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City of Kathmandu shifted 10 feet by earthquake

The enormous tremor that has devastated Nepal packed 10 hydrogen bombs' worth of energy at an unusually shallow depth

Rescuers rush to save survivors after Mount Everest avalanche

A high-altitude rescue operation is underway on the slopes of Mount Everest, after the Nepal earthquake triggered an avalanche that killed at least 17 people, including three Americans. Now about 100 people, many of them injured, are trapped on the mountain. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

Nepal desperate for help after killer quake

As death toll soars, official says many villages -- where nearly all homes may be flattened -- can't even be reached yet

Science behind devastating Nepal earthquake and avalanches

The death toll in the Nepal earthquake has reached 3,800, and it is still rising. CBS News science contributor and City College of New York physics professor Michio Kaku joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impact of the deadly earthquake and avalanches in Nepal.

Thousands dead as survivors of Nepal earthquake fear more aftershocks

The death toll in Nepal jumped to more than 3,800 after the country's largest earthquake in 81 years. Search teams are continuing to look for trapped survivors, while the country is on edge from the continuing aftershocks. Holly Williams reports from Nepal's capital of Kathmandu.


Shanna Peeples honored as 2015 National Teacher of the Year

In the oldest and most prestigious honor of its kind, Shanna Peeples was selected among hundreds of thousands nominated. Candidates inspire their students and play ... more

Red Hook Crit takes cycling to edge of danger

A thriving race in the cycling world proves it is not as easy as riding a bike. More than 300 cyclists from 29 countries rode ... more

Watch: San Francisco woman's violent encounter with BART police

Transit police in San Francisco face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunk woman last year. The woman claims newly released video ... more

Changes to U.S. hostage policy could come after deadly drone mistake

CBS News has learned that U.S. officials are considering changes to a long-standing policy of dealing with hostages held abroad. Currently, family members who pay ... more

Defense begins case to save Tsarnaev from execution

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team will present its case for why the convicted Boston Marathon bomber should be sentenced to life in prison instead of the ... more
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Lambert & Stamp: documentary about the Who's managers – video clip

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Aspiring film-makers Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp set out to make a low-budget film about the 60s counter-culture. Instead they discovered a rock band called ... more

Former general sued over death of Catholic minibus driver during Troubles

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Legal papers served on Sir Frank Kitson and the MoD accusing them of complicity in 1973 attack by loyalist paramilitaries in BelfastA retired army general ... more

CBI reports slowdown in factory production

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Just one fifth of firms have increased production in past three months with weak export market holding back output, survey showsFresh evidence of an easing ... more

Can humans hibernate in space?

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Researchers are studying the feasibility of astronauts mimicking animals to sleep their way to MarsWhat better way to pass a long stretch of time than ... more

UK's big four banks face extra £19bn in fines, analysts predict

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Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s estimates total costs for Barclays, HSBC, RBS and Lloyds on top of £42bn already paid in the five years to ... more
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Greece Weakens Varoufakis's Influence in Bailout Talks

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Greece has shuffled the team involved in bailout talks, a move that may reduce the influence of Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

Op-Ed Contributor: What Central Europe Really Thinks About Russia

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Poles and Bulgarians agree that Moscow's model isn't a viable alternative to ties with the E.U.

Spain to Lift Growth Target

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The Spanish government plans to raise its economic growth target for this year to 2.9% from the current 2.4%.

Some in Europe Suggest 'Plan B' in Greek Crisis

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The suggestion by some officials reflects the extent to which many of the eurozone’s decision makers no longer believe a deal on new bailout aid ... more

Why U.K.'s Cameron Can't Get a Break

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Prime Minister David Cameron should be walking away with the U.K. general election, but he can’t seal the deal, says Simon Nixon.

South Korea’s Premier Resigns After Claims He Took an Illegal Cash Gift

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South Korea’s Premier Resigns After Claims He Took an Illegal Cash Gift
Lee Wan-koo, the second prime minister to step down under President Park Geun-hye, denied that he had received the money, but calls mounted for his ... more

Villages Near Nepal Earthquake’s Epicenter Are Desperate as Death Toll Tops 3,800

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Villagers in Gorkha district say houses collapsed, food is running out and so far no one has arrived with aid, as the authorities raised the ... more

Chinese Officers Harshly Interrogated Women’s Rights Activist, Husband Says

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Chinese Officers Harshly Interrogated Women’s Rights Activist, Husband Says
The account showed the continued official pressure on five women who had been detained, despite their release from jail this month.

Op-Ed Contributor: You Are What You Burn

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Op-Ed Contributor: You Are What You Burn
Honoring the dead with paper goods remains a common ritual in Hong Kong.

Kazakhstan’s President Is Re-elected by Almost Every Voter

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Kazakhstan’s President Is Re-elected by Almost Every Voter
Nursultan A. Nazarbayev, who has governed the country since the Soviet Union collapsed, secured his fifth term with 97.7 percent of the vote.

Brazil’s Power Dynamics Shifting Amid Legislative Scandals

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Brazil’s Power Dynamics Shifting Amid Legislative Scandals
Despite have faced corruption accusations themselves, the men who command Brazil’s scandal-plagued Congress are actually increasing their power over the scandal-plagued president, Dilma Rousseff.

Jailed Venezuelan Mayor Is Moved to Hospital for Surgery

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It was unclear whether Mayor Antonio Ledezma of Caracas, who has been jailed on conspiracy charges, would be returned to prison after he recuperated from ... more

U.S. Expresses Concern About Dismissal of Haiti Kidnapping Case

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A man who has ties to President Michel Martelly was accused in an indictment on charges of masterminding a host of violent crimes.

Former Guantánamo Inmate Is Granted Bail in Canada

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A Canadian court ordered that Omar Khadr, a Canadian who was captured in Afghanistan in 2002 at age 15, be released on bail pending an ... more

World Briefing: Flights Suspended After Chile Volcano’s Ash Moves Into Argentina

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The ash traveled toward Buenos Aires after the violent eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile, leading to airport, road and school closures.

Proposed Amendments Imperil Measure on Iran

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Proposed Amendments Imperil Measure on Iran
Amendments threaten to break the rare bipartisan spirit that pushed a bill, which would give Congress a voice in the nuclear negotiations with Iran, out ... more

In Rare Remarks, George W. Bush Argues Against the Lifting of Iran Sanctions

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The former president, in an expansive mood while meeting with Republican Jewish donors, weighed in gingerly on foreign policy, the 2016 presidential field, President Vladimir ... more

Israeli Military Says It Killed Armed Men in Strike on Golan Heights Frontier

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The Israeli news media said that three or four men were killed in the airstrike, and a spokeswoman for the Israeli military said that an ... more

Saudi-Led Air Campaign Resumes in Yemeni Capital

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Saudi-Led Air Campaign Resumes in Yemeni Capital
In addition to the bombings in Sana, the coalition carried out airstrikes in several other provinces, suggesting a broadening, rather than a scaling back of ... more

Op-Ed Contributor: Report From a Besieged City

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The militarization of Lahore isn't making residents feel much safer and further marginalizes the poor.

Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

The Senate weighs a bill allowing Congress to review and possibly reject nuclear Iran deal

Changes to U.S. hostage policy could come after deadly drone mistake

CBS News has learned that U.S. officials are considering changes to a long-standing policy of dealing with hostages held abroad. Currently, family members who pay ... more

High court rejects appeal from protester at military base

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a man who was convicted of protesting outside a military base in California.

High court to consider time limits for discrimination claims

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider a dispute over the time limits for filing certain claims of employment discrimination.

High court to consider lawsuits over personal data

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether Web sites and other firms that collect personal data can be sued for ... more