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2 hours ago

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 »
2 hours ago

Columbine Survivors Find New Purpose

4 hours ago

Pope's Easter Prayer: Peace in Syria, Ukraine

3 hours ago

Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

4 hours ago

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 Ukrainian military" to defend itself against Putin's plans of reunifying the Soviet Union. Read »
58 minutes ago

Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 at 7:53 AM

What to Know About the Pot Industry

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 at 1:42 PM
 

I think he would do it.  

— Russian President Vladimir Putin Asked if he thought Barack Obama would save him if he were drowning. Obama is a "decent and quite courageous person," Putin also said.
14 minutes ago

Texas Teen Dies After Falling From Moving SUV

36 minutes ago

Easter Morning Delivery for Space Station

42 minutes ago

NJ Woman Reunited With Small Dog Stolen During Date

4 minutes ago

Teen Killed When SUV Slams Into Apartment Complex

45 minutes ago

6 Shot During Easter Party in Western Suburb

6 hours ago

Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

6 hours ago

Malaysia's Gov't to Issue MH370 Death Certificates

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