Death toll rises to 3,800 in Nepal earthquake

Major aftershocks continued to strike the region, and the number of dead was expected to rise as crews struggled to reach remote areas that lost electricity, roads and communications, and faced shortages in food, water and medicine.

Justices Kennedy and Scalia and their divide on gay rights

They’ve been on the high court for decades, but one issue divides and defines them like no other.

Clinton formally announced her presidential candidacy this month. (AP)

Clinton Foundation acknowledges ‘mistakes,’ emphasizes transparency

But a Canada-based affiliate that bears Bill Clinton’s name will keep its donors secret because of restrictions in Canadian law.

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Kiran Joshi. (Courtesy)

Kiran Joshi. (Courtesy)

The moviemaker who envisioned Kathmandu's collapse

Animator saw the quake before it happened.

Assad’s hold on power looks shakier than ever as rebels advance in Syria

Assad’s hold on power looks shakier than ever as rebels advance in Syria

A new coalition called the Army of Conquest has proved more cohesive and more effective than expected.

Financial arms race could drag out GOP’s 2016 primary season

Financial arms race could drag out GOP’s 2016 primary season

The GOP presidential race, designed to be a tidy affair, is instead shaping up to be a slog.

Western drought steals clean energy along with fresh water at power plants

Western drought steals clean energy along with fresh water at power plants

As Lake Mead shrinks, Hoover Dam tries to avoid the “dead pool” point of no return for generating power.

Conservative group says it regrets
its portrayal of bin Laden shooter

Conservative group says it regrets<br> its portrayal of bin Laden shooter

ForAmerica said that Robert O’Neill was not consulted when it promoted its June fundraising event.

‘Game of Thrones’: High Sparrow
and a vengeful Jon Snow

‘Game of Thrones’: High Sparrow <br> and a vengeful Jon Snow

RECAP | Alliances emerge, a queen is crowned, and we meet King’s Landing’s newest major player.

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The house where the women were held by Ariel Castro. (Getty)

A desperate birth and, somehow,
joy in a kidnapper’s prison

BOOK EXCERPT | Two women held captive for years in a Cleveland house recount their anguish as one of them gave birth in a plastic wading pool.

The remarkable life and lessons
of the $8 million janitor

The remarkable life and lessons <br> of the $8 million janitor

The Vermont gas station attendant quietly accumulated a portfolio worth a fortune.

Technology

Minecraft is finally fixing its huge gender problem

Minecraft is finally fixing its huge gender problem

The massively popular kids’ game and teaching tool only let players explore and create as a boy.

Business

The remarkable life and lessons
of the $8 million janitor

The remarkable life and lessons <br> of the $8 million janitor

COLUMN | The Vermont gas station attendant quietly accumulated a portfolio worth a fortune.

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