Coast Guard: Search goes on for 5 lost after boats capsize
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) -- Coast Guard crews are searching for five people missing in the water after a powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay, Alabama....
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More than 2,500 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- The official number of dead from Saturday's Himalayan earthquake has topped 2,500 and may continue to rise as remote areas near the epicenter are searched....
Mountaineers, guides stream from Everest after avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered avalanche that obliterated parts of the rocky village of nylon tents. Some warned that dozens of people may still be missing....
Witnesses to Everest avalanche: 'I knew I had to survive'
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himalayas. The snow and ice ripped through key Mt. Everest climbing routes and tore into base camp, the nylon mountaineering city that blossoms every year at the base of the world's highest peak. On Sunday, the first group of survivors was flown in to Kathmandu; most of the 15 people are injured Sherpa guides. Two spoke to The Associated ...
Ex-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A former U.S. Army Ranger is organizing a 40-mile road march in northern Italy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the deaths of a legendary World War II officer and 25 of his soldiers....
Senate GOP majority to see if they can back words with votes
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Even before Gov. Tom Wolf took office, Republican lawmakers drew lines in the sand. Now, with two months until the new fiscal year begins, Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are under the gun to back up their words with votes....
Elderly vet, wife abducted, forced to rent vehicles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an elderly Korean War veteran and his wife reported that three women pushed them into a minivan in Philadelphia and forced them to open a bank account and rent two cars for them....
Man sought in shooting in bar that killed 1, wounded 2
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man awaiting trial in suburban Philadelphia on drug charges is now being sought in a shooting in a central Pennsylvania bar that killed one person and wounded two others....
Trial ordered for man in shooting deaths of 2
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Text messages that included emojis or digital ideograms were cited as evidence in the charges against a man accused of homicide in the deaths of two people in a shootout in western Pennsylvania last fall....
Man to face attempted murder charge in officer shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man is facing charges including attempted murder in a shooting that injured a Philadelphia police bicycle officer....
Judge: Man not competent for trial in woman's stabbing death
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that a man isn't competent to stand trial in the stabbing death of a woman who authorities said was trying to break up a western Pennsylvania bar fight last year....
Man nearly hit while trying to help drivers on I-95 bridge
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a man trying to help other drivers who had just been in a wreck at the Georgia-South Carolina line is recovering after he jumped from a bridge to avoid being hit....
Prosecutor: Video of man shot in back by police to go public
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor said Friday that he intends to make public a video of a police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back as he lay face down....
Prison system could save money with health care contract
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The head of the Mississippi Department of Corrections says the state could save $2 million over the next three years by choosing a new private contractor to provide health care for inmates....
With the 114th Congress now settling into the new realities of the Republican majority, members are apparently discovering what it's like to work together across party lines toward concrete, achievable goals. There was the Medicare doctor payment fix okayed last month, Loretta Lynch confirmation as the next U.S. Attorney General and the Senate Education committee's approval of a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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