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3/30/2014 9:54 PM
Dog, cat mummies on display
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Dogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some going into the pharaohs’ tombs to rest eternally in the company of their kings.

3/30/2014 8:07 PM
2 journalists in Spain after ordeal
MADRID — Two Spanish journalists freed after they had been held hostage for more than six months in Syria by a rogue al-Qaeda group returned home Sunday to an emotional welcome from friends and colleagues.

3/30/2014 1:02 PM
Apple, Samsung head for court again
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features.

3/30/2014 7:42 PM
Thousands protest Taipei trade bill
TAIPEI — Large crowds of demonstrators took to the streets of Taipei on Sunday to protest efforts by the government to approve a trade pact with Beijing and show support for the students who have occupied Taiwan’s legislature for nearly two weeks.

3/30/2014 1:03 PM
'Noah' rises to top of box office
LOS ANGELES  — After weathering a sea of controversy, Noah arrived in first place at the weekend box office.

3/30/2014 2:00 PM
18 killed at Nigeria State Security HQ
ABUJA, Nigeria  — A shootout at Nigeria’s State Security Services headquarters near the presidential villa killed at least 18 people today, a government spokeswoman said of what appears to be an attempted jailbreak by Islamic extremists.

3/30/2014 1:07 PM
Pepper spray fired at Arizona fans
TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson police said Saturday night that they shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers after the University of Arizona basketball team’s overtime loss in the NCAA tournament.

3/30/2014 1:00 PM
4.8 quake shakes Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo.  — A 4.8 earthquake shook the northern part of Yellowstone National Park early today.

3/30/2014 12:24 AM
Street preacher faces legal trouble
On a Saturday in August, police sent a confidential informant to a run-down, two-story, black-and-white home in Toledo’s central city.

3/30/2014 12:06 PM
Number of missing in mudslide drops
DARRINGTON, Wash.  — Hundreds of family photographs and albums are among the personal belongings being recovered by crews searching for victims at a massive debris site left by the deadly mudslide in Washington state.