National & International Newsin partnership with
The day’s top national and international news
Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 9:56 PM

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Tops 3,200: Report

The death toll from Saturday's earthquake in Nepal topped 3,200 and may continue to rise as more areas are searched, The Associated Press reported. Local authorities said Sunday that at least 2,430 people in the country had died, according to the AP. Authorities added that 61 people died in India and a few in other neighboring countries, while the Nepal Mountaineering Association said 18 bodies were recovered from Mount Everest. A major aftershock also hit the Kathmandu area of Nepal on Sunday, terrifying locals as rescuers dug for survivors. Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Kathmandu during the aftershock that rattled hospitals and buildings already ravaged by the quake. "Our people on the ground have found the overall situation to have been worse than their worst fears," said Save the Children, one of the many aid groups sending emergency teams to Nepal. Read »
Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 8:29 PM

Israel: Syrian Airstrikes "Neutralized" Imminent Attack

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 11:42 PM

Family, Friends in Baltimore Mourn Freddie Gray

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 3:20 PM

25 Dead in Pakistan Windstorm, Hundreds Injured

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 7:55 PM

Alabama Sailing Competition Boats Capsize, 5 Missing, 2 Dead

A number of sailboats capsized when a sudden storm hit during a regatta near Mobile Bay, Alabama, that left two people dead and five sailors still missing, officials said. Coast Guard crews scouring the waters found one body Saturday night and another Sunday morning after the thunderstorm threw several mariners overboard, Coast Guard Capt. Duke Walker said. Of the 10 boats that capsized or suffered damage, three were participating in one of the races of the Dauphin Island Sailing Regatta at the Fairhope Yacht Club, Walker said. Walker said that 40 people had been rescued from the water after the storm at 4:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. ET) and that the Coast Guard believes five people remained missing Sunday. Read »
Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 11:39 PM

Who Were the Americans Killed in the Everest Avalanche?

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 10:05 PM

Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot at New York Airport: Police

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 6:58 PM

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 4:33 AM

It was a sound like thunder.... It was really shaking shaking shaking.  

— Shristi Mainali a 21-year-old nursing student in Kathmandu, Nepal, describing Saturday's 7.9-magnitude earthquake there.
Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 4:02 PM
By Michael Rodio

PHOTOS: Deadly Earthquake Rocks Nepal

A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing hundreds... See Full Gallery »

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 6:55 PM

Anonymous Donor Paying Off Oso Mudslide Victim's $360,000 Mortgage

An anonymous donor is paying off the $360,000 mortgage for a man who lost his wife and house in a deadly mudslide. The massive mudslide destroyed Tim Ward's farmhouse near Oso, Washington, where he and his wife, Brandy, raised turkeys and chickens. They were both home on March 22, 2014, when the wall of earth and debris came cascading down the hill where Brandy was killed instantly by the impact. The anonymous donor read about the story in the newspaper and reached out to Ward's bank offering to pay off the loan. Ward fully understands that the good Samaritan wants to remain anonymous. His message to that person: "Thank you. Totally, thank you." Read »
Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 9:37 PM

Shots Fired at Rapper Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Outside Atlanta

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Quake Experts Gathered in Nepal a Week Ago

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 10:55 PM

SoCal Baby Found in Dumpster in 1989 Reunites With Rescuer, Father

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 8:42 PM

9-Year-Old Does 42 Aerials in World Record Attempt