Three people dead in possible Molotov cocktail attack in California
(Reuters) - Three people were found dead inside a Los Angeles-area business on Saturday in what might have been a fire bomb or Molotov cocktail attack, law enforcement said. One victim was alive but covered in flames when firefighters arrived
Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll jumps to 1,800
By Gopal Sharma and Ross Adkin KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal ramped up efforts
Coast Guard: 5 missing after sailboats capsize in Alabama
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Coast Guard says five people are missing several sailboats participating in a regatta capsized during a storm in Mobile Bay.
Coast Guard searches for 5 people missing in Alabama waters after sailboats capsize in storm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard searches for 5 people missing in Alabama waters after sailboats capsize in storm.
Cards ace Wainwright hurts ankle while batting, put in boot
Keith scores, Blackhawks eliminate Predators with 4-3 win
GOP 2016 hopefuls talk social issues in Iowa
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Thousands ready for London Marathon
More than 51,000 runners are preparing to take part in the London Marathon.
VIDEO: The consequences of kissing Castro
The Castro encounter which led to death threats
Mitochondria editing tried in mice
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.
Russians 'accessed Obama's emails'
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obamas unclassified emails, reports say.
Quake mission begins for UK experts
Humanitarian experts from the UK will begin to assess the damage caused by an earthquake in Nepal after travelling to the country overnight.
Cameron sets out '100 day' Tory plan
David Cameron says wages, welfare, housing and childcare will be at the heart of the Conservatives programme for government in its first 100 days if it wins an outright victory.
Vault owner 'not contacted by police'
The director of the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit vault tells the BBC he has not been contacted by police investigating the heist.
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'Galaxy Quest' TV series in the works
A TV series based on the 1999 sci-fi film Galaxy Quest is in the works at Paramount Television.
Hear Obama's opening jokes
President Obama speaks at the 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner.
Jindal: I'd attend same-sex wedding
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Saturday that his preference for what he calls the traditional view of marriage wouldnt stop him from attending the same-sex wedding of a loved one.
6 missing in storm during boat race
At least six people are missing after a severe storm capsized several sailboats in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Saturday afternoon during a regatta, said Coast Guard Public Information Officer Carlos Vega.
Declassified: Puzzlement over post-9/11 surveillance
A newly declassified report on the Bush administrations post-9/11 warrantless surveillance program says U.S. intelligence officials struggled to assess its usefulness.
Protesters in Baltimore smash car windows
Demonstrators upset with the Baltimore police handling of the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young man who died from a spinal injury one week after he was detained by officers, marched through the citys streets Saturday.
ISIS-inspired threat in U.S.?
The FBI is investigating a possible ISIS-inspired terrorist threat in the United States, law enforcement officials said Saturday.
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UNFAIR TO FAMILIES? Republican support for death penalty shifting
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Obama delivers zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner
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Elizabeth Warren calls on Obama to declassify trade deal details
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Russian hackers obtained Obama's unclassified emails, report says
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DC'S 'NERD PROM' Obama's speech top draw at WH Correspondents' Dinner
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EXCLUSIVE: Veteran arrested for protecting American flag from protesters speaks out
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TODD STARNES Bakers must pay $135G for gay wedding cake refusal
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Ukraine’s military mobilization undermined by draft dodgers
KIEV, Ukraine — As the country’s eastern conflict drags into a second year, Ukraine’s military leaders are trying to learn from past mistakes. They are trying to be better trained and prepared, because no one knows when the warm weather
More than 1,800 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal
ITANAGAR, India — At nightfall, Nepal’s capital became a tent city, as thousands of residents displaced by Saturday’s devastating earthquake stayed in their dark gardens and out on the cracked streets and lanes, afraid to go back inside because of
World crises may be multiplying, but campaign turns Britain further inward
LONDON — Less than two weeks before British elections, the race remains wide open, with half a dozen or more plausible permutations of what this country’s next government could look like. And for Washington, which has gazed across the Atlantic
After months of scandals, new rules in Mexico to tackle corruption
MEXICO CITY — One day, it’s police and soldiers killing civilians. The next, top government officials lapping up perks of wealth and power. After months of scandals and public outcry, the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto has endorsed new
Magnitude-7.9 earthquake hits densely populated area of Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal — A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.Read full article >>
How the U.S. plans to combat Arctic climate change
IQALUIT, Canada – The United States and seven other Arctic nations vowed Friday to work together to combat climate change at the top of the world and put aside tensions over Ukraine and Russian military activities.Read full article >>
On centennial of horrific massacres, Turkey reaches out to Armenians but rejects the term ‘ge(...)
The century-old wounds over the mass slaughter of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire were on full display Friday as Europe took another step toward describing the killings as a genocide and Turkey offered groundbreaking outreach even as it rejected any
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Three people dead in possible Molotov cocktail attack in California
(Reuters) - Three people were found dead inside a Los Angeles-area business on Saturday in what might have been a fire bomb or Molotov cocktail attack, law enforcement said.
Nepal seeks help, death toll seen rising after devastating quake
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,400 people, a toll predicted to rise as rescuers used their hands to dig for survivors among
Thousands march in Baltimore to protest black man's death, some damage
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - At least 2,000 people marched through downtown Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man in police custody, and authorities said some demonstrators threw objects at officers and broke windows.
Russian hackers read Obama's unclassified emails last year: NYT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obamas unclassified emails, the New York Times reported on Saturday, quoting U.S. officials.
Russian hackers read Obama's unclassified emails last year: NYT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obamas unclassified emails, the New York Times reported on Saturday, quoting U.S. officials.
Chile volcano ash cloud reaches Brazil; some flights canceled
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning this week, reached as far as southern Brazil on Saturday and prompted some airlines to cancel flights to the capitals of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya - Amnesty International
CATANIA, Italy (Reuters) - European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty International said on Saturday as hundreds more people arrived in Italy from
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For famed trial lawyer Dickie Scruggs, a 2nd chance
The former trial lawyer talks about scandal, prison and passion to help dropouts       
Obama, Strong zingers fly at 'Nerd Prom'
The jokes came hard and fast at the annual schmooze-fest.       
Sheriff: Body of Michigan woman seen in fliers is found
Chelsea Brucks family distributing more than 1 million fliers in hopes of finding her.       
Nevada lawmakers take Colorado marijuana tour
Theres talk Nevada voters might be asked to legalize recreational pot next year.       
Iowa's social conservatives size up GOP hopefuls
Nine declared and prospective candidates delivered speeches at the Iowa event.       
'New rebels' seek control of federal land
More than 40 bills seeking state control of federal land have been introduced.       
Baltimore police say Freddie Gray protest turns destructive
Protesters vowed to shut Baltimore down Saturday over the death of Freddie Gray.       
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Obama's Best Zingers From Correspondents' Dinner
President Barack Obama got some big laughs during the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington on Saturday. He took jabs at his fellow politicians, major media outlets, and even took a few shots at himself.
Charities, Nations Rush to Offer Aid to Nepal
The U.S. pledged an initial $1 million in assistance and several countries offered rescue teams and aid after the 7-8-magnitude quake.
Shop Gives Women Discount to Highlight Pay Gap
In one Pennsylvania store, items are priced according to gender to showcase how a significant gap still exist in wages between the men and women.
Southern California Firefighters on Standby for Nepal Deployment
Everybodys grabbing their gear, Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Brian Jordan said as a team of firefighters readied to help in Nepal, if asked.
Watch Live: White House Correspondents' Dinner
The White House Correspondents Dinner is on, and journalists in attendance can look forward to a night of awards, eats and laughs.
South and Midwest Brace For Severe Storms, Tornadoes
One tornado had already been reported in Louisiana, while three were reported in Texas and six in Kansas.
Man Arrested After Missing Student Found Dead in Indiana
Police arrested an Indiana man after the body of a college student was found in a rural area on Friday, hours after the victim was reported missing.
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Nets 91, Hawks 83: The Nets, Showing Some Life, Use an 18-0 Run to Beat the Hawks
The mood at Barclays Center felt initially subdued, but the Nets and their Brooklyn crowd were energized by the end of their first victory in the playoffs.
Baltimore Crowd Swells in Protest of Freddie Gray’s Death
A demonstration on Saturday was among the largest to protest the death of Freddie Gray, who sustained a fatal spinal injury while in police custody.
Despite Protests, Indonesia Moves Forward to Execute Drug Convicts
Nine people, most of them foreigners, are scheduled to go before firing squads in what is believed will be the largest mass execution in the nation in decades.
Michael Botticelli Is a Drug Czar Who Knows Addiction Firsthand
He is the first person in substance-abuse recovery to hold the position of director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Volkswagen’s Chairman, Ferdinand Piëch, Is Ousted in Power Struggle
The Porsche family scion, who has dominated Volkswagen for decades, tried to oust the chief executive, Martin Winterkorn, but the board turned against him.
Police Capture a Coyote in Manhattan’s Battery Park City
It was unclear whether the animal that was cornered and tranquilized on Saturday was the same one that had been spotted further north on the Upper West Side earlier in the week.
With Drybar, a Curly-Haired Girl Wages a Global War on Frizz
Alli Webb, the chain’s founder, has elevated the modern blowout into a multimillion-dollar empire and the largest blow-dry chain in the United States.
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Watch Obama Perfectly Nail a Key and Peele Skit at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
He got some help from Luther, his anger translator
Here are the Funniest Moments From the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
President Obama and SNLs Cecily Strong were in fine form
Watch Live: President Obama Attends the Annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Cecily Strong from Saturday Night Live hosts this year
See the Celebrities at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Stars turned out for the annual dinner with President Obama
Google Executive Killed in Everest Avalanche After Nepal Quake
An executive at Google was killed when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday morning and started an avalanche on Mount Everest, where he was part of a climbing team, his family said. Dan Fredinburg was climbing Everest with a
Gunmen Kill Prominent Female Activist in Pakistan
Sabeen Mahmud was shot in what friends are calling an assassination
Los Angeles Airport Security Boosted Amid Possible ISIS Threat
Investigators said they were not aware of a specific plot
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28 LI Zip Codes among richest in the U.S.
Twenty-seven Long Island towns made Forbes annual list of the most expensive zip codes in the country, with Great Neck holding two of those spots.
Brunch on Long Island: 11 notable options
Brunch, bastion of eggs Benedict and Mimosas and refuge for later risers and early drinkers, is getting a wake-up call on Long Island.
Mimi Brennan, 85, was a longtime Democratic force on Shelter Island
Suffolk Democrats are mourning the death last week of Mimi Brennan, 85, a longtime party official who spearheaded efforts to turn the rock-ribbed GOP Shelter Island town Democratic.
'Furious 8' to be released in 2017
After the massive success of the recently released Furious 7, which The Hollywood Reporter says has earned more than $1.1 billion around the world, yet another sequel is slated for theaters.
Police: Pedestrian hit, seriously injured in Deer Park
A pedestrian was seriously injured after she was struck by a vehicle in Deer Park on Saturday night, Suffolk County police said.
Dogs available for adoption on Long Island
Thinking about adopting a pet? These Long Island shelter dogs are looking for homes.
Fans at Islanders-Capitals Game 6
Fans showed up in force for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal between the Islanders and the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum.
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