• 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
  • The Missouri House Wants to Impeach Governor Jay Nixon Over Gays and Guns

    The Republican-controlled Missouri House will begin impeachment proceedings against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday. There are three reasons, according to the state legislature's judiciary committee. First, Nixon allowed legally-married same-sex couples in the state to file joint tax returns…

    The Atlantic Wire
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  • 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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  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

    Reuters
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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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  • Minnesota Man Accused of Murdering Teens Who Entered His Home

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

    Good Morning America
  • Democrats Lead in Key Southern Senate Races — But Please Don't Panic / Celebrate Just Yet

    The Wire strongly recommends that you not tie your emotional state to the fluctuations of Senate polling, but you should you fail to follow that advice: Prepare to be irrationally elated, Democrats. In order to retake control of the Senate, the Republican Party needs to win six Senate seats (and…

    The Atlantic Wire
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  • 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
  • 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…

    AFP
  • '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,…

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    Yosemite National Park (20 photos)

    Yosemite National Park is best known for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves and biological diversity. Almost 95 percent of the park is designated wilderness, which is defined by the Wilderness Act of 1964 as, "an area where the earth and its community of…

    Yahoo News
  • 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
  • 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
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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
  • 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
  • Are the Feds Hoarding Pot?

    Home to the only legal supply of research-grade cannabis, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has the power to shape the future of medical marijuana. Why it isn’t.

    The Daily Beast
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  • 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.

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  • Man disregards signal, walks right into path of oncoming train [VIDEO]

    A man blatantly disregards multiple warnings of an oncoming train, walks right into its path, and somehow escapes with his life in this footage of the massive Czech-Republic crossing. He does lose a pair of shoes.

    The Daily Caller
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