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National & World 17 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region 17 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region (Photo Gallery) (Video)
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, officials said.
National & World US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance
With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans' calls and emails.
National & World Nepal quake: 1,900 dead, Everest shaken Nepal quake: 1,900 dead, Everest shaken (Photo Gallery) (Video)
ens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.
National & World As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles
When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control.