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Obama: 'No Excuse' for Violence

President Obama condemned Monday night's violent riots in Baltimore on Tuesday, saying there was "no excuse" for the looting and attacks on police

Nepalese soldiers carry a wounded man on a makeshift stretcher to an Indian Air Force helicopter as they evacuate victims of Saturday's earthquake from Trishuli Bazar to Kathmandu airport in Nepal on April 27, 2015.

Nepal Races Against Time

Rmergency responders are continuing to rush into Nepal as the country recovers from the immense earthquake that took more than 4,400 lives

An Israeli gay man carries his baby born to a surrogate mother in Nepal as he is cheered by relatives at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv on April 28, 2015, following his repatriation from the quake-hit Himalayan nation.

Israel Evacuates Surrogate Babies But Not Mothers

Israel's reliance on Nepalese surrogate babies has been thrust into the spotlight as more than two dozen surrogate Israeli babies have been evacuated from Nepal, where a devastating earthquake on Saturday killed more than 4,400 people

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NFL Ending Tax-Exempt Status, Commissioner Tells Owners

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status, Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a letter to team owners. The league has been tax-exempt since 1942, though all 32 teams pay taxes on their income, Goodell said

Tyson Foods chicken products are displayed on the shelves of a Little Rock, Ark. grocery store.

Tyson to Nix Use of Human Antibiotics in Chickens

The company announced Tuesday that it will eliminate human antibiotics from its chicken flocks by late 2017. The move comes amid growing public health concerns over the over-use of antibiotics in farming and in humans

Barack Obama, Shinzo Abe

White House Wines and Dines Japanese Prime Minister

President Obama and the First Lady will host their eighth state dinner on Tuesday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie. The dinner itself is designed to show Japanese-American fusion, with guest chef Masharu Morimoto of Iron Chef fame

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'Finding Neverland' Strikes Out at Tonys

The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, while the Peter Pan-themed "Finding Neverland," marking Harvey Weinstein's first-ever venture into Broadway as a lead producer, didn't get a single nod

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South Korea Ferry Captain Gets Life in Prison

The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, was given an increased sentence of life in prison on Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide