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  • Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — What a nuclear attack didn’t take from them, old age will. Seventy years have passed since the United States shocked the world by dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 28, 1945, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci,…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 28, 1945, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci,…

  • Baltimore mayor vows city will not be “destroyed by thugs”

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s mayor has been lamenting Monday’s violence as she tours some of the city’s damaged neighborhoods. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says it’s “extremely heartbreaking for someone born and raised in Baltimore.” She says…

  • Australia can’t do more for death row prisoners in Indonesia

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s foreign minister has defended Prime Minister Tony Abbott against online criticism that he has not done enough to save the lives of two Australians on death row in Indonesia. The…

  • In quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help. She had been inside her family’s four-story…

  • Filmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest

    A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of…

  • In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The latest on Baltimore police-custody death: Massive fire at building under construction 9:30 p.m. A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor’s spokesman says it’s related…

  • USS Constitution closed for repairs, to partly open in June

    BOSTON (AP) — The world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat is closing to visitors as it heads to dry dock in Boston for repairs. The three-masted frigate USS Constitution is nicknamed Old Ironsides. It closed on…

  • Colombia’s health ministry seeks to halt coca spraying

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia*s Health Ministry is recommending the immediate suspension of aerial spraying of a herbicide that*s the cornerstone of U.S.-financed efforts to wipe out cocaine crops. The ministry on Monday based its…

  • Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law enforcement official. Speaking before an audience of family members,…

  • US court upholds Chicago suburb’s assault weapons ban

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a Chicago suburb’s ban on assault weapons. In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago declared Highland Park’s…

  • PBA50-Miller High Life Classic Results

    Monday At George Pappas’ Victory Lanes Mooresville, N.C. First Round; 8 game pinfall totals (a-amateur; ss-age 60 and over) 1, Brian Voss, Centennial, Colo., 2,031. 2, Pete Weber, St. Ann, Mo., 1,995. 3, Brian LeClair,…

  • The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial

    5:55 p.m. MDT The Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver has emptied quickly after opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial. Victims and survivors left the same way they entered Monday morning —…