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4 Dead, Nearly 300 Missing After Ferry Sinks Off S. Korea

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 »
2 hours ago

Bloomberg to Spend $50M to Fight Gun Violence

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence and battling the National Rifle Association, according to published reports. Bloomberg told the New York Times that he is planning to spend $50 million this year to establish the grassroots gun control lobbying group, called Everytown for Gun Safety. Read »
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Mid-April Chill Hits Millions

People as far south as Louisiana woke up Wednesday to chilly temperatures, as icy conditions threaten young spring plants and blossoming fruit trees all throughout the U.S. A mass of cold air that saw temperatures in the Plains plummet below freezing Tuesday has now shifted east and will hang over a large area of the inland U.S. The National Weather Service issued freeze warnings for states from New York to Arkansas. Read »
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Hate Crime in U.S. by the Numbers

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Missing Jet: Sub's Underwater Search Cut Short Again

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Missing Nebraska Toddler Found Inside Claw Machine

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Pistorius Faces Uphill Battle in Murder Trial: Experts

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It is now clear that our Russian neighbors have decided to build a new Berlin Wall and return to the Cold War era.  

— Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's Western-backed prime minister, accusing Russia's President Vladimir Putin of "exporting terrorism" to eastern Ukraine and orchestrating separatist tensions in the region.
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Video Shows Al-Qaeda Meeting With Escaped Militants

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Ex-Komen Executive Faces New Flap in Senate Bid

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Son Accused in Mom's CO Killing Due in Court

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NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

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Formerly Conjoined Twins Thriving in Dallas, 8 Months After Separation Surgery

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Rice Cooker Triggers Boston Scare, Man in Custody

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Bombing Suspect's Lawyers Seek Dismissal of Some Charges

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