Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs. In much of the countyside, it was worse, though how much worse was only beginning to become apparent.
Tuesday's the day: Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America's gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14 states, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether it should be the law of the land.
Kerry, Zarif set for nuke talks in NY as Senate weighs move
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, with talks between top U.S. and Iranian diplomats and an aggressive effort to sell the emerging deal to skeptical American lawmakers and constituencies.
Prosecutor: 2 exams found James Holmes to be sane
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A prosecutor declared Monday that two mental health evaluations found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane.
The Latest: Holmes called wounded 'collateral damage'
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Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) — A mix of mourning and civil rights protest took center stage Monday at a funeral attended by thousands paying tribute to a man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers urged a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother.
Court weighs excessive force against inmates awaiting trial
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a growing national debate over police use of force, the Supreme Court struggled Monday with a related question of claims of excessive force against jail officials by people who are accused but not yet convicted of crimes.
Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.
Salma Hayek hopes 'The Prophet' inspires new generations
BEIRUT (AP) — Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film "The Prophet" she co-produced has been a personal passion project, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about ways to improve the world.
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