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People and rescuers gather after an eight story building collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh building-collapse toll tops 600

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago, police said Sunday as the grim recovery work continued in one of the […]


Latin American middle class grows by 50 percent

NEW YORK (AP) – The middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean region grew by 50 the over the past decade. Higher levels of education, more women and urban dwellers entering the work force […]


Sandy socks Md. grower of giant Christmas trees

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – The World Bank, CIA and other Washington-area customers won’t be getting the giant Christmas trees they ordered after Superstorm Sandy buried a Maryland farm in more than 2 feet of snow […]



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