Rescuers struggle to reach remote Nepal areas as toll rises
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
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Long odds for insanity defense in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down the aisles, firing at anyone who tried to flee.
Thousands expected at Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.
Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran, offering Republican presidential candidates a chance to prove their hawkishness toward Iran and support for Israel.
Tsarnaev's life on line as defense argues against execution
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life is on the line as his lawyers return to federal court to make their case that he should be spared the death penalty.
Deadly Nevada prison brawl stokes mystery about guards, guns
LAS VEGAS (AP) — This much is certain: Two handcuffed inmates at one of Nevada's toughest prisons brawled in a hallway, and one ended up dead from several shotgun blasts. The other was declared guilty of murder, even though he never touched a gun.
US vets come to Vietnam to confront past, and find a home
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — When Richard Parker left Vietnam in 1970, he planned to leave his memories of napalm attacks firmly in the past. Instead, as time marched on, they haunted him.
Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres.
No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help
DETROIT (AP) — When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on the market.
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