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Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs
Sherpas leave Everest in walkout following deadly avalanche; some expeditions cancel climbs
Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China
Japan, Philippines, other Asian hosts looking to Obama visit as counterweight to China
'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter
'Piles and piles' of bodies after South Sudan slaughter; thousands streaming to UN base
Amnesty: Qatar fails to protect domestic workers
Rights group urges Qatar, host of 2022 World Cup, to do more to protect domestic servants
Ukraine orders new military operation in the east
Ukraine's leader orders new 'anti-terror' operation; military plane reported hit by gunfire
Govt must turn over info on CIA prisons to defense
Judge in Cole attack case orders prosecutors to share CIA secret prison details with defense
Analysis: Putin likely to ignore West on Ukraine
Analysis: Putin has few reasons to heed West's calls to defuse crisis in Ukraine
Activity at NKorea site hints at nuke test preps
US institute: More activity seen at NKorean site, but nuke test does not appear imminent
Ukraine orders 'anti-terror' operation to resume
Ukraine's president orders 'anti-terrorist' resumption; military plane reported hit by gunfire
In Ukraine's east, mayor held hostage by insurgent
In eastern Ukraine, man posing as mayor keeps old mayor hostage _ highlighting chaos
US reviewing plans for fewer troops in Afghanistan
White House reviewing several options for zero to 10,000 troops in Afghanistan next year
Coulson denies hearing hacked Daniel Craig message
Ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson denies hearing hacked Daniel Craig voicemail
Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message
No challenges to Putin: Navalny's conviction sends a chilling message to Russia's opposition
Novartis reshapes business with GSK, Lilly deals
In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
Acts of bravery emerge from some of Korean ferry's crew, even as they're branded 'murderous'
Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs
Weakened rebels in last stand for Homs, capital of Syrian revolution, as Assad forces advance
Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear
Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, mountaineers, Sherpas have long known Khumbu's danger
Philips shares slump over weak 1st-quarter profits
Lax demand for LED bulbs, layoffs drive profits down at lighting company Philips; shares slide
230 girls abducted in Nigeria still missing
230 girls abducted in school attack by Nigerian extremists still missing, 1 week later
Profiles of some of SKorean ferry's dead, missing
Regrets mix with memories as families recall those lost in South Korean ferry sinking
More Nebraskans are electing to vote early
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
8% of alcohol sellers checked in Omaha area last week sold booze to minors
OPS bus, SUV collide; no students onboard at the time
Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
Lori Jenkins, charged as accessory in 4 murders, waives speedy trial
Iowa State servers hacked, nearly 30,000 SSNs at risk
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
2nd District House race: After 8 terms, Lee Terry knows how D.C. works — and doesn't
Bellevue man is killed at Minnesota dance hall after South Sudanese basketball tourney
Spring corn planting still sputters in Nebraska, Iowa, other key states
Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
19-year-old killed in one-vehicle crash at 72nd & Shirley
Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
U.S. Senate race: State Auditor Mike Foley defends Shane Osborn against ad campaign
Public defender to represent Nikko Jenkins in sentencing
Mid-America Center on track for lower operating loss
Bluffs City Council approves dozens of new numbered street lights
National Law Enforcement Memorial Week set for May
Ted Cruz backs Pete Ricketts' campaign for governor
Omahan charged with 5th-offense DUI after street race causes rollover
2 blocks of Grover Street closed
Safety board report blames pilot error in 2013 crash that killed UNO student, passenger
Omaha man accused in shooting ordered held on $75,000 bail
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Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
Breaking Brad: Into the claw machine! Florida kid follows Lincoln kid's lead
In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a child climbed inside a claw machine. Hey, Florida kid: Nobody likes a copycat.
Breaking Brad: Even Chuck Hassebrook's throwing mud!
The Nebraska campaigns have turned so ugly, Democrat Chuck Hassebrook lobbed unfounded accusations at an imaginary opponent.
Breaking Brad: Kraft wiener recall is business opportunity for TD Ameritrade Park
Instead of returning the wieners, TD Ameritrade Park is calling them "cheese dogs" and charging double.
Breaking Brad: Photos with the Easter Bunny are so 2010
In a sign of the times, most kids ran out of patience waiting for a photo with the Easter Bunny at the mall, just snapped a selfie and went home.
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