Another major earthquake shakes Nepal, killing at least 42

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A major earthquake hit a remote mountain region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 42 people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the Himalayan nation was ravaged by its worst quake in decades.

  • Written by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press

Kerry to meet Russia's Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin with an eye on easing badly strained relations over conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Indonesian police arrest 7 in seafood slavery case

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two Indonesians and five Thais were arrested on charges of human trafficking connected with slavery in the seafood industry, Indonesian police said Tuesday. They were the first suspects taken into custody since the case was revealed by The Associated Press in a report two months ago.

  • Written by MARGIE MASON, Associated Press

Farmers worry over reach of EPA water rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government rules to clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from development and pollution are fueling political anger in the country's heartland.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press