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  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    As rescuers dig, aftershocks terrify survivors of Nepal earthquake that killed more than 2,500 Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors of the massive...
  • Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase

    Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase
    Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. The State Department said Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif...
  • Centenary of 1.5 million Armenian deaths marked in NYC

    Thousands of people packed Times Square on Sunday to demand that the U.S. government recognize the deaths of up to 1.5 million Armenians during World War I as genocide. The rally marked the centennial of the killings under the Ottoman Empire —...
  • GOP's latest Benghazi-related inquiry could benefit Hillary Clinton

    GOP's latest Benghazi-related inquiry could benefit Hillary Clinton
    As Congress pursues its latest investigation of Hillary Rodham Clinton's missing emails and the role they may have played in the security lapses in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, not every Republican is delighted by the prospect of dragging...
  • Pennsylvania municipalities targeted in clean water crackdown

    Pennsylvania municipalities targeted in clean water crackdown
    The visit from environmental inspectors had the nerve-rattling effect of an IRS audit. Three U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staffers and a pair of engineers from Colorado spent two days in Manor Township, Lancaster County, poring over page after...
  • Japan's prime minister kicks off US visit in Boston

    Japan's prime minister has arrived in the U.S. for a closely watched visit beginning with a stop at Boston's John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and a dinner hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry. Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) arrived Sunday. He speaks...
  • McCain renews push to end CIA control of drone strikes

    WASHINGTON Sen. John McCain renewed his effort to end the CIA's control over U.S. drone strikes after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages. Now that drones have become "an integral part" of U.S. military operations, it...
  • Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted

    To save millions of dollars in compensation and ease streamlining of store operations on base, Department of Defense officials are weighing a plan to convert the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to a non-appropriated fund activity, which could reduce...
  • Abe's speech to Congress to rivet audience 7,000 miles away

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses a joint session of Congress this week to present his nation as a stalwart U.S. ally that's willing to play a bigger military role in Asia, a message likely to be embraced in Washington and greeted with...
  • Congressman introduces resolution to protect LGBT people

    A congressman from Rhode Island is banding with other lawmakers to introduce a resolution seeking to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination under the law as religious objection bills in other states have prompted...
  • Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years ago

    Holocaust survivors and officials gathered Sunday at the memorial site of the former concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the liberation of the camp 70 years ago. The camp was liberated on April 15,...