Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officias warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.
Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquake
Nepal's devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming.
10 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing, officials said.
Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to Know
A powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region on Saturday, causing widespread casualties and triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest.
Leaders, charities offer condolences, help after Nepal quake
LONDON (AP) — As world leaders and global charities tried to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated Nepal, they offered condolences for the nearly 1,400 people killed and readied emergency aid for the survivors. Mountaineering groups struggled to check on climbers, and Nepalese abroad didtheir best to reach families in the stricken area.
'Saigon has fallen' _ a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end
(EDITOR'S NOTE — More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975. Peter Arnett, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of combat for The Associated Press and later gained fame as a CNN correspondent, has written anew memoir, "Saigon Has Fallen," about his dozen-plus years reporting on Vietnam.
Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle
GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — 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 lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.
Thousands take to the streets for Freddie Gray rally
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the largest rally since the 25-year-old black man died in police custody.
Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to overcome mistrust hav hit hard walls of skepticism and outrage.
Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising
ROME (AP) — 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.
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