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Aid pours in amid strong aftershocks after Nepal earthquake kills 1,865

Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks

How to help Nepal earthquake victims

ups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to... Read more »

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More than 2,500 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,500 people.... Read more »

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Technology and outdoor sports converge at drone conference

Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can find what's up in the... Read more »

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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. Read more »

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'Furious 7' holds on to box office; 'Age of Ultron' looms

"Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. But the... Read more »

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Ceremonies mark liberation of concentration camps Bergen-Belsen, Flossenbuerg 70 years ago

Holocaust survivors and officials gathered Sunday at the memorial site of the former concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the liberation of the... Read more »

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Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities... Read more »

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Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport

Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower. Read more »

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'Batman' theater killer studied brain disorders before mass murder

James Holmes was growing volatile well before he put on a gas mask and body armor, strapped on a rifle, shotgun, pistol and ammunition, and slipped into a midnight premiere of the Batman film "The... Read more »

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Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers prepare case for life

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week in the penalty phase of his trial as they try to make their case that he should be sentenced to life... Read more »

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First survivors of Mount Everest avalanche reach Kathmandu

The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal's capital on Sunday and taken to hospitals. None appeared to... Read more »

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Philippines urges ASEAN to stop China in South China Sea

The Philippines on Sunday urged its fellow Southeast Asian countries to take immediate steps to halt land reclamation by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, warning that failure to... Read more »

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A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth; will anyone be around to see the picture in 3015?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years. Read more »

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Obama turns 2016 hopefuls into comic fodder for media dinner

A presidential election just getting into gear provided President Barack Obama plenty of new material to work with on the night he describes as Washington celebrating itself. Read more »

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UK premier defends royals' right to choose private medical care rather than public for birth of child

With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their... Read more »

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Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen rebels in capital, south

Aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen struck targets in several cities on Sunday, including the capital, security officials said, as fighting raged across the country. Read more »

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Baltimore protests turn violent after death of suspect

A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent... Read more »

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Putin accuses US of supporting separatists in Russia

In a new documentary, Russian President Vladimir Putin says intercepted calls showed that the U.S. helped separatists in Russia's North Caucasus in the 2000s, underscoring his suspicions of the West. Read more »

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Iraqi army claims progress in Anbar amid Baghdad bombings

Iraq's army announced it was making progress in the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province Sunday even as it struggled to retake territory lost over the weekend and a string of... Read more »

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Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, causes panic

A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left at least 1,900 people dead. Read more »

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Mitt Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: 'Get a life, have a life, live your life in full'

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life. Read more »

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Most, not all, Washington-based Everest teams report in

Several Washington state-based mountain-guiding companies reported that their teams had checked in OK after a massive earthquake in Nepal sent an avalanche sweeping into a mountaineering base camp... Read more »

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Angst about Iran deal at GOP Jewish meeting

Republican luminaries and presidential hopefuls reiterated their support for Israel and skepticism about President Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran as an influential group of Republican Jews... Read more »

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A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and... Read more »

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Avalanche sweeps Everest base camp, killing 17, injuring 61

An avalanche triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake slammed into a section of the Mount Everest mountaineering base camp, killing at least 17, injuring 61 and leaving an unknown number of climbers... Read more »

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