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  1. Nepal quake: Toll climbs over 1,800, Everest shaken

    World

    KATHMANDU, Nepal

    Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks this morning, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region.

    Injured people receive treatment outside the Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. [Associated Press]
  2. Lightning can't shoot or think straight

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA

    This series feels over.

    It's not. Not officially.

    The Red Wings have three victories and it takes four to win a series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. But it sure seems as if the life has been squeezed out of the Lightning and that the Red Wings will finally put Tampa Bay away Monday night in …

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) remains down as Tyler Johnson (9) looks on after the Detroit Red Wings scored their third foal of the game during third period action in game five of the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Saturday. (04/25/15). Tampa Bay Lightning lost with a final score of 4 to 0.
  3. Photo gallery: Celebrity-gazing is main course at White House Correspondents dinner

    National

    WASHINGTON — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom."

    President Barack Obama smiles at the annual White House Correspondents Association Gala at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. [Getty Images]
  4. Lightning one loss from elimination after 4-0 loss to Wings

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — For all the Lightning gained in its emotional, potentially series-swinging comeback win in overtime Thursday, it gave it all back — and more — Saturday night.

    Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) goes down while battling Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) along the boardssduring first period action in game five of the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Saturday. (04/25/15).
  5. Rays rally to beat Jays, win fourth straight

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — By the eighth inning Saturday night, the Rays were a bit in disarray, which is to say somewhat normal these days.

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez (30) pitches in the third inning during the MLB baseball game between Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
  6. Stars walk red carpet for White House Correspondents Dinner

    Blogs

    The Obama administration and the reporters who cover it may not always get along. But they put aside their differences once a year for the glam White House Correspondents Dinner. 

    Ty Burrell, Justin Mikita, Tyler Oakley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Holly Burrell attend the Yahoo News/ABC News White House Correspondents' dinner reception pre-party at the Washington Hilton on Saturday.
  7. Crews rescue man after water scooter crash in Alafia River

    Accidents

    GIBSONTON — A man was injured Saturday after crashing a water scooter in the Alafia River, authorities said.

  8. Russian hackers read Obama's unclassified emails, officials say

    National

    WASHINGTON — Some of President Barack Obama's email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, the New York Times reports, citing senior American …

  9. Shooting in Sulphur Springs injures 17-year-old boy

    Crime

    TAMPA — Police are investigating a shooting in Sulphur Springs that left a teenager injured Saturday afternoon.

  10. NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times

    The Feed

    A monthslong internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, the Washington Post reported, citing a person familiar with details of the inquiry.

    Statements by NBC News anchor Brian Williams have been the focus of an internal inquiry.
  11. Nearly 17 million watch Bruce Jenner explain he identifies as a woman

    Blogs

    From the New York Times:

    More than 16.8 million people tuned in Friday night to watch the ABC News television special in which Bruce Jenner said he identified as a woman, according to preliminary ratings data provided by the network.

    During the interview with Diane Sawyer, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner said, "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman."
  12. Dozen arrested after protests for Freddie Gray turn violent (w/video)

    Crime

    BALTIMORE — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.

    Protestors rally at Oriole Park at Camden Yards during a march for Freddie Gray on Saturday. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. [Associated Press]
  13. Love — and cheese puffs — helped sisters survive 13 days in Michigan woods

    Nation

    CRISP POINT, Mich. — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska said Saturday that they survived in a remote part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula on love for their family, melted snow and the little food they had in their snow-crippled SUV.

    Sisters Leslie Roy, right, and Lee Marie Wright sit in a Michigan State Police helicopter after they were rescued Friday, April 24, 2015 from Michigan's Upper Penisula. The sisters survived 13 days after their SUV got stuck about 3 miles from Lake Superior. The area has no cellphone service. They were rescued Friday by a police helicopter pilot who noticed a reflection off their SUV. [Michigan Department of State Police via AP]
  14. Tampa woman, 44, dies after suffering heart attack during Meek and Mighty Triathlon

    Accidents

    ST. PETERSBURG — After congestive heart failure claimed her 47-year-old brother's life in September, Felecia Williams vowed to improve her health.

    A crowd of medical personnel, race staff and volunteers surround a woman after she had a heart attack in the final lap of the swimming portion of the Meek and Mighty Triathlon at North Shore Pool on Saturday. [
MONICA HERNDON | Times]
  15. Meet the Clubhouse Crew, the team behind the Tampa Bay Rays

    Human Interest

    ST. PETERSBURG

    In the middle of the night beneath Tropicana Field, the Clubhouse Crew waits for Evan Longoria's socks.

    Tyler Wall folds Rays gear as he restocks players’ cubbies early on the morning of April 17 in the clubhouse at the Trop.