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Reports of Chlorine Attacks in Syria Spark Questions

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Unlikely Debris Is From Missing Malaysian Jet: Officials

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Sunken S. Korean Ferry Was Overloaded, Prosecutors Say

The ferry that sank in South Korea, likely killing hundreds, was carrying more than three times its recommended cargo, said prosecutors Wednesday, NBC News reported. The ship was lugging some 3,600 tons of cargo when it left port –– more than double the weight of the ship itself. Prosecutors said they're investigating whether the ship's operator bribed government inspectors for a clean safety certificate. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Colo. Movie Massacre Trial on Hold Over Sanity Exam

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Fla. Soldier Claims Squatters Stole His House

A soldier from Florida says the friend of someone he contracted to repair his home is now squatting in it without his permission. U.S. Army Spc. Michael Sharkey, who's stationed in Hawaii, said he has never met the man, or his girlfriend, who are now living in his house. Police say the issue is a civil matter and must go through a judge. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Divers Banned From Ferry Search Slam Gov't

South Korean divers initially involved in the sunken ferry rescue questioned on Wednesday whether the government was doing enough to hunt for missing passengers, NBC News reported. Divers were still searching the wreck for 145 missing people a week after it sank with 476 passengers and crew on board, but a group of volunteer divers waited on dry land, saying they’d been banned from the search after some victims’ family members asked the government to only use military divers and civilian professionals. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Ex-Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Over Low Pay, "Jiggle Test"

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:19 PM

Supreme Court Limits Compensation to Child Porn Victims

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Prince Charles' Brother-in-Law Dies in NYC Fall

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 12:54 PM

#MyNYPD: Why It's Impossible to Control Online Conversation

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:59 PM

American Jailed in Cuba Vows to Return "Dead or Alive"

An American subcontractor who was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba has vowed to return to the United States within a year "dead or alive," his lawyer said on Wednesday. Alan Gross, 65, was arrested in 2009 while trying to establish an online network for Jews in Havana. He has served more than four years so far and went on a hunger strike earlier this month to protest inhumane treatment behind bars and to urge Washington to intervene. Read »
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Officially Chelsea: Judge OKs WikiLeaker's Name Change

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:40 AM

U.S. Teacher May Have Molested Scores Overseas

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Palestinian Factions Announce Historic Unity Government

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Obama Dreams of Sushi: President Hits World's Toniest Sushi Restaurant

President Barack Obama scored a table at one of the world's most exclusive restaurants during his visit to Tokyo on Wednesday. “That's some good sushi right there,” he said after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and National Security Adviser Susan Rice to Sukiyabashi Jiro. World-renowned owner Jiro Ono was featured in the 2011 documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi." A meal consisting of 20 pieces of sushi at the three-Michelin-star restaurant costs about $300. Read »