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One of the survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster…

 Raw: Pope Francis performs pre-Easter ritual video Raw: Pope Francis performs pre-Easter ritual

Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled…

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Surfers honour Hobie Alter
Surfers honour Hobie Alter

Hundreds of surfers and rowers have honored Hobie Alter's request by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory.

Ferry sinking: Death toll rises to 49
Ferry sinking: Death toll rises to 49

After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South…

$4k for tacos?
$4k for tacos?

What was supposed to be a cheap bite at a Mexican-style fast food restaurant turned out to be small fortune for some Southern…

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands
Holy fire ceremony draws thousands

The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles.

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NASA: Engineer vital to 1969 moon landing dies

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's…

Japan minister at shrine honoring war criminals

TOKYO (AP) A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in…

Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor

NEW YORK (AP) A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor in an attack where young men called the professor…

Beijing auto show opens amid market slowdown

BEIJING (AP) Global and Chinese automakers are looking to the Beijing auto show to help boost sales in a slowing, intensely…

Juan Gabriel released from Las Vegas hospital

LAS VEGAS (AP) Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas…

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day…

US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland…

Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46 .

'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series…

Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

NEW YORK (AP) A veteran Fox television executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing…

Sen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes

BOSTON (AP) At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she…

Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'

WASHINGTON (AP) Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady's office says she'll appear on the May 7…

Ferry sinking: Further arrests made

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea was arrested and two crew members also were taken into custody.

Angry protesters in Brazil burn buses over killing

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Angry residents of a city near Rio de Janeiro have torched four buses to protest the death of a man…

Quake hits near St. Kitts; no damage reported

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (AP) A magnitude-5.0 earthquake has struck northeast of the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, but there…

Has Nessie been found?

The elusive Loch Ness Monster has reportedly been spotted on Apple Maps.

Policeman injured, 1 killed in USVI club shooting

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say an off-duty police officer has been…

Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this…

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja.

Man pleads guilty in Alaska flight diversion case

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A 38-year-old man arrested after what was described as unruly behavior that caused a Tokyo to New…

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Science

Human tissues can be regrown
Human tissues can be regrown

Human cloning has been used to create stem cells from adults for the first time, in a breakthrough which could lead to tissue…

Heart op should be for all, says patient
Most Earth-like planet yet discovered
$1m window into human body
Planet no longer butt of jokes
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Space

Blood moon: Best view on East Coast
Blood moon: Best view on East Coast

Star gazers on the east coast of the North Island have had the best view of the blood moon tonight, MetService says.

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Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead
Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

The UN Security Council fell silent after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims…

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