More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — 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 2,200 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu resdents running into the streets.
Mountaineers, guides stream from Everest after avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered avalanche that obliterated parts of the rocky village of nylon tents. Some warned that dozens of people may still be missing.
'Batman' killer studied brain disorders before mass murder
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — 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 Dark Knight Rises."
Q&A: What's at stake in Supreme Court gay marriage arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 legally married same-sex couples.
Baltimore protests turn violent after death of suspect
BALTIMORE (AP) — 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 and volatile.
Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate proponents of a bill empowering Congress to review and potentially reject any Iran nuclear deal must first win a battle with some colleagues determined to change the legislation in ways that could sink it.
Picture it: A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years.
Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years ago
BERLIN (AP) — 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 camp 70 years ago.
Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles
NEW YORK (AP) — The champ returned to the Garden, and it sounded and felt like Kiev.
Iowans hear from GOP field on social issues
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For conservative Christian voters, the 2016 presidential race has almost too many options to take in.
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