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Death toll climbs after Nepal quake

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said.

Afterward, whole streets and…

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2016 Dem hopefuls converge on South Carolina

The rain fell relentlessly on the convention center in Columbia on Saturday as Democrats from all parts of South Carolina flooded their party's state convention to see some of the most notable potential candidates to seek the party's nomination for…

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Nepal rescue efforts come down to neighbors

It started with neighbors and local officials digging with their hands through the rubble.

As soon as a deadly earthquake stopped rattling a swath of Nepal, before the scope of the damage was calculated, the digging began.

The magnitude-7.8…

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Freddie Gray death: Protesters damage cars

After a planned demonstration over the death of Freddie Gray ended at Baltimore City Hall on Saturday evening, many protesters continued to vent their anger after marching down to outside the city's famed baseball stadium, where they threw objects…

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Nepal earthquake: How to help victims

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing more than 1,400 people. Here are some of the organizations that you can assist.

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The critical 72 hours after Nepal earthquake

The next 72 hours will be critical for Nepal, which was jolted by the biggest earthquake since 1934.

The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck the Himalayan nation, one of the poorest countries in the world, killing more than 1,400 people and leaving its…

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FBI probes possible ISIS-inspired threat

The FBI is investigating a possible ISIS-inspired terrorist threat in the United States, law enforcement officials said Saturday.

The investigation originated from intercepted chatter and other intelligence information that led officials to believe…

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Avalanches slam hikers around Mt. Everest

Jon Reiter is no stranger to Mount Everest -- its world-record height, its prestige, its challenges.

And its dangers.

He learned that again shortly before noon Saturday, after a monster magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal. It not only rattled…

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Walker, Rubio spar over WH credentials

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hit back Saturday at potential GOP presidential rival Marco Rubio over the Florida senator's charge that there's "no way" a governor can be ready for president when it comes to foreign policy.

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Magma expanse under Yellowstone supervolcano

As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading on one of the planet's greatest time bombs.

The park is a supervolcano so…

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SkyWest passenger: 'I thought we were done'

Larry Johnson remembers the fear and feeling of helplessness from being on the SkyWest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York.

"I thought we were done," he said Thursday, one day later. "There was no doubt in my mind…

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