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No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

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The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countries

10.00 a.m. (0415 GMT)<p>Army troops are loading blue tarpaulin sheets, medical kits and dehydrated food, water bottles, sacks of rice and blankets at a flat area that is being used as a helipad in Gorkha town.<p>Gorkha district was the epicenter of Saturday's magnitude 7.8 earthquake that has killed more …

Kathmandu

India, Pakistan, US and China: the world is working together to help Nepal after the quake

The task is immense.<p>Recovering from an geological disaster like Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal is a matter of months and years, not days. …

Nepal earthquake leaves Ottawa family 'helpless' over missing woman

Faye Kennedy, 32, was trekking in Langtang National Park when earthquake hit Saturday<p>The family of an Ottawa woman who was trekking in Langtang …

The Earthquake Nepal Saw Coming

Political gridlock and substandard infrastructure left the country particularly vulnerable to devastation.<p>Hours after a major earthquake wreaked havoc across his country, Nepali Information Minister Minendra Rijal appeared at a news conference on Saturday to announce that schools would be closed …

Natural Disasters

Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear worst

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.<p>Reports received so far by aid …

Natural Disasters

Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower.<p>That meant we could taxi no farther, and we were trapped on the tarmac. It took the pilot another half-hour to explain that air-traffic …

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‘Complete chaos’ at Nepal airport as foreigners try to leave quake stricken country

A Montreal woman stranded in Nepal by Saturday's magnitude 7.8 earthquake says there's chaos at the airport as foreigners try to leave the stricken country.<p>Emilie-Anne Leroux says she was in a taxi on the way to the airport to return to Canada to be with her father who is having heart surgery when …

Natural Disasters

Nepalese Mourn Earthquake Victims During Cremation Rituals

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