Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll jumps to 1,800

People carry the body of a victim on a stretcher, which was trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal April 25, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

KATHMANDU - Nepal ramped up efforts to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.  Full Article 

Protesters are gathered for a rally to protest the death of Freddie Gray who died following an arrest in Baltimore, Maryland April 25, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Thousands join Baltimore protest march

BALTIMORE - At least 2,000 people marched through downtown Baltimore to protest the unexplained death of a black man in police custody, and authorities said some demonstrators threw objects at officers and broke windows.  Full Article | Video 

Mohammed Ali Malek (R) speaks with his lawyer Massimo Ferrante at Catania's tribunal, April 24, 2015. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

"Forced to captain migrant boat at gunpoint"

TUNIS - The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint to captain the ship because of his experience as a fisherman, his brother said.  Full Article | Video 

A student works with her instructor (R) in the fashion design program at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, California May 5, 2011 as she trains for a job as a fashion designer. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Two-year degrees can really pay off

LOS ANGELES - An associate's degree has long been considered an inferior alternative to a bachelor's degree. Now that more states are tracking their graduates' incomes, however, it's clear that some two-year degrees offer much higher earnings.  Full Article 

Young girls take pictures with the cell phones during the match between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Christina McHale of the U.S. at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Making the right call on your kid's cell phone

NEW YORK - Before you buy your kid a cell phone learn how to do the math -- and be sure you are ready for far-reaching consequences.  Full Article 

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Protesters smash cars, face-off with Baltimore police

Protesters confront officers and vandalize cars during a march in downtown Baltimore against the unexplained death of a black man while in police custody. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).