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Coroner called to scene of fiery haz mat crash in Montgomery County

Emergency officials say the coroner has been called to the scene of a tractor trailer accident in Montgomery County Monday morning.

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3 Doors Down & Collective Soul headlining Musikfest

Musikfest is adding two more acts to its 2015 lineup.

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FDA: Dog chews put puppies, humans at Salmonella risk

Federal health officials said Monday that certain dog chews are being recalled over potential Salmonella contamination to pets and their owners.

Massive earthquake causes widespread destruction in Nepal

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Solemn, stupefied families stare at ruin

The clamor and chaos of the previous day has dissipated by the time we arrive at Kathmandu's only airport. The mad rush of 24 hours previously, in those first confusing, cacophonous hours following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake near the Nepali capital...

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Nepal quake: Fears grow for remote areas

As the death toll from Nepal's worst earthquake in decades kept growing Monday, big questions remained about the extent of the devastation in rural areas.

The destruction in Kathmandu, the capital, is stark: revered temples reduced to rubble, people b...

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Freddie Gray to be laid to rest in Baltimore

Freddie Gray will be laid to rest Monday before the country even knows what really happened to him.

It's been 15 days since Baltimore police arrested Gray. Fifteen days since he was taken into a police van and suffered a fatal spinal cord injury. Eig...

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Mayweather v Pacquaio: The $180,000 ticket

Are you a boxing fan? Fancy the best seats in the house for Saturday night's showdown in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao? Got a spare $361,894 for a couple of tickets?

No? Ah, well then you might have a problem.

Yes, while most of...

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Police seek UFC fighter Jon 'Bones' Jones

One of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts is wanted for questioning after a hit-and-run crash in New Mexico.

Jon "Bones" Jones, the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion, is wanted for "his possible involvement in a hit-and-run accident" Sunda...

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Texas-sized twister has softball-sized hail

If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt.

With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a...

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For-profit Corinthian Colleges to close all campuses

The for-profit Corinthian Colleges network will shutter its remaining 28 campuses effective Monday.

The closures include 13 Everest and WyoTech campuses in California, Everest College Phoenix and Everest Online Tempe in Arizona, the Everest Institute ...

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How earthquakes are measured

Earthquakes are measured using seismographs, which monitor the seismic waves that travel through the Earth after an earthquake strikes.

Scientists used the Richter Scale for many years but now largely follow the "moment magnitude scale," which the U....

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Freddie Gray wake follows night of scuffles

As a funeral home opened its doors for Freddie Gray's wake Sunday, a few store owners were clearing the mess from the destruction caused by a handful of protesters the night before.

The vast majority of protesters who took to Baltimore's streets late...

Kathmandu struck by powerful earthquake

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Nepal quake: Death toll rises above 3,200

The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal two days ago surged past 3,000 on Monday, a government official said. The desperate search for survivors from the country's worst natural disaster in more than 80 years continued.

The nu...

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Daytime Emmy Awards: 'Days,' 'Y&R' in a tie

The stars came out Sunday evening in Burbank, California, to attend the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards. Supermodel Tyra Banks hosted the show, which aired on Pop network.

Betty White received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

There was a tie between "Days of...

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Earthquake kills hundreds in Nepal

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WARNING: Graphic content. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 1,400 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said. 

Nepal earthquake: Aftershocks, aftermath

Nepal earthquake aftermath

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(Warning: Graphic content) A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Kathmandu on Saturday. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed, leaving thousands dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear rubble and find survivors.

How much some CEOs earn hourly

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Fight for $15 is a growing national protest movement that represents fast food workers' demand for higher wages. Take a look at what average restaurant and retail CEOs earn, broken down as if they got paid hourly.

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