2 Brits, Mexican are 1st foreigners on Everest in 2 years

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with three Nepalese guides, officials said.

  • Written by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

Online auction halted for gun used to kill Trayvon Martin

MIAMI (AP) — An online auction was halted without explanation Thursday for the pistol that former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

  • Written by FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press

White ex-cop faces federal charges in Walter Scott's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former South Carolina police officer facing a state murder charge in the shooting death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott has now been indicted on federal charges including depriving the victim of his civil rights.

  • Written by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

Future of Brazil's president on the line in key Senate

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday neared a historic vote on impeaching President Dilma Rousseff, likely ending 13 years of government by her leftist party amid a spate of crises besetting Latin America's largest nation.

  • Written by JENNY BARCHFIELD, Associated Press PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press