CNN

Deadly earthquake strikes Nepal

Deadly earthquake strikes Nepal

Death toll climbing toward 1,000 Terrorized residents wait for tremors to end Avalanches thunder down Mount Everest Historic building in Kathmandu collapses FULL STORY
Earthquake triggers avalanches at M...

Earthquake triggers avalanches at Mount Everest

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake slams Nepal and is triggering avalanches at Mount Everest.
Photos: Demolished buildings; searc...

Photos: Demolished buildings; search for survivors

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday in Nepal's capital city, authorities said.
2 rural counties, 142 HIV cases

2 rural counties, 142 HIV cases

The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working with state health leaders to control the "severe outbreak," which has spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.
Jenner: I've always been confused

Jenner: I've always been confused

Former Olympian Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer in an ABC News exclusive that he is a woman.
No seat belt for Freddie Gray, and ...

No seat belt for Freddie Gray, and 'no excuses'

Freddie Gray was not buckled into a seat in the back of a police van while being transported following his arrest, police said Friday amid wide-ranging speculation over what happened to leave the Baltimore man with a broken back.

FoxNews

ROUGH FIRST DAY New Mo. mayor susp...

ROUGH FIRST DAY New Mo. mayor suspended over alleged voter fraud

BIZ WENT TO POT Colo. businessman b...

BIZ WENT TO POT Colo. businessman blames 'stoned' workers for move

GREED FOR WEED? Investors in Ohio ...

GREED FOR WEED? Investors in Ohio may be trying to corner pot market

NEPAL ROCKED BY DEADLY QUAKE At lea...

NEPAL ROCKED BY DEADLY QUAKE At least 906 dead; search for survivors

DEATH ON EVEREST Quake triggers ava...

DEATH ON EVEREST Quake triggers avalanche; at least 8 climbers dead

Huge rally held in support of veter...

Huge rally held in support of veteran who prevented flag-walking protest

MSNBC

Nearly 1,000 dead as 7.8 quake hits...

Nearly 1,000 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

The Courage of Bruce Jenner

The Courage of Bruce Jenner

Who Wants to Be a Police Officer?

Who Wants to Be a Police Officer?

Photo of the day: Top images from a...

Photo of the day: Top images from around the world

More death, panic on Everest a year...

More death, panic on Everest a year after avalanche

Trio just wanted to find their own ...

Trio just wanted to find their own doppelgangers. They found more.

Washington Post

So far, NBC News finds Brian Willia...

So far, NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times

A months-long internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe.Read full article >>
Bruce Jenner?s in-depth interview: ...

Bruce Jenner?s in-depth interview: ?For all intents and purposes, I am a woman?

?For all intents and purposes, I am a woman,? Bruce Jenner told Diane Sawyer on Friday night.The former Olympic superstar athlete turned ?Keeping Up With the Kardashians? reality star sat down with ABC in an emotional interview, during which ? as expected, given reports that have been circulating for many months ? Jenner came out as transgender.Read full article >>
?Freddie was our family?

?Freddie was our family?

BALTIMORE ? Everybody knew Freddie.He made the old-timers and the young kids of Gilmor Homes laugh with his off-key singing and perpetual smile. He seduced the girls with his ?swag.?The cops at the Western District station also knew Freddie, a young man so frequently in cuffs that officers wrote in reports that they could identify him by name from surveillance camera video.Read full article >>
Editorial: Congress should not abdi...

Editorial: Congress should not abdicate its duty on war

AFTER HOUSE Republican leaders announced last week that they would not act on President Obama?s request for an authorization of military force against the Islamic State, critics asked a fair question: How come legislators who insisted on congressional review of the pending nuclear accord with Iran see no need to vote on the military campaign now underway in Iraq and Syria? Read full article >>
U.S. government?s refusal to discus...

U.S. government?s refusal to discuss drone attacks comes under fire

The vehicles were separated only by several car lengths when the missile struck.The main target of the CIA drone strike in April last year was a Toyota carrying 11 armed men suspected of being part of an al-Qaeda plot to attack a military outpost in central Yemen. But the shrapnel also sprayed a truck traveling a few dozen yards ahead, killing or wounding nine laborers on an early morning commute.Read full article >>
At vigil, slain Mary Washington stu...

At vigil, slain Mary Washington student recalled as a ?force of nature?

Going between an event highlighting the bullying of gays and a political rally, Grace Rebecca Mann popped into the Fredericksburg, Va., home she shared with three other University of Mary Washington students, her father and friends said.Read full article >>

Reuters

Volkswagen Chairman Piech resigns a...

Volkswagen Chairman Piech resigns amid leadership crisis

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's supervisory board Chairman Ferdinand Piech unexpectedly resigned on Saturday in the wake of a leadership crisis he kicked off earlier this month by saying he had "distanced" himself from Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn.
Deutsche faces tough task paring ba...

Deutsche faces tough task paring back retail, investment banking

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - If running a global bank is complicated, cutting one back is even more difficult.
UBI CEO says foreign banks 'not que...

UBI CEO says foreign banks 'not queuing up' to buy in Italy

MILAN (Reuters) - Foreign banks are not "queuing up" to buy lenders in Italy after a government reform that is expected to spur a wave of mergers and acquisitions targeting cooperative banks in the euro zone's third biggest economy, its chief executive said.
Greece's governors agree to lend ca...

Greece's governors agree to lend cash to central government

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's governors and other local officials agreed on Saturday to lend cash to the near-bankrupt central government after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras assured them the measure would last for only a short period of time.
Germany hints at preparations of a ...

Germany hints at preparations of a Plan B on Greece

RIGA (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble hinted on Saturday that Berlin was preparing for a possible Greek default, drawing a parallel with the secrecy of German reunification plans in 1989.
UBS chairman says Greek default inc...

UBS chairman says Greek default increasingly seen by IMF as controllable

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS's chairman said a default by Greece is seen by the International Monetary Fund as "systemically controllable" and he believed it would have a negligible impact on the Swiss bank itself, according to a newspaper interview published on Saturday.

ABC

Hundreds Dead After Massive Earthqu...

Hundreds Dead After Massive Earthquake Strikes Nepal

At least 876 killed in Nepal.
12 Biggest Moments From Bruce Jenne...

12 Biggest Moments From Bruce Jenner's Interview

Bruce Jenner sat down for a far-ranging two-hour interview with ABC???s Diane Sawyer. Here are the 12 biggest moments from that interview:
Bruce Jenner Talks About Becoming '...

Bruce Jenner Talks About Becoming 'Her'

Bruce Jenner spoke for the first time about how he is ready to put a lifetime struggle with gender identity behind him.
8 Dead, More Missing in Quake-Trigg...

8 Dead, More Missing in Quake-Triggered Avalanche on Everest

8 dead as quake-triggered avalanche sweeps Everest in Nepal; unknown number are missing
Bruce Jenner: 'I'm a Woman'

Bruce Jenner: 'I'm a Woman'

In hours of interviews with Sawyer, Jenner detailed his internal struggles with being transgender, which he said he has wrestled with since childhood.
Gender Identity Versus Attraction: ...

Gender Identity Versus Attraction: 'It's Apples and Oranges' Says Jenner

When people come out as transgender -- especially if they choose to transition medically -- one of the most common questions they face is how it affects loved ones.

BBC

Hundreds dead in huge Nepal quake

Hundreds dead in huge Nepal quake

At least 970 people have died as Nepal suffered its worst earthquake for more than 80 years, with deaths also reported in India, Tibet and Bangladesh.
Syria Islamists take northern town

Syria Islamists take northern town

Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say.
Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes...

Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes'

Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Indonesia issues execution orders

Indonesia issues execution orders

At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent execution.
Pakistan PM condemns activist killi...

Pakistan PM condemns activist killing

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.
Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.

New York Times

Firsthand Accounts of the Destructi...

Firsthand Accounts of the Destruction

Firsthand Accounts of the Destructio
More Than 1,000 Die in Nepal Quake

More Than 1,000 Die in Nepal Quake

TV Watch: Bruce Jenner, Embracing T...

TV Watch: Bruce Jenner, Embracing Transgender Identity, Says ?It?s Just Who I Am?

Bruce Jenner has been such a standout in the transactional exhibitionism that is reality television that there was a risk that his coming out would seem crass. That didn?t happen. That didn?t happen. Mr. Jenner explained himself well, with passion and dignity. His emotion (he was teary at times)
Firsthand Accounts of Nepal Earthqu...

Firsthand Accounts of Nepal Earthquake

As a devastating earthquake hit about 50 miles from Katmandu, killing hundreds, residents took to social media to share information on the destruction and injured.
Lawsuit Over Banned Memoir Asks Chi...

Lawsuit Over Banned Memoir Asks China to Explain Censorship

The book by Li Rui, a retired party official, has been ensnared in China?s increasingly aggressive effort to intercept critical publications being carried into the country.
Magnitude-7.9 Quake Hits Nepal, Cau...

Magnitude-7.9 Quake Hits Nepal, Causing Big Damage, Injuries

A powerful, 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, collapsing houses, leveling centuries-old temples and cutting open roads in the worst temblor in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.

WallStreet Journal

Canadian Economy to Get Boost From ...

Canadian Economy to Get Boost From Non-Energy Side

Canada?s non-energy exports are set for a ?substantial boost? as U.S. demand grows and the global economy benefits from lower energy prices, Canada?s export credit agency predicted.
GM Sales Get Boost From China

GM Sales Get Boost From China

GM?s global sales were boosted by a 9.4% overall gain in China that offset deep declines in Europe and South America.
Amazon Enters Online Travel

Amazon Enters Online Travel

Amazon?s new travel service offers lodging in three regions.
H-P to Sell Snapfish to District Ph...

H-P to Sell Snapfish to District Photo

Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its Snapfish photo-storage business to District Photo, as part of the computer company?s plan to split up its business.
Chip Rollout Has Banks Scrambling

Chip Rollout Has Banks Scrambling

To cut credit-card fraud, issuers are embedding chips, with 575 million of the new cards expected to be in Americans? wallets by year-end. Factories are producing the cards around the clock and merchants say they can?t get card readers fast enough.
Lockheed Martin Sets Sights on Bomb...

Lockheed Martin Sets Sights on Bombers, Buybacks

Lockheed Martin Corp. said it expects two-thirds of its 2015 order haul to come in the second half of the year as it pursues contracts to build a new Air Force bomber and an Army truck.

Wired News

The Plan to Bring Nature Back to th...

The Plan to Bring Nature Back to the Los Angeles River

The Plan to Bring Nature Back to the Los Angeles River

Los Angeles' river, a long-neglected wasteland, is about to become an urban oasis: a linear, riparian Central Park.

The post The Plan to Bring Nature Back to the Los Angeles River appeared first on WIRED.

Webmonkey Podcast: Go Behind the Sc...

Webmonkey Podcast: Go Behind the Scenes With WIRED?s Coders

Webmonkey Podcast: Go Behind the Scenes With WIRED’s Coders

WIRED announces the rebirth of Webmonkey, with a new podcast on what happens behind the scenes at WIRED, and what's happening in the greater web community.

The post Webmonkey Podcast: Go Behind the Scenes With WIRED’s Coders appeared first on WIRED.

While You Were Offline: The Avenger...

While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell

While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell

If there's a running theme to this week's online stories, it's the idea that being a celebrity is fairly weird.

The post While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell appeared first on WIRED.

Sci-Fi Films Need More Big Ideas Li...

Sci-Fi Films Need More Big Ideas Like Ex Machina?s

Sci-Fi Films Need More Big Ideas Like Ex Machina’s

In this Geek's Guide to the Galaxy author and Ex Machina director Alex Garland discusses why sci-fi films need more big ideas.

The post Sci-Fi Films Need More Big Ideas Like Ex Machina’s appeared first on WIRED.

You Should Google Everyone, Even Yo...

You Should Google Everyone, Even Your Therapist

You Should Google Everyone, Even Your Therapist

Googling and Facebooking allows us to expedite intimacy when we need it most. We should embrace it.

The post You Should Google Everyone, Even Your Therapist appeared first on WIRED.

Subject: Help, Dammit

Subject: Help, Dammit

Subject: Help, Dammit

About a month ago, I bought a car. Unlike the average person, I didn't have to face the dealer alone. I had access to the writers behind WIRED's automotive coverage.

The post Subject: Help, Dammit appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Bruce Jenner to ABC's Sawyer: 'I am...

Bruce Jenner to ABC's Sawyer: 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner to ABC's Sawyer: 'I am a woman'
Source: Angels near Hamilton deal t...

Source: Angels near Hamilton deal to Rangers

Source: Angels near Hamilton deal to Rangers
NBA says Curry was fouled on tying ...

NBA says Curry was fouled on tying 3-pointer

NBA says Curry was fouled on tying 3-pointer
Ejected Sale went to K.C. clubhouse...

Ejected Sale went to K.C. clubhouse post-brawl

Ejected Sale went to K.C. clubhouse post-brawl
Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Sh...

Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Shaq solution

Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Shaq solution
Cowboys' Hardy in verbal spat with ...

Cowboys' Hardy in verbal spat with teammate

Cowboys' Hardy in verbal spat with teammate

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Room for Debate: Should a Court App...

Room for Debate: Should a Court Approve All Drone Strikes?

Would civilian casualties be reduced if judges reviewed proposed drone attacks before they were launched?
Op-Ed Columnist: On the Export-Impo...

Op-Ed Columnist: On the Export-Import Bank, the Numbers Come First

A conservative think tank makes the case for the Export-Import Bank.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Numbers Come F...

Op-Ed Columnist: The Numbers Come First

A conservative think tank makes the case for the Export-Import Bank.
Op-Ed Columnist: Presidential Prima...

Op-Ed Columnist: Presidential Primary Book Club

At 43, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida has already written an autobiography. And we?ve read it so you won?t have to.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Will the...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Will the Vietnam War Ever Go Away?

Barry Goldwater was asked whether he was pleased by the heavy bombing raids. ?No, I?m not,? he replied, affably. ?They?re not bombing enough.?
Op-Ed Contributor: A Better Way to ...

Op-Ed Contributor: A Better Way to Rein In Lobbying

Don?t limit corporate spending. Instead, raise Congress?s budget.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Woman who hit Venezuela leader with...

Woman who hit Venezuela leader with mango rewarded with new home

CARACAS (Reuters) - A woman who bashed President Nicolas Maduro on the head with a mango has been promised a new house for her troubles in a surreal tropical tale that has gone viral in Venezuela.
Argentine side train with dust mask...

Argentine side train with dust masks as volcano spews ash

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An amateur side set to meet league champions Racing Club in the last 64 of the Argentine Cup are wearing dust marks to train near an Andean volcano spewing ash.
China to crack down on exotic dance...

China to crack down on exotic dancers at village funerals

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will crack down on strippers who perform at rural funerals, the Ministry of Culture said on Thursday, taking aim at performances it described as illegal and which corrupt "social morals".
Police arrest Utah man who lit brus...

Police arrest Utah man who lit brush fire 'to signal for help'

(Reuters) - Police in Utah arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of arson after he told officers he lit a brush fire that burned dozens of acres to signal for help after his car got stuck, authorities said on Wednesday.
Leaders want topless sunbathing in ...

Leaders want topless sunbathing in L.A.'s Venice Beach

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Leaders in the Los Angeles beach district of Venice have asked that women be allowed to sunbathe nude on the beach, saying they want equality and a more European feel at the popular tourist destination, local media reported on Wednesday.
Four decades after jail escape, inm...

Four decades after jail escape, inmate to return to North Carolina

(Reuters) - After almost four decades on the run, an escaped North Carolina prison inmate is back behind bars in Kentucky, having turned himself in over medical issues, authorities said on Wednesday.
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