Maryland governor: Mayor too slow

National Guard troops stand watch along E. Pratt St. in Baltimore, Maryland April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said he called Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly but that she held off alerting in the National Guard until three hours after violence first erupted.  Live Coverage | Full Article 

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Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage in Washington April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Skeptical high court hears gay marriage case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, with a majority of the nine justices firing skeptical questions at a lawyer asking them to legalize gay marriage nationwide.  Full Article 

A local villager walks amid debris at a devastated area following Saturday's earthquake, at Paslang village in Gorkha, Nepal April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Searching for survivors in Nepal

KATHMANDU - The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake could reach 10,000, the prime minister said, as residents used their bare hands to dig for signs of their loved ones.  Full Article 

A man walks past the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, in this May 10, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files

For UK political donors, a tax break

LONDON - Some of Britain's biggest political donors, including a dozen senior lawmakers, have benefited from a little-noticed loophole that lets them avoid tax on millions of pounds in donations to political parties, a Reuters analysis has found.  Full Article 

U.S., Vietnam saddle up, get comfy

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Four decades after the fall of Saigon, Washington and Hanoi's cozier relationship is underscored by everything from the rise of Harley-Davidson to both countries' suspicion of China.  Video