• Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

    By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

    Reuters
  • James Buchanan: Why is he considered America’s worst president?

    April 23 marks the birthday of James Buchanan, the man regarded by many historians as one of the worst—if not the worst—presidents of all time. So what did Buchanan do to earn the disrespect of so many people?

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  • Search for MH370 reveals a military vulnerability for China

    By Greg Torode and Michael Martina HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia's Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing - its lack of…

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    Central Park's horse and buggy (27 photos)

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years. A campaign pledge to take…

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  • 9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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  • Minnesota Man Accused of Murdering Teens Who Entered His Home

    Retiree Byron Smith Allegedly Told Police, 'I Wanted Him Dead'

    Good Morning America
  • DON'T MEDDLE IN OFFICE AFFAIR UNLESS IT INTERFERES WITH WORK

    DEAR ABBY: I manage a group of 15 employees. A few months ago, I hired the wife of an old friend. Until now she has been a great employee, but recently she and a male co-worker have been taking lunches and breaks together in a way that leads me to believe they are flirting or have already crossed…

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  • Pentagon scientists show off life-size robot

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the cinematic version, the hulking Atlas robot is designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that…

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  • 'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.

    Associated Press
  • 'Main Line' drug ring in Pennsylvania nets two prep school grads

    (Reuters) - Two graduates of an exclusive Pennsylvania prep school were charged with operating an extensive drug ring that dealt cocaine and marijuana to students at high schools and colleges in an affluent part of Philadelphia, authorities said on Tuesday. Neil Scott, 25, and Timothy Brooks, 18,…

    Reuters
  • Repo man takes car with a sleeping 4-year-old in backseat

    A 4-year-old child is now home safe after being taken on a ride while he slept in the backseat of a car as it was repossessed.

    Odd News
  • Obama goes stag to Asia, and Japanese don't like it

    When Japan scored Caroline Kennedy as the new US ambassador to Tokyo last year, Japanese officials and media were ecstatic. That President Obama had named such a globally recognized figure and the daughter of a widely beloved and glamorous president to represent the United States in Japan was seen…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Bus driver accused of bullying a special needs student and urging others to bully her as well

    An Olympia School District (OSD) bus driver in Washington state has been placed on leave after surveillance video caught him bullying a special needs student.

    Odd News
  • Dead teen's mother claims negligence in deadly California crash: report

    (Reuters) - The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp for negligence, California-based City News Service reported. More than 30 others were injured when a FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a…

    Reuters
  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    PRAGUE (AP) — The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.

    Associated Press
  • The Poop on Pooping: 5 Misconceptions Explained

    Here is the truth behind five common misconceptions about defecating. Misconception No. 1: Daily pooping is normal, and optimal.

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    DUI Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Cyclist Sentenced

    At an emotional hearing where cyclists demanded justice, Wendy Villegas was sentenced Tuesday to three years, eight months in prison for fatally striking 22-year-old cyclist Luis "Andy" Garcia in September 2013. Sara Welch reports from downtown Los Angeles for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on April 22, 2014.

    KTLA - Los Angeles
  • Ancelotti in frame for Man Utd job - reports

    Manchester United began their search for a new manager on Wednesday, with newspaper reports claiming that Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as a candidate to succeed David Moyes. Several British newspapers said that Ancelotti was being considered for the vacancy, along with Netherlands…

    AFP
  • Teen who stowed away on flight to Hawaii remains hospitalized

    A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet remained hospitalized on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific Ocean, a Hawaii official said. The teenager, whose name has not been released,…

    Reuters
  • Letterman gets visit from his successor, Colbert

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert, who will take over for a retiring David Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" next year, revealed Tuesday that he almost worked for Letterman — twice.

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