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  • More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • Mount Everest avalanche witness: 'I knew I had to survive'

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himal ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

    AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Baltimore protests turn violent after death of suspect

    BALTIMORE — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • 'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncerta ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot

    SAN FRANCISCO – Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

    BALTIMORE – Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring eac ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • How London man may have helped trigger the ‘flash crash’

    NEW YORK – He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city’s glamorous financial center. He used off-the- ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit

    WASHINGTON – History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills at least 1,865

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey – For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Rebels seize northwest Syrian town as government retaliates

    BEIRUT – Hard-line Syrian rebel groups seized a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense clashes ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Italy marks anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

    ROME – Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War I ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch forced 7,000 closures

    SEATTLE — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE – In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
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