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3 hrs ago | The Columbian
As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task of recovery soon.
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7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A dense fog enveloped the iron and wood steamship City of Chester and its 106 passengers as they began the slow journey north from San Francisco Bay to Eureka.
10 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
"He - A colleague calls Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. With more than 40 years' experience at sea, Lee could speak with eloquence about the romance and danger of a life spent on ships.
14 hrs ago | 4029TV.com
Divers have found no air pockets on the third and fourth floors of the sunken ferry Sewol, South Korean authorities said Wednesday.
The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn.
In this April 16, 2014 file image taken from video released by News Y via Yonhap, passengers from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, are rescued by a South Korean Coast Guard helicopter in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul.
An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's 70th anniversary.
For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification.
Crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol said Tuesday that they were unable to reach the lifeboats as the ship was tilting over.
Canadians think pipelines are a safer way to move oil than by either rail or tanker ship, but they don't give any mode of transport a strong endorsement.
"You must've said, 'Daddy, save me,'" wept one father. His shout and the cries of other mourners were so chilling, that in a CNN news video , police guarding the recovery area of the sunken South Korean Ferry were seen wiping tears from their own faces.
A boater who died during a fishing competition in the Delta on Saturday has been identified as a 40-year-old man, authorities said.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew.
When the HMS Birkenhead, a British ship carrying troops, began to sink off the coast of South Africa in 1852, the captain and military officers on board famously allowed women and children to board the lifeboats first.
Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol sit near the sea at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Washington Township firefighter Joe Tadijanac energetically demonstrated how he can sit down on a chair with his electronic prosthetic legs, get down on the floor and get back up.