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21 Injured When Car Plows Into Fla. Church

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Families Wait in Agony as Korean Ferry Death Toll Rises

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Air Strikes Target Qaeda Militants in Yemen

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Malaysia Airlines Jet Turns Back After Malfunction

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Boston Boosts Police Force Ahead of Marathon

Law enforcement officials were working around the clock to make sure Monday's Boston Marathon is safe, employing a mobile command unit, doubling the number of plainclothes officers and bringing more bomb-sniffing dogs and even robots, NBC News reported. Last year's race was devastated by the finish-line bombings that killed three people and injured 275 others. Read »
Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Confusion Turned Deadly as S. Korea Ferry Sank

A newly released transcript from the ferry that sank off South Korea shows the confusion in the half hour between the first distress call and the evacuation, NBC News reported. The transcript shows that a crew member repeatedly asked Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) whether passengers would be rescued if they abandoned the ferry. But that followed several statements from the ship that it was impossible for people aboard to even move and another in which it said it was "impossible to broadcast" instructions. The confirmed death toll from the ferry rose to 58 on Sunday and about 240 people are still missing. Read »
Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Columbine Survivors Find New Purpose

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Senators: U.S. Should Not Wait to Help Ukraine

U.S. senators said Sunday that the U.S. should not wait for Russia to make more threats before sending more security aid. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the Obama administration's reluctance to place sanctions on Russia indicates to Putin that he can do what he'd like in Ukraine as long as it doesn't "embarrass" the West. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on the program that his country needs financial support in order to "modernize [the] Ukrainian military" to defend itself against Putin's plans of reunifying the Soviet Union. Read »
Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 9:18 AM

Malaysia's Gov't to Issue MH370 Death Certificates

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 6:57 AM

Several Dead After Gun Battle in Ukraine

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Pope's Easter Prayer: Peace in Syria, Ukraine

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Families Grieve Together in Korean Gym

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Couple Married for 70 Years Die Just 15 Hours Apart

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 8:15 AM

U.S. Considers Deploying Soldiers for Exercises in Europe

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Top Pakistani Journalist Wounded in Gun Attack

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