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Reaching up

Reaching up

By Jamie Dean
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Disaster | As Nepal turns to rebuilding after a massive earthquake, some of the deepest needs remain perched on earth’s highest elevations

Midday Roundup: Amtrak engineer doesn’t remember crash

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Drawing a blank. The engineer of a derailed Amtrak train suffered a concussion and can’t remember what happened when the train crashed Tuesday night near…

Midday Roundup: Another quake shakes Nepal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Still shaking. Another earthquake rattled Nepal this morning. According to officials, the death toll stands at 42 and counting. At least three people in India…

In Nepal, focus shifts from rescue to recovery

By Jamie Dean
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Nepal | Aid workers discover unique challenges while serving the Himalayan nation

Kingdoms totter

Kingdoms totter

By Jamie Dean
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Disaster | Nepal’s tiny Christian minority responds to the Himalayan nation’s devastating earthquake

Globe Trot: Aid trickles into Nepal’s remote areas

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: As the death toll climbs above 5,000 in last Saturday’s earthquake, relief workers are getting in to assess both the human crisis and the…

Midday Roundup: Misery upon misery in aftermath of Nepal quake

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Buried alive. Heavy rain and snow complicated rescue efforts in Nepal today, triggering landslides and bringing fresh misery to the region still struggling to…

Earthquake death toll tops 4,000

By Leigh Jones & Daniel James Devine
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Disaster | UPDATE: The death toll in Nepal has now topped 4,000 as rescue and medical teams pour into the country from all around the world. While 90 percent of…

Globe Trot: Volcanos, earthquakes, and running to God

By Mindy Belz
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International | CHILE: In the wake of an earthquake it’s easy to forget a volcano, but the Calbuco eruption continues, with residents trying to save their homes from a rain…

Midday Roundup: U.S. kills American hostage in al-Qaeda strike

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hostage deaths. A U.S. counterterrorism strike killed two Western hostages earlier this year, the White House said today. The military did not…

Midday Roundup: Al-Qaeda seizes Yemeni airport, port, and oil terminal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Overrun. Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen stormed one of the country’s major airports today, taking control of the site with little resistance from government…

Globe Trot: Iraqis uncover mass graves of ISIS victims in Tikrit

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Iraqi forensic teams have begun exhuming mass graves in Tikrit, the city recaptured from Islamic State this month. The graves contain the…

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