Nepal begins reconstruction of quake-damaged heritage sites

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's prime minister announced on Monday the start of reconstruction of key heritage sites in and around the capital that were damaged by an earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and devastated the country one year ago.

  • Written by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

China auto show highlights luxurious SUVs in slowing market

BEIJING (AP) — Automakers are showcasing a new generation of luxurious SUVs at China's biggest auto show of the year as they battle for buyers in the country's cooling, crowded market.

  • Written by JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer

Returning home is a mixed blessing for victims of Boko Haram

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — "Bring Back Our Girls," say the placards in the park and the tweets read around the world. But for thousands of girls and women who've escaped Boko Haram's clutches, the message they've sometimes encountered at homecomings has been "Stay Away."

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Officials: 5 people dead in 2 shootings in Georgia

APPLING, Ga. (AP) — A man who shot and killed five people during two separate shootings as part of a domestic dispute in Georgia was found dead in his home early Saturday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF