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Baltimore • Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest rally yet Freddie Gray. After hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts. Two people were hurt in the mayhem and …

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  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
    New York • Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that str...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Residents evacuate with a few salvaged belongings after their home was destroyed by a volcanic mudflow, caused by the eruption of the Calbuco volcano, in an area along the Rio Blanco in Puerto Montt, Chile, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths of southern South America. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo) Volcano still active, but Chile no longer fears major blast
    Santiago, Chile • Authorities downgraded the likelihood of a major eruption at the Calbuco volcano, although the mountain remained active Saturday and...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. 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. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha) Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken
    Kathmandu, Nepal • Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devas...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 04:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Angst about Iran deal at GOP Jewish meeting
    Las Vegas • Republican luminaries and presidential hopefuls reiterated their support for Israel and skepticism about President Obama’s proposed nuclea...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 02:45 pm   |     |   Share

  • The SEED Public Charter School of Washington, a public boarding school for poor and academically at-risk students is shown, Friday, April 24, 2015, in southeast Washington. The idea is for public boarding schools to put round-the-clock attention on students away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Public boarding school — the way to solve educational ills?
    Buffalo, N.Y. • Buffalo’s chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that p...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 11:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Coyote collared after lower Manhattan police chase
    New York • A wily coyote is no match for the NYPD. Police collared the creature near a sidewalk cafe in downtown Manhattan on Saturday morning. The co...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 11:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Native youth kick off Generation Indigenous challenge
    Albuquerque, N.M. • Janay Jumping Eagle is on a mission to curb teen suicide in her hometown on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Dahkota ...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 11:48 am   |     |   Share
  • 10 dead, more missing in quake-triggered Everest avalanche
    Kathmandu, Nepal • An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal swept across Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and gu...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 10:30 am   |     |   Share
  • A New York Police helicopter circles over  Liberty Island where the Statue of Liberty was evacuated with officers responding to a report of a suspicious package seen from Jersey City, N.J., Friday, April 24, 2015. Visitors are posting photos online showing hundreds of people being herded toward a ferry landing. Tourists say they were taken off boats while trying to leave nearby Ellis Island. Those vessels then were used to evacuate Liberty Island. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives after evacuation
    New York • Authorities say a thorough sweep at the Statue of Liberty after a bomb threat has turned up no explosives. The landmark was evacuated Frida...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 02:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Saturday, April 18, 2015 file photo, Kazakhstan's President and the main presidential candidate Nursultan Nazarbayev is seen during the opening of the Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine
    Almaty, Kazakhstan • As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolat...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • This April 23, 2015 photo shows a facility purchased by The Social Club,  a Nashville, Tenn. swingers club, in a small office park in Nashville.  The owners of the club are calling the new facility a church in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school.  The  building is geographically isolated at the end of a dead-end street, but it is near the back of Goodpasture Christian School, a large private school serving pre-school through high school children. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church
    Nashville, Tenn. • A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion — it says it’s now a church — in order to win city approval so it can open nex...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 11:06 am   |     |   Share
  • A man waves Armenian and Georgian flags at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, during marking the centenary of the mass killings, in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 24, 2015. Armenians on Friday mark the centenary of what historians estimate to be the slaughter of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event widely viewed by scholars as genocide. Turkey, however, denies the deaths constituted genocide and says the death toll has been inflated. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits) Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million
    Yerevan, Armenia • The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:57 am   |     |   Share
  • U.N. Special Envoy for Refugees and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, right, and U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, left, brief the U.N. Security Council on Syria's refugee crisis, Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) EU doubles emergency aid to nations dealing with migrants
    Brussels • The European Union has doubled the emergency aid to frontline member states Italy, Greece and Malta which have to deal with the massive inf...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:57 am   |     |   Share
  • A Blue Bell Ice Cream truck stops at Walgreens in Dallas on Thursday morning, April 23, 2015. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of the company's frozen treats. New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Listeria is a heartyy bacteria found in soil and water that can be tracked into a plant or carried by animals.(David Woo/The Dallas Morning News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause
    Washington • Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen co...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Police: 14 migrants killed by train in Macedonia
    BC-EU--Macedonia-Migrants Killed,121 URGENT Police: 14 migrants killed by train in Macedonia Eds: APNewsNow. Associated Press SKOPJE, Macedonia • Mace...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Riders board a trolly Friday, April 24, 2015, in Boston, on the day when the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority let people ride for free as a goodwill gesture following a winter of disastrous breakdowns.  (AP Photo/Bill Sikes) Boston transit agency offers free rides because of snow woes
    Boston • Boston’s public transit agency is letting people ride for free for a day as a goodwill gesture following a winter of disastrous breakdowns. T...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
  • In this photo provided by the United Nations, Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, left, shakes hands with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations headquarters, Thursday, April 23, 2015. On Thursday, Jordan's 20-year-old crown prince became the youngest person ever to chair a meeting of the U.N. Security Council. (Mark Garten/The United Nations via AP) Women held captive for a decade, release a memoir
    New York • When Amanda Berry’s toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn’t always get to her ...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
  • In this April 22, 2015 photo, posters adorn the wall of the Aurora Strong Resilience Center, a free counseling center opened in 2013 for local residents who have been affected by trauma, in Aurora, Colo. With theater shooting defendant James Holmes' trial starting Monday, April 27, 2015, mental health counselors in Aurora and elsewhere are preparing to help anyone coping with anxiety, flashbacks and other responses to reliving the Aurora theater shootings through testimony and news accounts. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) Colorado shooting survivors turn to faith, forgiveness
    Aurora, Colo. • Pastor Chris Hill’s suburban Denver church has become a place where shooting victims and first responders have found counselling and p...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:45 am   |     |   Share
  • More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school
    Indianapolis • More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage packed with dancing and clapping youths collapsed during a musical per...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • This undated photo provided by NASA shows an image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope showing a giant star cluster in the Constellation Carina, about 20,000 light years from Earth. Friday, April 24, 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of Hubble's launch. (NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team/A. Nota, Westerlund 2 Science Team via AP) NASA releases gallery of starry fireworks for Hubble telescope’s 25th
    Cape Canaveral, Fla. • What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks? On Thursday — on...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 11:16 am   |     |   Share
  • The Calbuco volcano erupts near Puerto Varas, Chile, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. Authorities ordered the evacuation of the 1,500 inhabitants of the nearby town of Ensenada, along with residents of two smaller communities.(AP Photo/Diego Main/Aton Chile) CHILE OUT - NO USAR EN CHILE Calbuco volcano erupts anew; ash causing concern
    Santiago, Chile • Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile have sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, increasing concerns that it could ...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 02:46 pm   |     |   Share