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  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Sniffs out Cinefondation Prize

    CANNES - The Cannes Festival's Cinefondation first prize was won by U.S. student film "Skunk." It was directed by Annie Silverstein of the University of Texas at Austin. Second prizes was won by "Oh Lucy!" by Atsuko Hirayanagi of the NYU Tisch School...
  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Tops Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation

    CANNES- Annie Silverstein's "Skunk" won the top prize of the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation, whose jury was presided by Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami. Created by Cannes' prexy Gilles Jacob and run by George Goldenstern, the Cinefondation honors...
  • Chelsea Clinton on Producing Her First Film 'Of Many'

    Could Chelsea Clinton follow in Al Gore's footsteps and take her new documentary all the way to the Oscars? Clinton, 34, is the executive producer of the documentary short "Of Many," about the friendship between a New York rabbi and an imam, which...
  • WhatsApp price ups the ante in a big-spending industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone app, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth. "It's 19...
  • Creator of TV's 'Batman' Lorenzo Semple Jr. Dies at 91

    Lorenzo Semple Jr., creator of the '60s "Batman" TV series and scribe on thrillers "The Parallax View" and "Three Days of Condor," died on Friday in his home in Los Angeles, according to reports. He had turned 91 on Thursday. The screenwriter also had an...
  • Revamped Singapore Festival Stresses SE Asian Credentials

    HONG KONG -- Yuni Hadi, producer of Anthony Chen's breakout film "Ilo Ilo" has been set as festival director of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), which is being revived this December. The latest, 25th iteration of the festival, is...
  • Jahi McMath's mother insists brain-dead girl is 'not a corpse'

    The mother of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain-dead after a complicated surgery that involved removing her tonsils, insisted in a Facebook post this week that her daughter has improved physically, but that it continues to...
  • Supreme Court declines to hear moldy washer suits against Sears, others

    Supreme Court declines to hear moldy washer suits against Sears, others
    The U.S. Supreme Court gave consumers a victory on Monday by allowing them to proceed with class-action lawsuits alleging that millions of front-loading washing machines they bought suffered from mold or musty odors. By refusing to hear the appeals in...
  • U.S. to revamp nutrition labels

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday will propose the first major revamp of nutrition labels in more than two decades, an update that would emphasize calorie information, include the amount of added sugars and revise serving sizes to...
  • Low on income but living in Beverly Hills

    Low on income but living in Beverly Hills
    From the balcony of her Crescent Drive apartment, Shari Able takes in the luxurious view — a picture-postcard panorama of the homes of Beverly Hills. Her home sits above a Whole Foods stocked with organic kabocha squash and Dungeness crabs. Rodeo...