• Nepal quake: At least 1,500 dead, Everest shaken

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people spent the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 1,500 across the region, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide...

  • 10 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing,...

  • Teen, missing for 4 days, lived off school's fruit trees

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who went missing for nearly four days before he returned to his Northern California home told his family he hid on his high school campus, surviving on fruit from trees and drinking from the water fountain. The San Francisco...

  • Latest on police-custody death: Police issue dispersal order

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    8:30 p.m. As night fell, a police helicopter flew over a downtown intersection that had for at least an hour been the site of a tense standoff between police and hundreds of protesters. Police warned people that if they don't clear out, they'll be arrested. The crowd there began to...

  • Remains of Michigan woman last seen at Halloween party found

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    ASH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The skeletal remains found at a home construction site in southeastern Michigan are those of a 22-year-old woman who went missing last fall after attending a Halloween party, a medical examiner's spokesman said Saturday. Ryan Bridges with the medical...

  • Search goes on for missing fisherman; was rescued last year

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's continuing to look for a Hawaii fisherman who went missing just a few months after surviving 12 days at sea. A patrol boat based in Hilo, a medium response boat from Maui and a helicopter crew from Oahu were searching for Ron Ingraham on...

  • The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Not a Clinton pile-on

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    7:30 p.m. CDT (8:30 p.m. EDT) Clinton-bashing is down a notch at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting in Iowa, compared with the big Republican gathering of presidential hopefuls in New Hampshire a week ago. Carly Fiorina, the only woman among the 2016 Republican contenders,...

  • Ban on water usage in Utah town partially lifted

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    NIBLEY, Utah (AP) — A ban of water usage imposed on residents of the northern Utah town of Nibley has been partially lifted. City officials say residents now can use the water for showers and other uses around the home, but not for drinking. The ban was partially lifted Friday after...

  • Graffiti-scarred Joshua Tree landmark is restored

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Conservators have restored a popular hiking spot in Joshua Tree National Park that became riddled with graffiti. Barker Dam was put off limits several years ago after vandals carved their names into the cement of the historic landmark, built by...

  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg...

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