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20 min ago | KMPH-TV Fresno
Authorities say a man participating in a fishing competition was killed after a boat he was riding in struck a bridge on a Northern California river.
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4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
The number of confirmed dead in the South Korean ferry disaster has risen to 46, with some 270 still missing.
8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
South Korean rescue members search passengers believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol near the buoys which were installed to mark the area in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014.
12 hrs ago | SavannahNow
Talks involving Ukraine, Russia, the U.S. and the European Union produced an agreement Thursday to take tentative steps toward calming tensions in Ukraine.
16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough.
The United States Navy is assisting in search and rescue efforts related to the sunken South Korean ferry, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki announced Friday.
An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.
Disgust, anger and shock greeted official statements from South Korean authorities that texts and social media posts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry had been faked.
The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry is in custody and charged with five offenses that could land him in prison for the rest of his life, reports CNN .
New information has come to light about the path taken by Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 before it disappeared from radar screens on March 8. The plane deviated from its planned route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing by turning leftward over water while it was still inside Vietnamese airspace, a senior Malaysian aviation source told CNN's Nic Robertson.
The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry -- and two other crew members -- could be facing prosecution.
Tethered to an IV drip, 71-year-old Shin Young Ja lies under a thin fleece blanket, nursing a broken back and wracked with survivor's guilt.
As rescuers take on the daunting task of finding survivors, family members of the missing passengers are pinning slim hopes on floundering air pockets in the capsized South Korean ferry.
Local police spokesman Lt. Col. Okto Riwu says the fishing boat was designed to hold only 30 people but had more than 70 onboard.
Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.
Relatives of a passenger aboard a sunken ferry weep as they wait for news on the rescue operation, at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Spain's maritime rescue service says two fishermen have died, three are missing and seven have been rescued after a fishing vessel capsized off the northern Spanish coast.