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  • 10 Things to Know for April 27; Nepalese expats try to reach trapped victims

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    NEW: April 27, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed 2,500

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan natio ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Family, friends in Baltimore mourn death of arrested man

    BALTIMORE – Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Boko Haram attacks Niger army base, defense ministry says

    NIAMEY, Niger – Suspected Boko Haram fighters in motorized canoes attacked a Niger army base on an island in Lake Chad, the body of water touching all ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. – Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that c ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Japan’s prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the U.S. on Sunday for a weeklong visit to showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • ‘Batman’ killer studied brain disorders before mass murder

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – James Holmes was growing volatile well before he put on a gas mask and body armor, strapped on a rifle, shotgun, pistol and ammuni ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

    WASHINGTON – Senate proponents of a bill empowering Congress to review and potentially reject any Iran nuclear deal must first win a battle with some ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyers prepare case for life

    BOSTON – Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week in the penalty phase of his trial as they try ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • 3 young women jailed in Russia for twerking next to monument

    MOSCOW – A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War I ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Late spring complicates already perilous amphibian migration

    CONCORD, N.H. – Northern New England’s annual amphibian migration is always perilous, but critters that cross roads to breed are facing an additional ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Picture it: A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth

    AMHERST, Mass. – If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture also can span a thousand years.
    April 26, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • What’s at stake in Supreme Court gay marriage arguments?

    WASHINGTON – Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake as death toll climbs

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan natio ...
    UPDATED: April 27, 2015 - 7:20 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
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