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"I Am Sorry": Ferry Captain Speaks as He's Led off to Jail

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank, leaving hundreds missing, apologized Saturday as he was taken to jail in handcuffs, NBC News reported. Lee Joon-seok, who has been charged with abandoning ship, defended his delay in ordering an evacuation. He said he feared passengers would drown in the water if they left the capsized ship because rescue boats had not yet made it to the area. Divers searching the ferry on Saturday spotted three bodies inside it, officials said. A senior prosecutor told reporters that one of the officers who was steering the ship was navigating the area's waters for the first time. Dozens of people have been confirmed killed in the maritime disaster, most of them teenage students. Read »
18 minutes ago

Search of Target Area for Missing Jet May Be Done in Days: Report

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Diplomacy DOA: Russia's Deal on Ukraine in Doubt

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Where's Ukraine? Most Americans Don't Know

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:27 PM

HealthCare.gov Website Flagged in Heartbleed Review

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 5:05 PM

More Latino Than White Students Admitted to UC

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Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Comedian Whoopi Goldberg wrote about her use of marijuana to treat glaucoma-related pain in her first column for The Cannabist — The Denver Post's weed-focused website — on Thursday, NBC News reported. Goldberg is a longtime supporter of marijuana and debuted as a columnist for The Cannabist this week. In her column she touted the benefits of vaporizing the drug, which she said has "changed my life." The column comes ahead of the pot-themed holiday 4/20 and on the heels of a study released this week which warns young marijuana users that the drug can have an impact on brain development. Read »
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:05 AM
 

I think he would do it.  

— Russian President Vladimir Putin Asked if he thought Barack Obama would save him if he were drowning. Obama is a "decent and quite courageous person," Putin also said.
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What to Know About the Pot Industry

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Clinton Docs Offer Glimpse Into Failed Health Care Fight

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 9:22 PM

Armed Robbers Storm NJ Scrap Metal Yard, Tie Up Hostages, Shoot at Cops

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Oakland Woman Died of Overdose at Coachella: Coroner

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:04 PM

Groundbreaking SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Stunt Pilot Bails by Parachute Just Before Fiery Crash

A stunt pilot narrowly escaped by parachute Friday when his single-passenger plane crashed in a fireball onto a northern Vermont interstate, charring the ground beneath it. Dan Marcotte, an experienced aerobatic stunt performer, bailed from the plane in the nick of time, before it crashed into a lane of Interstate 89 North near the Canadian border. Firefighters found him dangling in his parachute from a tree and cut him down. He was not seriously injured, police said, and no drivers were hit. Read »
Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:15 PM

U.S. Delays Controversial Keystone Pipeline Decision

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