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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:37 AM

4 Dead, 291 Missing After S. Korea Ferry Sinks

At least four people are dead and 291 unaccounted for after a ferry carrying mainly students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea's coast, NBC News reported. A government spokesman told reporters there had been 459 people on board the Sewol, including 325 students, 15 teachers, 89 other passengers and a crew of 30. A rescued passenger told The Associated Press that many people were trapped inside when the ferry sank. A U.S. Navy ship has joined the rescue effort, military officials said. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:00 PM

Farmer Shortage Is "Dangerous Situation" for U.S.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Pot Re-Shapes Key Parts of Smokers' Brains: Study

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Rice Cooker Triggers Boston Scare, Man in Custody

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Terror Trial: Lawyers Mull Accused Bomber's Defense

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Italian Ex-PM's Tax Fraud Punishment: Visit the Elderly

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Detroit Makes Pension Deal With Retired Police, Firefighters

The City of Detroit has made a deal on pension cuts for retired police officers and firefighters, NBC News reported. The move should help the struggling city, which received more good news Friday when a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the city's attempt at settling expensive interest-rate swap agreements with investment banks UBS and Bank of America. Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, making it the largest U.S. municipality in history to become insolvent. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Students Return to Pa. School for First Time Since Stabbing Spree

The school near Pittsburgh that became the scene of a mass stabbing spree last week re-opened to students Tuesday. One student, Brett Hurt, who was stabbed in the back, was on the verge of tears as he visited the school for the first time since the bloody rampage. "It was all kind of like a blur," said Hurt at a news conference. "Everything just went into straight chaos." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:33 PM

5 Stabbed to Death at College Party in Calgary

Five people in their late teens and early twenties were fatally stabbed early Tuesday at a backyard house party to mark the final day of classes at the University of Calgary in Canada, NBC News reported. Police detained a suspect in his early 20s near the property. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:29 PM

White Supremacist Could Face Death in Kan. Killings

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Ukrainian Military Forces Amass in Country's East

The government in Kiev is amassing Ukrainian military units and special forces in the country's eastern region as part of an anti-terror operation against pro-Russia separatists, NBC News reported. Ukraine's interim president, Oleksander Turchinov, said on Tuesday that Ukrainian forces had retaken control of the Karamatorsk airfield. Heavy gunfire was heard in the area, although no deaths have been confirmed. Separatists continue to defy orders by Turchinov to leave the country's east or surrender, sparking fears that violent clashes between the two sides could escalate. Russian President Vladimir Putin told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a phone call on Tuesday that he expects the U.N. to condemn Ukraine's use of force, calling its actions "anti-constitutional." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Boston Bomb Squad Responds to Report of Suspicious Device

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:12 AM

Why Would A Mother Kill Her 6 Infants?

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Russia's Lavrov Welcomes Kiev's "Step in the Right Direction"

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Asia Drought Stirs Talk of Tea Price Hikes

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