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Capsized South Korean Ferry Bathed in Eerie Light

A blue search light from a South Korean Coast Guard helicopter illuminates an overturned ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, on Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:56 GMT
Cast Rap: Army Medic's Injury Instructions Go Viral

When it comes to teaching injured kids proper cast maintenance, a rapping Army medic tells them all they need to know in just a few rhymes.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:55 GMT
Slain Teen's Parents Pick Redemption Not Revenge in Iran

Instead of participating in the execution of their son's murderer, the slain man's parents publicly spare the killer in northern Iran.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:54 GMT
Behind the Lens: Iconic Photo from the Boston Marathon Attack

Boston Globe staff photographer John Tlumacki takes us behind the lens of his camera and explains the photograph he took one year ago at the Boston Marathon.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:53 GMT
Traumatizing Fake Child Abduction Outrages Parents

Police in Sequim, Wash., are investigating a fake child abduction that terrified people at a playground.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:53 GMT
'Earth's Cousin': Scientists Find Alien Planet That's Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:52 GMT
Organized Crime, Gangs Make Latin America Most Violent Region

For more than half a century, Latin America has ruled the world as the most violent place on earth.In 2013, nearly one in every three murders that occurred globally took place in the streets of Latin America where just 8 percent of the world's people live.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:51 GMT
Openings Begin in New York Terror Trial of British Imam

The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the cover of his religion to hide in plain sight, a prosecutor told jurors in his opening statement Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:50 GMT
Easter Pilgrimage: Christian Faithful Follow Jesus' Footsteps

Pilgrims from around the globe flock to Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre ahead of Easter.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:09:47 GMT
So Your Child Is College-Bound. Now, How Do You Pay for It?

Many parents may be overwhelmed by the cost of college, but you don't have to pay for the whole thing, there are various funding options

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:09:46 GMT
Report: Users of White Power Website Have Committed Nearly 100 Murders

Registered users of the Internets largest white supremacist forum dubbed a magnet for the deadly and deranged -- have carried out nearly 100 murders in the past five years, a group that tracks hate groups reported Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:54:18 GMT
Russia and Ukraine Agree on Steps to End Crisis

Russia and Ukraine struck a deal Thursday to end unrest in eastern Ukraine stoked by pro-Russian militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said.The militants must refrain from violence, lay down their illegal weapons and return seized buildings to their rightful owners, Kerry said.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:39:07 GMT
Slain Teen's Parents Pick Redemption Not Revenge

Instead of participating in the execution of their son's murderer, the slain man's parents publicly spare the killer in northern Iran.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:23:36 GMT
Holy Guacamole! Chipotle to Raise Prices as Costs Soar

Grocery shoppers aren't the only ones seeing a surge in food prices.Chipotle's feeling the pinch, too, and plans to pass along some of its increased costs to customers soon for the first time in three years.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:23:35 GMT
Apps I Live By: Re/code Editor Kara Swisher

When the internet went mainstream in the 1990s, Kara Swisher was one of the first journalists to report on the massive cultural and technological revolution underway.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:52:32 GMT
West, Texas, Marks One Year Since Devastating Explosion

A year after a fertilizer plant explosion rocked the tight-knit city of West, Texas, a lot of the physical damage is cleaned up, but the emotional scars still run deep.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:52:31 GMT
South Korean Ferry Text Messages Convey Teens' Fear

Heartbreaking text messages from high school students on board the sinking ferry off South Korea painted a picture of terror and tragedy on board as the hunt for survivors continued Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:52:30 GMT
How Knitting and Writing Poetry Can Make You a Better Worker

Heres a reason embrace your inner guitar hero or secret poetry writing habit: It may be making you better at your day job.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:29 GMT
Real-Life 'Jaws': Australians Track 16-Foot 'Joan of Shark'

A massive great white shark has been spotted swimming close to an Australian beach, scaring the locals and forcing the beach to close, according to news reports.The female shark, nicknamed "Joan of Shark"by local fisherman, is more than 16 feet (5 meters) long and weighs about 1.8 tons (1.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:57 GMT
A Biden Running in 2016: Beau Biden Plans Gov Run

At least one member of the Biden family is running in 2016.Beau Biden, the attorney general of Delaware and the son of Vice President Joe Biden, won't seek reelection to his AG post and will instead run for governor in 2016, he announced Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:56 GMT
Landfill on the High Seas: Why's the Ocean Full of Trash?

The search for flight MH370 that has now entered its second month and covered tremendous swaths of ocean has brought attention to a pressing environmental issue: the tons of trash floating in the sea.Searchers have found hundreds of objects floating in the remote waters.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:55 GMT
Pick Up Your Pencils: Get A Sneak Peek of the New SAT

The College Board released the sample test questions, offering clues to how the revised college entrance exam will look when it rolls out.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:50:27 GMT
Sluggish Home Prices Leave Millions Underwater

For millions of Americans still stuck in homes with mortgages bigger that the house is worth, the long slog back to dry land is getting longer.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:19:46 GMT
Meet the Wal-Mart of Money Transfer Services. It's Inside Wal-Mart.

Wal-Mart Stores said Thursday it will partner with Ria Money Transfer to launch Walmart-2-Walmart Money Transfer Service, a program that will allow customers to transfer money to and from more than 4,000 of its stores.Through the service, customers can transfer as much as $50 for $4.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:19:45 GMT