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U.S. Veteran Survives Avalanche on Mount Everest

A Wisconsin man who was trying to become the first wounded veteran to ascend Mount Everest survived a deadly avalanche triggered by a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, NBC News reported. Benjamin Breckheimer, who was injured by a bomb in Afghanistan in 2009, called his mother to say he survived the avalanche. "I'm a wreck," his mother, Mary Lyons, told NBC affiliate WBBH. "I'm glad that I got to talk to him." At least 18 people perished in the avalanche TEXTin the deadliest day in the mountain's history. Read »
2 hours ago

"Heroic" Teacher Tackles Shooting Suspect at High School

3 hours ago

Gay Businessman: Hosting Ted Cruz Was "Terrible Mistake"

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Families Wait for Word on Nepal Missing; 4 Americans Dead

A fourth American was confirmed Monday to have died in the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over the weekend, as the families of the Americans still missing in the Himalayan nation desperately awaited word of their loved ones. The State Department confirmed Monday that it knew of four Americans who had died in the quake, all of them in the area of Mount Everest amid avalanches. The U.S. was sending more than 100 people to aid in rescue operations, and was committing $10 million to relief efforts. Meanwhile, a Seattle mom was hoping to hear from her 19-year-old daughter Sydney Schumacher, who had texted her mother last week from Kathmandu before heading off on a trek through a national park. Read »
5 hours ago

Rescuers Airlift Stranded Everest Climbers to Base Camp

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Nepal Food, Water Shortages Spark Disease Concerns

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"Clinton Cash" Author: Yes, Evidence Is Circumstantial

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"Nightmare Waiting to Happen": Experts Knew Quake Was Coming

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 7:37 PM

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

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 5:55 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 4:55 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 4:36 PM

Clinton Foundation Admits "Mistakes" in Tax Returns

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 6:29 PM

Israel: Syrian Airstrikes "Neutralized" Imminent Attack

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Quake Experts Gathered in Nepal a Week Ago

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 1:20 PM

25 Dead in Pakistan Windstorm, Hundreds Injured