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  • Burundi Red Cross: 6 killed in anti-president protests

    At least six people have been killed in clashes between police and civilians demonstrating against the Burundian president's bid for a third term, a spokesman for the Burundi Red Cross said on Monday, as hundreds continued to protest in the capital...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Run for the Red Marathon, KidsPeace Mud Run

    Lehigh Valley health events include Run for the Red Marathon, KidsPeace Mud Run
    RUN FOR THE RED MARATHON 1 The 10th annual Run for the Red Marathon will kick off at 8 a.m. May 17 at Pocono Mountain West High School in Pocono Summit, Monroe County. The marathon benefits the American Red Cross of the Poconos. Cost: $100 through...
  • Yemen's exiled government declares 3 disaster zones

    Yemen's exiled government on Monday declared three areas in the country engulfed in fighting between Shiite rebels, their allies and pro-government forces as "disaster" zones, including the southern port city of Aden, and said that the last month of...
  • Spain activates alert as oil spill threatens Canary Islands

    Spain's government activated an environmental emergency alert Saturday over oil slicks that threaten pristine beaches on the southwestern Canary Islands. The government activated a level 2 alert after analyzing ocean current data from Spain's...
  • After Nepal earthquake, chaos at Katmandu airport: 'From Paradise to Hell'

    After Nepal earthquake, chaos at Katmandu airport: 'From Paradise to Hell'
    Under a yellow moon that hung like a wedge of lemon in the sky, Ole Andersen was camped at 3 a.m. Monday out front of Katmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport with a green notebook, writing a story he called “From Paradise to Hell in a Few...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing off Alabama coast

    Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing off Alabama coast
    As torrential rain and heavy winds continued to batter Alabama's coast Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for four people missing after a deadly weekend storm killed two people and played havoc with a yearly sailboat race in Mobile Bay....
  • Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

    Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that capsized several sailboats competing in a regatta near Mobile Bay. One body was discovered after Saturday's storm and another...
  • Officials: Fire displaces 34 people in New Jersey

    Fire officials are working to find the cause of a weekend blaze that displaced 34 people and injured two firefighters in northern New Jersey. Officials say the fire broke out Saturday afternoon and it took firefighters from several towns to control the...
  • How To Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

    How To Help Nepal Earthquake Victims
    Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online: UNICEF The U.N. children's...
  • How to help Nepal earthquake victims

    Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online: UNICEF The U.N. children's agency,...
  • Class teaches owners how to save pets

    Kay Ortega has had pets since she was 13. Now 56, she has two greyhounds (Sanford and Scottie) two collies (Meika and Emma) and a little mixed-breed dog named Sweetie. She said that she thought she knew everything there was to know about owning a pet but...