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Nepal's Next Disaster

KATHMANDU, Nepal — When an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Nepal’s central region and rumbled across Kathmandu valley on April 25, the carnage was devastating. 951 more words

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The Collapse of Chávezcare

LA VICTORIA, Venezuela — Leonardo Flores lay listlessly in his bed, passing the day much as he had the previous three months of his stay in a rundown ward of the Jose Benitez State Hospital. 1,858 more words


The Fight Over Canada's Patriot Act

OTTAWA, Canada — When Michael Zehaf-Bibeau barreled through the halls of Canada’s Parliament on Oct. 22, 2014, he could have tried the door on his left. 2,745 more words


Kashmir’s War, on Drugs

SRINAGAR, India — A.N. was waiting for the school bus to take him home one day in 2005 when four masked men carrying AK-47s sprinted out from a white coupe and unloaded a storm of bullets. 1,770 more words

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Artist Profile: Fre4knc

Dutch producer Fre4knc has to be one of the most exciting producers to hit the scene recently, grabbing the attention of labels Like Dispatch and Vision. 728 more words


Storm Dispatch: Snowbird

Tax day yielded an ample return to skiers in Little Cottonwood Canyon this year with a 42-inch dump at Snowbird on April 15th. The two-day storm blasted through the 12- to 18-inch predictions, weatherman Evan Thayer of OpenSnow.com called it the biggest storm of the season for LCC, and skiers…

Fear Grips the Rainbow Nation

JOHANNESBURG — The sun had barely set, bruised and blue, over the rambling neighborhood of used car lots and corner stores east of downtown Johannesburg Friday night when the mob began its work. 1,515 more words