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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

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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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors... 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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A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

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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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World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet

As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make... Read more »

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Former Romney finance chairman courting a challenger to Sen. Mike Lee

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16-year-old's life celebrated on anniversary of prom-day stabbing

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Family looks to future after fugitive brother's return to US

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Volcano still active, but Chile no longer fears major blast

Authorities downgraded the likelihood of a major eruption at the Calbuco volcano, although the mountain remained active Saturday and the ash clouds it already ejected caused cancelations of more... Read more »

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Public boarding school — the way to solve educational ills?

Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such... Read more »

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Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II. Read more »

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'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years after final flight left Vietnam

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Under microscope for gyrocopter, Capitol Police stretched thin

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US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect... Read more »

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Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquake

Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get this poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to... Read more »

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The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Perry calls for strong US

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Jazz Fest in New Orleans steps into high gear with The Who

The Who, the iconic British rock band led by singer and guitar player Pete Townshend, is taking center stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Saturday. Read more »

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Marathon bomber trial casts focus on Boston Muslims

Boston's Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion amid rising concerns of... Read more »

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Bronx bristle: Yanks growing mustaches during winning streak

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Lawmaker emphasizes church, liberty in medical pot video

After a failed first attempt to pass a medical marijuana law in conservative Utah, a Republican state senator is renewing his push for the bill in an online video where he invokes individual... Read more »

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Aden hit by coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles

Security officials and eyewitnesses say Yemen's southern port city of Aden has been hit by dozens of Saudi-led coalition airstrikes. Read more »

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Gunmen kill prominent female activist in Pakistan

Gunmen on a motorcycle killed a prominent women's rights activist in Pakistan just hours after she held a forum on the country's restive Baluchistan region, home to a long-running insurgency,... Read more »

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Burundi president nominated by ruling party for third term

Burundi's ruling party on Saturday nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to be its candidate for a third term in elections on June 26, a move expected to stoke political tensions. Read more »

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