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Sunken S. Korean Ferry Was Overloaded, Prosecutors Say

The ferry that sank in South Korea, likely killing hundreds, was carrying more than three times its recommended cargo, said prosecutors Wednesday, NBC News reported. The ship was lugging some 3,600 tons of cargo when it left port –– more than double the weight of the ship itself. Prosecutors said they're investigating whether the ship's operator bribed government inspectors for a clean safety certificate. Read »
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"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

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Unlikely Debris Is From Missing Malaysian Jet: Officials

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Sriracha Shutdown? City Tables Vote on Plant's Future

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Hillary Clinton Speaking in Boston, UConn

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Baby Boom: Newborn Weighs Whopping 14.5 Pounds

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Hopefully today's name change, while so meaningful to me personally, can also raise awareness of the fact that we (transgender) people exist everywhere in America today, and that we must jump through hurdles every day just for being who we are.  

— Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, the private known as Bradley Manning who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for handing classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks, reacting after a judge approved her name change.
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Reports of Chlorine Attacks in Syria Spark Questions

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Officially Chelsea: Judge OKs WikiLeaker's Name Change

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Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

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1888 "City of Chester" Shipwreck Rediscovered in SF Bay

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:54 AM

#MyNYPD: Why It's Impossible to Control Online Conversation

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Caught on Cam: Man Hurls Molotov Cocktail Into NYC Mini-Mart, Sets Clerk on Fire

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Prince Charles' Brother-in-Law Dies in NYC After Fall