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Richard Lugar, who helped in securing Soviet arsenal, dies

Richard Lugar, who helped in securing Soviet arsenal, dies

INDIANAPOLIS — Richard Lugar worked to alert Americans about the threat of terrorism years before "weapons of mass destruction" became a common phrase following the Sept. 11 attacks.
Seattle college says student was among those killed by crane

Seattle college says student was among those killed by crane

SEATTLE — A college freshman was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle's busiest streets, the university said Sunday.
No Mass for Sri Lanka's Catholics; no veils for Muslim women

No Mass for Sri Lanka's Catholics; no veils for Muslim women

AMPARA, Sri Lanka — The effects of Sri Lanka's Easter suicide bombings reverberated across two faiths Sunday, with Catholics shut out of their churches for fear of new attacks, left with only a televised Mass, and Muslim women ordered to stop wearing
'Avengers: Endgame' obliterates records with $1.2B opening

'Avengers: Endgame' obliterates records with $1.2B opening

NEW YORK — The universe belongs to Marvel. "Avengers: Endgame" shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.
160,000 at risk in Mozambique after 2nd cyclone in 6 weeks

160,000 at risk in Mozambique after 2nd cyclone in 6 weeks

PEMBA, Mozambique — A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region's main city from the outside world.
4 German skiers die in avalanche in Switzerland

4 German skiers die in avalanche in Switzerland

BERLIN — An avalanche in southern Switzerland has killed four German skiers, police said Sunday. Police in the canton (region) of Valais said the group was buried by the avalanche on Friday near the village of Fieschertal.