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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Killing of U.S. al Qaeda media frontman seen as big blow for militants

American al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn, who faced treason charges in the U.S., was killed in a drone strike.

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Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies have raised questions about how listeria could have contaminated multiple manufacturing plants .

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Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, April 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Loretta Lynch makes history as first black woman to serve as attorney general

Now U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she will replace Eric Holder, who announced his resignation last year.

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American hostage held by al Qaeda inadvertently killed in U.S. operation

Warren Weinstein, held captive since 2011, was apparently killed during drone strikes on an al Qaeda compound.

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Reagan, MLK, Nicki Minaj: 2016 candidates are name-droppers

Presidential hopefuls are salting their speeches, interviews, and tweets with mentions of ... everyone.

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Victims describe injuries, loss at marathon bombing trial

The brutality and long-lasting impact of the Boston Marathon bombing is being brought home to jurors.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 23

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Home sales hit 18-month high

The fairly upbeat report from the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday implied the economy was regaining some momentum after hitting a speed bump at the start of the year.

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New Pentagon strategy warns of cyberwar capabilities

For the first time publicly, the U.S. military says it plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies.

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It’s now easier to sue the government

The U.S. Supreme Court has made it easier for people to sue the federal government.

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House backs bill to boost energy efficiency

The House has given final legislative approval to a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency.

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Jurors see ‘defiant’ Tsarnaev as feds argue for death

The prosecutor called Tsarnaev "unconcerned, unrepentant and unchanged" after the bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260.

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Anti-human trafficking bill expected to pass Senate

Bipartisan legislation aimed at helping the victims of sex trafficking is set to pass after being sidetracked for weeks.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 22

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

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We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

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Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

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Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.