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On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

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A typical interaction with a Lark weight loss coach.

As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

One day soon, you may be waiting in line for a coffee, eyeing a pastry, when your smart watch buzzes with a warning.

Flashing on the tiny screen of your Apple Watch is a message from an app called Lark, suggesting that you lay off the carbs for today. Speak into the Apple Watch's built-in mic about your food, sleep and exercise, and the app will send helpful tips back to you.

A reporter stands outside the front door of a house registered to a trading company operated by Navinder Singh Sarao in Hounslow, west of London. on April 22, 2015. Sarao was arrested in connection with the Wall Street flash crash of 2010.

Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

It has been five years since the so-called flash crash on Wall Street raised big questions about computerized trading. What caused the flash crash has been a topic of debate ever since. U.S. officials revived the debate this week by arresting a little-known trader in London.

May 6, 2010 started out as an ordinary trading day on Wall Street. Then, at around 2:45 in the afternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 600 points within the space of a few minutes, before correcting itself.

Emergency rescue workers clear debris in Basantapur Durbar Square while searching for survivors in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday.

1,400 Confirmed Dead In Nepal After Powerful Earthquake

Updated at 11:10 p.m. ET

The desperate search for survivors continues Sunday in Nepal. Strong aftershocks woke thousands of Nepalese who were forced to spend the cold night outdoors.

The Nepalese home ministry puts the latest death toll at 1,805 killed and 4,718 injured, according to the BBC. Doubtless those numbers will change throughout Sunday, and more from neighboring countries.

Kansas City Royals Break Bad: The Week In Sports

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To West Baltimoreans, 'The Largest Gang Is The ... Police'

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Powerful Quake Hits Nepal; Death Toll Rising

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Gun Control, Vaccines And Science

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Protesters Plan To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday

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Patti Reagan: Hinkley Still Capable Of Violence

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