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7:42 am
Mon April 27, 2015

More Than 3,700 Dead In Nepal As Earthquake's Toll Rises

A woman and child rest in the open outside a destroyed building Sunday, a day after a major earthquake destroyed homes in Kumalpur village on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. Nine people reportedly died in the small village, including four children.
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Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 8:30 am

Nepal's devastating earthquake that hit Saturday is now blamed for at least 3,700 deaths. Reconstruction is estimated to cost billions. International aid efforts are underway, but aftershocks are rattling survivors' nerves and making the recovery even more challenging.

Rescue crews and aid groups are working to reach survivors — but their efforts are being hampered by the stricken areas' remote locations. Roads that are drivable are clogged with traffic.

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Around the Nation
7:31 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Colorado State Patrol Nabs Literary Litterbug

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 8:20 am

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Around the Nation
7:00 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Airport Traveler In New York Stopped With Marijuana And Crack

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 8:20 am

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Shots - Health News
5:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

For all the good aspirin can do in preventing second heart attacks and strokes, taking it daily can boost some risks, too — of ulcers, for example, and of bleeding in the brain or gut.
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Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 8:20 am

We've all heard that an aspirin a day can keep heart disease at bay. But lots of Americans seem to be taking it as a preventive measure, when many probably shouldn't.

In a recent national survey, more than half the adults who were middle age or older reported taking an aspirin regularly to prevent a heart attack or stroke. The Food and Drug Administration only recommends the drug for people who've already experienced such an event, or who are at extremely high risk.

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NPR Story
5:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Same-Sex Supreme Court Case Raises Political Issues

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 6:53 am

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