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Family members break down during the cremation of an earthquake victim in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. A strong magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)At least 3,218 are confirmed dead, two days after the quake ripped the nation.


2015-04-26 22:48:30 -0600

FILE - In this July 23, 2012 file photo, James Holmes sits in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes faces trial starting on April 27, 2015, in the mass shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that left 12 dead and 70 wounded. (AP Photo/Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool via AP, file)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down the aisles, firing at anyone who tried to flee.


2015-04-27 01:02:07 -0600

The body of Freddie Gray lies inside his casket at Vaughn Greene Funeral Home, during his wake Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.


2015-04-27 02:21:24 -0600