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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 three times its recommended load. Prosecutors said they're investigating whether the ship's operator bribed government inspectors for a clean safety certificate. Read »
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Baby Boom: Mass. Newborn Weighs 14.5 Pounds

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Officially Chelsea: Judge OKs WikiLeaker's Name Change

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Photo May Show Stowaway's Footprints on Airplane Wheels

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

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Hillary Clinton Speaking in Boston, UConn

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Chicago Man Wins Lottery 3 Times in 3 Weeks

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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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Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

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1888 "City of Chester" Shipwreck Rediscovered in SF Bay

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Colo. Movie Massacre Trial on Hold Over Sanity Exam

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American Jailed in Cuba Vows to Return "Dead or Alive"

An American subcontractor who was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba has vowed to return to the United States within a year "dead or alive," his lawyer said on Wednesday. Alan Gross, 65, was arrested in 2009 while trying to establish an online network for Jews in Havana. He has served more than four years so far and went on a hunger strike earlier this month to protest inhumane treatment behind bars and to urge Washington to intervene. Read »
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Autistic Boy's Birthday Facebook Page Gets 10,000 Likes

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Men Keep Underwear for 7 Years on Average: Study

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Michael Phelps to Announce Return to Swimming

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