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A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store. Rioting erupted in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A white supremacist accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas says he plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health. Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri, told The Associated...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioting erupts in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who died in police custody after suffering a severe spinal cord injury. A CVS store was set ablaze. People looted shops and hurled rocks and bricks at police. The smell of...
SEATTLE (AP) — A popular teacher being hailed as a hero for tackling a 16-year-old shooter inside a Washington state high school said he did what any other U.S. educator would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it. Brady Olson said three other staff members...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A white supremacist from Missouri who is accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health. Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri, told...
LARNED, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public safety concerns. At a time when Kansas...