10 Things to Know for Today, May 15, 2018
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1 - ISRAELI FORCES KILL 55 PROTESTERS AS US OPENS EMBASSY IN JERUSALEM
With 1,200 Palestinian demonstrators also wounded, it was the deadliest day of cross-border violence since 2014 war between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers.
2 - WHY FIRST LADY IS IN HOSPITAL
Melania Trump recovers from a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition and will likely be hospitalized for the rest of week, the White House says.
3 - 'IT'S LIKE A NUCLEAR REACTION OR SOMETHING'
Another fissure spews lava and poisonous gas from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
4 - ANTE UP: SUPREME COURT CLEARS WAY FOR SPORTS BETTING
Justices break a longtime ban and create a potential financial boon for states and the gambling industry.
5 - MILITANT IRAQ CLERIC APPEARS SET FOR POLITICAL WIN
Muqtada al-Sadr, who once led fighters who carried out attacks on American forces in Iraq, now sees his populist coalition heading toward victory in national elections.
6 - WHERE US-NKOREA SUMMIT COULD BE HELD
Singapore appears to be a safe bet for the June 12 meeting, where U.S. plans to press Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear weapons program.
7 - WHO MIGHT NOT ATTEND ROYAL WEDDING
The father of Meghan Markle, who was expected to walk her down the aisle, may now miss the ceremony after a report that he staged paparazzi photos.
8 - 'EVERYBODY THINKS HEMP'S THE NEW GOLD RUSH'
Farmers can earn more than $100,000 an acre to grow hemp — marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin — due to skyrocketing demand for an extract promoted as a health aid.
9 - MARGOT KIDDER, WHO PLAYED LOIS LANE IN 'SUPERMAN' DIES AT 69
Kidder was salty and sexually savvy as she played off of the boyish, farm-raised charm of Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent and Superman.
10 - MOM HELPS SAVE COLO. GIRL IN BEAR ATTACK
The mother scared the bear away as it dragged her 5-year-old girl.