Nation and World

  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four mi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years

    CHICAGO (AP) — An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Eligible farmers can sign up for USDA disaster assistance programs restored by farm bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting today, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of A ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • US stocks open higher on retail sales increase

    U.S. stocks opened higher this morning following news that U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months. Citigroup also turned i ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in year ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:16 am
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