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Security personnel and local people operating rescue operation at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu on April 25, 2015.
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Nepal Quake Kills Hundreds

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit central Nepal on Saturday morning, killing at least 1,130 people, damaging buildings in the country’s capital, Kathmandu, and sending tremors across northern India, Bangladesh and Pakistan

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Big Baltimore Protest

Protesters vowed to shut down Baltimore after police admitted Freddie Gray should have received medical treatment sooner

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Ford Recalls Cars

Ford is recalling 389,585 cars after discovering a defect that can cause the doors to fly open while the car is being driven

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Starbucks Reopens After Computer Glitch Shutters Stores

A computer outage that affected 7,000 Starbucks stores in the U.S. and 1,000 in Canada is resolved, allowing them to reopen. During the shutdown, some baristas gave away a flurry of free frappuccinos and coffees to customers

Corporate Aircraft

New Airline Provides Only Nonstop Service

A new airline featuring nonstop flights—and free Evian water—has taken to the skies. OneJet's nonstop flight service began April 6, flying from Indianapolis to Milwaukee, and the airline will add service to Pittsburgh to its list in early May

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Abercrombie & Fitch Revamp Will Ditch Shirtless Models

In response to declining profits, the retail store that once felt like a nightclub is turning down the music, turning up the lights and dropping the shirtless models that used to greet patrons. The company is also abolishing the attractiveness qualification for new workers

US President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the formation for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, at it's headquarters in McClean, Va., on Apr. 24, 2015.

Obama Defends U.S. Intelligence After Hostage Deaths

President Obama praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes, a day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaeda hostages

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See Jared Leto as The Joker in Suicide Squad

David Ayer, director of the upcoming Suicide Squad film, gave the first official look at Jared Leto as the iconic DC villain The Joker. Ayer released the photo late Friday to celebrate The Joker’s 75th anniversary


Remembering Richard Corliss: His Greatest Reviews

Richard Corliss, who died Thursday at 71, reviewed more than 1,000 movies in the 35 years he spent as TIME’s resident expert on all things Hollywood. Here are some of his finest reviews, from Raging Bull and E.T., to There's Something About Mary and Fast Five

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Diet Pepsi Will No Longer Contain Aspartame

The company will replace the low calorie sweetener with two different artificial sweeteners. A PepsiCo executive explained in the announcement that "while decades of studies show aspartame is safe, we recognize that consumer demand is evolving"