Food insecurity: Americans still go hungry after a decade of recovery

Every county in all 50 states is home to people who struggle with hunger.Children are more likely to experience hunger than adults.Rural counties account for 78 percent of the highest food insecurity rates.One study found SNAP benefits aren’t enough to cover the cost of a meal in most places in the U.S. The U.S. economy […]

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Kim Jong Un is using Mercedes limos at Putin meeting but Daimler says it has “no idea” how he got them

Daimler says it has no idea where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un got his armored Mercedes limousines, adding it has no business dealings with the North. Kim has raised eyebrows by using Daimler-branded stretch limousines at several very high-profile summits, including his meeting this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin and both of his […]

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Met Gala 2019: “Camp: Notes on Fashion” theme — these celebrities rocked gender-bending looks at the Met Gala Monday

Big stars strutted the red carpet at the 2019 Met Gala Monday and many did so wearing daring ensembles. But some celebrities decided to take their looks one step further —  by challenging gender norms. Men wore sheer fabrics, makeup and skintight outfits, while women donned suits and more traditional “masculine”wear that fit in with […]

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Yon Goicoechea, Venezuela opposition leader, on Maduro, Guaidó and the crisis in Venezuela — CBSN interview today

Venezuelan opposition leader Yon Goicoechea spent 15 months imprisoned by the Maduro regime from August 2016 to November 2017 after he was accused of inciting violence against the state after leading student protests. He currently sits on the national board of the Voluntad Popular political party, and is a member of the transitional government for […]

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Trump tariff threats with China continue with $200 billion in tariffs tweet on Sunday as trade talks continue

Washington — President Trump turned up the pressure on China on Sunday, threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Mr. Trump’s comments, delivered on Twitter, came as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume talks in Washington on Wednesday aimed at resolving a trade war that has shaken financial markets and […]

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“Avengers: Endgame” box office: $1.2 billion opening obliterates records

The universe belongs to Marvel. “Avengers: Endgame” shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally, reaching a new pinnacle in the blockbuster era that the comic-book studio has come to dominate. The “Avengers” finale far exceeded even its own gargantuan expectations, according to […]

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Kailua helicopter crash: 3 dead after tour helicopter crashes nose-first onto highway in Hawaii — live updates

Honolulu, Hawaii — A tour helicopter burst into flames Monday morning after crashing nose-first onto a busy Kailua highway. Authorities believe three people were aboard the four-seat Robinson R44, all of whom were killed. A woman driving on the street where the crash occurred initially thought the area was being bombed or an airplane had […]

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John Singleton has died; “Boyz N the Hood” director dies at 51, taken off life support following stroke

John Singleton, an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker best known for directing “Boyz N the Hood” and “Poetic Justice,” has died Monday after he was taken off life support following complications from a stroke, a family representative confirmed. He was 51. “We are sad to relay that John Singleton has died. John passed away peacefully, surrounded by his […]

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New Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire apparently ends latest fighting

Jerusalem — The Israeli military lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel on Monday, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a cease-fire deal had been reached to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war. That could mean a wider conflict neither side seems to want has been averted, […]

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USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and bomber task force sent to Mideast to warn Iran

Washington – The United States is deploying forces to the Middle East, in response to what administration officials say are threats of a possible attack by Iran or allied fighters on American troops in the region. White House national security adviser John Bolton said in a statement Sunday night that the U.S. is deploying the […]

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