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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Broken Fingers Reveal Ferry Victims' Desperate Struggle

Many of the children's bodies pulled from the submerged South Korea ferry in the past two days had broken fingers, local media reported — suggesting the victims had desperately tried to climb walls or floors to escape, NBC News reported. Divers continued to search the ferry Wednesday, feeling for bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks. The death toll reached 150, leaving 152 others people still missing after more than a week. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:47 AM

Ukraine Ends Truce With Pro-Russia Separatists

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:28 AM

DOJ Expands Clemency Rules for Drug Offenders

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:40 AM

U.S. Teacher May Have Molested Scores Overseas

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Chris Brown to Stay in Jail After Judge Denies Bail

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:25 AM

China State Media Attacks U.S. as Obama's Asia Tour Begins

Just hours before President Barack Obama touched down in Japan for a week-long tour of Asia on Wednesday, China's state media published a commentary slamming the U.S. as a "myopic" superpower that was trying to "cage" its Asian counterpart, NBC News reported. Obama will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines over the next five days in an effort to "rebalance" and "pivot" toward Asia. Xinhua, which is a mouthpiece of the Beijing government, referenced Obama not visiting China during the trip and told him to "stop pampering its chums like Japan and the Philippines," a reference to its various island territorial disputes with maritime neighbors. Read »
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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving With High Beams on

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Lifting Sunken Ferry the Next Major Challenge for Officials

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:23 AM

Flight MH370: Titanic Technology to Be Deployed

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:51 AM

Teen Stowaway Described as "Quiet"

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Abbas: If Talks Fail, Israel Can Take Over West Bank

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:26 AM

FedEx Sued Over Deadly California Bus Crash

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 7:15 PM

IRS Paid Bonuses to 1,100 Who Owe Back Taxes

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 12:52 PM

9 Facts About YouTube on Its 9th Anniversary

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