more than a year, after May was the first foreign leader to be hosted by the president at the White House...

  • actress April 22, 2018 6:01 pm

    Thousands Sing ‘Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II as She Marks 92 With Star-Studded Concert

    The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing “Happy Birthday” to the longest reigning monarch in British history. Queen Elizabeth II, with her eldest son Prince Charles at her side, waved to the crowd as they celebrated her 92nd birthday in song. Charles got an enthusiastic response when he introduced her as:...

  • Instagram April 20, 2018 3:03 pm

    Ariana Grande Releases New Song, First Since 2017 Bombing

    Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom. The 24-year-old posted a video of “No Tears Left to Cry” on Instagram on Friday.

  • NBC April 29, 2019 11:06 pm

    Uncovering the Mystery of the Kentucky Derby's ‘Dreaded' Post

    Twenty of the top thoroughbreds will sprint out of the starting gates at Churchill Downs for the 144th Kentucky Derby on May 5, but one horse might not stand a chance. In the days before the “fastest two minutes in sports,” trainers and jockeys eagerly await the post position draw. Positions are assigned randomly, but a horse’s position might have...

  • Donald Trump April 19, 2018 4:47 pm

    Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Rose to 4.47 Percent

    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates climbed upward this week, slightly worsening affordability for homebuyers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.47 percent from 4.42 percent last week. This benchmark rate averaged 3.97 percent a year ago. With the start of the traditional spring homebuying season, people shopping for homes are dealing...

  • Governor April 19, 2018 4:45 pm

    Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: New Data

    New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction. A health data firm released a report Thursday showing a 9 percent average drop nationwide in the number...

  • President April 12, 2018 8:12 pm

    In Wake of Weinstein, SAG Says Auditions in Hotel Rooms, Homes Should End

    The Screen Actors Guild on Thursday called for an end to auditions and professional meetings in private hotel rooms and residences in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

  • social media April 12, 2018 4:07 pm

    ‘Roseanne' and ‘Shameless' Star Emma Kenney Seeking Treatment for Undisclosed Struggles

    “Roseanne” actress Emma Kenney says she’s taking a break from social media and Los Angeles. Her tweet comes after the 18-year-old told In Touch she’s going to seek “treatment for my battles.” She didn’t specify what type of treatment, but said she’s “going to get help and make better choices.”

  • NBC April 11, 2018 8:12 pm

    Fifth Quarter: Former Football Star Martellus Bennett Tackles Authoring Children's Books Following NFL Retirement

    After announcing his retirement from the NFL last month following an 11-year career that included a Super Bowl victory with the New England Patriots in 2017, Bennett said his decision to walk away wasn’t about the sport at all. It was about no longer letting a dream of his be deferred.

  • NBC April 6, 2018 10:24 pm

    A Space Start-Up Wants to Open a Floating Luxury Hotel

    Have you ever wanted to take a trip to space on spring break or go see the stars in the fall? Soon you might have the opportunity. Orion Span, a space technology start-up based in Houston and Silicon Valley, announced this week it plans to open what it’s calling the first luxury space hotel, Aurora Station. While the space station...

  • United States March 29, 2018 5:48 pm

    McDonald's Expands Worker Tuition Benefits, Citing Tax Law

    McDonald’s, citing the new U.S. tax law and the tightening job market, is expanding its 3-year-old education benefits program, tripling the amount of money some workers can get each year to help pay for college or trade school tuition. The fast-food company is also changing its eligibility rules, which it said will double the amount of workers who qualify to...

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