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Why Did So Many People Die in Nepal?

The news out of Nepal these past few days has been bleak. Avalanches and blizzards in a northern mountainous region of the country have claimed the lives of at least 26 people. According to some reports, as many as 100 people still may be missing. Most of the trekkers killed or currently …

Eco-Excellence: 10 Green Cars that Don't Suck – Feature

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its engineering and marketing. Green as in economical with fuel but stingy on fun, great with emissions but …

Rancher Holds Up Dead Calf on "New Day"

Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher turned conservative folk hero, joined "New Day" Friday morning to respond to the controversy surrounding comments he made about minorities and the federal government.<p>During the exchange with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Bundy remained steadfast in his views and used a number …

Central African Republic's Seleka rebels call for secession amid sectarian war

Rebels in the Central African Republic are calling for the establishment of a new country as a radical solution to the worsening sectarian conflict.<p>The name – the Republic of Northern Central Africa – and a design for a national flag, are circulating by mobile phone in the dusty town of Bambari, …

Why a deadly virus in the Middle East has the entire world on alert

A recent spike in MERS cases could be the beginning of a global outbreak<p>A deadly new virus for which there is no cure and about which little is understood could present a global threat, officials say. It's called Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus -- or MERS-CoV -- and a recent upswing …

Divers find 48 bodies in S Korea ferry cabin

Divers have pulled 48 bodies from a single room of the sunken South Korean ferry, search officials have said.<p>They said on Friday that only 35 of the ferry's 111 rooms have been searched so far, Yonhap news agency reported.<p>The room where they had found the bodies was designed to accommodate only 38 …

GOP Fights Back in the ‘War on Women’

The Democratic strategy this cycle has been to highlight, and to some degree demagogue, every inopportune, untactful or flat out sexist comment any …

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Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy apologizes for race remarks

Militant Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday apologized for his comments published this week on African Americans and slavery but refused to back off from his intended point that the federal government was too powerful, saying that his remarks came "from the heart."<p>In a daily news conference from …

Iranian mother who spared her son's killer: 'Vengeance has left my heart'

The idea she might pardon her son's killer first came to Samereh Alinejad in a dream. It was a message she didn't want to hear.<p>Abdollah Hosseinzadeh was stabbed and killed in a street brawl in the autumn of 2007 when he was only 18. He had known his killer, Balal. The two, barely out of their teens …

All 15 crew that navigated South Korean ferry in custody, prosecutor says

All 15 people involved in navigating the South Korean ferry that sank and left 302 people dead or missing are now in custody after authorities on Saturday detained four more crew members, a prosecutor said.<p>Yang Jung-jin of the joint investigation team said two helmsmen and two members of the …

Explosion at airport in eastern Ukraine blamed on pro-Russian separatists

An airport in the eastern Donetsk region of Ukraine was attacked on Friday.<p>An explosion at Kramatorsk airport destroyed a military helicopter and surveillance airplane according to the owner of the airfield.<p>Ukranian authorities said it was an “act of sabotage” by pro-Russian separatists. Ukrainian …