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Peña’s fans, lamenting her death on Latino social media, expressed frustration that such a talented actress could not break away from stereotypical roles.
The highest number of dead, many of them foreigners, are on the trail of Mount Annapurna, the world’s 10th-highest peak.
The government says it’s willing to talk with student pro-democracy activists, but that their demand for open elections will never meet with approval from Beijing.
The first of two nurses who became infected after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital will be moved to a “high-level containment” facility at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.
An increase in customer demand is prompting Amazon to add 14 percent more temporary workers this holiday season than it hired last year at this time.
The Royals came into the game undefeated in the postseason and continued their streak, beating the Orioles 2-1. The team set a record with its eighth straight win to start the playoffs.
As tax revenues increased and spending cuts took effect, the deficit dropped to 2.8 percent of GDP — in dollar terms, the lowest level since 2008.
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a May coup, had originally said that elections would be held by late 2015. Now he suggests the date could be pushed back.
The dead include four Canadians, two Poles and an Israeli. The trekkers were caught out in unseasonable conditions around Mount Annapurna, the world’s 10th-highest peak.
The New York Times reports that between 2004 and 2011, American troops repeatedly encountered chemical weapons caches dating from the Iran-Iraq war. At least 17 U.S. service members were injured.